Wednesday, October 5, 2011


Songs of Our CityThe Streets of Baltimore: Songs of Our City

WHEN: Friday, October 7, 7:30 PM
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore
TICKETS: $15, $13 mbrs, adv.
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SankofaBaltimore has inspired some of the most famous songs in American music from Harlan Howard's "The Streets of Baltimore" and Hoagy Carmichael's "Baltimore Oriole." Tonight Piedmont blue harmonica master Phil Wiggins, Lisa Matthews & Mikel Gehl of the Grammy nominated kids' fave Milkshake, guitarist extraordinaire Howard Markman, Irish-American musician Dominick Murray (Celtic Thunder), and Bmore band leader Bob Friedman (Mambo Combo, Shameless Mooks) perform Baltimore songs that they've written and/or loved. Journalist/songwriter Geoffrey Himes hosts. Benefits American Friends Service Committee and Roots Café.

Kindred the Family Soul

Kindred the Family Soul: Love Has No Recession

WHEN: Saturday, October 8, 7:30 & 10 PM

WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore
TICKETS: $25, $20 mbrs.
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Soul phenoms Kindred the Family Soul emerged from the Philadelphia Neo Soul movement! The husband-wife team of Fatin Dantzler and Aja Graydon (parents of six!) wear their love on their sleeves charting a new path as hip hop/soul/R&B role models, picking up nominations from Soul Train and BET. Baltimore's own Marc Avon Evans opens! L. Darnell and Indie Mom of Comedy Meshelle Shields host.

Stoop Storytelling Presents: Under the Influence

StoopWHEN: Monday, October 10, 7 PM cocktails and music, 8 PM performance
  Centerstage, 700 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore
TICKETS: $20, adv tix sug.
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Live at Center Stage! Seven storytellers get seven minutes each to tell stories about confronting the powerful effects of people, dogmas and various substances.