Follow in the footsteps of Baltimore's literary luminaries and discover the elegant brownstone mansions and majestic cultural institutions built by Baltimore's successful 19th-century merchants and industrialists. Learn how a neighborhood of scholars, struggling artists and authors, newspaperman, philanthropists and social reformers offered rich opportunities to discuss and debate ideas and open new literary avenues. All tours begin at the Enoch Pratt Free Library - Central Branch. Tickets are $10. Please note that advance registration is required; no walk-ups will be accepted.
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From dance inducing Old Time rhythms and foot stomping Irish melodies to hard-driving Bluegrass, Baltimore-based acoustic roots quartet Charm CityJunction creates a fresh soundscape that keeps listeners on the edge of their seats wondering where they'll go next. Featuring fiddle, clawhammer banjo, button accordion and upright bass, this quartet isn’t afraid to take roots music to new places — but always with an eye on tradition.
The Boys are coming back to Baltimore for two wild shows at The Creative Alliance! Created and produced by Mr. Gorgeous, Ben Franklin, Jason Mejias, Joshua Dean & hosted by Eve Starr, this Burlesque Hall of Fame winning revue is celebrating 8 years of playful and saucy extravaganzas showcasing the arts of circus and burlesque. “The Boys” entertain packed houses with diverse aerial and ground performances with a wink, a smile and a lot of creativity.
Matana Roberts is “the spokeswoman for a new, politically conscious and refractory music scene” (Jazzthetik). Her work has been recognized for its “originality and … historic and social power” (music critic Peter Margasak).
Internationally known, Baltimore based DJ, Producer and Recording Artist Blaqstarr presents a brand new artsy dance party illuminating eclectic sounds and visuals by Baltimore's best, cutting-edge artists in the beautiful garden at the Peale Center. Co-produced by Invisible Majority. Find the producers on social media @blaqstarr and @imajoritybmore.
Every Day: Selections from the Collection is the BMA’s first reinstallation of its contemporary collection centered on black artistic imagination. Nearly 50 works of painting, sculpture, video, printmaking, and photography from the BMA’s permanent collection, alongside a select group of loans primarily from the celebrated Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida Collection, foreground the critical contributions black artists have made to postwar visual art.
arving Live With Lorraine Imwold
Learn the basics of designing, carving, and printing your own fine art print from still life or imagination.
All supplies are provided, just bring your creativity.
Learn how to prepare a quick sketch to be transferred to your print block, the proper knife skills and how to prioritize your carving strokes to get the most of your design. Each artist will go home with at least one hand pulled fine art print of their work and their print block (you can print from them again!)
Discover the joy of paining on silk with artist Diane Tuckman in this introductory workshop. We will learn the basic techniques involved and enjoy creating our own pieces. This class is open to all ages, no previous experience nor artistic ability is needed, if you have never picked up a brush this workshop is for you!
Spaces are limited and advance registration is strongly recommended.
You can keep company with Mixolo solos and theater enthusiasts for an evening under the stars for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s outdoor performance of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. Join us at our reserved picnic tables while we enjoy this open-air production in the stunning Patapsco Female Institute, the stabilized ruins of a girls’ finishing school, now the summer home of the theater company.
Come join our new weekly jam session, every Sunday at 7pm, in the downstairs bar at Germano's! Mike 'n' Ike will provide the house rhythm section, while Germano's provides a fabulous bar featuring everything from fresh carrot juice to old whiskey, plus fantastic food, all in a comfortable bar in the heart of Little Italy. Come join host Ian Rashkin (bass) and the rest of the rhythm section to play your favorite jazz standards, and not-so-standards; all instruments and vocalists welcome.
A one of a kind music camp for children who love to sing! Music & Imagination Summer Day Camp (July 15-19th, 2019 from 8AM to 2:15PM) features singing, dancing & crafts on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore. Children learn and use the solfa method of reading music and sing choral repertoire. Taught by Kodály trained counselors, this fun-filled week includes puppet musicals, folk dancing, singing games, and outdoor activities. All children participate in a performance the last day of camp. Snacks and materials provided. Camp tuition is $175 for the week.