Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 by Cara Hullings
What: Dvořák’s Cello Concerto
Where: Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Catherdral St
When: Thursday, February 16th, 8pm
Celebrate your Valentine’s Day a little late this year with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra as they present Dvořák’s Cello Concerto. This romantic symphony has all the drama and score that a classical music lover could ask for on this romantic holiday. Marin Alsop pairs Samuel Barber’s Romantic First Symphony with Copland’s evocation of the 16th President to create a masterful concerto. But the drama and the romance doesn’t end there! This concerto will also include Czech composer, Antonin Dvořák’s, tribute to a dying love in his amazing cello concerto. All of this beautiful music comes together in a stunning conclusion that will move you and make your Valentine’s Day one to remember.
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 by Cara Hullings
What: Beautiful- The Carole King Musical
Where: The Hippodrome Theater, 12 N Eutaw St
When: January 24th-29th (Times)
Throughout the week, The Hippodrome will be putting on Beautiful, a musical that follows the life of Carole King and her rise to fame. Known to my generation as the voice of the Gilmore Girls theme and to past generations as the voice for their time, Carole King has left an ever lasting mark on our culture that this musical showcases. Beautiful tells the story of how Carole King fought her way into the record business at a young age, wrote songs with her friends/husband, and started her successful solo career. Along the plot of the story, this musical features many of King’s amazing hits like “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “You’ve Got a Friend”. With this inspiring story and great music, Beautiful will have you feeling the Earth move under your seat in the Hippodrome.
Thursday, January 19th, 2017 by Cara Hullings
What: Moonrise Kingdom
When: January 25th, 29th, 30th, and 31st
Where: The Senator Theatre, 5904 York Rd
As part of its Revival Series, The Senator will be showing Moonrise Kingdom at the assorted times found here. For $10 you can come see this 2012 Academy Award nominated movie directed by Wes Anderson. Set on the coast of New England in the 1960’s, Moonrise Kingdom tells the tale of an angsty teen romance through aesthetically pleasing cinematography. These two star crossed lovers run away together in an attempt to flee their lives and a search ensues around the town to find them. Between the aesthetic of this witty film and the aesthetic of the old-timey Senator, seeing this movie will be a night full of fun, relaxation and nostalgia.
Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 by Alexandra Wertman
When:December 9th-10th, and 16th-17th
Where: Baltimore School for the Arts (712 Cathedral St.)
Thanksgiving is over and it’s officially the last day before December, so it’s time to start getting in the holiday spirit. Kick-off your holiday plans with a winter classic, the Nutcracker. Students from the Baltimore School for the Arts and TWIGS will preform together December 9th-10th and the 16th-17th this holiday season. Don’t miss your opportunity to celebrate the upcoming holidays with this quintessential winter ballet.
Tickets cost $20 for adults, only $15 for students and seniors.
Friday, November 11th, 2016 by Cara Hullings
What: Interactive Movie Night: The Goonies
Where: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave
When: Wednesday November 16th, 7:30-11pm
Who needs regular movies when you could see an interactive movie? Definitely not me. Creative Alliance’s Interactive Movie Night is back by popular demand with The Goonies as the featured film! Dress up as your favorite Goonie and come out to play games, enter contests, and enjoy the movie. Hosted by Creative Alliance’s Heather Keating and Jen Marsh, these two lovely ladies will kick off the night of ridiculousness. This craziness includes a Truffle Shuffle dance contest, drink specials, movie trivia, and much more.
Come out at 7:30 to hang out and meet people, or show up in time for the movie at 8. Tickets are $15 at the door or purchase them in advanced here for $12. You can also purchase an Ultimate Fan Pack at the door for an extra $5 which includes everything you need to play the crazy Goonies movie game. So get ready to grab your Ultimate Fan Pack, reteach yourself the Truffle Shuffle, and get ready to play some Goonie games!
Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 by Cara Hullings
What: Community Theater
Where: 801 McCulloh Street
Since 1953, Arena Players has been putting on performances as a way to highlight African-American experiences and bring Baltimore communities together. They wear their title as a community theater proudly, trying to nurture, entertain, and educate the audience, combining the knowledge and talents of those who are part of Arena Players.
Arena Players has shows running throughout the year presented by volunteer actors who love what they do. Almost all the shows put on reflect an aspect of African-American life as a way to offer representation. Their current upcoming event is the play Last House Standing, a play about a family in Baltimore, which will be showing November 11th, 12th, and 13th. Grab your tickets and get in on the scene of Baltimore.
Thursday, October 27th, 2016 by Cara Hullings
What: 90s Halloween Bash
Where: Rams Head Live!
When: Saturday, October 29th Doors at 7pm
Sick of the music of 2016? Need to be transported back to the good old days of the 90s? Well, Halloween is the perfect time for just that! Dress up in your 90s gear and come out to Rams Head Live for its 90s Halloween Bash. Sponsored by Saved by the 90s, which hosts 90s events throughout the country, this party is definitely going to be rad. With everything from Spice Girls to The Beastie Boys and performances from The Bayside Tigers, the jams are stellar, and you’ll be totally buggin’ while you remember every lyric.
Get your tickets for the show here and go out to buy yourself a new scrunchy. Whether you’re there for the live songs or to get jiggy with the DJ’s spins, this event will have you saying “Booyah” since it’s such a score.
Thursday, October 20th, 2016 by Alexandra Wertman
What: Movie night!
When: Wednesdays at 9pm, Fridays at 10pm, & Saturdays at 11am
Where: Charles Theatre (1711 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Md 21210)
Looking for something to do this weekend? Tired of watching Netflix in your dorm room? Every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday The Charles Theatre will be showing a variety of anime movies- so stop in and check one out! Even if anime isn’t usually your first choice feature, showings at the Charles are a perfect chance to try something a little different. Features include films from studio Ghibli as well as many other various titles. The Anime night schedule is available here and features the dates and films playing up until December 31st. So check out the website, pick the flick that best suits you, and enjoy a fun night out at this historic Baltimorean venue.
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 by Cara Hullings
What: Emo Night
Where: The Ottobar
When: Friday October 14th, 9pm-2am
Break out the black clothes, converse, and thick eye liner! Friday the 14th, The Ottobar is hosting its second Emo Night Bawltimore for everyone to come out and relive the guilty pleasures of the 2000’s. Presented by Emo Night LA, these seasoned veterans will be playing all your favorite emo and pop punk hits. Go relearn the words to Dashboard Confessional and My Chemical Romance so you can scream the songs and bust a move on the downstairs level of The Ottobar. Added bonus: here will be surprise appearances from some special DJs. Emo remixes? Yes please!
This is an event for people 18 and older, but those under 21 must pay a $2 surcharge. Get tickets ($11 for 21 and over) here or buy them at the door on the 14th. And don’t forget to get yourself some black hair dye while you’re at it!
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 by Cara Hullings
What: Violent Femmes
Where: Rams Head Live!
When: Friday September 30th, 7pm
For over thirty years, The Violent Femmes have been creating and playing music together on and off. Now, fresh off their first full album in fifteen years they’re hitting the road together once again, with a Baltimore stop at Rams Head Live. This Friday, come out to Rams Head and witness this history-making band rock the stage. The band will be playing their dozens of old iconic hits like “Blister in the Sun” (my favorite), as well as the new hits off the album WE CAN DO ANYTHING. This is a show you’ll definitely regret missing, so quickly buy your tickets here before they sell out!