The Adventure Theatre performs plays for children along with offering classes and workshops in the theater arts.
This Hampden gallery was established in 2004 as a gallery for the promotion of local and regional artists and now represents the work over 100 artists. The gallery displays a variety of mediums including painting, pastel and oil stick, mixed media and collage, jewelry, textiles, sculpture, decorative furniture, accessories, wood, ceramic and glass. The artwork presented in the main gallery is constantly changing as artists add new work, but Antreasian also has a separate gallery space for current exhibitions, which highlight a particular theme or medium, occur every six weeks from September through June.
The Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre puts on seven shows a season including two musicals, one children's show (usually over the holidays), and both well-known plays and ones by local playwrights. Many of the Spotlighters performances are based on contemporary plays.
This non-profit museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Baltimore's public transportation, particularly that of the streetcar. Exhibits and activities include displays, unlimited rides on streetcars, a carhouse tour and audio-visual presentations of Baltimore streetcar history.
The Burck Center for the Performing Arts contains the large Ceres M. Horn Theatre and the smaller Osborn Black Box Theater. Performances include McDonogh School sponsored events along with outside groups who use the space.
The Cabaret features the Children's Theatre productions during renovations along with musicals and performances by the Cockpit in Court players.
Vermont's Classika Theatre presents family performances including puppet shows and retold fairy tales; their adult performances tend to have an international flair. The theater has no food available but is located in a neighborhood full of bistros and cafes.
This Ellicott City museum is housed in the oldest railway station in America and offers a look at 19th century life and transportation, replete with reenactors playing the parts of 19th century Americans. The restored rooms of this 1830 railroad building display artifacts and private collections having to do with American history. An 1885 Freight House features an operating 40ft. scale model of the first thirteen miles of railroad in America, and visitors may also climb aboard a 1927 Caboose on as well as view other trains and train models. The museum has won acclaim for its three " living history" exhibits, which occur every year: Civil War: the Maryland Story, Roads to Rails: the birth and early development of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and the Holidays Model Train Gardens.
The founders of the museum began with only four wax figures and a dream. Now the museum has over 20 wax figures, which chronicle the history and heritage of African American history. The displays deal with many issues in African American history including slavery and racist oppression. The museum leads several outreach activities for young African Americans in Baltimore.
The Gunston Arts Center is a multi-purpose facility featuring many performances year round. It has two spaces: the Theatre I and the black box Theatre II.
The Hays House is a frame house built during 1788-89, which exists now as it did from 1813-1825. It is the oldest preserved home in Bel Air and its mission is to show adults and children alike how a family of rural gentry in the county seat lived in colonial times.
Buffet meal with every Broadway production they put on, their Children's Theatre does a lunch show for kids of classics like Beauty and the Beast.
The Maryland Science Center, located at the Inner Harbor, has three floors of hands-on exhibits, the Davis Planetarium, the Crosby Ramsey Memorial Observatory, traveling special exhibits, and an IMAX theater, which shows both 2-D and 3-D films. There are many activities for kids.
This 18th century Georgian mansion, a registered National Historic Landmark in Carroll Park in southwest Baltimore, was built by Charles Carroll, Barrister in 1760 as the center of his 800 acre Patapsco River plantation. Visitors may tour the mansion and see the rooms and objects of everyday life of the Carroll family. The museum hosts a number of history tours such as Mount Clare: A History of the Carroll Family in Residence, 1760-1850; Mistress of Mount Clare: Margaret Tilghman Carroll & Her World; and Revolutionary Women: Portraits of Independence, 1760-1960. School tours include Mount Clare's Traveling Trunk and Colonial Life Then and Now. There are special events that take place each month, which may include making hand-made ice-cream, and 18th century dance lesson and a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence.
Anyone who has been to Baltimore knows about the National Aquarium, one of the most renowned aquariums in the world. Its exhibits include recreated habitats holding fish of many varieties, puffins, eels, coral, anemones, seahorses, jellyfish; a rainforest you can walk through looking for birds, monkeys, sloths, turtles and other creatures; huge tanks holding sting-rays, fish and sharks; a handling pool; porpoise and dolphins shows; seals and more. The aquarium is a must-see for all tourists.
This children's museum bills itself as the "kid-powered museum" and has a variety of activities designed to let kids see how stuff works by doing it themselves. Exhibits include a three-story tree-house, a rope bridge, a television broadcast studio, adventure expeditions, a perception mystery house, a robot zoo and other permanent and special exhibitions.
"Anotha Black Owned Records & Entertainment is an Urban/ Rap/ Hip-Hop/ R&B Compilation of performing artists & Producer."
North Baltimore teen band (formed in the spring of '03) who play angular garage rock with irregular rhythms with an added metal influence.
"Welcome to the cabaret of the third millenium. Between Brecht, Satie and the circus Pinder, Anne Watts and Boister impose a style that only belongs to them. Derailing the mainstream, the charm [of] this sound catches up to you insidiously." (in the words of the band)
4 guys mixin' rock, reggae, and funk to make you sing & dance for days! If you like Sublime, Incubus, or 311, you'll love Ballyhoo!
"This unique group singing five to nine part arrangements, is recruiting male and female singers. Contact us at bvje.net"
"One of the most dynamic bands to hit the Baltimore and Washington DC area-Black Magic and Last Dog Standing. Comprised of four very experienced and talented musicians, Horace Turner (Black Magic, lead vocals & harmonica), Nick Nickens (bass), Steve Beck (guitar), and Tom Mansell (drums), this group is entertaining crowds wherever they play."
"Formed in 2008, the Clipper City Brass Quintet has already established itself as one of the premier chamber ensembles in the region. Known for their versatility, the Clipper City Brass is skilled in genres and styles ranging from early Renaissance and Baroque to Jazz and Dixie. They are available to perform for a wide variety of events; including, but not limited to weddings and other special ceremonies.
The Clipper City Brass Quintet is available for a wide variety of occasions. We can make any event truly special for you. We are musicians capable of performing in any style that you are looking for. We are skilled in genres ranging from classical music to Dixieland jazz; classic rock, movie music, Latin jazz, show tunes, and anything in between. Add music from the Clipper City Brass Quintet to your event to give your event that special touch."
"Non-profit community symphonic band whose purpose is to give nonprofessional musicians the opportunity to perform challenging band literature while educating and entertaining the public in Howard County and the surrounding communities."
All girl band doing original music.The grrlz were born in hawaii,grew up in Vermont, and met in Seattle.
They are Woman oriented. Theatrical. Best vocals ever. The most gifted natural musicians that have graced the scene ina long time.
They do old spirituals, riot grrl, folk, classic rock, and they are drop dead gorgeous.
They are not a fad. DaDarlings are the next step in music.
Keyboards,cello,accoustic guitar, and electric bass and guitar.
They are managed by Doc of It's Your Earth.
"Solo act, where Davey G. makes up songs to a keyboard preset--like an adult Weird Al on a three dollar budget."
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"Everything from campfire sing-a-longs to a SWAT Team onslaught."
"Ella Fitzgerald meets Neil Young. Blues/Jazz influenced acoustic duo"
The city's most focused jam band uses a variety of jellies to affix disparate genre sounds to the back of your skull and keep them well shod toes a'tapping.
"Steel Pan Drum Orchestra. Children from Baltimore City perform a growing repertoire of traditional, contemporary, gospel, jazz and modern arrangements. Under the direction of master pannist Dionne Kerr, the group is available for booking exclusively on weekends during the school year and daily during the summer. The orchestra is sponsored by the Baltimore Education and Cultural Institute Inc., a Baltimore based non-profit organization. All proceeds go to support ongoing BECI Inc. cultural and arts programs and are tax deductible."
ONE MAN STEREOPHONIC BAND
Serious Identity Crisis
South of the Border
The Black Eyed Susan authentic Mississippi river boat hosts a murder mystery and dinner cruise, with a different mystery with each cruise.
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