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Japanese Woodblock Prints showcases more than 40 lively prints dating from the 17th through 19th centuries from the Walters’ collection. Japanese woodblock prints are often credited to individual artists like Hokusai and Hiroshige. However, these celebrated and beautiful works of art are the products of masterfully orchestrated collaborations among publishers, artists, carvers, and printers; their distinct roles are explored in this exhibition.
Nearly 250 exquisite Chinese snuff bottles, delicately crafted from stone, glass, porcelain, ivory, lacquer, enamel, and precious metals, will be on view in the galleries of the Walters’ palazzo-style court. Once personal adornments and handsome gifts, these extraordinary examples of technical and artistic virtuosity were made to hold snuff, a mixture of finely ground tobacco leaves, spices, and aromatic herbs.
Screen your new work or work in progress (max length 15 min) at this monthly feedback session from your Baltimore filmmaking peers in the Creative Alliance Lounge! Send your short films via email by the Friday before to Creative Alliance Film Curator, Samantha Mitchell ([email protected]) to be added to the line up.
The first session will be hosted by actress Leesa Ashley!
Thanks to our generous sponsors Baltimore Filmmakers Collective & Charm City Filmmakers for helping to make these sessions possible!
Welcome to the Bechdel family. But just what family is it? Through the searching eyes of daughter Alison—aged 9, 17, and then 42—we meet her ever-shifting and sometimes unreliable memories of brothers, mother, and above all her repressed father, along with recollections from the family funeral home to Alison’s coming out. Based on Bechdel’s own best-selling illustrated memoir, this poignant tale harnesses every facet of music and theater to explore and unravel the mysteries of childhood and the surprising secrets that shape a life.
What is burlesque? It is sensuality, storytelling, and so much more! It is about being your authentic self on stage and sharing your story with the world. Welcome to Essential Tease: A Transformative Burlesque Class Series! This series guides students through act creation from start to finish through internal and external work, all the while incorporating mindful techniques for both on and off the stage. Join us to tell your story, cultivate your creativity, and celebrate your sexy. It is open to ALL gender identities, abilities, ages, sexual preferences, races, and religions.
In this 6-Week class you will experience the passion and the fierceness of Merengue, one of the international symbols of the Caribbean and Latin American dances. Throughout the class we will work together as a group to bring out the best in each other and connect with the roots of this cultural dance style. This course is going to consist of a weekly 2 hour class from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday’s and finalizing with the closing act of an optional Performance at the Creative Alliance at The Patterson.
TUESDAYS, JAN 15 - FEB 19 | 6-8PM | $70, $65 MEMBERS
**NOTE: Run dates now Jan 29 - Feb 24.** Imagine a knock at the door from the hand complicit in a family tragedy: When the repentant driver in a fatal collision seeks forgiveness from the Amish family whose sons’ lives he claimed, faith guides them to welcome him into their community—and their home. But as inconvenient truths from the family’s past are discovered, can their outpouring of empathy be as limitless as it seems?
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. -Euripides
Celebrate the special evening in the Cabaret Room, with a three course $35 fixed price menu and love songs of the past & present to sooth your palate. Native Californian, Renée Collins Georges is a professional and international touring vocalist; a 2017 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Vocal Competition Finalist; a voice over and teaching artist. Join Renée and her trio: Justin Taylor, piano; Herman Burney, bass and Philip Thomas, drums for a night of timeless love songs.
In January, 2018, the Peale received a mysterious package which included detailed plans on how to build a 200-year time machine.
The decision was made to follow the plans and build the time machine in secret. After nine-months of construction at a remote location, the time machine has been thoroughly tested and proven safe, and we are thrilled to now offer Time Travel Tours to the general public, as well as researchers, educators and historians.
Banjos, Fiddles, Brass, Hot Jazz, Loose Men, and Clean Liquor. Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band is Baltimore's premier hot jazz band that honors both tradition and innovation in this classic music. From Rag Time to Big Band Swing to the Hot Jazz of 30's Paris, Tongue in Cheek is paving the way for Neo-Traditional American Jazz Music.
The ensemble for the night will be Bridget Cimino Vocals, Matt Andrews Violin, Zach Serleth Bass, Sami Arefin Guitar, Kevin Myers Trombone
George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Sherrionne Brown, with Phillip Gallagher
02/15/19 - 03/10/19
Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 2pm
Tickets: Adults $24; Seniors, Students, Military: $21
FUN NIGHT FRIDAY -- all Friday Night Tickets are just $19
Set in ancient Britain, Cymbeline is among Shakespeare’s final triumphs. Masterfully blending comedy, tragedy, romance, and adventure—and featuring one of the early modern stage’s greatest female leads—Cymbeline (like its contemporary The Winter’s Tale) considers the implications of jealousy run wild, and the healing powers of pardon and forgiveness.
For twenty years Cold Spring Jazz Quartet has been treating Baltimore-Washington audiences to their signature blend of current, classic and cool jazz. This evening’s music accents the classics, as CSJQ presents an array of beautiful songs associated with the films noir of the 1940s and ‘50s. This show explores the many shades of noir jazz, from bliss to blues, from rhapsodies to red wagons. CSJQ will introduce several new numbers in this show, so even if you’ve seen earlier versions, there’ll be plenty to enjoy!
Joseph Young, conductor Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Artistic Director of Ensembles
Yunling Zhang, piano, Harrison L. Winter Piano Competition Winner
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Aaron Copland: Billy The Kid: Ballet
Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Series
Live streamed at ustream.tv/channel/johnshopkinsu.
“Sergio and Odair Assad have been the preeminent classical guitar duo of the last 40 years, having set the standard for technical excellence, sensitive musicianship, and innovative repertoire choices. Their performances are all the more sought after in recent years as they have become more selective about their engagements and less-easily seen. Sergio has used the time to compose a series of brilliant scores and to become the guitar world’s most sought-after composer.
Conductor Mario Venzago leads the Orchestra in Ravel's hypnotic Bolero, a kaleidoscope of different orchestral colors that build to a thrilling conclusion, and the Rapsodie espagnole, which ranges from sultry evocations of Spanish nights to vivid daylight fiestas. Pianist Conrad Tao returns to the BSO to perform Liszt's breathtaking First Piano Concerto. The program also includes Berlioz's dazzling overtures, Le corsaire and Roman Carnival Overture, capturing the colors and excitement of the Carnival season in Rome.