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Made in Baltimore Short Film Festival WHEN: SAT SEP 30 | 7:30PM WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore
This festival honors and awards the best filmmakers in the Greater Baltimore region.The short films that were selected push the envelope and inspire audiences to view film and video through a uniquely Baltimore lens. Submissions were judged on technical excellence, originality, and Baltimore flavor, and include documentary, drama, animation, experimental, horror, and mockumentary films. Tix & Info
Open Circle Read & Response
Featuring: Danielle Evans, Dan Fesperman, and Slangston Hughes w/ live musical responses by Amadou Kouyate and artistic responses by Christopher Kojzar.
WHEN: FRI SEP 29 | 8PM
Prominent writers will share selections of their work in this unique interdisciplinary event. The night will be interspersed with live musical and artistic responses. Info
Come As You Are Yoga w/ Ana Temple Rodney
WHEN: SAT SEP 30 | 10-11AM ADMISSION: FREE
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
Art To Dine For BYOB (Bring your own Bike)
WHEN: SUN OCT 1 | 10AM - 1PM
Anne Draddy, co-author of Druid Hill Park: The Heart of Historic Baltimore, and Tom Orth from Friends of Druid Hill Park, lead a leisurely bike ride through Druid Hill Park. After the ride, take time to absorb the history and majesty of the park while you sip Zeke’s Coffee and devour a delicious brunch. Tix & Info
Jazz: Jonathan Kreisberg Quartet
WHEN: SUN OCT 1 | 7:30PM
Guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg is one of the most compelling young musicians in jazz. His last performance at Creative Alliance was with B3 hero Dr. Lonnie Smith. Tonight, he leads his own group with Nitai Hershkovits on piano, Matt Clohesy on bass, and Colin Stranahan on drums. Together, they combine timeless jazz melodies with forward thinking lines and textures. Tix & Info
Burlesque: Night of Noire with Perle Noire
Gigi Holliday, Eva Mystique, Jacqueline Boxx, and Dr. Ginger Snapz! Hosted by drag burlesquer, Betty O'Hellno!
WHEN: THU OCT 5 | 8PM
For the very first time, Baltimore has the immense pleasure of welcoming the sultry and mesmerizing Mahogany Queen of Burlesque, Perle Noire! Join us for an evening of glitter, grind, and the DMV's hottest queens of burlesque! Tix & Info
Arooj Aftab w/ Zomes
WHEN: FRI OCT 6 | 8PM
Arooj Aftab, a young neo-Sufi singer originally from Pakistan, combines the Sufi tradition by incorporating an open-minded approach to sonic matter in a style reminiscent of improvisational jazz. Arooj and her band will be collaborating with Zomes, a Baltimore electronic experimental music duo. Pakistani fare is included with your ticket!Tix & Info
Exhibitions on view at Creative Alliance
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 the exhibition offer their individual artwork as evidence of their personal struggles and the power of resiliency. Info
The Mobile View: iPhone Photo Workshop Student Showcase
The iPhone Photo workshops taught by Karen Klinedinst have inspired students to learn, adapt, and embrace this revolutionary photographic technology. This exhibit showcases their best iPhone photography! Info
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!
One of the most anticipated season of parties dotted across the Baltimore region. Each party is hosted in an exclusive space by fascinating collectors, designers, artists, musicians, singers, dancers and art lovers. Tixs & Info