Monday, December 26, 2016

JANUARY’S JUMPING @ THE CREATIVE ALLIANCE!

Charm City Klezmer Holiday Dance Party
WHEN: Thu Dec 29 | 8pm
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

Those in the know, know the best way burn off all of those latke calories is by dancing up a storm at our annual Charm City Klezmer Holiday Dance Party. Learn Yiddish social dances and be propelled across the floor by a Baltimore band that hits harder than a hammer, Charm City Klezmer! Tix & Info


Bumper Jackson's New Year's Eve Ball!
WHEN:
Dec 31 | 9:30pm
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

Ring in 2017 in style with the sweetest hot jazz band around. Plus, champagne toast, photo booth, and noise makers contest! Oh my! Tix & Info


4th Annual Baltimore Crankie Fest
w/ Liz Downing and Allison Clendaniel
WHEN: Jan 6-7 | Fri 8pm | Sat 4:30 & 8pm
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

Baltimore’s extremely popular Crankie Fest returns with three enchanting, magical shows. This spellbinding hand-cranked scroll puppet show, known as a crankie, includes the individual work of master artists. Advance tickets suggested. Info & Tix


Alash w/ Raw Silk, Shodekeh, & Joyce J. Scott
WHEN: Thu Jan 12 | 7:30pm
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

Tuvan torchbearers of the throat singing style unique to Central Asia are joined by Baltimore musicians Raw Silk, Shodekeh, and 2016 MacArthur Fellow, Joyce J. Scott. Info & Tix


Film Screening:
Two Trains Runnin'
WHEN: Wed Jan 18 | 7:30pm
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

A group of young Northerners embark on a mission to find Skip James and Sun House in Mississippi – by chance, their Blues odyssey fell during during the Freedom Summer civil rights movement of 1964. Tix & Info
Presented in partnership w/ the Baltimore Blues Society


Patrick McAvinue & Friends: Going Away Party!
WHEN: Sun Jan 22 | 7:30pm
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

As one of Baltimore’s finest fiddlers prepares to uproot to Nashville, his friends, including Charm City Junction, join him on stage for a big musical sendoff. Tix & Info


An Evening with the David Wax Museum
(acoustic)
WHEN: Fri Jan 27 | 8pm
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

“Kicking up a cloud of excitement with their high energy border-crossing sensibility” (The New Yorker), this duo fuses traditional Mexican melodies with American folk music to create something wonderful. Tix & Info


Maarja Nuut
WHEN: Sun Jan 29 | 7pm
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

Haunting, eerie, and evocative, Maarja Nuut is a fiddler and singer from Northern Estonia. Her music combines traditional dance tunes, songs, and stories with live electronics to create digital Estonian folk soundscapes. Minimalism and experimental music meet the village musical traditions of pre-war Europe. Tix & Info