Learn the fundamentals of improv comedy with skilled and supportive instructors from Highwire Improv. We’ll play some very silly games, learn how to create characters, explore techniques to collaborate and create as a team, and even perform full improvised scenes together! Of course, you won’t be facing this new experience alone—you’ll be learning these new skills with a team of new improvisers, and by the end you’ll be ready to put on a showcase for your friends, family, and fans!
Are you a “sing in the shower” newbie seeking the confidence to perform a special song for a special someone? Are you an experienced performer looking to take your artistry to the next level? Or are you somewhere in-between looking to expand your repertoire, hone your craft, and/or increase your comfort zone? Regardless of where you are on your cabaret journey, this program is for you! While other vocal genres reveal a performer’s relationship with their voice, cabaret reveals a performer’s relationship with their heart and soul.
Welcome to Baltimore, the city of charm and possibility! If you've recently found yourself in this vibrant community and are eager to make connections, our "Charm City Connections: An Improv Welcome to Baltimore" event is the perfect avenue. In this specially curated two-hour experience, we invite newcomers like you to explore the world of improv while forging new friendships.
In conjunction with the exhibition Spectrum of Process, on display from February 9 through March 2, the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents a discussion, Research and Process, featuring faculty and students involved in the “Can You Catch a Deep Fake?” and “Artifacts” research projects.
Join us on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 7pm on Zoom as we welcome Charles Funn, our first Baltimore History Evening guest in 2024. Please register at this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctd-itqj4rE9TZnB6ML5x-cNO395oCv3fK.#/...
Charles Funn, a graduate of Morgan Stage College, is a noted professional musician and a retired band instructor (44 years) with the Baltimore City Public School System.
Cantando aprendo Español gives parents and caregivers fun and easy ideas in Spanish of things they can do with their children that encourage interaction and early literacy in this new language. The more they sing, the more they learn, and the more parents and caregivers feel comfortable with this new language!
Enjoy play, learning and family fun at a reduced price during Port Discovery's Community Day. Come play and learn while exploring Port Discovery’s three floors of interactive exhibits including The SkyClimber, The Port, Tiny's Diner, Wonders of Water, and more!
Nonrefundable and nontransferable. Cannot be combined with other offers. Limit 8 per party. Transaction must include at least one adult and one child.
Learn the art of commanding the stage and owning it like a true diva. This class is designed to teach you the essential elements that elevate a burlesque performance, combining charisma, confidence, and attitude to leave a lasting impression on your audience. In this class, you’ll be guided through a 2-4 minute routine that covers aspects of a burlesque star performance. From learning choreography that complements your style to mastering the art of costume removal with flair, you’ll acquire the skills and stage presence to captivate any audience.
Port Discovery’s Sensory Friendly Sundays provide Museum access to families who would benefit from a sensory friendly experience and quieter setting at Port Discovery two hours before opening to the general public. These mornings are designed to provide you with an opportunity to enjoy the Port Discovery experience in a sensory-modified setting, including limited admission and sound and lighting adjustments.
Sensory Friendly Sundays will include open-play opportunities throughout the Museum. No proof of qualification will be required. Pre-registration is required.
McDaniel College’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosts the second in a series of interactive discussions about navigating ongoing challenges to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in higher education. Call 410-857-2459 or email [email protected] for more information.
WORDSMITH is a Songwriter, Recording Artist, Actor, and Philanthropist from Baltimore, Maryland. On Friday, February 23 at 8 PM, WORDSMITH will perform at BlackRock Center for the Arts to celebrate, inspire, and connect the community by honoring Black History Month on the MAINSTAGE!
Stay after the show for a special DJ set by OSO FRESH in the BlackBox. Tickets to that here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wordsmith-after-party-w-dj-oso-fresh-ticket....
Join us for a grown-up friend-raiser (21+) in support of Port Discovery’s educational and access programs. Hops & Vines brings together the best breweries and wineries from around the region for an evening of premier tastings. Take a tour of beverage samples along a backdrop of a fun night-at-the-museum vibe, complete with music and mingling.
To learn more and purchase tickets: www.portdiscovery.org/hopsvines
Have you been interested in calligraphy but aren’t sure how to get started? Join Brittany DeNovellis from Novel Letter Studio for an introduction to fundamentals of modern calligraphy, using a brush pen. This 2-part workshop series will teach you about the supplies you can use, the basic shapes you need to know to get started, and how to combine those shapes into letters and words. After the class, you’ll take home your workbook and pens for your ongoing practice.
Capoeira Angola cultivates control of emotions, body, and mind. Capoeira Angola is a rigorous workout that resembles both martial arts and dance. It also develops a cultural philosophy—rich in music, community, and Afro-Brazilian ancestral connections. Capoeira Angola develops a dialogue between two bodies.
Get up close and personal with a few native species and create a little friend to take home. Including the likes of our corn snake, terrapin, and box turtle (animal participation may vary), learn about how each animal plays a role in our ecosystem, and interact with our animals in a safe way. Then, use felt to create your favorite of our animal friends!