Costume Historian Nora Ellen Carleson will explore the late 19th and early 20th century dressmakers of Baltimore who clothed the city's most fashionable denizens through importing, smuggling and the creation of their own luxurious fashions. This lecture is part of the Francis Scott Key Lecture series. Cost is $50 for member and nonmembers.
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Local author & former Baltimore Sun writer Kevin Cowherd's latest work chronicles the contest at Camden Yards between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox on April 29, 2015. Baltimore is reeling from the devasting riots sparked by the death of Freddie Gray. The stadium is on lockdown for public safety and because police are needed elsewhere to keep the tense city from exploding anew. It is the only Major League game ever played without fans making it the unlikeliest and strangest game ever played in baseball and its therapeutic effect on a troubled city.
Learn the basics of crochet in this fun two hour workshop brought to you by the lovely “Stitch Sages” at Lovelyarns, Baltimore’s Favorite Yarn Store! Leave with the skills to make your own crochet project! All materials are included and you will be able to keep your yarn and hook!
In response to the strong interest in our tour of Fashions Unlimited last year, we are repeating a tour of this Baltimore garment factory in action. Since its founding in 1976, Fashions Unlimited has been manufacturing clothing from its South Baltimore factory and is going as strongly today as ever. With sewing machines and a skilled workforce of designers, cutters, and sewers, it produces a range of products from bathing suits for start-up businesses to sportswear for Fila, Nike, and Champion. The company even makes jackets for Mt.
Join Art with a Heart for a FREE evening of LIVE music and art created by students in the HeARTworks Workforce Development program. Food by Sporty Dog Creations and craft beer by Peabody Heights brewery will add to the party, so come out to shop and bop to the music of The Swayzees! This is an outdoor event at our scenic location, Mill No. 1: 3000 Falls Rd.
Shop incredible works of art large and small: mosaics, succulent planters, ceramics, jewelry, home decor and more!
Guitarist Nate Najar is emerging as one of this decade’s finest modern jazz exponents. He is a player who uses a distinctive technique to convey his artistic prowess- not
many artists play acoustic classical guitar with right hand classical technique, yet it is the perfect choice for Najar’s comprehensive approach. Not restricted to single notes
or chords, Nate seamlessly weaves melody, harmony and rhythmic freedom. The result is music that is swinging, emotional, inventive and interesting. Continuing to perform at
Lisa Dillin & Nicole A. Martinell: The space between (us)
Exhibition runs September 4 – October 20, 2019
Gibbs Street Gallery, VisArts, 1st floor
September 13, 7 & 7:45 PM (with opening reception and artist talk)
September 14, 2 PM & 7 PM
The space between (us) is an interdisciplinary performance work by visual artist/sculptor Lisa Dillin and Deep Vision Dance Company’s Artistic Director Nicole A. Martinell.
The Moment Was Now is a new musical play that takes place in post-civil war Baltimore in 1869, a turning point in US history where America almost did the right thing. Echoing the current moment, the play centers around the impassioned search for unity between the dynamic historic leaders of powerful constituencies during Reconstruction. The conflicts and possibilities unfold at a fictional meeting convened by Frederick Douglass and are elevated by the musical and spoken word format. Hope hangs in the balance at this most unusual gathering of suffragette, abolitionist Susan B.
Celebrate the Central Library Grand Reopening with a Block Party & Open House! Check out the fresh spaces and enjoy activities, authors, musicians, performers, storytelling, and slam poetry all day. Participate in the Virtual Tour throughout the library.
Outdoor Stage: BLYSS Step Team, Baltimore School for the Arts, Ribbon cutting, Old Bay Brass, Line Dancing by Lisa Luv Cinnamon, Kondwani Fidel, Conjunto Bruja, food trucks.
Join us for the Friends of Fort McHenry Spectacular Reception on the grounds of the park and enjoy food and drink provided by Atlantic Catering, plus refreshments from local beer and wine companies. End the night with spectacular fireworks!
Long-time pianist for Rumba Club, Tim Murphy, and his trio team with singer PaulTeie for an international journey of the jazz world. Beginning at home, you will enjoy fresh versions of jazz standards. Then a quick trip across the pond will land us in France, where you will relish the lush Gallic ballads of Michel LeGrand. Then on to the beaches of Rio, where you will sway to the sambas of Antonio Carlos Jobim, before returning home where you will experience new standards by such innovative contemporary voices as Elvis Costello and Sting.
The Afro House sound, which we call 25th Century Music, is rooted in the compositions Scott Patterson wrote after returning from a two month solo trek in the mountains, it is the music that was inspired by a dramatic shift in his life that involved becoming a husband and father in a new city, and the wisps of melodies in his head that eventually reach for a lyric. From the outer most reaches of the cosmos to the mountain tops, Afro House presents Afro House Concert No.9.
Starting in September 2018, the Second Saturday dance will move to the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, Hart Hall. 6112 York Rd, Baltimore.
The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents American Square and Contra Dancing on the 2nd Saturday of the month running from 8:00 'till 11:00 pm, with a short break in the middle.
BEYOND BACH CONCERT SERIES
Music of the Gods
September 15 at 4 pm
Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore
Handel’s Water Music (Suite No. 2)
Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, Op 84
Mozart’s Symphony 41 in C major, “Jupiter” Symphony
Mount Vernon began as a country estate for Revolutionary War hero John Eager Howard and grew to be the place to live for Baltimore's rich and famous in the mid-nineteenth century. The Garrett family, owners of the B&O Railroad, the Walters, founders of the Walters Art Museum, and the Thomases, owners of Mercantile Bank, are among the families that built handsome mansions along the four parks that surround the Washington Monument.