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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Pikesville Library Guest Speaker Series

Dr. Elaine Eff

Nov 12 – The Baltimore tradition of painting vivid images on row house screens is described by folklorist, Dr. Elaine Eff in her book “The Painted Screens of Baltimore:  An Urban Folk Art Revealed.”

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Hot Rize – America’s Bluegrass Band Rides Again

Co-presented with Charm City Bluegrass & Folk Festival

You’ll hear progressive bluegrass music performed at its highest level when the Grammy-nominated Hot Rize comes to the Gordon this fall to debut their first album in 24 years! Featuring the amazing talents of Pete Wernick, Nick Forster, Tim O’Brien, and Brian Sutton, Hot Rize has been astounding the bluegrass world with their unique, contemporary approach to traditional music since 1978.

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble in INCREDIBLE FEETS

$10 in advance; $12 at the door

Perfect for all ages!

www.footworks.org

Sponsored by BGE

It will be hard to stay in your seats! INCREDIBLE FEETS provides a music and dance performance that celebrates the world of percussive dances from Ireland, England, South Africa, Canada and the American South. You’ll love the hamboning, hoofin’, jazz tap, and more performed by six dancers and three musicians. The show includes audience participation and lots of foot tapping fun for the whole family For 35 years Footworks has delighted audiences in the United States, Canada, Japan, and throughout Europe.  Founding Director Eileen Carson Schatz is a National Endowment for the Arts Choreography Fellow and recipient of the Maryland State Arts Council’s 2014 Individual Artist Award for Choreography. 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Pikesville Library Guest Speaker Series

Dale Terrill

Nov 19 – Learn about the history of this still vibrant gem of a neighborhood as described in “Reservoir Hill,” researched and written by this enthusiastic new author.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
An Evening with Groucho

$27 in advance; $31 at the door

www.eveningwithgroucho.com

Hold on to your seats as Groucho Marx comes alive before your very eyes! Recognized by The New York Times as ‘America’s most gifted funny man,’ Frank Ferrante, an award-winning actor, director, and playwright, ad-libs his way through a fast-paced hilarious performance in An Evening with Groucho. Ferrante’s show has run in London, off-Broadway, and across the country. Packed with songs, stories, and inspired audience interaction, this comedic performance will incite belly laughs from all ages!

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Christopher O’Riley – Out Of My Hands

$28 in advance; $32 at the door

www.christopheroriley.com

Sponsored by The Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust

Imagine hearing the famous hard rock tunes of REM, Nirvana or Pink Floyd transformed into contemporary classical masterpieces – this is the kind of musical magic you will find performed by Christopher O’Riley.  O’Riley is recognized as one of the leading American pianists of his generation. He is known for his eloquent and compelling musings on music and popular culture, as the host of the popular NPR music program, From the Top, in which he introduces nationwide audiences to the next generation of classical music stars. O’Riley’s love of music of all genres has led to multiple popular recordings of the aforementioned groups as well as Radiohead, Portishead, Cocteau Twins, The Smiths, Tears for Fears, and Elliott Smith. Music lovers of all genres will be captivated by the multitude of styles Christopher brings to the stage.

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Hopkins Symphony Orchestra Concert

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 8:00 pm

Shriver Hall, Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus

Jed Gaylin, Conductor

Free pre-concert talk, 7pm

Program:

Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Amy Beth Horman, violin

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture – Fantasy

Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Tickets:  $12 general; $10 for seniors (60+), JHU affiliates, non-JHU students, and Maryland State Employees; Free for JHU students

Sunday, December 7, 2014
pARTners

Children’s Chorus of Maryland

Tickets $15-$35; Discounts available for all students, and seniors 65+

Children under age 5 cannot be admitted, due to live recording

To purchase tickets, visit www.ccmsings.org or call 410-494-1480

Welcome the holidays!  Be uplifted and cheered by the remarkable singing of gifted children performing the rich and varied music of the season.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - Saturday, December 13, 2014
The Holly Ball

Join us for Baltimore’s most elegant evening and to celebrate 20 years of Gilchrist Hospice Care. Proceeds will benefit patient care at Gilchrist Center in Towson.

Saturday, January 10, 2015
Rick Recht – A Community Havdalah Concert

$10 in advance; $12 at the door

Perfect for all ages!

www.rickrecht.com

Co-presented with PJ Library

Bring the whole family for a special evening of song with Jewish musical sensation Rick Recht. Recht is the top touring musician in Jewish music, playing over 150 concerts a year in the United States and abroad. His repertoire offers a unique blend of pop music, Hebrew and Jewish texts, and messages of social responsibility. Youth groups from the Baltimore community will be joining the artist on stage to perform with this musical sensation.

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