Charm City Kitty Club presents
WHEN: SAT, MAY 12, 8 PM; 7 PM Kitty cocktails and Pre-Show Speed Dating Game (optional)!
Baltimore's award-winning queer cabaret asks: What if we won the War on Women? NYC poet extraordinaire Charan P. Morris (revolutionary spoken word) local queer band The Pushovers, aerialist Nina Charity and They, a film by Ignacio Rivera.
4th Annual Night of 1000 Dylans
WHEN: FRI, MAY 18
If Bob Dylan is the fountainhead of modern American songwriting, Maryland's singer-songwriters have drunk as deeply from those waters as anyone. Celebrate his 71st birthday with an evening of his songs both familiar and obscure. Stone Hill Allstars (Polkats), Tom Chalkley & Craig Hankin (Bruce Springstone), Howard Markman (the Disappear Fear/Welcome to Baltimore), Brian Simms (Junkyard Saints) and more Journalist/songwriter Geoffrey Himes hosts.
Baltimore Men's Chorus presents
Time & Elements
WHEN: SAT, MAY 19, 8 PM
Baltimore's oldest gay chorus brings songs about primal forces with male chorus, piano, percussion, flute and saxophone. Directed by Tony Bianca and founded twenty years ago, the Baltimore Men's Chorus is sometimes campy, sometimes crazy, heartfelt and poignant. Silent auction in Lobby. Post-show performance with Amy Willis in the Marquee Lounge.
Olmsted & America's Urban Parks
WHEN: SUN, MAY 20, 8 PM
Patterson Park is the ideal backdrop for an outdoor screening of Rebecca Messner's PBS documentary on the life of Frederick Law Olmsted. So roll out your blanket, gather with friends, and let your troubles slip away, just as America's legendary designer of urban green spaces intended.
YouTube Show & Tell
WHEN: WED, MAY 23, 8 PM
Signup starts at 7 PM, show at 8 PM.
What's your favorite online video of late? Got something that you can't stop watching, something that shocks you or something that cracks you up? Come down to the Marquee Lounge, have a few drinks, and share!
Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra with Bennie Maupin
WHEN: SAT MAY 26, 7:30 PM
Two generations of amazing jazz make for a Memorial Day concert to remember. Acclaimed elder statesmen and reed player Bennie Maupin has performed with the likes of Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, and Horace Silver. Tonight he joins composer and bass clarinetist Todd Marcus, a rising national star based in Baltimore, playing tribute to the Left Bank Jazz Society, where Maupin was a frequent player.