Reginald F. Lewis Museum
A film screening on Sunday, March 8, 2 PM explores the state of Black women in academia. The documentary “Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower” is followed by a post-film discussion with Bonnie Thornton Dill, Dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, College Park; Pamela Scott Johnson, Interim Dean of College of Liberal Arts at Morgan State; and Professor Kelly Brown Douglass of Goucher College.
“Fathers and grandfathers are encouraged to bring their daughters to Storytime with Author Jerdine Nolan on Saturday, March 14, 1 PM. She reads her latest book, Irene’s Wish, about a young girl who wishes her father could be home more often. A book signing follows, served with lemonade and cookies. Families may also make a craft project related to Wishes.
Mezzo-soprano Geneva Renee performs on Thursday, March 19, 6 PM as testament to the talent of Maryland African American women in music. This mezzo-soprano is Grammy-nominated. She performs neo-soul works as part of the museum’s Third Thursday event, where the galleries are open late on the Third Thursday of the month and live jazz is available in the theater with cash bar and soul food.
Women helping women is the focus of Sista Girls’ Talk: Reclaiming Health, Wealth, and Self on Saturday, March 21, 1 PM. The community conversation is led by Dr. Michelle Gourdine, former deputy secretary for Public Health Services in the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and Dr. Tamara England, Assistant Minister at the Enon Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland. They engage the audience on creating wellness across three essential areas: health, finances, and spirituality.
WHERE; Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
About the Reginald F. Lewis Museum
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is Baltimore's premier facility highlighting the history and accomplishments of African Americans with a special focus on Maryland's African American community. A Smithsonian affiliate, the museum is the East Coast's largest African American museum, occupying an 82,000 square-foot facility with ample permanent and special exhibition space, interactive learning environments, auditorium, resource center, oral history recording studio, museum shop, café, classrooms, meeting rooms, outside terrace and reception areas. The museum is located near Baltimore's Inner Harbor at the corner of Pratt and President Streets. The museum is also accessible on Baltimore's Charm City Circulator Orange and Green Routes. For more information, please call 443-263-1800 or visit www.RFLewisMuseum.org
The exhibition and programs have been financed in part with State Funds from the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, an instrumentality of the State of Maryland. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Did You Know As a DESIGNER MEMBER or REGISTERED DESIGNER, You Could Present Your Collection In Front Of Buyers?
Monday, February 23, 2015
Sunday, February 22, 2015
The Beauty Queen of Leenane
A dark Irish comedy full of deceptions, secrets ..... and betrayals.
by Martin McDonagh
director: Lance Bankerd
stage manager: Heiko Spieker
WHEN: Feb 27 - Mar 15, 2015, Fri & Sat at 8 PM, and Sun at 2 PM. Talk Back with Cast & Director: Sunday, Mar 8, immediately following the performance.
WHERE: Spotlighters Theatre, 817 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore
TICKETS: Adults: $20 Seniors (60+): $18; Military: $16; Students (with valid ID): $16
Ten Spot Thursday: ALL TICKETS JUST $10: Thursday, Feb 26 at 8 PM: no other discounts apply
Order Tickets online at www.spotlighters.org
Set in the mountains of Connemara, County Galway, is the darkly comic tale of Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely woman in her early forties, and Mag, her manipulative aging mother, whose interference in Maureen's first and possibly final chance of a loving relationship sets in motion a train of events that leads inexorably towards the play's terrifying dénouement.
Presented by arrangement with Dramatists Play Service.
Mag Folan ..... Linda Kent
Maureen Folan ..... Kat McKerrow
Ray Dooley ..... Mason A. Catharini
Pato Dooley ..... Michael Page
Director: Lance Bankerd
Stage Manager: Heiko P. Spieker II
Set Design: Alan Zemla
Light Design: Fuzz Roark
Costume Design: Kat McKerrow & Marie Bankerd
Sound & Video Design: Heiko P. Spieker II
WHEN: Friday, February 27, and run weekends through March 29; Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM; Sunday at 2:00 PM
WHERE: Vagabond Theatre, 806 S. Broadway, the Vagabond Theatre is easily accessible to patrons
Tickets can be purchased online at www.vagabondplayers.org or at the door ); special rates for groups available on line. Friday night performances feature special pricing of $10 for students and $15 for everyone else.
Plus, new this year, there is a $10 Thursday on Broadway performance on March 26th at 8.
The play is an intensely moving examination of grief, laced with wit, compassion, and searing honesty. The extraordinary cast—Ryan Gunning, Don Kammann, Brendon Morrison, Zarah Rautell, and Amy Jo Shapiro—depict characters dealing with a tragedy, searching for a way to help one another find peace. The play has both humor and sorrow; most of all, it engages the audience in a process we all must go through.
(Top: Don Kammann and Zarah Rautell. Photography by Rachel Verhaaren)
Three Concerts for $85!
Three leading artists. One reasonable price.
Join the Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society in welcoming the final three guest artists in our concert season to the Baltimore Museum of Art. You won't want to miss these events! Save over $15 by purchasing these concerts together through our ticketing partner, InstantSeats.
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The Terell Stafford Quintet
Terell Stafford, trumpet and flugelhorn
Tim Warfield, tenor and soprano saxophone
Bruce Barth, piano
Peter Washington, bass
Billy Williams, drums
The Renee Rosnes Quartet
Renee Rosnes, piano
Steve Nelson, vibraphone
Peter Washington, bass
Lewis Nash, drums
Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio
Lonnie Smith, Hammond B3 organ
Jonathan Kreisberg, guitar
Johnathan Blake, drums
WHERE: Eubie Blake Cultural Center, 847 N. Howard St., Baltimore
In the intimate setting of Eubie Live! at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center in downtown Baltimore, enjoy jazz/R&B vocalist VICTORIA. One of the best kept secrets in Charm City, VICTORIA brings a soft and sensual sound to familiar and original tunes. With her five-piece band, VICTORIA will present an exciting evening of fantastic music.
VICTORIA's special guest for the evening is Karter Jaymes! A drummer with R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass for over 20 years, Jaymes was co-writer on several Pendergrass hits with two gold records to his credit. In more recent years, his composition recorded by Jaheim ("Aint Leavin' Without You")and the UK's all girl band, Lil Mix, won him a platinum record.
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Three-weekend run of sketch comedy shows!
The brilliant improv minds in BIG have picked up their pens and written some hilarious sketches for this three-week run of sketch comedy. From intergalactic divorce, to dinosaurs, and much more - you don't want to miss this!
WHEN: Every Friday and Saturday night from Feb. 20 - March 7; All shows at 8:30 PM
WHERE: The Mercury Theater, 1823 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD
(Another psst...BIG's February Sunday Funday improv comedy show is happening Sunday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 PM! Only $5!)
March improv classes start soon!
Sign up todayOur next round of improv classes for all levels starts the first week of March! From intro to advanced and more - we've got it all! Sign up soon!
Friday, February 13, 2015
Monday, February 9, 2015
The knockout continues!
We’re thrilled to announce that because of extremely high demand, we’re adding another 4 PERFORMANCES to One Night in Miami…!
Tickets are on sale now for this final weekend! And limited availability remains for the weekend of Feb 13–Feb 15.
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