Visit and shop galleries from 25+ artists during Columbia Festival of the Arts Virtual Fine Arts & Crafts Show. Showcasing juried artists from previous years’ LakeFest event representing a wide variety of media. Held annually the second weekend of June, the Invitational Fine Arts & Crafts Show has been part of CFA’s programming for more than 20 years and we are pleased to continue this tradition of giving artists the opportunity to still reach the greater CFA community despite limitations due to COVID-19.
Sat, Jun 12, 2021 | 3:00 pm | On-demand through Sat, Jun 19, 2021
FREE Digital Event
Shriver Hall Concert Series | Discovery Series
BINGEN:Columba aspexit, arr. Alex Fortes
STROZZI: L'usignuolo, arr. Alex Fortes
NINA C. YOUNG: Memento mori - Phase I
STROZZI: L'amante modesto, arr. Alex Fortes
GABRIELLA SMITH: Carrot Revolution
RHIANNON GIDDENS: At the Purchaser’s Option
ELEANOR ALBERGA: String Quartet No. 1
“A Musical!” is Howard Community College’s 2021 mid-pandemic-produced, virtually-connected, musical extravaganza! The revue will feature HCC students and community members in a variety of musical theater numbers presenting songs that celebrate everyone's hope for the future.
Ticket holders can watch the production at their convenience from June 4–20. Visit howardcc.edu/studenttheatre to reserve tickets. Tickets to view the virtual production are free, but reservations are required.
The Baltimore Jazz Alliance (BJA) promotes and supports jazz in the Baltimore region for the benefit of both artists and audiences by presenting, educating, collaborating, and informing, to foster the rich legacy of jazz in the community. The Baltimore Jazz Alliance's Jazz for Kids Quintet, composed of Bob Jacobson (sax/clarinet), Rhonda Robinson (vocals/flute), Phil Ravita (bass), Russell Hayward III (drums) & Joshua Espinoza (piano) will play jazz for kids of all ages.
Columbia Festival of the Arts presents the 2021 Columbia Film Festival, June 21 – 25! This 4th annual Film Festival will showcase more than 60 local, national, and international films for movie-goers to enjoy as part of this year’s virtual event. Featured are a varied selection of films from all genres including short and feature-length movies, documentaries, world cinema, special themes, Maryland-based films, as well as works by student filmmakers that touch upon current and relevant topics.
ART SEMINAR GROUP WEBINAR - ONLINE PROGRAM THROUGH ZOOM
Fields and Formations: A Survey of Mid-Atlantic Abstraction
Kristen Hileman, independent curator and formerly the head of the Baltimore Museum of Art’s contemporary department
Bassist Blake Meister is a provocative musician & composer who has worked with a range of virtuoso, jazz performers. He was born and raised in Philadelphia and earned a master's degree in orchestral performance from Catholic University's Benjamin T. Rome School of Music. Blake was on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music for a decade. Before that, he began as faculty and program director the for Peabody Preparatory division, where he founded the jazz department. He is one of the most in demand bassists in Baltimore.
Presented with Contemporary Arts Inc.
CIRCA presents Thing Theatre, a program featuring work from Maryland puppetry artists Schroeder Cherry, Dirk Joseph, and Colette Searls. These three short films celebrate the power of objects to express our shared humanity. Susan Stroupe will host the event and moderate a live Q&A with the artists. This event is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council through a Maryland Traditions Folklife Network Grant.
Virtual, Maryland: Operation ARTS Foundation Inc in partnership with Sonor Wines America would like to announce a new innovative contest for creatives! We have extended our original deadline to open the opportunity to more artists in the area! This creative contest is called the Sonor Wines America - Music competition, where musicians of all genres will compete for prizes and the chance to have their music infused into wine! This is a juried show with an entry fee of $20 and is a tax-deductible contribution.
Operation ARTS Foundation Inc in partnership with Sonor Wines America would like to announce a new innovative contest for creatives! We have extended our original deadline to open the opportunity to more artists in the area! This creative contest is called the Sonor Wines America - Music competition, where musicians of all genres will compete for prizes and the chance to have their music infused into wine! This is a juried show with an entry fee of $20 and is a tax-deductible contribution. Proceeds go towards the artist prize and also towards funding the wine festival post-pandemic.
ART SEMINAR GROUP WEBINAR - ONLINE PROGRAM THROUGH ZOOM
The Mystery of the 2000 year old Indian "goddess" found at Pompeii
Laura Weinstein, art historian, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, lecturer and site guide; founder & owner, Roman Holiday Tours and Lectures
Saleem & the Music Lovers formed in 2005 with a simple goal to blend the live band tradition with elements of modern hip-hop. In the process of discovering their voice, they began to infuse elements of jazz, soul, and rhythm blues into their music. Saleem provides the perfect counterpoint to the melodies crafted by Topix, Sinseer, and Tangie Bee, The Music Lovers. Together, their powerful performances have won them fans from east to west and abroad, making them one of the most highly regarded groups on the underground scene.
From Stonewall in the 1960s to the recent Black Trans Lives Matter marches, LGBTQIA+ people of color are often been on the frontlines of social justice movements. Unfortunately, their needs are sometimes overlooked by the larger communities they're avowing. Farajii Muhammad, host of For the Culture with Farajii on WEAA 88.9, moderates a panel discussion on supporting the LGBTQIA+ community at the local and national level. Presented by Baltimore County Public Library, Baltimore County Human Relations Commission and Baltimore County Office of Diversity and Equity. Registration required.