Wednesday, August 20, 2014

EXCITEMENT THIS COMING WEEK @ THE CREATIVE ALLIANCE

PICK OF THE WEEK

Exhibition Opening & Party w/ La Firma!

WHEN: FRI AUG 22 | 6 PM Opening, 8 PM Dance Lesson, 9 PM Dance Party
WHERE: 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore
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We celebrate the opening of Chicanismo y Latinismo, Creative Alliance’s huge contemporary Latin art show with the hottest Latino band in the mid-Atlantic! (14 pieces!) La Firma powers out high-energy, authentic Latino music rolling from salsa, to bachata to merengue with groovy onstage dance moves, roaring horn section, staccato rhythms and passionate vocals.


FILM | A Will for the Woods

WHEN: THU AUG 21 | 7:30 PM

What if our last act could be a gift to the planet? Capturing the genesis of a revolutionary social and environmental movement, A Will for the Woods draws the viewer into a life-affirming and immersive portrait of people embracing their connection to timeless natural cycles. Tickets & Info


Bikeadelic!

FREE Workshop & Party!

WHEN: SAT AUG 23 | 2-5 PM

Funkify your wheels! All ages are welcome to compete and ride in this combo party/parade/competition produced by Baltimore Bike Experience and Creative Alliance, celebrating bike decorating and building in all the wildest styles and colors. Enter your custom decorated or custom built bike and win fun trophies and prizes. Info


No Fuss No Feathers Roadshow

WHEN: SAT AUG 23 | 8 PM

An in-the-round, relaxed, song fest, it includes talented, former long-time Baltimorean Karyn Oliver, Carolann Solebello (a founding member of Red Molly) and The YaYas (Catherine Miles and Jay Mafale) last year's "Most Wanted" artists at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. Tickets & Info


What Weekly presents
The Hustle: A Comedy Show

WHEN: WED AUG 27 | FREE | 8 PM

Hosted by Ezra Winter
It's Neighbors Night in the Marquee Lounge. Come join us for free laughs & ALL NIGHT HAPPY HOUR
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BOLLYWOOD FILM
Lootera

WHEN: THU AUG 28 | 7:30 PM

The year is 1953. Archaeologist Varun Shrivastav (Ranveer Singh, who also stars as Ram in Ramaleela) arrives at Manikpur, a village in West Bengal, to excavate the temple grounds of the local Zamindar. His knowledge and experience impresses the Zamindar and his family—especially Pakhi (Sonakshi Sinha), the Zamindar’s feisty daughter. Tickets & Info


Charm City Original Soul

WHEN: FRI AUG 29 | 8 PM

A night of jazz-inspired soul from three up-and-coming Baltimore ensembles offering original instrumental, vocal and even a little a cappella music to inspire and delight. Jazz pianist and composer Mark Meadows has performed with everyone from Tia Fuller to Warren Wolf. Tonight he brings his full band to share original work from his recent CD. Tickets & Info


What Weekly presents
Ezra Winter: Comedy Theater Night

WHEN: SAT AUG 30 | 8 PM

A night of standup comedy featuring Ezra Winter, Nik Oldershaw, Ivan Martin and Stephanie Joyal. Hosted by Keith Becraft from the Charm City Comedy Project. Sponsored by What Weekly and the Creative Alliance. Tickets & Info