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Artscape construction (Mon afternoon)

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Pre-Artscape set-up (Sat evening)

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Pre-wiring for Artscape

Every year it seems like preparations for Artscape get earlier and earlier. Here are some pictures I took of the placement of power boxes and prewiring for such boxes mainly along Mount Royal Avenue (the one with the construction crew was on Preston St just behind Cultural Center station)

 

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Some weekend events

Friday

After Hours with the Animals (4-7pm, Maryland Zoo in Baltimore)

Twilight on the Terrace (7-11pm, Gertrude, 10 Art Museum Drive, inside BMA)

 

Saturday

Baltimore 10-Miler: Lake-2-Lake Race (7:30am, Druid Hill Park)

Baltimore Pride: High Heel Race (3pm), Parade (3:30pm) and Block Party (5-9pm) all in Mt. Vernon

Lets Eat! Charles Street (11am-5pm, Charles Plaza, 300 North Charles St)

Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival (11am-7pm, Creative Alliance at Patterson Park, 3134 Eastern Ave)

 

Sunday

Baltimore Pride Festival (11am-5pm, Druid Hill Park

Clark Kent’s Bar-Mitzvah Party (1-4pm, Jewish Museum of Maryland)

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Do I HAVE to see them all?

“Adapting Cinderella,” Glass Mind, March 9-25th

“Circle Mirror Transformation,” Fell’s Point Corner Theatre, March 9-April 8th

“Legion,” John Astin Theatre (JHU-Homewood), March 9-11th

“The Brothers Size,” Everyman, March 14-April 15th

“Darwin in Malibu,” Mobtown Players, March 20-April 21st

“Blood Bound and Tongue Tied,” Strand, March 23-April 7th

“Hotel Cassiopeia,” Single Carrot, March 28-April 29th

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Upcoming Holiday Arts & Crafts in Baltimore

National Aquarium: Celebrate World Holiday Traditions (December 2nd)

Clay Pots: Community Event in Solidarity with Occupy Baltimore (December 3rd)

B&O Railroad Museum: Holiday Train Displays (weekends through December 31)

Baltimore Clayworks: Winterfest (Through January 2012)

Charm City Craft Mafia: Holiday Heap (December 3rd)

Baltimore Reads: Holiday Fair (December 10th)

MICA: Arts Market (December 7-10th)

Streetcar Museum: Santa’s Streetcar (December 10, 17-18th)

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Highlights of the Baltimore Book Festival

Friday:

12pm – Alien Minds: Writing from a non-human point of view

1:30pm – Charmed by Charm City: Baltimore makes a great setting for fiction

2-4pm – FREE Friday Feedback: Got Lit? Get Feedback!

5pm – Bad Girls of the Ancient World

Saturday:

2:30pm – Why do we kill: The pathology of Murder in Baltimore

4pm – Opinions . . . everybody’s got one: Writing about what you love, what you hate, and the everything else that makes up the majority of life.

6pm – Riot\Grrrl

Sunday:

1pm – About face: Military resisters turn against war

2pm – Surviving your stupid, STUPID decision to go to grad school

4pm – Delusional Dickens and Domestic Violets

5pm – Cities, communities, resistance!

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Weekend Guilt trip

These are some things that I should be excited about this weekend…but aren’t.

  • The Boy Scouts of America has released a new
    merit badge: Chess, no really.
  • Everyman Theatre is opening its season with the
    Tony Award winning play “A
    Raisin in the Sun
    .” Not only that but the two previews on Weds\Thurs were
    only $25…but I didn’t attend either due to the rain. Sadly after tonight, the
    price skyrockets to $45 per show.
  • BSO is hosting a special
    concert
    this weekend, and tickets are only $10. Which I’m told is a really good deal.
  • Spotlighters is hosting a comedy
    benefit
    to benefit its new ADA renovations.
  • Once you’ve been in Baltimore for a while, it
    becomes harder and harder not only to keep track of ethnic\neighborhood
    festivals, but to get truly excited about them – even if they’re only a few blocks from your
    apartment.
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