This year’s Antiques Forum examines Federal backcountry furniture. By comparing the furniture produced in stylistic urban centers like Baltimore with objects made or used in Western Maryland and Virginia, experts will demonstrate the diversity of influences at work in the early Federal-era material marketplace.
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Adam Minter grew up the son of a Jewish Minneapolis scrap metal dealer. Rather than take up the business, he took up the pen and became one of the foremost chroniclers of the global recycling industry. His reporting has taken him from Minnesota to China, Ghana to Brazil. In this talk, Minter will reflect on the unexpected universality of a Jewish junkyard childhood. He’ll also offer insights into his new book, Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale.
In conjunction with DIS | A Good Crisis, join us for DIS University (DIS U). The conversation series brings together DIS contributors and Baltimore-based thinkers for extended dialogue on big ideas. Moderated by Lee Heinemann of Get Your Life!.
Join Dr. Leana Wen, former president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and former Baltimore City Helath Commissioner, and filmmaker and journalist Whitney Mallett.
Loyola University Maryland, Julio Fine Arts Gallery, and the Fine Arts Department are proud to present Foon Sham, 2019 Artist-in-Residence. On November 19, 2019 at 7pm, Foon Sham will give a lecture detailing his artistic journey and process, the highlights of which include large scale sculptures in the Smithsonian Garden outside of the National Museum of American History, at the US embassy in Suriname, outside REI in Rockville, MD, and an upcoming work to be installed in the National Building Museum atrium.
Dr. Jonathan Metzl will speak at Loyola University Maryland on Thursday, October 21, 2019 at 7:00pm in the McGuire Hall (2nd Floor, Andrew White Student Center) at Loyola University Maryland.
Bernie Lubran, an authority on The Ritchie Boys and the son of a Ritchie Boy, will give us an extraordinary insight into this important part of WWII history with roots in Maryland. He is the President of the Friends of Camp Ritchie, an educational non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate the public about the importance of Camp Ritchie, MD, and the soldiers who trained there during World War II, and helps Ritchie Boy family members share stories, photos, and memories.
Dubbed “the high priests of brass” (Newsweek), the American Brass Quintet has set the standard for the modern classical brass ensemble. Embracing the past and the present, the group performs a program of Renaissance works punctuated with a world premiere inspired by the tradition of madrigals and motets.
Works by JOSQUIN, MONTEVERDI, HOLBORNE
NINA C. YOUNG (b. 1984): The Glow that Illuminates, The Glare that Obscures for Brass and Electronics
(World premiere, SHCS commission)
Praised for his “fulsome tone,” 20-year-old Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year, has played at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding, dazzled in appearances across the globe, and been hailed as a “global phenomenon” (The Telegraph, London). Just days after their Carnegie Hall debut, he and his sister perform for the first time in Baltimore.
BEETHOVEN: Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” for Cello and Piano, Op. 66
LUTOSŁAWSKI: Grave: Metamorphoses for Cello and Piano
BARBER: Cello Sonata, Op. 6