Tuesday, August 29, 2017

THIS WEEK @ THE CREATIVE ALLIANCE

WHERE:  Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

Dance Works:
Inside the Block | Outside the Box

WHEN: FRI, SEP 1 | 8PM

This inside “block party” brings the spaces between the walls of the Creative Alliance to life with dance/movement art curated by The Collective, Baltimore’s hub for movers and shakers, including special guest artists. Admission via wristband grants the audience entry to any of the activated performance spaces throughout the building, beginning with performances in the theater at 8pm and followed by pop-up movement work around the building. Info & Tix

Film Screening

Nise: The Heart of Madness

WHEN: THU, AUG 31 | 7:30PM

Dr. Nise da Silveira works in a psychiatric hospital near Rio de Janeiro and refuses to employ violent electroshock therapy to treat schizophrenics. Ridiculed by doctors, she is forced to take the abandoned Sector for Occupational Therapy, where she revolutionizes therapy through paint, dogs, and love. Panel to follow w/ Peggy Kolodny & Cathy Goucher. Info & Tix

Come As You Are Yoga
w/ Ana Temple Rodney

WHEN: SATS, SEP 2 - 30 | 10AM - 11AM
ADMISSION
: Free

Every Saturday in September Ana Temple Rodney leads free yoga sessions in the gallery. Ana, a spoken word poet, yoga instructor, and Reiki master, found solace and healing in her contribution to the Come As You Are exhibition following a traumatic birth and pregnancy. Info

The Songster Series

QueenEarth

WHEN: TUE, SEP 5 | 6:30PM
WHERE:
Marquee Lounge

A laid back conversation with QueenEarth. Listen to music that illustrates how her love of R&B, Hip-Hop, Country, and Pure Pop help spread her message of empowerment for women of color, LGBT pride, social justice, and spiritual uplift all. Info


Selwyn Birchwood Band

WHEN: THU, SEP 7 | 7:30pm

With his fiery guitar and lap steel playing, his trailblazing, memorable songs, and gritty, unvarnished vocals, Selwyn Birchwood is in the company of the most extraordinary young blues stars! His deep familiarity with blues tradition allows him to bust the genre wide open, add new sounds, colors, and textures, and deliver them all with a revival tent preacher’s fervor and a natural storyteller’s charisma. Info & Tix

David Wax Museum: Electric Artifacts Tour 

WHEN: SUN, SEP 10 | 7:30pm

This fall, with a full band including horns and their two young children in tow, Mexo-Americana pioneers David Wax Museum embarks on a tour to celebrate their 10th anniversary as a band and their 1000th show! The Electric Artifacts tour spans ten cities and explores the roots of David Wax Museum. Info & Tix

Salif Keita: The Golden Voice of Africa

WHEN: TUE, SEP 12 | 8PM 

Arguably the greatest singer to emerge from modern Mali, Salif Keita has towered as one of the most dominant stars of world music since launching his solo career in 1982. He’s long been a pioneer who has experimented with various pop hybrids and a polished dance oriented productions.
Advance Tix Suggested Tix & Info

Exhibitions on view at Creative Alliance

Creative Alliance galleries and box office are open to the public Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm. Entry to our galleries is FREE, though donations are welcome!

COME AS YOU ARE: The Spectrum of Vulnerability

WHEN: On View: AUG 26 – SEP 30

Trauma, grief, loss, depression, behavioral health, and healing are all meaningful parts of the full spectrum of human experience. The eight artists in Come As You Are offer their individual vignettes and artwork as evidence of their personal struggles and the power of resiliency. Info

Mia Halton: Encounters

WHEN: On View: AUG 18 - SEP 9
WHERE:
Amalie Rothschild Gallery

This exhibition features new work Mia Halton created as a resident artist in Puebla, Mexico. The ceramic faces and figures she made are set against the painted backdrop of Puebla and are a reflection of her experience there. Her prints and drawings also explore Encounters between American and Mexican cultures. Info

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