The sun is out, and so are we! After a long winter, Phillips Crab Deck is back for another season. The Phillips Crab Deck is perched on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in the heart of downtown and offers a crab-filled menu for outdoor dining and carryout. All summer long (weather permitting), we’ll be serving seafood favorites from the Chesapeake Bay and beyond.
3 days of LIVE Music and more at the top of the Chesapeake. Headliners include Shemekia Copeland, Raul Midon, Gunhild Carling, Felix Pastorius & the Hipster Assassins, Kelly Bell Band. Free 1-hour shows at the Integrity Real Estate/Key Title Locals Stage on Pennington. Beer/Wine garden, vendors, Family FunDay Sunday.
Back and in-person for the 35th Anniversary season, Columbia Festival of the Arts’ Free LakeFest Weekend is June 10-12, 2022, at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront! This fun and inclusive FREE three-day outdoor festival features a variety of live music and arts performances, Invitational Fine Arts and Crafts Show, interactive entertainment for all ages, cult-classic movie screenings, festival food favorites, and beer garden. More than a dozen live performances will be showcased, including Australian-based touring company Sway, The Reminders, Lakou Mizik, The 19th Street Band, and more.
Established in 1994, SWAY is a much-celebrated touring company that fuses theatre, dance, and circus in performances that have amazed well over a million people in over 40 countries, including at the Sochi Olympic Games. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the company performs atop twelve-foot flexible poles, bending and swaying to impossible angles to the delight of their audiences.
Lakou Mizik is a multigenerational collective of Haitian musicians formed in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. The group includes elder legends and rising young talents, united in a mission to honor the healing spirit of their culture and communicate a message of pride, strength and hope to their countrymen and the world. The band brings together musical generations in celebration of the cultural continuum while using Haiti’s deep well of creative strength to shine a positive light on this tragically misrepresented country.
A Poetry and Prose open mic hosted by Patti Ross aka little pi each third Thursday of the month starting August. The open mic is for community wordsmiths to share their work and love for language and performance. There will be a sign in sheet at the door 15 minutes before start. Each reader will have five minutes to share their work. The evening lasts from 6pm to 7:30pm. Every other month you can expect a featured reader/performance artist!
Get ready for our biggest event yet with Sweet Spot Pride Edition featuring Slayyyter on Thursday, June 16th at The Manor. Five hours and two levels of performances, DJs, drag shows, and a few surprises!
Performances by Kandy Muse, Ruby Fox, Baby, & more
Music by ARRA & P_A_T
Hosted by Linux
Thursday, June 16. 9PM doors. 21+
Can't wait to see you there!
** Sweet Spot Baltimore
Baltimore’s favorite late-night art party returns to the BMA with an evening designed to encourage self-expression and new connections. Inspired by the Salman Toor: No Ordinary Love exhibition, Art After Hours: Together Alone presents visitors with evening access to galleries, international house music by DJ Taj and MC Noor, cocktails and appetizers by H3irloom Food Group, in-gallery poetry performances by Kelly Xio and Aeon Ginsberg, and much more.
An evening with the best burlesque, variety, and music our local Baltimore scene has to offer!
LIVE music by Sean K. Preston and the Loaded Pistols!
Immerse yourself in acts tease to the LIVE music of local bands!
Witness sensational variety acts!
Enjoy being transported to a bygone era!
Baltimore will come #Together Again on June 20-26, 2022 to celebrate the contributions made to society by sexual and gender minorities. Hosted by the Pride Center of Maryland, Pride 2022 will bring 50,000 people from throughout the region to Baltimore for a week of celebration, recognition and fun. In person for the first time since 2019, it’s wonderful to be #Together Again.
Schedule of Events
Family Pride - June 22
Druid Hill Park @ 6:00 - 7:30pm
Youth Pride Party - June 23
North Ave Market @ 4:00 - 9:00 pm
Get your tickets today for Where We Belong!
Don’t miss this special limited engagement before it embarks on its national tour! Baltimore Center Stage presents Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Production of Where We Belong will be running live and in-person October 19-24th. Use promo code BELONG25 at checkout to purchase your tickets for only $25! We can't wait to see you at the show!