Monday, January 2, 2012


Balti Mare Balkan Dance Party 
with The Barrage Band

WHEN: Sat Jan 7, 8 PM
Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore
TICKETS: $12, $7 mbrs, stus.

Baltimore's fave Balkan band leads a mad nite of dancing to frenetic songs about everything from illicit love to cavorting goats. Have some plum brandy—slivovitz—get your palm read and DANCE! The Barrage band opens.

Bob Marley’s Birthday Soul Shakedown Party!
Sat Feb 4, 7:30 PM dinner, 9 PM dance.
$12, $7 mbrs, stus. Dinner sold separately
Come early and see the film for an extra $5!

CA’s own Montego Bay-born Andre Mazelin curates a night of Jamaican roots music & culture celebrating the visionary’s birthday! Authentic sounds by Proverbs Reggae Band, hosted by Neil Mattei of 88.9’s Caribbean Affair. Jamaican cuisine by Chef Mama Saray‘s Taste of International and Andre’s famous Rum Punch! 

¡VIVA BRASIL! Samba Dance Party!
Sat Feb 18, 7 PM: Mama Geni’s Brazilian dinner sold sep, 7:30 PM;  Batala DC under the Marquee, 8 PM lesson, 9 PM dance
$20, $15 mbrs, stus.

Our annual samba throw-down! Samba Trovao & Rose Moraes return to transform The Patterson into a Carnival street party. Start with a special performance by Batala DC (right)  followed with a samba dance lesson and a traditional Carnival show in full costume! Brazilian Latin grooves from DJ Luiz Louco & DJ Miguel De Amor! Fresh Caipirinhas at the cash bar!

Residents Open House
with Big in Japan FREE SHOW!
Sat Feb 25, 7-9 PM open studios and receptions, 9 PM show. TICKETS: FREE. Yummy dinner sold separately

In one of our favorite nights of the year, we celebrate the incredible, hand-picked artists who live and work at The Patterson with a building-wide FREE house party! The studios are open upstairs, plus a group exhibit by Residents and friends. Wrapping it up, local rockers Big in Japan play an acoustic set in the Main Gallery, then an electric one in the Theater!