Donna Summer Musical, Bowling For Soup, Maple Sugar and more

“Summer: The Donna Summer time Musical” has come to Baltimore, with a run at the Hippodrome Feb. 15-20. Photo courtesy of Summer season: The Donna Summertime Musical/Hippodrome.

Valentine’s Working day may possibly be more than, but there is a good deal of appreciate to go around. From a musical celebration of the “Queen of Disco” Donna Summer time to an appearance by users of the band Bowling for Soup, moreover some workshops in making maple sugar and black-and-white pictures, this weekend has significantly in keep.

Here’s the weekend lineup:

Community Storytelling, doorways open up at 6:30 p.m., exhibit begins at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 17, Baltimore Center Phase. Effects Hub Baltimore, the freshly released Empower software, and the Drugs Display will deliver a exhibit with 6 storytellers sharing their really like of Baltimore neighborhoods by means of songs, film, poetry and other sorts of storytelling. The cost-free celebration, which will be held at Baltimore Middle Stage, will kick-off an initiative by Affect Hub Baltimore and its companions to assist150 local enterprises grow their digital presence in 2022.

Donna Summer Musical, ongoing, Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Undertaking Arts Center. Donna Summertime, who once captivated audiences on the radio and on phase, is possessing her tale told in “Summer: The Donna Summer months Musical.” The touring musical commenced its Baltimore operate on Tuesday and will proceed as a result of Sunday. As winter’s cold endures, possibly the musical magic of Summer months can warm hearts. It’s not the “last chance at love,” fairly the most recent possibility to relive the joy and passion of the late disco queen. For tickets and facts, pay a visit to the Hippodrome’s web-site.

A Raisin in the Solar, ongoing, Chesapeake Shakespeare Organization. Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s creation of “A Raisin in the Sun” is operating Feb. 4-27. The participate in tells the tale of a Black family’s struggle to accomplish their dreams. The manufacturing continues this weekend with exhibits at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday. For tickets and details, check out the theater company’s website.

Deserving Brothers’ “Transformations Ensemble,” 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 18, An Die Musik Dwell! The Worthy Brothers, that includes flutist Andrea Brachfeld, are all about “transformations occurring inside of us, all-around us and to people whom we like.” So if you are hunting to allow new music renovate you, give this demonstrate a listen. Brothers Zachery Deserving on piano and Eric Worthy on bass will be joined by guitarist Steven Caballero, drummer Frank Russo and flutist Andrea Brachfeld.

Ellington and Gershwin, Friday-Sunday, Feb. 18-20, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Pianist Aaron Diehl will complete with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to existing American composer Duke Ellington’s “New Planet A-Comin’” and American composer George Gershwin’s “Second Rhapsody.” The orchestra will also conduct Polish composer Grażyna Bacewicz’s “Overture,” with guest conductor Ken-David Masur.

Maple Sugar Workshop, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19 and 20, Oregon Ridge Character Middle, 13555 Beaver Dam Road in Cockeysville. If you are searching for a sweet way to spend your weekend, the Oregon Ridge Character Center will be educating about the method of creating maple syrup. Time slots are obtainable from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advance registration is expected. Tickets are $3 for each man or woman. Only folks and households are permitted, no groups – although the character centre will keep a similar workshop for tiny teams on the pursuing weekend.

Black & White Images Class, 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 19, the Interior Harbor to the Baltimore Conference Centre. The Baltimore Pictures Group will be keeping a class on the use of monochrome or black and white pictures. The lesson will emphasis on photography fundamentals, such as lights, composition and shapes. The course is $35 for every human being. Room is minimal and attendees should sign up in progress.

Bowling For Soup, doors open up at 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 20, Ottobar. Jaret Reddick and Rob Felicetti from the American rock band Bowling For Soup, which rose to attractiveness in the late 90s, and early 2000s, will accomplish at the Ottobar this weekend. Reddick will also be releasing a solo place album, “Just Woke Up,” in March. Tickets for the Ottobar exhibit are $20.

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