Baltimore Arts and Culture List 9/22/22-10/5/22
Thursday September 22
Bromo Art Walk: Discover the Bromo Arts District on a night of artistic performances, exhibitions and open workshops. Artwork will be available for purchase throughout the event at galleries, artist studios and pop-up markets. 5-9 p.m. in the Bromo Arts District (multiple locations), 218 West Saratoga Street. (Free) RSVP recommended. For more information, visit: www.bromodistrict.org/bromo-art-walk or call 410-244-1030 ext. 713.
Bromo Art Walk after party: After the Bromo Art Walk, continue the party in Current Space’s outdoor courtyard. This event will include a performance by Eze Jackson and a live DJ set by Trillnatured. The Garden Bar in the current space will be open with late night food available from Vegan Juiceology. 9 p.m. at Current Space, 421 North Howard Street. Registration required. For more information, visit: www.currentspace.com.
The Stoop Storytelling Series: Hidden in Plain Sight: The Stoop Storytelling Series and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in partnership with the Enoch Pratt Free Library, present “Hidden in Plain Sight: Stories about the powerful and often unseen public health forces that shape our lives.” 7 p.m. at the Central Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street. (Free) In person and virtual. For more information, go to: www.eventbrite.com/e/hidden-in-plain-sight-tickets-379954372757 or call 410-396-5430.
Psyche A. Williams-Forson presents “Eating While Black”: Psyche A. Williams-Forson is one of America’s foremost food thinkers. In her new book, she offers her knowledge and experience to illuminate how anti-black racism operates in food practice and culture. 7 p.m. at Red Emma’s, 3128 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, go to: www.redemmas.org/ or call 410-601-3072.
Brandi Collins-Dexter presents “Black Skinhead”: In “Black Skinhead,” Brandi Collins-Dexter explores the fragile alliance between black voters and the Democratic Party. Collins-Dexter will speak with Lisa Snowden, editor and co-founder of Beat of Baltimore. 7-8 p.m. at Greedy Reads Remington, 320 West 29th Street. For more information, visit: www.greedyreads.com/ or call 410-878-0184.
Friday September 23
It’s nothing but the blues: From African chants and Delta spirituals to the urban electricity of a Chicago nightclub, dusty bluegrass to the twang of a country juke joint, “It Ain’t Nothin But the Blues” is a moving retrospective of blues classics that invoke the true soul of African American music. 8-10 p.m. at Arena Players Incorporated, 801 McCulloh Street. For more information, call 410-728-6500.
Saturday September 24
BLK ASS MKT CHIPS 106 + BLACK: Come together for a day of darkness, music, culture, and vibes, while circulating the black dollar, The BLK ASS FLEA MKT is a radical movement of BLK JOY. Expect some of the hottest DJs in Baltimore and the DMV. Noon to 7 p.m. at Eager Park, North Wolfe Street. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/o/blk-ass-flea-mkt-39175813423.
Baltimore Boiler Room X Dark Room: The international live music showcase returns to Baltimore, this time with the sounds of Amy Reid, Feroun, Jordan Pope, Karizma, Life on Planets and Pangelica. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Mondo, 406 North Howard Street. For more information, visit boilerroom.tv/session/boiler-room-x-baltimore.
Gwynn Oak Food and Music Festival: Tell your family and friends to bring a blanket or chair and come out to enjoy great music and the best food, retail and service vendors in the area. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gwynn Oak Park, 6010 Gwynn Oak Ave, Gwynn Oak, MD. For more information, visit houseofotem.com/gwynnoakfoodandmusicfestival.
Remfest 2022: The third annual RemFest takes over Remington Avenue with more bands, more vendors, more food and more family entertainment. Featuring Dave Heumann, RoVo Monty, Manners Manners, Bali Lamas, Josh Stokes, Leisure Sport, Wifty Bangura, Kotic Couture, darsombra, Midnight Sun, Tionesta, DJ Mills, and more. Noon to 9 p.m. at Remington Avenue. For more information send an e-mail [email protected] or go to: www.remfest.org.
VERSION, A queer dance party: VERSION is back with sounds from Trillnatured, animated by Kotic Couture and documented by Sydney Allen. 10 p.m. at Crown Baltimore, 1910 North Charles Street, second floor. ($10) Tickets must be purchased at the door. For more information send an e-mail [email protected] or call 410-625-4848.
Sunday September 25
Joined Juke: A summer day with live music, vendors and good vibes. It’s a networking event celebrating house music and medical cannabis. What more could you ask for? 5-8 p.m. at the Sound Garden, 1616 Thames Street. For more information, visit: www.crucialculture.net/
Thursday September 29
Adult Back to School Fundraiser: A night of stationery, fun and drinks. Come pick up a list of office supplies for those returning to the office or living the remote life. Part of the profits will be donated to support adult education. 6 to 8 p.m. at the Paper Herald, 702 St. Paul Street. 21+ with ID. For more information, go to: www.paperherald.com/ or call 443-835-1402.
Artist Talk: Tawny Chatmon and Stephen Towns: Artists Tawny Chatmon and Stephen Towns will speak with visual arts historian and critic Molly Warnock and Joaneath Spicer, James A. Murnaghan Curator of Renaissance and Baroque Art at Walters. The speakers will address the themes of the show Activate Rebirth, and how each artist draws on the past to comment on the present. 6-7 p.m. at the Walters Art Museum, Graham Auditorium, 600 North Charles Street. Registration is mandatory. For more information, visit: www.thewalters.org, or call 410-547-9000.
Friday September 30
Creative mornings/Baltimore with Evan Woodard: Evan Woodard of Salvage Arc talks about this month’s topic, Depth. Woodard is a Baltimore-based historian and relic hunter who has worked with countless homeowners and local organizations to preserve historic artifacts buried in toilets beneath the city. 8:30 a.m. at Open Works Baltimore, 1400 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, visit: creativemornings.com/talks/evan-woodard.
North Art Walk Station: An evening of exhibitions, performances and special events in the Station North arts district. This is Station North’s final art walk of 2022. 5-8 p.m. at 1400 Greenmount Avenue, multiple locations. Registration (free) at Eventbrite recommended. For more information, go to: www.stationnorth.org/news/2022/7/6/station-north-art-walks-2022 call 410-244-1775.
First Annual Kotton Klub Gala: Dust off your flapper dresses, zoot suits, and finest evening wear, and come live the Roaring 20s with the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation of Metropolitan Baltimore. Pay tribute and celebrate with a purpose. There will be a VIP open bar, general admission cash bar, buffet and dancing. DJ set by DJ Tanz with performances by Mme Larzine and Dr Phil’s Big Band. 8 p.m. to midnight at Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Road. Must be 21 or older to attend. ($80-$150) For more information, contact Wayne Pulliam at 443-690-9146 or Chuck Harris at 410-917-4090.
Saturday October 1
Anniversary fundraiser for the benefit of the Sankofa Children’s Museum: Enjoy African cuisine, traditional African dancing, raffles, music and more. You can support the Sankofa Children’s Museum of African Cultures by purchasing your ticket today. 7-11 p.m. at the Sankofa Children’s Museum of African Cultures, 4330 Pimlico Road. ($70)
Hilton Private Stock Factory Sale at Green Neighbor: Hilton Carter said the unimaginable: “I have too many plants.” With the arrival of his beloved daughter and the need to make some space in his home, he decided to give you the chance to own plants that he personally cared for and styled in planters ready to be brought in. in yours. 1 to 3 p.m. at Good Neighbour, 3827 Falls Road. For more information visit: goodneighborshop.com/ or call 443-627-8919.
Read Street Jam: After 37 years, the Read Street Jam is back, continuing its history as a free and welcoming event for all. Celebrating all the artists, musicians, vendors, shops and cafes that make Mt. Vernon special. The Jam will feature a local house band, singers, street artists and DJs. Noon to 8 p.m. at 200 West Read Street between Tyson Street and Park Avenue. For more information, email [email protected] or call 443-255-5497.
Sunday October 2
One Maryland One Book 2022 Author Naima Coster at the Lewis Museum: The award-winning author of “What’s Mine and Yours” will discuss her novel, answer questions and book signings. This event is coordinated in partnership with the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Maryland State Department of Education, BMORE Me, and Baltimore City Public Schools. 4-6 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street. For more information, go to: onemarylandonebook.org/ or call 443-263-1800.