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Weekend Events Calendar: Chesapeake Crab and Beer Fest, LatinoFest at Patterson Park, record release shows, food truck gatherings, Bikes and Beers

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Baltimore Crab Run on 6/23
Charm City Crab Run 5k is on 6/23 starting at 9:30 a.m. at Rash Field

Welcome, summer. The Solstice means plenty of daylight to get out and soak in the happenings around town. This weekend features some unique local music experiences, with BSO’s New Music Festival heading to various venues among the highlights. The festival schedule remains strong with celebrations of Latino culture, getting fit, Chesapeake crabs (and eating them) and World Refugee Day, among others. Enjoy.

Joe Squared Joins Meyerhoff, Peabody Institute as Concert Settings for BSO’s ‘New Music Festival’

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Photo via Joe Squared.

The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Peabody Institute are well-known venues for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performances. A three-day music festival next month plans to add a third location: pizza restaurant Joe Squared, located on North Avenue.

Baltimore Symphony Decorators’ Show House is Back for 2017 with ‘Mayfair’

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Photo via Baltimore Symphony Decorators’ Show House‎/Facebook

After going a year without a home on display, Baltimore Symphony Associates has a residence and dates for its 2017 fundraising event.

BSO Oboist Also Dabbles in Double Nose Recorder

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra oboist Katherine Needleman is well aware that one must prepare to be a good guest at parties around this time of year. That’s why she has a party trick ready.

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Has a New President

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Incoming BSO president Peter T. Kjome. Photo by Johnny Quirin, Courtesy BSO.
Incoming BSO president Peter T. Kjome. Photo by Johnny Quirin, Courtesy BSO.

Ten months ago, we learned that Baltimore Symphony Orchestra president and CEO Paul Meecham was leaving town for Utah after a decade spent leading the BSO. Today, the orchestra announced that they have found his replacement, plucked from the Grand Rapids Symphony in Michigan.

13-Year-Old Reisterstown Student Picked to Sing Solo with the BSO

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Courtesy BCPS
Courtesy BCPS

A talented seventh-grader from Baltimore County is already about to fulfill one of his lifelong goals: Singing solo onstage, backed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

‘A Swingin’ Nutcracker a la Ellington’ is Part of Baltimore Symphony’s Holiday Lineup

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Credit: Jati Lindsay
Credit: Jati Lindsay

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will present a jazzy new take on Tchaikovsky’s classic The Nutcracker this year as part of its holiday concert lineup.

Plans Fall Through for Baltimore Decorators’ Show House

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'Oakhurst,' the 2015 BSO Decorator's Show House.
The 2015 BSO Decorators’ Show House. The BSO will not hold one in 2016.

For the first time in 40 years, there will be no Baltimore Symphony Decorators’ Show House.

The decision was spelled out in a letter from Sandy Feldman, president of the Baltimore Symphony Associates, a volunteer organization that selects and organizes the Show House as a fundraiser.

Dear Friends of the Baltimore Symphony Associates,

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators’ Show House. We appreciate your continued support of this annual fundraiser for the educational programs of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

BSO is Holding Open Auditions for ‘Hairspray’

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hairsprayThe Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is looking for the Nicest Kids in Town.

BSO President Paul Meecham Takes a New Job in Utah

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Paul Meecham
Paul Meecham

Paul Meecham’s role doesn’t involve taking the podium at the Meyerhoff, but as President and CEO he keeps the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra running and makes the business decisions. This week, Meecham announced he is departing for Utah.

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