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Museum Mondays: Treekeepers 101

Monday, March 30th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Baltimore Tree Trust What: Treekeepers 101: Trees & Baltimore

Where: 2701 E. Oliver St. Baltimore, MD 21213

When: April 18th// 9:00 am- 12:00pm

On April 18th, join the Berea Eastside Neighborhood Association at Treekeepers 101: Trees & Baltimore! The session welcomes all who would like to learn more about nonprofit organizations and agencies who strive to save Baltimore’s urban environment by working with citizens to make our city green. Trees & Baltimore will teach you all about the environmental issues that we face  while our urban forest declines. All the classes and workshops provided by the Baltimore Tree Trust are free and welcome to all, and each offers an opportunity to give back to Charm City! Whether you’re planting trees or spreading awareness about the importance of living green, every extra hand helps! Find out more here!



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Sports Saturdays: Men’s Lax vs. Colgate

Saturday, March 28th, 2015 by Justin Thomas

Sports SaturdayWHAT: Loyola Men’s Lacrosse vs. Colgate

WHEN: Saturday, March 28, 2:30pm

WHERE: Ridley Athletic Complex

Are you ready for some Greyhound lacrosse…on CBS Sports?!

That’s right folks. This Saturday, the Loyola men’s lacrosse team will take on Colgate in a Patriot League matchup at Ridley.

However, if you can’t make your way over to Ridley for the game (which you totally should if you are physically able), you can catch all the exciting action on CBS Sports Network. (more…)



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Food Fridays: The Emporiyum

Friday, March 27th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

The Emporiyum What: The Emporiyum

Where: Former H&S Bakery Distribution Center at Fleet Street and S. Central Avenue

When: April 18th- 19th, 2015

Food, food, and food. Did I mention food? That’s what it’s all about at The Emporiyum– Food! Some of the countries best vendors gather at this food market, all with the hopes of leaving you with some happy taste buds and a full stomach. With all the delicious menus to order from, goods to purchase and take home, and samples to taste, The Emporium is the perfect place to spend your day, exploring the marketplace and your palette! The artisans who bring their goods and recipes to the food market are extremely talented chefs, bakers, and ice-cream makers, so don’t miss your chance to pay them a visit while they’re right here in Charm City! The event is a sell-out every year, so get your tickets while they’re hot!

 



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Theatre Thursdays: Wicked

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Wicked What: Wicked

Where: The Hippodrome Theatre

When: April 1st- April 26th

We’ve all heard about Dorothy, Todo, and the gang, but there are two sides to every story. The story you may not be as familiar with is that which happened before Dorothy followed the Yellow Brick Road, the story of Elphaba and Glinda, the witches of the Oz. If that’s the case, Wicked is an absolute must-see. With a wonderfully beautiful, yet tear-jerking story line and fantastic musical numbers, such as “Defying Gravity”, “Popular”, and “As Long As You’r Mine”, Wicked will have you laughing, crying, and singing along! Don’t miss your chance to see this breath-taking performance while it’s in Baltimore! Hop on your broomstick, and head on down to the Hippodrome! Tickets are available here!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra What: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Where: Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

When: Showtimes Available Online

The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall has a fantastic array of shows coming up for you and your friends or family to enjoy! Just a few of the upcoming performances include David Sedaris, Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, and On Safari. You’re certain to enjoy whatever show you come to see at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Not only does the Hall offer an excellent range of shows, all with talent and prestige, but the Hall itself is a beautiful place to enjoy a show! With a modern 2,443 seat theatre, the building, itself, is demonstrates some of Charm City’s finest architecture and unusual structure. If you don’t have time to stay for a show, just a trip to see the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall will be well worth your while! Find out more here!



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Museum Mondays: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair What: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair

Where: Baltimore Museum of Art

When: March 28th//11:00 am- 6:00 pm and March 29th// 12:00- 6:00 pm

The Baltimore Contemporary Arts Museum and its Print, Drawing, and Photograph Society are bringing to you a showcase of works from some of the country’s most unique and talented contemporary artists for you to admire, enjoy, an be inspired by! (Maybe you’ll even go home with a print of your own!) The exhibit will include limited editions, multi-part portfolios, single prints, and much more, introducing you to a variety of works by known and emerging artists alike. The fair is an opportunity to speak with publishers, printers, and BMA curators about the artwork, the printing process, and other techniques as well! All proceeds from the fair go towards expanding BMA’s contemporary collections! There is a series of events over the course of the fair, all of which will teach you even more about the world of contemporary art. Find out more about the fair and the many special events here!



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Sports Saturdays: UAB Win Means Victory Beyond the Court

Saturday, March 21st, 2015 by Justin Thomas

Sports SaturdayThe University of Alabama at Birmingham shocked the sports world on Thursday when they topped 3-seed Iowa State, 60-59, providing the first major upset of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

According to brackets submitted on ESPN.com, more people picked ISU to go all the way to the Final Four than picked them to lose to 14-seed UAB in the first game.

The major upset win speaks for itself, and obviously it was an emotional win for the UAB players.

“For us, it was just huge,” UAB junior Robert Brown said. “We come here, not just to play games, but to actually make some noise and to win some games. To be able to do that and win for Birmingham, win for Coach [Jerod] Haase, it’s a great feeling.”

Brown led all scorers in the upset win with 21 points.

However, the win means so much more for UAB than just advancing. For them, it was a deep feeling of achievement and euphoria that this program, its students and its fan base desperately needed. (more…)



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Food Fridays: Soup & Serenity

Friday, March 20th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Soup & SerenityWhat: Soup & Serenity

Where: Kadampa Meditation Center Maryland

When: Wednesdays// 12:15-1:30 pm

We’ve all found ourselves needing a moment to stop what we’re doing, put everything down, and just breathe. Sometimes, it’s not easy to find the time for that, and even if we do, allowing ourselves to relax and distracting ourselves from all of our stresses can be nearly impossible. If you’re feeling that way right now, drop everything, and sign up for Soup & Serenity! The Kadampa Meditation Center holds a half an hour guided meditation class every Wednesday, followed by homemade soup, salad, and bread, served in the World Peace Café. It will give you a midweek break that will make the next couple of work days seem much less frustrating, and you’ll learn how to relax your mind when it just wants to keep running! Plus, who doesn’t love some hot soup? Namasté! Get your tickets here!



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Theatre Thursdays: No Bulls**t Audition Techniques

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

No Bulls**t Audition Techniques What: No Bulls**t Audition Techniques

Where: Single Carrot Theatre

When: March 28th//12:00- 5:00 pm

Too many talented actors and actresses never get their big break. That’s why Single Carrot Theatre is here to help! If you’re an aspiring movie star, you’ve auditioned for countless roles, but that perfect role hasn’t come your way, try a session of No Bulls**t Audition Techniques at Single Carrot Theatre! Professional actors and directors will guide you through all the steps and tricks to having perfect audition technique, giving you tips on everything from what to wear, how to stand, and other do’s and don’ts! If you’re interested in the musical component of the auditioning process, Single Carrot Theatre offers one as part of the workshop, too! Don’t miss this opportunity! Your next step to stardom starts right here!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Baltimore Bike Party

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Baltimore Bike PartyWhat: Baltimore Bike Party

Where: St. Mary’s Park Baltimore, Maryland 21201

When: March 27th// 6:30 pm

Who doesn’t love a good bike ride? Whether your the next Lance Armstrong (circa 1993), an aspiring cyclist, or you would still prefer to use your training wheels, the Baltimore Bike Party is a great party! The only rule is that everyone rides together! There is a different-themed bike ride held on the last Friday of every month, making it new and exciting each and every time! This month, the theme is Lions, Tigers, and Bikes, Oh My! So gather all of your fur, scales, fangs, and tails, hop on your bike, and enjoy the ride! Find out more here!



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