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Friday, February 7, 2020

8pmDrum TAOPerforming Arts TAO’s modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming have transfixed audiences worldwide.
10-11pmFace-off Brawl: Comedy CompetitionPerforming Arts, Multicultural This underground comedy battle pits two teams against each other in long-form improv Krav Maga where ANY MEANS NECESSARY will win over the audience,...
8-10pmThe Messenger Legacy – Art Blakey Centennial CelebrationPerforming Arts An all-star group of musicians play tribute to the Jazz Messengers, the big band collective led by the late Art Blakey.
Varies depending on dayThe Rocky Horror Show - Valentine's Day Edition at Iron Crow TheatrePerforming Arts Baltimore's award-winning and favorite tradition, The Rocky Horror Show, returns with a Valentine’s Day spin like you've never seen before!...
11amPLATINUM MOVIE: If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)Performing Arts, Literary Arts Based on the book by James Baldwin, Director Barry Jenkins (Academy Award-winner for best picture for Moonlight), takes audiences back to 1970s...
8pmRay Parker Jr.Performing Arts Ray Parker Jr. is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. As a solo performer, he wrote and performed the theme song to...
Varies depending on dayMeasure for MeasurePerforming Arts Welcome to the original “Sin City.” Vienna’s puritanical new leader is cracking down on crimes against morality, and a novice nun holds her brother’s...
Varies depending on dayBSO Presents Charlie Chaplin's Legacy: Classical Music in Film - Carolyn Kuan ConductsPerforming Arts, Celebrating Women Combining clips from classic Chaplin films with live music, Charlie Chaplin’s Smile is violinist Philippe Quint’s tribute to Charlie Chaplin on his...
Varies depending on dayNo ExitPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Literary Arts An Existential Tragedy, byJean Paul Sartre (Translated by Peter Bowles) presented by the HCC Actors Guild, produced by Special Arrangement with...
Varies depending on dayCharlie Chaplin's Legacy: Classical Music in FilmPerforming Arts Grammy Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint is featured in the Baltimore Symphony's program, Charlie Chaplin's Legacy: Classical Music in Film.
Varies depending on dayAs You Like It by William ShakespearePerforming Arts Open Space Arts presents a Golden-Age Hollywood inspired production of Shakespeare's premier pastoral comedy "As You Like It."
8-10pmFriday Night Live at Tenth Ward with Cassi RayePerforming Arts, Food & Drink We’ll be servin’ up our deliciously wild concoctions and some sweet tunes to get your weekend started off right.
7:30-10pmSparky & Rhonda RuckerPerforming Arts Sparky & Rhonda Rucker sing songs and tell stories from the American folk tradition including Blues and Folk.
Varies depending on dayPlay Date by John MorogielloPerforming Arts Presented in partnership with Best Medicine Rep. While the children get together for a morning of fun, it’s the parents who misbehave in the next...
Sculpture Show at The Artists' Emporium Havre de GraceVisual Arts This show displays art by local sculptors, and is sponsored by Havre de Grace Arts Collective. We have 11 artists who will be showing 37 pieces of...

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
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 exhibition features approximately 20 works from the BMA’s collection. Check schedule...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
Club 1727: An Open Musical Theater Improv Comedy Workshop7-9pmPerforming Arts What is it like to be a Broadway star? Find out tonight at Club 1727: A Musical Improv Jam. You'll learn how to make up musical theatre lyrics on the spot. You'll get all of the instruction you...City: Baltimore
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
Face-off Brawl: Comedy Competition10-11pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural This underground comedy battle pits two teams against each other in long-form improv Krav Maga where ANY MEANS NECESSARY will win over the audience, the refs, and ultimately the battle. It'll be...City: Baltimore
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
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, Celebrating Women 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 Era8-12MVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural Bowie State University welcomes the Maryland Historical Society's traveling exhibition of Baltimore photojournalist Paul Henderson's photography exhibition, offering a vivid glimpse into the daily...City: Bowie
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 is a visually stunning installation highlighting the extraordinary breadth of the Maryland Historical Society’s costume collection across four centuries featuring nearly 100 examples of women’s...City: Baltimore
Teen Takeover, Dueling Piano Show3:30-6pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink No fun if you're under 21? Not anymore. A fantastic all request dueling piano show geared just for teens. All request live music paired with a lunch buffet and fountain drinks, this show can't be...City: National Harbor
The Rocky Horror Show - Valentine's Day Edition at Iron Crow TheatreVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Baltimore's award-winning and favorite tradition, The Rocky Horror Show, returns with a Valentine’s Day spin like you've never seen before! Experience this queer theatrical experience live on stage...City: Baltimore
Happy Hour with Plan B Comedy Show7-8pmPerforming 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
The Peeps Show: Storytelling with Women in Art & Improv Comedy8:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Celebrating Women See powerhouse women and gender minority performers in a storytelling...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. Check...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
Washington County Art Educators Art ExhibitVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Annual Invitational Show: February 6-March 3, 2020. Opening Reception: Thursday, February 6, 2020 * 5-7pm. Artist Talk: Saturday, February 22, 2020 * 2-4pm.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
Measure for MeasureVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Welcome to the original “Sin City.” Vienna’s puritanical new leader is cracking down on crimes against morality, and a novice nun holds her brother’s fate in her hands when he is condemned to die for...City: Baltimore
Be Here Now by Deborah Zoe LauferVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Celebrating Women Bari rolls her eyes at yoga, doesn’t see the point in dating, and just got fired from teaching nihilism in New York. Now back in her rural hometown, her despair has reached new levels—and so have her...City: Baltimore
The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!)10am-5pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Earthlings - climate change skeptics, the world's leading eco-scientists...City: Baltimore
Murder Myster Dinner - Frederick6-9pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Dutch's Daughter Restaurant and Whodunnit for Hire have teamed up to bring you CLUE the murder mystery based on the board game.City: Frederick
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
Ellen Lesperance: Velvet Fist10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Seven paintings from American artist Ellen Lesperance’s ongoing Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp series are presented with her Congratulations and Celebrations participatory project.City: Baltimore
Touchstone Center for Crafts Exhibition11am-5pmVisual Arts More than 20 of the region's premier artisans will exhibit work representing the arts of blacksmithing, ceramics, metals & jewelry, glass, drawing & painting, and more.City: Cumberland
Comedy of VeniceVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Venice isn’t big enough for the two of them! When rival playwrights Goldoni (The Servant of Two Masters) and Gozzi (Turandot) square off, the city must choose the type of comedy it prefers: Written...City: Gaithersburg
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
It Is What It IsVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Artist Deidre Argyle transforms Gallery II into an immersive installation composed of fabric cubes, projections, and sound. Exhibit runs January 17 - February 21, 2020, with a free reception on...City: Ellicott City
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
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
Family Workshop: Woven Felt Heart Baskets in Hagerstown11am-2pmVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Make a delightful little heart basket to hold all of your Valentine's Day goodies and cards. These handmade heart baskets originate from a Scandinavian tradition, and you can learn more about them...City: Hagerstown
The Band Pension Plan7-11pmPerforming Arts, Miscellaneous Pension Plan Plays the best of Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, Bad Finger, ZZ Top, Joe Walsh, Eagles, Deep Purple in Governor's Hall at Osprey Nest. City: Cambridge
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
"CHIVALRY, SWORDS, CANDLES & MORE": Medieval Art & Music for Kids11am-12NVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural Learn about life in medieval times by making a - heraldic flag - cross stitch sampler - illuminated manuscript - candles - sword - shield - dress or tunic...City: Columbia
Colors of Compassion11am-5pmVisual Arts The Allegany Arts Council features art created by clients of Archway Station, an Allegany County-based non-profit serving people with emotional and development disabilities.City: Cumberland
No ExitVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Literary Arts An Existential Tragedy, byJean Paul Sartre (Translated by Peter Bowles) presented by the HCC Actors Guild, produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.City: Bel Air
DISTRICT Arts Presents "NIGHT and DAY"Varies depending on dayVisual Arts “NIGHT and DAY” is a juried exhibition that features works where “opposites” are contrasted in the same piece. The works of 20 artists will be featured reflecting a variety of styles. The exhibit...City: Frederick
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (Play)Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts Community Players of Salisbury presents One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, a play by Dale Wasserman. Based on the novel and film of the same name, the play follows the rebellious antics of Randall...City: Sharptown
As You Like It by William ShakespeareVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Open Space Arts presents a Golden-Age Hollywood inspired production of Shakespeare's premier pastoral comedy "As You Like It."City: Pikesville
Disposition - Susie Brandt ExhibitionVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Multicultural Stevenson University invites you to an exhibition featuring the recent work of fiber artist, Susie Brandt. Five human-scale rugs are patterned on tracings of the artist's body. Each is woven,...City: Stevenson
Repurposeful - Glenda Richardson and Rosalind Robinson - African American Quilters of Baltimore ExhibitionVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural Quilters are the "original recyclers." Glenda Richardson and Rosalind Robinson represent the best of this tradition. Using repurposed clothing, and other found and donated objects, each quilt has a...City: Owings Mills
Stevenson University School of Design Faculty ExhibitionVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Stevenson University's School of Design faculty are practicing artists in a variety of disciplines. The School of Design is proud to present their recent work. City: Owings Mills
Bluegrass Jams in FeBREWary7-9pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Open Bluegrass Jams every other Thursday! Come listen to great music or bring an instrument and join in!City: Frederick
Play Date by John MorogielloVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts Presented in partnership with Best Medicine Rep. While the children get together for a morning of fun, it’s the parents who misbehave in the next room.City: Gaithersburg
Sculpture Show at The Artists' Emporium Havre de GraceVisual Arts This show displays art by local sculptors, and is sponsored by Havre de Grace Arts Collective. We have 11 artists who will be showing 37 pieces of avant-garde sculpture.City: Havre de Grace
Disposition - Susie Brandt Exhibition - Call to Confirm HoursVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Multicultural An exhibition featuring the recent work of fiber artist, Susie Brandt. Five human-scale rugs are patterned on tracings of the artist's body. Each is woven, stitched or hooked using scraps of woolen...City: Stevenson
The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!) VIRTUALLY10am-5pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Earthlings - climate change skeptics, eco-scientists...City: Baltimore