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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

8pmBig Bad VooDoo DaddyPerforming Arts Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is pleased to announce the release of Louie, Louie, Louie, the band's eleventh studio album and a salute to the music of Louis...
7:30-9:30pmMaryland Winds - The Wild, Wild WestPerforming Arts The imagery of cowboys and the wide expanses of the West have long captured the imagination of our nation, and our composers. This performance is...

Monthly events occurring on this date

Artists In Action - Cecil County Arts CouncilVisual Arts The Cecil County Arts Council invites you to bring your supplies and set up in the gallery on Wednesdays. Work alongside other artists in an open studio setting.City: Elkton
Open Mic Night at the Garfield Center for the Arts7:30-10pmPerforming Arts Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitless. E-mail Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information. Free to attend...City: Chestertown
Lunchlines Poetry GroupPerforming Arts, Literary Arts The "Lunchlines" poetry group, meets every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month. Stop by to listen or join the fun. Bring your lunch and enjoy the merry, often comical, clever wordsmiths.City: Rising Sun
Spencer Finch - Moon Dust10am-5pmVisual Arts Spencer Finch’s impressive light installation Moon Dust (Apollo 17), first presented at the 2009 Venice Biennale, will illuminate the BMA’s majestic Fox Court for the next seven years.City: Baltimore
Laugh Riot at Positano Live Standup Comedy Saturdays7-10pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing Live Standup Comedy Show on Saturday Nights in Bethesda featuring local Maryland standup comedians. Check website for more information.City: Bethesda
Adorned: African Women and the Art of Identity for the Year of the Woman10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural This exhibition brings together two dozen works from the BMA’s collection to demonstrate the critical role of women in shaping and maintaining social identities across 20th-century Africa.City: Baltimore
Andrew Flanders: Bygones10am-5pmVisual Arts Bygones explores freestanding and wall-hanging sculptures as artist Andrew Flanders investigates the materiality of wood. He created a series of assemblages, furniture, and vessels to demonstrate...City: Laurel
By Their Creative Force: American Women Modernists10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of women artists to the development of American modernism, this focus exhibition features approximately 20 works from the BMA’s collection.City: Baltimore
Chronicles of the African American Journey through Fiber Arts10am-5pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural Celebrate Black History Month by witnessing the stories and experiences of African American lives. This exhibition culminates from a national call for fiber arts that include quilts, felt, sewing,...City: Laurel
Exhibition: On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women in the Rosenfeld CollectionVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, History & Heritage The exhibition features the work of Morris and Stanley Rosenfeld who created the world’s largest and most significant collection of maritime photography with more than one million images that are...City: St. Michaels
Free Form: 20th-Century Studio Craft10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women This exhibition presents a selection of embroidery, ceramics, and jewelry by innovative American artists who shifted away from the functional aspect of craft towards an avant-garde engagement with...City: Baltimore
Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural The exhibition offers a sweeping new perspective on the contributions black artists have made to the evolution of visual art from the 1940s to the present moment.City: Baltimore
Hometown Girl: Contemporary Quilts of Mimi DietrichVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, History & Heritage This exhibition features one-of-a-kind appliqué quilts created by Baltimore-native Mimi Dietrich. The exhibition is on view through March 2020. The MdHS museum is open Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm,...City: Baltimore
Mickalene Thomas: A Moment's Pleasure10am-5pmVisual Arts The BMA’s commission is the artist’s most ambitious project to date, completely transforming the museum’s two-floor East Lobby and second-floor terrace into a living room for Baltimore.City: Baltimore
Paul Henderson: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era10am-7pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural The Goucher College Library welcomes this Maryland Historical Society traveling exhibition. Paul Henderson was a photojournalist and the Baltimore Afro-American’s first photographer, who captured...City: Baltimore
Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at OurselvesVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage “Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at Ourselves” is a new photography exhibition exploring themes of identity and place that are at the cornerstone of human experience and widely examined in...City: Baltimore
Spectrum of Fashion: Celebrating Maryland’s StyleVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage This exhibition is a visually stunning installation highlighting the extraordinary breadth of the Maryland Historical Society’s costume collection across four centuries and features nearly 100...City: Baltimore
Happy Hour with Plan B Comedy ShowPerforming Arts Every Friday at 7pm, kick back with Baltimore Improv Group’s longest-running team Plan B, for a special Happy Hour show. This team plays short form (Whose Line is it Anyway?-style).They’ll delight...City: Baltimore
Adorned: African Women and the Art of Identity10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural This exhibition brings together two dozen works from the BMA’s collection to demonstrate the critical role of women in shaping and maintaining social identities across 20th-century Africa.City: Baltimore
BIG Time: Interview & Improv Comedy Show8-9pmPerforming Arts "Best Improv Show" - Best of Baltimore magazine. See an improv show where we interview and comedically revere some of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers..City: Baltimore
Sailing Through Winter SolsticeVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Ongoing Visit 18 unique lighted boats sailing on Carroll Creek Linear Park. It is a joyous display and it is all for local charities. Dusk 'til dawn.City: Frederick
Artists in Fiction3pm, 7pmVisual Arts, Literary Arts Explore the fictions of your favorite artists, turning the pages of both popular and lesser-known novels, then join fellow readers and art enthusiasts one Wednesday a month to discuss forgotten...City: North Bethesda
Creative Writing Workshops Strathmore Mansion7pmPerforming Arts Bring a pen, a notebook, and an open mind! Whether you’re just starting out or have been writing for years, you are welcome; no experience is required.City: North Bethesda
Class Clowns - an Improv Comedy Showcase7-7:30pmPerforming Arts What happens when the teachers encourage the class clowns? Class pandemonium! Or a very funny live comedy show. Every Sunday, four of Baltimore's up-and-coming improv students take the stage...City: Baltimore
Robert Stuart Cohen: Pure SpiritsVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Mixed Media and Collage Exhibit-January 9-February 4, 2020. Opening Reception: Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 5-7pm.. Please use A&E Parking Deck at 25 Renaissance Way, WCAC is off the 3rd level.City: Hagerstown
Open Modern Dance Classes in St. Michaels10:30am-12NPerforming Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Continuum Dance will offer monthly open modern dance classes in collaboration with the Perkins Family YMCA on the second Saturday of each month. These classes are a great opportunity for individuals...City: St. Michaels
Elizabeth Catlett: Artist as ActivistVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012), sculptor and printmaker, is widely considered one of the most important African American artists of the 20th century. Catlett used art in support of issues that...City: Baltimore
The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!)10am-5pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Beckoning all Earthlings — from climate change skeptics to the world's leading eco-scientists...City: Baltimore
The Hutzler's Experience: How a Small Dry Goods Store Became a Maryland InstitutionVaries depending on dayHistory & Heritage The exhibition recalls what was an all-day experience for customers when they visited Hutzler’s, displaying products, behind-the scenes video, ephemera, employee uniforms...City: Baltimore
DISTRICT Arts Presents "TRANSITIONS"Varies depending on dayVisual Arts “TRANSITIONS” is a featured artist exhibition showcasing the oil paintings of Jan McIntyre-Creager. The exhibition opens on January 2 and closes on January 26. An opening reception with the artist...City: Frederick
HoCo Open 2020Varies depending on dayVisual Arts A non-juried annual exhibit celebrating artists who live, work, or study in Howard County. Exhibit runs January 10 - February 21, with a free reception on January 17 from 6-8pm.City: Ellicott City
Casually Dope: A Live Baltimore Improv Comedy Show8-9pmPerforming Arts Casually Dope invites you to start your Saturday night with us. Turning the stories of our community into comedyCity: Baltimore
Unforgettable: A Tribute to Nat King ColeVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Don Dillingham accompanied by the North Metro Jazz Collective, joined on stage by special guest vocalists Lynn Veronneau, Jacie Lee, Iva Ambush & Andre Enceneat.City: Gaithersburg
Extra Credit: An Improv JAM!9-9:30pmPerforming Arts The jam is geared towards improv students of any level getting some extra (credit) stage time! No need to sign up in advance, just swing by The BIG Theater.City: Baltimore
Family Workshop: Cocoa & Coloring in Hagerstown11am-2pmVisual Arts, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Join us at the Miller House Museum for a cozy afternoon of family-friendly fun! We’ll provide everything you need to get started: crayons, colored pencils, historical coloring pages for both kids and...City: Hagerstown
Harold Night at BIG: Improv Comedy Show7:30-9pmPerforming Arts Want to visit the future of Baltimore comedy? Come see Baltimore's best three improv teams create a new world on stage. There's no better way to spend your nightCity: Baltimore
Things Are Looking Down: Drone Photography by Rich Isaacman10am-5pmVisual Arts Flying a drone is like having a portable skyscraper, offering striking vantage points and perspectives not otherwise available to the earthbound. Local photographer Rich Isaacman's explorations show...City: Annapolis