Do you know a child who loves to sing? Children’s Chorus of Maryland (CCM) will hold auditions on August 27th, 28th, & 29th and September 5th in Towson for children as young as 5 ½ who are interested in participating in an exciting choral performance program. CCM features highly qualified teachers, small classes and in-depth vocal enrichment to provide children with a complete musical education and choral experience. Previous singing experience is not necessary! Register online at www.ccmsings.org.
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People, Land and Spirit: A Celebration of the African and Caribbean Diaspora
Curated by Denee Barr with Zoey Howell-Brown
Nancy by Snac Cafe Gallery @ MICA Fred Lazurus IV Graduate Center
131 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Friday, September 6, 2019 - Friday, October 4, 2019 ~ 8 am - 3 pm
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 2019 ~ 5 pm - 7 pm
Artist Talk* : Friday, September 27, 2019 ~ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Fingerstyle Guitarist Ken Bonfield has performed throughout the United States for more than 20 years. Based in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Bonfield is a regular at guitar festivals, concert series, and acoustic venues across North America, and has released seven albums. His latest, Legacy, is a solo effort that focuses on harp and baritone guitars, with several new arrangements of original tunes Bonfield recorded on earlier albums.
Guitarist Nate Najar is emerging as one of this decade’s finest modern jazz exponents. He is a player who uses a distinctive technique to convey his artistic prowess- not
many artists play acoustic classical guitar with right hand classical technique, yet it is the perfect choice for Najar’s comprehensive approach. Not restricted to single notes
or chords, Nate seamlessly weaves melody, harmony and rhythmic freedom. The result is music that is swinging, emotional, inventive and interesting. Continuing to perform at
Lisa Dillin & Nicole A. Martinell: The space between (us)
Exhibition runs September 4 – October 20, 2019
Gibbs Street Gallery, VisArts, 1st floor
September 13, 7 & 7:45 PM (with opening reception and artist talk)
September 14, 2 PM & 7 PM
The space between (us) is an interdisciplinary performance work by visual artist/sculptor Lisa Dillin and Deep Vision Dance Company’s Artistic Director Nicole A. Martinell.
The Moment Was Now is a new musical play that takes place in post-civil war Baltimore in 1869, a turning point in US history where America almost did the right thing. Echoing the current moment, the play centers around the impassioned search for unity between the dynamic historic leaders of powerful constituencies during Reconstruction. The conflicts and possibilities unfold at a fictional meeting convened by Frederick Douglass and are elevated by the musical and spoken word format. Hope hangs in the balance at this most unusual gathering of suffragette, abolitionist Susan B.
Heralded by The New York Times as “a full-tilt lesbian/bi-curious/genderqueer/Shakespearean comedy for everyone,” Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties follows five different women named Betty as they collide at the intersection of anger, sex, and the “Thea-Tah.” Betty is rich; Betty is lonely; Betty’s busy working on her truck; Betty wants to talk about love, but Betty needs to hit something; and Betty keeps using a small hand mirror to stare into parts of herself she’s never examined.
Interview show BIG Time invites the influential people behind the businesses, charities, and city you love. Their stories inspire comedy!
How do you know when you've truly succeeded? The answer is when the Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) invites you to have your life memorialized in a series of made up, totally unprepared comedy scenes celebrating you! Come join a hand picked cast of BIG's best improvisers as they comedically revere some of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers.
Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) offers FREE COMEDY SHOWS every night of the week!
Long-time pianist for Rumba Club, Tim Murphy, and his trio team with singer PaulTeie for an international journey of the jazz world. Beginning at home, you will enjoy fresh versions of jazz standards. Then a quick trip across the pond will land us in France, where you will relish the lush Gallic ballads of Michel LeGrand. Then on to the beaches of Rio, where you will sway to the sambas of Antonio Carlos Jobim, before returning home where you will experience new standards by such innovative contemporary voices as Elvis Costello and Sting.
The Afro House sound, which they call 25th Century Music, is rooted in the compositions Scott Patterson wrote after returning from a two month solo trek in the mountains, it is the music that was inspired by a dramatic shift in his life that involved becoming a husband and father in a new city, and the wisps of melodies in his head that eventually reach for a lyric. From the outer most reaches of the cosmos to the mountain tops, Afro House presents Afro House Concert No. 9.
The Afro House sound, which we call 25th Century Music, is rooted in the compositions Scott Patterson wrote after returning from a two month solo trek in the mountains, it is the music that was inspired by a dramatic shift in his life that involved becoming a husband and father in a new city, and the wisps of melodies in his head that eventually reach for a lyric. From the outer most reaches of the cosmos to the mountain tops, Afro House presents Afro House Concert No.9.
Casually Dope invites you to start your Saturday night with us. Turning the stories of our community into comedy, each show we'll invite a guest or just chop it up with audience and use those discussions to create a show like none other. You might learn something, you might not, but you'll definitely leave full of laughter.
Starting in September 2018, the Second Saturday dance will move to the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, Hart Hall. 6112 York Rd, Baltimore.
The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents American Square and Contra Dancing on the 2nd Saturday of the month running from 8:00 'till 11:00 pm, with a short break in the middle.
BEYOND BACH CONCERT SERIES
Music of the Gods
September 15 at 4 pm
Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore
Handel’s Water Music (Suite No. 2)
Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, Op 84
Mozart’s Symphony 41 in C major, “Jupiter” Symphony
Never taken an improv class before? Well now is your chance to try it out with experienced BIG instructors!
This introductory workshop is designed to give potential students an opportunity to experience what a class is like before committing to a full course.
Through simple, fun and supportive games, participants will explore basic concepts like playfulness, listening and agreement – all in a safe and comfortable group setting geared specifically toward those who are new to improv.
By Hey Nunnie Nunnie and Happenstance Theater’s Mark & Sabrina (a.k.a. O & LaLa)
An evening of comedy and silly songs featuring two favorite duos from the Maryland Renaissance festival in material you won’t usually see any of them perform!
Mark & Sabrina will play “Diz & Izzy Aster, Vaudeville’s Late Bloomers.” Ever wondered if the man who’s been silent for over 30 years at the Ren Fest has a voice? Here’s your chance.
Open Mic Night with Mary Reilly
Join us every third Wednesday at the Cabaret at Germano's for Baltimore's Best Open Mic Night. Dinner is served beginning at 6:00. Sign-up is at 7:00 and the performance begins at 7:30. Please purchase tickets in advance online or by phone to allow us to serve you comfortably. $10 cover for all in attendance.
Master cabaret artist, Mary Reilly, hosts. Each month a different featured artist and theme. Michael Sheppard works his magic on the baby grand.
The Wine Dark Sea: The New Bartók String Quartet dives into the rich, ambiguous colors of Mozart’s uncharacteristically brooding D minor quartet, and Bartók’s final testament in that medium. The New Bartók Quartet (Wanchi and Airi Yoshioka, violins; James Stern, viola; and Eric Kutz, cello) is comprised of outstanding string faculty from the region, namely UMBC, the University of Maryland, College Park, and James Madison University.
Adam Swanson is one of the world’s foremost performers of vintage American popular music, including ragtime, early jazz, the Great American Songbook, and more. He holds a bachelor’s in classical piano and a master’s in musicology from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University. Although he is only twenty-six years old, Adam has been a featured performer and lecturer at ragtime and jazz festivals across the United States, and he is the only four-time winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest.