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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.
From colonial impressions of the Chesapeake Bay to detailed city plans for guiding Baltimore's rapid expansion, this exhibition features over thirty of the most stunning and historically significant maps of Maryland from the collection of the late businessman, philanthropist, and Johns Hopkins alumnus Willard Hackerman. The maps are brought together with related rare books and prints, ephemera, and digital story maps to reveal the passion of a collector, the early mapping of Maryland, and the potential of combining historical maps with modern data to re-examine the past.
Quiet, reclusive and massively talented Billy Colucci’s name is known to Baltimoreans who really know their jazz.
"Elvis" and Kittie Glitter take care of business as hosts of a hilarious underground fight club. In seven elaborately staged rounds, this action-packed, punch-drunk evening offers flim-flam fisticuffs, cartoon-like violence, below-the-belt comedy, and hot tah-tahs. Elvis-themed burlesque will help keep the audience all shook up between fights! Don't miss this sexy, subversive, satirical, and nonsensical tradition that celebrates The King's birthday month!
FRI JAN 11 at 7:30PM | SAT JAN 12 at 7PM & 9:30PM | $25, $22 MEMBERS (+$3 at the door)
THANK YOU, DAD
Three plays about the Reverend Jim Jones
By Aladrian C. Wetzel
Rapid Lemon Productions
January 11 – 20
Rapid Lemon Productions kicks off its 2019 season with the world premiere of Aladrian C. Wetzel’s THANK YOU, DAD… a collection of three short plays based on the life of the Reverend Jim Jones, founder of the deadly religious cult The Peoples Temple.
This amazing solo performance by RLP Artistic Director Lance Bankerd is directed by Mike Smith.
Terry Koger, alto saxophone
Freddie Dunn, trumpet
Darius Scott, piano
Jeff Reed, bass
Darrell Taylor, drums
Playing the music of Jackie McLean
BLITHE SPIRIT - an improbable farce in 3 acts
by Noel Coward
Directed by Fuzz Roark
stage managed by Paul Saar
Dec 14, 2018 - Jan 20, 2019
Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 2pm
Filled with the wit and charm of Noël Coward, Blithe Spirit is a comedy gem!
As inspiration for his new novel, fussy and cantankerous Charles Condomine invites the wonderfully eccentric medium, Madame Arcati to perform a seance in his house.