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James Archer Abbott
Oct 22 – Director and curator of Evergreen Museum & Library will give a curatorial tour of “Presidential Porcelain.”
Get ready for an evocative evening of sultry singing accompanied by velvet jazz rhythms as Molly Ringwald, America’s sweetheart and teen idol from the 1980’s, opens the Gordon Center’s 20th Anniversary season with an enchanting Cabaret performance. This evening is sure to remind you why we all fell in love with Ms. Ringwald during a decade famous for big hair, the launch of MTV, and of course, the infamous and beloved Brat Pack.
Opening Night of the 7th Annual CineFest
Israel/France 2012; Drama; Director: Yariv Horowitz
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles, 93 min.
1989. The first Intifada. Israeli soldiers are sent to Gaza to oversee the Arab population. During a routine patrol, one of them is killed when a washing machine is thrown from one of the village’s houses. Four young soldiers are then stationed on the rooftop of a Palestinian family to keep a close watch on the neighborhood and find the responsible persons.
Macedonia/Czech 2012; Drama; Director: Darko Mitrevski
Language: Macedonian with English subtitles, 113 min.
This is the World War II story of the Macedonia Football Club and their German-Jewish coach Rudolph Spitz. Determined to build the best football club in the country, Dimitry, the club’s manager, hires the German coach, Rudolph Spitz, to galvanize his ragtag team. When the first Nazi tanks roll though the city, Dimitry has to choose between his love for his team and his loyalty to the New Order.
Dr. Stephen H. Grant
Oct 29 – JHU Press author will discuss his new book “Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger” about the founders of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., the largest collection of Shakespeareana in the world.
Sweden/Poland 2011; Documentary; Director: Mangus Gertten
Language: Swedish with English subtitles, 76 mins.
Harbour of Hope is a heart breaking but life-affirming documentary about the beyond belief life stories of three Holocaust survivors. In 1945, Irene, Ewa and Joe were among the nearly 30,000 survivors that were rescued from German concentration camps and sent to the peaceful harbor town of Malmö, Sweden. Here they started life again.
Nov 5 – Join us as newspaper columnist and JHU Press author discusses his latest book, “Front Stoops in the Fifties: Baltimore Legends Come of Age.”
Australia 2012; Drama; Director: David Pulbrook
Language: English, 90 min.
When Holocaust survivor Ulah Lippmann (Julia Blake) hears of a terrorist attack in her Melbourne neighborhood, she has no idea she’ll soon find herself held hostage by a Muslim radical on the run after the bombing. Desperately wounded, Sadiq Mohammed sees Ulah’s flat as a place to hide while he plans his next move. And so begins a terrifying ordeal that will force Ulah and Sadiq to confront their own pasts – at times driven by mutual need; at times by unexpected revelations; at times by events outside the apartment.
Tickets on-sale for the B&O’s Veteran Swing Dance
beginning Tuesday, July 15 at 9:00 a.m.
Event Date: One evening only!! Saturday, November 8, 2014
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
It was the era of a toe-stomping Chattanooga Choo Choo — a time when today’s World War II veterans were young soldiers fighting a major way. To honor these brave men and women, the B&O Railroad Museum is hosting a Swing Dance inside its 1884 Roundhouse. Bumper Jacksons, recognized as the region’s “Best Traditional Folk Band” at the Washington Area Music Awards last year, performs live jazzy, rowdy American street music of pleasure and celebration, freedom, and a good old-fashioned dance party. Amateurs receive a 30-minute dance lesson beginning at 7pm. A portion of the proceeds benefit A Taste of Home, apolitical and non-partisan organization that provides acts of kindness for Maryland’s sons and daughters in harm’s way. Light food & beverage including beer and wine concessions provided by Crown Foods Service. Costume or period dress encouraged but not required.
In-advance: $20 for B&O Members, $25 for the General Public, $45 for Couples
At-the-door: $30 for B&O Members, $35 for the General Public, $60 for Couples
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.borail.org.
Sunday, November 9, 2014, 3pm
Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center, 3509 N. Charles St. (at University Parkway)
Stephen Mulligan, Conductor
W.A. Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K. 136
George Gershwin: Lullaby
Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony
FREE concert. No tickets or reservations required. Donations welcome.