THURSDAY 17 Books: Writers LIVE Judy Colbert discusses her book, 100 Things to Do in Baltimore Before You Die. Free. 6:30 p.m. at the Pratt Library’s Light Street Branch. Shopping: Mingle at the Mill Get a head start on holiday shopping with this festive event at Clipper Mill, featuring music, …Read More »
Weekend Plans 11/4-11/6 Affecting art and fantastical festivals dominate this weekend in Charm City.
FRIDAY 4 Art: Baltimore Rising As a response to the civic disturbances that rocked Baltimore in April 2015, MICA presents Baltimore Rising which, according to exhibit curator/MICA Painting Department Chair Tony Shore, “encourage the viewer to engage in a thought-provoking visual dialogue with the systemic issues that led to …Read More »
Theater fans, unite! The fifth annual Charm City Fringe Festival kicks off Nov. 3 and runs until Nov. 13, featuring more than 100 indie theater performances throughout Charles North and Hampden. Shows range from the absurdist (see “Piper Bidet: Bathroom Detective”) to the wildly ambitious (“God: The One Man Show”). …Read More »
THURSDAY 27 Theatre: The Roommate Playwright Jen Silverman’s The Roommate is the uproarious coming-of-age story of a middle-aged woman who finds her quiet life transformed when she takes on a mysterious new roommate. Everyman Theatre bills the production as a mashup of The Odd Couple and Thelma and Louise. Er, …Read More »
THURSDAY 20 Event: Make Night at the Walters Inspired by the “Feast for the Senses” exhibit, make your own medieval perfume or home fragrance based on the popular scents of the era. Tickets: $25-$35. 6 p.m. at the Walters Music: Bret Dennen and BSO Pulse Folk singer-songwriter Brett Dennen’s upcoming …Read More »
THURSDAY 13 Festival: Maryland Fleet Week All aboard for Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show, a massive gathering of domestic and international navy ships in the Inner Harbor. Activities include ship tours, crew competitions, free music and entertainment, educational sessions and an air show from the Blue Angels, as well …Read More »
FRIDAY 7 Festival: Women of the World Festival A woman may be closer to the presidency than ever before, but the glass ceiling is far from shattered—unequal pay, everyday sexism, sexual stigmatization and countless other inequities still plague women in the United States and throughout the world. These barriers are …Read More »
MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN Folk singer-songwriter Brett Dennen’s upcoming performance with the BSO is part of the orchestra’s Pulse series, concerts that fuse classical music and indie rock/pop/folk in an effort to induce cross-genre conversation. This isn’t a gig to come fashionably late to—there’s a pre-concert party with provisions by …Read More »
Weekend Plans Sept. 29-Oct. 2 Whiskey, jazz and provocative art take the stage this weekend in Baltimore.
THURSDAY 29 Event: Mom’s Night Out Calling all #MomBosses! Author Nicole Feliciano celebrates the launch of her new book, MomBoss: Balancing Entrepreneurship, Kids, and Success with help from four other mom-trepreneurs. The best part? Tickets include a free signed copy of the book—and complimentary wine and beer. Tickets: $20 in …Read More »
Weekend Plans Sept. 22-25 John Waters, the Baltimore Book Festival, an Ellicott City Benefit and much more.
THURSDAY 22 Art: “John Waters’ Kiddie Flamingos” Baltimore’s favorite son brings his unique brand of oddity to “John Waters’ Kiddie Flamingos,” a 2014 remake of “Pink Flamingos” featuring a full cast of children—appropriately edited, of course, but to perhaps an even more depraved effect, and broadcast on continuous loop in …Read More »