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It’s time to CELEBRATE at the final First Friday Art Walk in Highlandtown with parties, pop-ups, shopping, and Santa! Start at the Holiday Night Market and don’t miss the Tree Lighting with FREE photos with Santa. Then make your way to any of our 15 participating venues with art exhibits, holiday shopping, local pop-up artists, and delicious food and drinks!
Check out our ONLINE MAP for venue details:
Artists and art-lovers, this one is for you. If you’ve never witnessed an Artmageddon event, hosted by The Black Genius Art Show, you’re in for a sweet treat! On the seventh day of Candy Lane, head to Center Plaza and join us for a live battle between artists, where topics are picked by the audience and the best pieces are voted on by YOU! This free event is hosted by Bryan Robinson and The Black Genius Art Show.
A Poetry and Prose open mic hosted by Patti Ross aka little pi each third Thursday of the month starting August. The open mic is for community wordsmiths to share their work and love for language and performance. There will be a sign in sheet at the door 15 minutes before start. Each reader will have five minutes to share their work. The evening lasts from 6pm to 7:30pm. Every other month you can expect a featured reader/performance artist!
Black Plays with Bethany Mayo
An online workshop
11am-12:30 EST Sundays November 6- December 18, 2022
6 sessions for $125
Join teaching artist Bethany Mayo for this guided play reading experience and survey of Black American playwrights prior to 1955. Sessions are broadcast via Zoom & accessible from anywhere!
***All tours offered on a pay-only-what-you-can basis and proceeds benefit The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum***
The historic Poe House is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 response in Maryland, but that doesn’t mean Poe’s chamber door is closed to you online. Join us for a live virtual tour of the historic Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, led by a real museum docent.