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Friday, February 28, 2020

Varies depending on dayBaltimore Concert Opera presents Donizetti's Anna BolenaPerforming Arts Anne Boleyn, King Henry VIII's second wife, stands at the center of a whirlwind of intrigue, infidelity, and torture. The opera documents Anne’s...
8pmBroken Arrow: A Tribute to Neil YoungPerforming Arts Broken Arrow is fronted by Joe Mass, veteran virtuoso Philly guitar player, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. Joe's vocal and instrumental...
11amSongs for Civil Rights: Then and NowPerforming Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural Afro Blue celebrates Black History Month with their unique jazz versions of the most influential songs from the Civil Rights Era, followed by a...
Varies depending on dayBSO SuperPops Presents Aretha - A TributePerforming Arts A tribute to the Queen of Soul, this program features symphony favorite Capathia Jenkins performing such iconic hits as “Respect,” “A Natural Woman...
8-10pmBokantéPerforming Arts, Multicultural Grammy-nominated, Bokanté, is one of the latest omnivorous conglomerations assembled by bassist and Snarky Puppy mastermind Michael League.
6-7:30pmBrewers, Bloggers & BeercationsFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Join us for an informative, lively discussion at Poseidon’s Pub, Ocean Downs Casino. Interact with brewers, see a never before seen film on craft...
8-11:30pmLiquor Before Beer Pre-Party at Seacrets, Jamaica USA for FeBREWaryFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink Start your Love on Tap Ocean City weekend early - and your Leap Day weekend at Seacrets. Live music, local craft beer, local craft spirits and more...
7pmZindagi Na Milegi DobaraPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Multicultural Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara ("You Won't Get This Life Again") is a 2011 Indian 'buddy' road film. Three friends, Arjun, Kabir, and Imraan, inseparable...
12N-1pmA View of 19th-century African American Education through the Lens of Contemporary ArtVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural A lecture series examining the history of African American education in Baltimore, Maryland, as interpreted through a new contemporary art exhibition...
8pmGary Nunez & Plena LibrePerforming Arts Reaching deep into Puerto Rico’s rich musical heritage, Plena Libre draws from both contemporary Caribbean sounds and indigenous genres like plena...

Monthly events occurring on this date

Bobby McKey's Kids' Day12N-2:30pmPerforming Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Parents, looking for an afternoon activity that is fun for the entire family? A place where kids are actually encouraged to wiggle in their seats and get up and move? It is never too early to...City: National Harbor
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
Jazz Jam on 1st TuesdaysPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing Jam with Charlie and his trio: All jazz musicians and singers welcome too. Call 410-465-3497 to check for any date cancellations.City: Ellicott City
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
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 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
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
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.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
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
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
Exhibition: The Women of Shahnameh, The Women of Afarin Rahmanifar11am-4pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural Savor Afarin Rahmanifar’s arresting, large-scale mixed media paintings which showcase the compassionate, brave, loyal, and sensuous female characters of the Shahnameh, the Persian Book of Kings.City: Towson
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
Murder Mystery Dinner - Sykesville MD7-10pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Whodunnit for Hire and Baldwin's Station Restaurant have teamed up to bring you "19 Crimes" the mystery based on the wine of the same name.City: Sykesville
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
Murder Mystery 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. Saturdays, 6-9pm - Feb 22, Mar 28, May 23, Sep 26, Oct 24 & Nov 7.City: Frederick
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
Free First Thursday and Highlights Tour10am-5pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage Enjoy free museum admission and a highlights tour at 11am every first Thursday of the month. For groups of 10 or more, call to book the tour (410-685-3750).City: Baltimore
Free Second Sunday12N-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, History & Heritage Enjoy free museum admission every second Sunday of the month. From 1-3pm., join luminaries such as Quilter Mimi Dietrich (Feb 9) to learn more about her exhibition, "Hometown Girl."City: Baltimore
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
Maureen Delaney, Erin Raedeke & Richard Townsend ExhibitionVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Y:ART Gallery is pleased to present Maureen Delaney, Erin Raedeke...City: Baltimore
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
Black History Month Community Afternoon at the CorbinVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, History & Heritage Live performances of influential African American artist's work including James Weldon Johnson's poem "Creation." A sampling of African American specialty dishes will follow. Exhibits can also be...City: Crisfield
Casually Dope: Black History Month Improv Comedy Show7-8pmPerforming Arts Casually Dope invites you to start your Saturday night with us. We turn the stories of our community into comedy.City: Baltimore
Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, History & Heritage Featuring Esther Krinitz's Holocaust survival story exquisitely told through 36 hand-embroidered works, this exhibition pays tribute to humanity's long history, past and current, of unjustly...City: Baltimore
Jo Smail: Flying with Remnant Wings10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Using a poignant language of charged colors and abstract forms, South African-born, Baltimore-based artist Jo Smail conveys the strangeness, vulnerability, and complicated beauty of contemporary life.City: Baltimore
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
Anticipation of Spring: Small Works ShowVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Artists' Gallery's featured show for March presents small springtime themed works by all of the full time gallery artists. Exhibit runs February 25-March 29 with a reception March 14 from 2-5pm.City: Ellicott City
Community Seminars: “Italian Neorealist Films”7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Miscellaneous Offered at various levels of commitment, Seminars offer community members the chance to sit around the seminar table and engage with great works of literature, philosophy, and more in the signature...City: Annapolis
It Means Desert, Desert - A Solo Exhibition by Baltimore Artist Jackie MiladOpening 5-8pmVisual Arts, Multicultural The Julio Fine Arts Gallery is proud to present "It Means Desert, Desert," a solo exhibition by Baltimore artist Jackie Milad. Join us for an Opening Reception on Feb. 13. Follow us @JulioArtGallery...City: Baltimore
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
Bobby's Brunch Show12N-3:30pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Get your friends together for the bottomless brunch paired with a fantastic show that has everyone talking. "We drive over 2 1/2 hours to come here. We love it and have brought family and friends...City: National Harbor
French Transnational Film Festival at Goucher CollegeVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Multicultural Showcasing recent and restored works of French transnational cinema, from February 12-March 10. Go to https://events.goucher.edu/ for the full schedule.City: Baltimore