Thursday, February 28, 2013
Mount Hebron High students were coming to the "For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights."
Students from at least one Baltimore-area school were scheduled to come to UMBC on Thursday to view the exhibition titled "For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights." A group of students from Mount Hebron High School (Howard County) are scheduled to come to the exhbit today. Two city high schools -- Digital Harbor and City College -- already have seen the exhibit. UMBC has set up trips for local high school students to come and see the exhibition and then go to a class about visual culture and social justice with a professor from the college. After that, the students create their own social justice-inspired artwork once they get back to their school. That is then going to be displayed on the UMBC campus. …
Catch hip-hop, metal, funk and classic rock in Baltimore and the surrounding towns this weekend.
Those looking to catch some live music this weekend have an eclectic variety of national and regional acts to choose from. If you're in the mood for hip-hop, head to Rams Head Live on Friday for Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def. If you're in the mood for metal, head to Hampden Saturday night for Necropsy. If you want to jam and dance, head to the 8x10 for Talking Heads Tribute The Psycho Killers on Friday, or Saturday for funk-rock band Subtle Hustle and electro-rock jamband Big Something. Here's what's on tap this weekend: Friday, March 1 Who: Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def Where: Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, Inner Harbor, Baltimore Time: Doors 8 p.m., Show 9 p.m. Tickets: $40, purchase here Who: Muddy River Blues Band Where: Tidewater Grille, 300 …
Here are the highlights for this weekend in Baltimore city and county.
Here's what's happening around town this weekend. Remember, you can always browse local events or add your own. Just click Events at the top of this page. It's quick, easy and free. All weekend The Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show sails into the Baltimore Convention Center. Friday "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart offers a night of political commentary and comedy at the Meyerhoff. It's First Friday at the Maryland Science Center. Get admission to the exhibits, planetarium and theater for just $8 Friday evening. Yasiin Bey (also known as Mos Def) performs at Rams Head Live. Saturday The Timonium Fairgrounds host a home and garden show Saturday and Sunday. Towson University's basketball teams say farewell to the Towson Center Arena—next…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Watch Aberdeen resident Kriss Mincey talk about her experience on American Idol.
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Thursday, February 7
Here's what's happening around the Baltimore area this weekend.
Football is, as of last Sunday, over for the season. Orioles pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota, FL next week. So there are no major sports to speak of around town. But there are still other shows and concerts happening this weekend. As always, you can see what's going on in your neighborhood or share your events by pressing the events button at the top of this page. All Weekend The Motor Trend International Auto Show is at the Baltimore Convention Center. The 1st Mariner Arena hosts Disney on Ice. The Timonium Fairgrounds host a motorcycle show. Saturday Rock band Mr. Greengenes performs their final Maryland show at Rams Head Live. The Recher Theatre in Towson hosts a benefit concert for Hopewell Cancer Support.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Mount de Sales' is putting on the production.
More than 80 students are will perform 'Seussical,' this weekend at Mount St. Joseph Fine Arts Center, 4403 Frederick Ave. Senior Leslie Briggs of Mount de Sales Academy will play the role of Cat in the Hat. This is an opportunity to let everyone "hear the story of Horton and the Whos, along with an array of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters," the Mount de Sales Academy website states. The show times will be 7 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets will cost $10 for general admission and are available at the box office before every show with children under age 4 getting in for free. You can reach Angelo Romeo at email@example.com for more information.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A series of concerts in honor of the 30th anniversary will be held next week.
UMBC is going to help the Baltimore Dance Project celebrate its 30th anniversary next week. The school, located at 1000 Hilltop Circle in Catonsville, will host concerts of the Project on Feb. 7, 8 and 9, according to a press release. These will be the first dance performances on the stage of the school's new Proscenium Theatre in the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, the release states. Artistic directors and choreographers Carol Hess and Doug Hamby will lead the way with principal dancer Sandra Lacy set to be featured. Hess is the UMBC Department of Dance chairman and associate professor. Hess serves as an associate professor of dance at UMBC while Lacy is a faculty member in that same department. Each of the three shows is …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Jones visit next month is in celebration of Black History Month.
Van Jones, a clean energy and human rights pioneer, will be coming to CCBC in February as a guest lecturer for the President's Distinguished African-American Lecture Series. Jones will lecture at 11:15 a.m. Feb. 21 at CCBC Catonsville's Q Theatre. His talk will be based on his 2009 bestseller The Green-Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Solve our Two Biggest Problems. TIME magazine picked Jones as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2009. In addition, Rolling Stone magazine named him as one of "12 Leaders Who Get Things Done. Ebony magazine had him on its "Power 150" list of influential African-Americans. He also served as the green jobs advisor at the White House four years ago, and the aforementioned book was a New …
Matt Walder, a student at Arizona State University, and Pikesville High School alum, shows purple pride.
"When we suit up, we are gladiators. "So don't talk to me about pain. "Don't tell me about sacrifice." Those are the introductory words to Matt Walder's Ravens anthem, posted Tuesday on YouTube. The song, a Seven Nation Army remix, by the Pikesville High School alum from Owings Mills, is a rousing chant in support of the Baltimore Ravens as they take on the San Francisco 49ers Sunday in Super Bowl XLVII. "Here's a little diddy for you Ravens fans to get pumped up for the Superbowl!!! BALTIMORE STAND UP!!!!," Walder said on YouTube. Walder is a 2008 graduate of PHS who resides in Tempe, AZ, according to his Facebook page. He's finishing his last semester at ASU where he is majoring in design management and minoring in music. "I've spent …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Here are some events happening around town during the holiday weekend.
Here's what's going on around town this weekend. Want to get out the word about your event or see what's happening near you? Just click Events at the top of this page. Friday Motown icon Smokey Robinson performs at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. The pen is mightier than the sword, you say? Try out the latter with fencing lessons in Catonsville. Saturday Baltimore hosts its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. We're still more than two months off from the first pitch at Camden Yards, but help satisfy your hunger from some Orioles magic at the team's annual FanFest at the Baltimore Convention Center from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event includes demonstrations, discussion panels, merchandise and even a tour of the Orioles …