This weekend, mark Earth Day with a cleanup, takeout and dance party combo — all in one event. Plus, check out new art, from visual to film to music.
Live Artist Talk: Decolonizing the Constellations: 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, virtual. The Walters Art Museum presents Baltimore artist René Treviño explains how cultural representations, including nature, are framed in European terms.
More than Slaves, More than Artifacts: Telling Black History at Mount Clare: Noon-1 p.m. on Friday, April 23, virtual. National Park Service archaeologist Teresa Moyer presents on the stories of Black people who lived and worked at the Carroll Park plantation.
Proper Nouns: 8 p.m. on Friday, April 23, at Creative Alliance. The “virtual front row” concert celebrates the indie band’s new album, “Feel Free.”
MICA MFA Filmmaking Thesis Showcase: 7-9:30 p.m. on April 23&24, virtual. The Parkway Theatre presents a virtual screening of films from MICA’s master’s program. This year’s theme is “In Place, Insight, and In Time.” It features three documentaries, an episodic pilot and three narratives
Take-Out Getdown: An Earth Day Affair: 12 p.m.-on on Saturday, April 24. The coordinated food carryout event is back for a third pandemic edition, with local restaurants to support and a takeout order earning a free ticket to a virtual dance party. Plus, Blue Water Baltimore, ACE Hardware, and Evermore Cannabis Company are hosting a citywide cleanup project.
Shriver Hall Concert Series: 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, virtual. Recorder virtuoso Tabea Debu and lutenist Alon Sariel perform works by Bach, Telemann and more.
Fruiting Bodies: 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 24 at Current Space. The Howard Street art space hosts an opening reception for a new exhibition from Amy Reid. On view from the street through window boxes, it’s part of a series titled Unearthing Queer Ecologies.
Ella Gahnt & Iva Ambush Sing the Women of Jazz: 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, virtual. An Die Musik presents the jazz vocalists performing the work of Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Cassandra Wilson, Carmen Lundy, Randy Crawford and more.
Baltimore Humane Society presents Cocktails, Mocktails, & More: 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 25, virtual. The Reisterstown pet shelter nonprofit hosts an event with magician and mentalist Adam Stone. The event includes a pizza-at-home demo from Ben Lefenfeld of La Cuchara, and cocktail demo with a mixologist from Cane Collective.
“The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls”: Streaming through May 2 (extended). Baltimore Center Stage presents a world premiere of a play by Keli Goff. It’s a mix of monologues and scenes exploring Black womanhood, and how hair is personal and political.
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