Explore five thriving New England communities as they work to balance cultural traditions with life in a modern world. This hands-on exhibit takes visitors through four New England seasons and shares stories, songs, and cultural materials that illustrate strong and enduring connections between tribes and their traditional homelands. Toboggan down a winter hill, learn about daily life at the Nuweetooun Tribal School, experience the sights and sounds of Pow Wow and explore a natural cranberry bog on Martha’s Vineyard!
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Our People, Our Land, Our Images
January 29 – March 18
UMBC Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery
Opportunities to view indigenous peoples through the eyes of indigenous photographers are rare and recent. This photographic exhibition features the work of indigenous artists from North America, Peru, Iraq, and New Zealand. Distinctive in its historical reach, the exhibition includes newly discovered 19th-century trailblazers, members of the next generation of emerging photographers, and well established contemporary practitioners.
The exciting performing artist, Driko, plays solo piano to many Art Tatum tunes and sings songs from the American Songbook, including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and other greats. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
Build confidence! Look your scene partner in the eye, support your voice, and find the tools of persuasion at the forefront of any actor’s process. Whether you are a business professional or looking to assert yourself in small and large groups alike, this class shares tips of the theatre trade for bringing your best self to any social, professional, and artistic scenario.
Age Group: 18+
Writers LIVE: Joshua Clark Davis talks about his book From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs. Tuesday, March 13, Maryland State Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped, 415 Park Avenue, 6:30 p.m.