Things to do in Baltimore this week 1/23/17

Is it just me or does it feel like January is lasting forever?  Either way, there are plenty of activities this week to make the time pass quickly. Baltimore County Restaurant Week lasts through February 4 so you still have plenty of great food options around.  Having two restaurant weeks is in January really does not help those with a healthy New Year resolution.  I just so happened to have gone a little too hard at brunch myself today with the Baltimore City Restaurant Week menu at Bookmaker’s.  It’s time for a nap.

Monday, January 23

Wildcat Birth – Happy Hour Fundraiser
3PM – 7PM
Golden West Cafe
1105 W 36th St, Baltimore
Join us back at The Golden West Bar as we host a fundraiser for Wildcat Birth‘s Justice Doula Project, a non-profit organization. This project provides doula support to incarcerated pregnant and parenting individuals at Maryland Correctional Institute for Women in Jessup, MD. Join us during our Happy Hour we’ll have special drinks & cocktails with proceeds going to support Wildcat Birth.

Drinks and Dessert Night at Mt. Washington Tavern
6:30PM – 8:30PM
Mt. Washington Tavern
5700 Newbury St, Baltimore
Join us at Mt. Washington Tavern to decorate this Chocolate Extreme Cake! Our rich chocolate cake, filled with vanilla Italian meringue buttercream, iced in chocolate Italian meringue buttercream and topped with chocolate ganache and your favorite chocolate candies! This cake will send you into chocolate heaven!

BBP: January Pre-ride
7PM – 9PM
St. Mary’s Park
600 N Paca St, Baltimore
This is the pre-ride for the BBP: Charm City, Charming State! At a faster pace, but doable for all skill levels, this 8.5 mile jaunt traces the plotted Bike Party path to see if it’s juuuust right for the main event. This month’s ride will end at Diamondback Brewing Company

Nate Hook Jam Session
7:30PM – 9PM
An die Musik
409 N Charles St, Baltimore
As a resident of Baltimore, Nate studied with Gary Thomas and earned a performance degree from the Peabody Conservatory. He has worked in recent years with Ralph Peterson, Alex Norris, Paul Bollenback, and Bob Butta, just to name a few. In the spring of 2016, Nate played bass clarinet in Gary Thomas’ “Pariah’s Pariahs” ensemble, a recording of which will be available later this year. Nate also plays bagpipes, as did John Coltrane — a little-known fact about each. Admission: $10 adults/$5 full-time students with ID.

Tuesday, January 24

Brews and Board Games at The Windup Space
6PM – 11PM
The Windup Space
12 W North Ave, Baltimore
Join us for Brews and Board Games at The Windup Space! Some board and card games, both classic and contemporary, are provided for anyone to play. Feel free to bring your own as well if you have something special in mind. Come bring some friends, meet some new ones, drink some dranks (alcoholic or non) and play some games!
As always, winners of all games get prizes:
– Cheap Ass Prizes!
– Free drinks!
– 2-for-1 drinks!
– 3 Actual Good Prizes, generously provided by: Shananigans Toy Shop,Canton Games, and THIRD EYE COMICS!
FREE to attend, but please buy some beer/cocktails/soda to support this event! Stop on by between 6 and 11. Invite your friends!

Wine 101: A Crash Course in Wine and Pairing
6PM – 8PM
Bluegrass Tavern
1500 S Hanover St, Baltimore
Impress friends, family, clients, and colleagues with your next dinner party with your wine knowledge. Join us at Bluegrass Tavern January 24th as we sip, savor, and pair popular wine. You’ll never order the wrong glass again.
Buy Tickets Here

Docs from the Docks presents: Before the Flood
6:30PM – 9PM
Brown Advisory
901 S Bond St, Baltimore
Healthy Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation present, in partnership with Refuel Our Future, a FREE screening of the captivating climate change documentary Before the Flood starring Leonardo Dicaprio. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with speakers from Healthy Harbor, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, National Aquarium & Johns Hopkins University. Doors open at 6:30pm, flim starts at 7pm. Snacks provided.

Cooking Class at The Corner Pantry
7PM – 8:30PM
The Corner Pantry
6080 Falls Road, Lake Falls Village, Baltimore
Teach yourself something new in 2017. Join Chef Neill Howell and the kitchen for some great classes. First up is Healthy Start: While we have lots of tempting treats here at The Corner Pantry, we also take healthy eating very seriously. Chef Neill will talk you through what he has learned working with local farms, all while teaching you 3 great dishes to spice up your healthy 2017 diet.
Buy Tickets Here

Trivia is back at Pinch! Hosted by Boy With The Blue Beard!
7PM – 10PM
Mount Vernon Marketplace
520 Park Ave, Baltimore
Trivia returns @Pinch! HOSTED by #BoyWithTheBlueBeard. Prizes for the 1st and 2nd place teams.

Cold Cave w/ Drab Majesty and DJ Richard Reich at Metro
8PM – 12AM
Metro Gallery
1700 N Charles St, Baltimore
Cold Cave is the electronic music of acclaimed musician, writer and artist Wesley Eisold. Beginning in 2007, Cold Cave has become a name synonymous with the contemporary resurgence of Darkwave and Synth Pop sub-genres, propelling Cold Cave to perform at world class museums The Getty and the Guggenheim, as well as performances with legends Sonic Youth, The Jesus and Mary Chain, among others. The sound has spanned from experimental industrial noise to rock’n’roll influenced electronic music.
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Tuesday Night Movie – The Game
8PM – 10PM
De Kleine Duivel
3602 Hickory Ave, Baltimore
American mystery thriller starring Michael Douglas and Sean Penn. Directed by David Fincher. (Fight Club, Seven, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.)

Falty & the Defects at Corner
9PM – ?
Corner Restaurant and Charcuterie Bar
850 W 36th St, Baltimore
4th Tuesdays!!! Corner Restaurant and Charcuterie are proud to present Baltimore’s hottest jazz band, Falty & the Defects. Delectables will be served all evening long. Whether it be a scrumptious savory treat from the kitchen, a flavorful cordial prepared by the lovely bar stuff, or the ear-watering sounds presented to you by Falty & the Defects. You will leave feeling full.

Hear Our Stories
6PM – 8PM
The Motor House
120 W North Ave, Baltimore
Join us for FORCE’s annual open house! Hear Our Stories is a celebration of seven years of resistance, change making and movement building. The evening will feature poetry, song, storytelling and quilt making. Help us honor our incredible community, and hear about ways you can strengthen FORCE’s movement in 2017! Guests will enjoy incredible desserts courtesy of BLK // SUGAR, and have the opportunity to bid on a Hear Our Voices basket featuring guitar lessons from QueenEarth, teas and bodycare fromFlourish Baltimore, and a Reiki session from FORCE’s own Shanti Flagg. There will also be a silent auction of prints created by FORCE community members during an artist residency with The Clubhouse, a local printshop.

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Protean Records Idle Hour Takeover
8PM – 2AM
Idle Hour
201 E Fort Ave, Baltimore
Join Protean Records DJ’S Craven and The Fatman for a night of music and drinks.

New Year, New You
6PM – 8PM
Flourish Baltimore
2445 Saint Paul St, Baltimore
Its all about building a roadmap to the New You. Identifying your goals and the steps to get you there…with Accountabilty Coach, Diara Jackson, LGSW $12

Launch Party: West Elm LOCAL
7PM – 9PM
West Elm (Baltimore)
1301 Dock Street, Baltimore
Come celebrate the launch of our exclusive LOCAL collection – filled with locally designed & produced goods! Join us for tasty treats, and mingle with makers + designers.
Featuring LOCAL designs by: Tomahawk Design Co.Waxing Kara Honey HouseDylan Design Company, The Vintage Vogue , Radica TextilesForty Third PlaceWords with BoardsGeeky Chic KnitsLambard StudiosLaloupe Creative ProductionsPlanned Perfectly, Wegho Paint,  and Heather Kirkland.

Introduction to Mold Making – Silicone molds and resin casting
6:30PM – 10PM
Baltimore Node Hackerspace
2106 N Lovegrove Street
Do you ever wish you had a copying machine for objects?
We’ll teach you how to make a rubber mold of a small part so you can make plastic copies. In this workshop, be able to make a copy of a small part for resin casting. You can bring in the head of an action figure, a key-chain, Mr Potatohead’s left ear, a piece from a game, etc. Basically anything that will fit inside a red solo cup with about a half-inch to spare all around will be just fine. This class is $25 for dues-paying members of the Node, and costs $50 for non-members of the general public. You’ll leave this class with a plastic resin copy of your original object, and a mold to make more at home.
Buy Tickets Here

Wednesday, January 25

March for the Animals Kick-off Party
5:30PM – 7:30PM
Cosima
3000 Falls Rd, Baltimore
Help us get the new year started by Kicking-off the 2017 March for the Animals in style at Cosima! Enjoy free appetizers by Cosima and two drink tickets. Additional Happy Hour drink specials will be available for purchase. Stay for dinner afterward and receive a discount on your bill. Special thanks to our friends at Bark! for the wonderful donation of two doggie baskets! They will be raffled off at the event.  Tickets are $15 in advance/$20 at the door. All proceeds help save the lives of the thousands of animals that come to the Maryland SPCA each year. Free parking for guests available in overflow lot.
**We kindly ask that you leave your pets at home for this event.**
Learn more about the March and its new location this year at Camden Yards Sports Complex outside of M&T Bank Stadium atmarchfortheanimals.org.

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The Control, the red fens, Subtastics, Chumps
8PM – 1AM
The Sidebar
218 E Lexington St, Baltimore
The Control: http://www.wearethecontrol.com/
the ren fens: https://redfens.bandcamp.com/
Subtastics: https://subtastics.bandcamp.com/
Chumps: https://chumpsmd.bandcamp.com/

Rockabilly Riot! feat. The Brains & The Delta Bombers at Ottobar
7:30PM – 10:30PM
Ottobar
2549 N Howard St, Baltimore
Rockabilly Riot!! feat. The Brains & The Delta Bombers!
THE BRAINS https://www.facebook.com/TheBrainsMTL
Web: www.thebrainsmtl.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBrainsMTL
THE DELTA BOMBERS https://www.facebook.com/thedeltabombers
Web: www.thedeltabombers.com

Ryley Walker w/ Functionary (mem of WUME) and Zannie Hall
7:30PM – 11PM
Metro Gallery
1700 N Charles St, Baltimore
Ryley Walker (Dead Oceans)
Functionary (mem of WUME)
Zannie Hall
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Wednesday Whiskey Night Featuring Irishman Whiskey
7PM – 2AM
The James Joyce Irish Pub & Restaurant
616 President St, Baltimore
Every Wednesday: 7:00 pm – Close. 25% Off the Featured Whiskey. 10% off all Irish Whiskey and Scotch Whiskey. Tonight’s featured whiskeys are:
Irishman Founders Reserve
Irishman Single Malt
Irishman 12 yr
Irishman Cask Strength

Art On Tap
6PM – 8PM
Gordon Biersch Baltimore
1000 Lancaster St, Baltimore
Create a take-home masterpiece! Kelly O’Donnell will help guide you as you decorate your wine glass. $25 covers the class and supplies, and we’ll be offering Happy Hour specials throughout!

Crash Course: Knitting
6PM – 9PM
Open Works
1400 Greenmount Ave, Baltimore
Crash Course is a series of hands-on intensive instruction to give you the skills and confidence to use different equipment and shops at Open Works! Crash Course: Knitting covers the basics of the knitting process, covering binding on and off and knitting and purling to get you well on your way to creating and completing your first scarf.
Class cost: $55 Materials (yarn and needles): $30
Open Works is proud to partner with Neighborhood Fiber Company to offer this workshop.
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A Taste of Little Italy
5PM – ?
The Kohler Signature Store by Thos. Somerville Co.
300 Albemarle St, Baltimore
On January 25, 2017, participating restaurants will host A Taste of Little Italy, an evening of exquisite food, wine and beer, music and art at the KOHLER Signature Store on Albemarle and Fawn Streets from 5-7pm. Tickets are $35 for the food and a glass of Prosecco on arrival. Cash Bar. The proceeds of the event fund the Little Italy Baltimore Madonnari Arts Festival, which will be held September 8, 9 and 10, 2017.
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Wrapped In Flannel at Waterfront Hotel
10PM – 1:45AM
Waterfront Hotel Bar
1710 Thames St, Baltimore
Wrapped In Flannel will be playing all of your favorite 90’s Grunge and Alternative Rock at The Waterfront Hotel in Fells Point. Come on out and blow off some mid-week steam with a little Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots and more!!!

Contra & Square Dancing | Kim Forry w/ Old Time Jam Band
8PM – 10:30PM
Baltimore Folk Music Society – BFMS
2200 St Paul st, Baltimore
Kim Forry calls to the Old Time Jam Band. The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents American Contra and Square Dancing at 8:00 p.m. every Wednesday at Lovely Lane United Methodist Church, 2200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. Admission is $9 for members, $13 for nonmembers. Under 21 and full-time students with IDs: $4 members, $6 non-members. All dances are taught and walked through beforehand. Music and dance styles include New England, Southern Appalachian, and Celtic styles. Nationally-known musicians and callers appear regularly. These dances are sponsored in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

Yards Brewing Co. – Tap Takeover
6PM – 9PM
Golden West Cafe
1105 W 36th St, Baltimore
Maryland is blowing up with awesome craft brewers! But we can’t neglect our neighbors to the North. We’re excited to host a Tap Takeover with Philadelphia’s Yards Brewing Co.
We’ll have 4 delicous Yards brews on draft:
– Brawler ~ English Mild
– Golden Hop IPA
– Thomas Jefferson Tavern Ale ~ Strong Golden Ale
– Pynk ~ Tart Fruit Beer
Stop in for a pint… or two! Stay after, and catch WAX WEDNESDAYS with Live DJ Captain Cocktail spinning from 10-12!

Kingdom of Sardegna Wine Dinner featuring wines of Tenth Harvest
6:30PM – 9:30PM
Gnocco
3734 Fleet Street, Baltimore
Come to Gnocco for an amazing Sardinian menu paired with wines from Tenute Dettori and Ermanno Costa. We are celebrating the Kingdom of Sardinia that used to rule over Northwestern Italy. Featuring island dishes and wines from both Sardinia and Piemonte.
79$/pp includes tax and gratuity.
Buy Tickets Here

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Thursday, January 26

Baltimore Boat Show
January 26–29
Thursday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Baltimore Convention Center
1 W Pratt St, Baltimore
The 2017 Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show returns to the Baltimore Convention Center January 26 – 29 offering more than 300 boats and everything needed to get on the water in time for summer.
Highlights include:
· Climb Aboard: Hundreds of the latest boat models under one roof for attendees to browse, board and buy plus marine accessories and much more.
· Wicked Tuna: Meet Ocean City’s Captain Dale Lisi, star of the National Geographic series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks.
· Paddle Pool: Get those feet wet in stand up paddleboarding (SUP) at the Paddlefest Pool and try out Hobie’s new Eclipse board with pedals and handlebar steering.
· Junior Captains: Kids will learn valuable first mate line handling skills such as tying a cleat hitch, throwing a line over a piling and becoming familiar with onboard safety and communication equipment like VHF radios.
· Learn to Do it Yourself! Step into Fred’s Shed, an interactive garage with experts teaching the art of boat maintenance and repair.
· Get Schooled: Boost your boating IQ at Progressive Boat School with a remote control docking challenge, boating simulator and a variety of seminars.
· Crab Picking Contest: Competition is fierce – this is Baltimore.
· Fun for All Ages: Kids can build and decorate their own toy boat and hook some virtual fish on the Progressive Flo Motion simulator.
Tickets: $14 for adults; FREE for children 15 and under (when accompanied by an adult) Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the box office during the show.

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Founders Tap Takeover
5PM – 8PM
World of Beer – Baltimore
1724 Whetstone Way, Baltimore
Join us and Founders Brewing Co. as we showcase some great vintage brews and raise money for Special Olympics Maryland! We will be showcasing 2014 Vintage Imperial Stout, 2014 Old Curmudgeon, and Lizard of Koz along with some of your other favorite year round brews. We will also be raffling off a Founders Coleman cooler filled with beer and merch all supporting Special Olympics Maryland!

Peabody at Night: Peabody Dance
7PM – 8:30PM
The Walters Art Museum
600 N Charles St, Baltimore
This group of pre-professional dancers will perform collaborative projects—inspired by works in the Walters’ collection—on the stunning Sculpture Court. Melissa Stafford, Director and Department Chair, and Constance Dinapoli, Artistic Coordinator of Contemporary Dance, will provide context and remarks on the program. Presented in partnership with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.  Free!

History, Legacy, Power, Access: Celebrate 90 years with PPM
6PM – 8PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
For 90 years Planned Parenthood of Maryland (PPM) has been delivering high quality, affordable, reproductive health care services, education and training to help individuals make informed decisions about their reproductive health, family planning options, and sexuality. Join us for an Exclusive Archival Exhibit on January 26, 2017 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Creative Alliance located 3134 Eastern Ave in Baltimore, MD 21224. Tickets are $90. Buy Tickets Here

Kate Dressed Up/Nina Gala/Pinkwench/ ADWL at Sidebar
7PM – 10PM
The Sidebar
218 E Lexington St, Baltimore
Kate Dressed Up and A Day Without Love ( Philly acts) are coming to Baltimore for a weekend tour and are stoked to play with Pinkwench and Nina Gala. Come on out 🙂
Kate Dressed Up ( Philly) https://katedressedup.bandcamp.com/
A Day Without Love ( Philly) https://adaywithoutlove.bandcamp.com/
Pinkwench ( Baltimore) https://pinkwench.bandcamp.com/track/waking-up-with-no-shirt-on
Nina Gala  https://ninagala.bandcamp.com/

WE Taste & Tour: In Search of Egyptian Blue
5:30PM – 7:30PM
The Walters Art Museum
600 N Charles St, Baltimore
FREE for WE members, $10 cover charge for non-members. Space is limited – reserve your spot by emailing WE@thewalters.org or by calling Liz at (410) 547-9000 ext. 203. Not a WE member? Join today:http://bit.ly/2j9nUHi
Join the Walters Enthusiasts for our first networking event of the year!
5:30-6:30pm: Happy Hour in the 2nd floor lobby with snacks and complimentary wine and beer
6:30-7:30pm: Special gallery talk in the Egyptian galleries
Egyptian blue is the earliest synthetic pigment, dating back more than 4,000 years. Join Julie Lauffenburger, Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director of Conservation and Technical Research, as she reveals more about the luminescent qualities that make Egyptian blue important today and its use in technologies such as bio-imaging and security inks.

Monthly Mayhem: Cryptic Matter, Stone Horses & more!
7PM – 12AM
Angels Rock Bar Baltimore
10 Market Pl, Baltimore
You never know what will happen at our WILD monthly series, Monthly Mayhem at Angels Rock Bar Baltimore! Check out some of Baltimore’s most rockin’ bands and chow down at the FREE TACOS Social Hour 7-8pm!
Cryptic Matter
STONE HORSES (featuring MD Music Icon, John Allen!)
Love in Vein
Skies In Chaos
Hosted by Kevin Hock  DJed by Matt Davis
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Jonathan Scales Fourchestra w/ MonoNeon – David Fiuczynski
8PM – 1:30AM
The 8×10
10 E Cross St, Baltimore
We are so thrilled to welcome back Jonathan Scales Fourchestra with special guest MonoNeon and David Fiuczynski. An evening of exceptional musicianship. Progressive jazz-funk-world music-rock fusion.
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Sagamore Spirit & Heavy Seas Collaboration Night
6:30PM – 9:30PM
Heavy Seas Alehouse
1300 Bank St, Baltimore
Heavy Seas Alehouse, Heavy Seas Brewery and Sagamore Spirit collaborate for a night of great food and some of the best libations in Baltimore. Sample craft beer cocktails featuring Sagamore Rye and Heavy Seas Beer, a special Heavy Sea cask aged in Sagamore’s Rye Whiskey barrels, and tasty treats throughout the eveing from our Chef showcasing how you can use our Heavy Seas beer and Sagamore Rye in his cooking process. If you behave we may even let you leave with all of the recipes from the evening! Meet and Greet with Hugh Sisson, founder of Heavy Seas Brewery and representatives from Sagamore Spirits to learn all about the two Baltimore based companies. We will be raffling off some really cool prizes for charity as well so stay tuned for the details.
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Oslo Acoustic Soul at Paulie Gee’s in Hampden
8:30PM – 12:30AM
Paulie Gee’s Hampden
3535 Chestnut Ave, Baltimore
Oslo Acoustic Soul is going to bring a funky good time to Paulie Gee’s in Hampden. Come out and help us pack the place. Oslo is sure to fill the air with a great time all we need is your beautiful self there rattling your bones. Hope to see all you wonderfuls Thursday January 26th at Paulie Gee’s in Hampden!! till then

Winter Wine ’17
6PM – 9:30PM
B&O Railroad Museum
901 W Pratt St, Baltimore
Join us for our 5th Annual Winter Wine Showcase on January 26th! Hosted in the historic B&O Roundhouse by the Maryland Wineries Association, Winter Wine showcases the best of the best. This event is an opportunity to sip some of the best wines from the state of Maryland while mingling with several wine makers and winery owners. Learn from the experts about different varietals, blends, and vintages! The evening will be accompanied by live jazz provided by the award-winning David Bach!
The night begins at 6:00pm with a Sparkling Wine Pre-Reception where guests have the opportunity to learn more about méthode champenoise and taste an array of traditional and non-traditional sparkling wines from across the state. Buy these tickets in advance as there is only a limited number available!
The main event, the Roundhouse tasting begins at 7:00pm in the B&O Roundhouse dome. Taste award-winning wines while listening to live jazz and enjoying the country’s largest collection of historic trains. This is the best opportunity to meet the wine makers and winery owners in attendance and start a conversation.We hope you join us for this unique event that only comes once a year!
Ticket information:  All Aboard! Roundhouse Tasting $55. Sparkling Wine Pre-Reception + Roundhouse Tasting $70
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Baltimore: Nugget Nectar First Squeeze Artist Signing
6PM – 9PM
Max’s Taphouse
737 S Broadway, Baltimore
First tapping of Nugget Nectar. Plus Nitro Nugget! Signed art prints from Baltimore Print Studio’s Kyle and Kim. First 50 are screen- and letterpress-printed!

90’s pop-up: #TBT at Sugarvale
6PM – 10PM
Sugarvale
4 W Madison St, Baltimore
The dream of the 90’s is alive for one night only at Sugarvale! Join The Bmore Creatives for a 90’s themed pop-up on Thursday, January 26 from 6-10pm hosted at Sugarvale in Mount Vernon. We’ll be throwin’ it back to the days of slinkies and slap bracelets, complete with old school jams, cocktails based on your favorite snacks from the good ole days, + more! For those who need an even stronger fix for their nostalgia, we’ll be hosting a VIP Happy Hour before the event from 6-7pm, with a limited number of tickets available. What’s the 411? Each $15 ticket includes one cocktail, an assortment of 90’s inspired snacks cooked up by the good folks at Dooby’s, AND your pick of a 90’s song that will be played over the course of the night. RSVPing is so rad, so visit the Eventbrite page to let us know you’ll be there. General Admission is FREE; food and drink will be available for purchase.
RSVP or Buy Tickets Here

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Que Syrah, Shiraz!
6PM – 8PM
BIN 604 Wine Sellers
604 S Exeter St, Baltimore
Syrah is native to France, but was re-named Shiraz when it reached South Africa in the seventeenth century. This grape is now grown around teh world, and we’ll be exploring favorites from North America, Australia, France and more so you’ll be able to compare how their origins affect their taste. Tickets are $29.

 

Good Eats, Good Feels!
5PM – 9PM
Silver Queen Cafe
5429 Harford Rd, Baltimore
Please join us on Thursday January 26, 2017 from 5-9pm at Silver Queen Cafe. 10% of you check will be donated to Baltimore Pooch Camp! This is a free event, but you must present the flyer available on the Tickets Link in order for us to receive the 10% donation.15822620_1137713326342332_8278375134032522121_n

Open Season Feat DJ Nasty Nate & DJ Big Nasty, Host Kesey Dandy
10PM – 2AM
The Crown
1910 N Charles St, Baltimore
Open Season Feat DJ Nasty Nate and DJ Big Nasty
Host: Kesey Dandy
NO Cover 10PM

Filibuster Distillery Whiskey Tasting
6:30PM – 11PM
SoBo Market
13 E Randall St, Baltimore
Located in D.C., Filibuster Bourbon will be here at SoBo Market for night of whiskey tasting. We’ll be doing a flight of their the dual cask bourbon, dual cask rye and the boondoggler whiskey. Stop by and grab a bite to eat and a whiskey flight.

Otherworld Live at Reverb
8PM – 10PM
Reverb
2112 N Charles St, Baltimore
Otherworld will perform tracks from their self-titled debut album, along with several new compositions. The album “Otherworld” has won a Global Music Award and has been featured on NPR affiliate WYPR-FM, Baltimore MD; Jazz Standard Internet Radio, London England; The BIRN (Berklee Internet Radio Network), Boston MA; and WPFW-FM, Washington DC’s premiere jazz station, among others.Tickets are $10 at the door. Doors open at 8pm and the show starts around 8:30pm.

The Hamiltons Trio plays The Waterfront Hotel Bar
10PM – 1:30AM
Waterfront Hotel Bar
1710 Thames St, Baltimore
Pucker up, Fells Point! The Hamiltons Acousti-Rock Trio (Ed Neenan, Rob Davis, and Mike McIntyre) are bringing their thing to The Waterfront Hotel Bar on Thames Street. They’ll be slinging a 55-gallon drum-full of classics from the likes of The Beatles and The Who to the 80s (Bowie, Costello, Echo and the Bunnymen) to The Lemonheads, Killers, Local H, and more! No cover! See you there!

Leinenkugel Beer Dinner at Leinenkugels Beer Garden
6PM – 9PM
Leinenkugel’s Beer Garden
34 Market Pl at Power Plant Live!, Baltimore
Join us for our Craft Beer Dinner at Leinenkugel’s Beer Garden! During your dinner, you will enjoy 4 different courses, each paired with a different signature Leinenkugel’s craft beer! We will also have GIVEAWAYS, PRIZES, and a Brand Ambassador to speak on our craft beer pairings!!
COURSE 1: FLATBREAD brat, goat cheese and caramelized onions with a balsamic glaze, paired w/ our signature Leinenkugel’s Creamy Dark craft beer
COURSE 2: SMOKEHOUSE GUMBO andouille sausage and chicken with a cajun trinity, paired w/ our signature Leinenkugel’s Bavarian Dunkel craft beer
COURSE 3: BBQ PULLED PORK with smoked sweet potatoes and fried brussels sprout leaves, paired w/ our signature Leinenkugel’s India Pale Lager craft beer
COURSE 4: NY STYLE CHEESECAKE with a berry coulis, paired w/ our signature Leinenkugel’s Berry Weiss craft beer
Buy Tickets Here

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Friday, January 27

Stay Tuned! Resident Artist Group Exhibition
6PM – 8PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
The eight resident artists who live and work at Creative Alliance – Amy Sherald, Paul Rucker, Adam Davies, Jerry Allen Gilmore, Alice Gadzinski, Alfonso Fernandez, Cameron Shojaei, and Tiffany Lange – invite you to “stay tuned” as they provide insight to their unique processes through this exhibition of purposefully unfinished work. The closing day of this exhibition, Saturday, February 18th doubles as the Annual Resident Artist Open House, where all 8 artists will have their studios open to the public from 8 – 10pm, following their 10 minute presentations in the theater from 6 – 8pm.

Melancholia Cafe w/ James Von Lenz, Ryan Teter, Maura Tull
8PM – 12AM
Joe Squared
33 W North Ave, Baltimore
Have the blues got you down? Concerned about the state of things in our country? Filled with deep existential woe? Are you feeling hopeless? Has life become meaningless? Tedious? Empty?  FEAR NOT! Friday the 27th, Joe Squared becomes the Melancholia Cafe, a place to gather all teary-eyed and commiserate. Sets will be comprised of all the songs musicians are not supposed to play: dirges that are difficult to dance to, songs about death and loss, and weepy ballads. Guaranteed to have you searching for nearby razor blades! Artists for the evening include: MAURA TULL, RYAN TETER, and JAMES VON LENZ!

Art After Hours
8PM – 11PM
The Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore
New year, new feel—Art After Hours now puts you into the center of the art! Come have a cocktail, lower those inhibitions and be part of art in the form of a TASK Party. Like a party game, TASK is an interactive, improvisational art happening created by artist Oliver Herring, whose work is currently on view at the BMA. As a “Task Master,” YOU will use props and art supplies to dream up instructions and carry them out, like “build a wall” or “dance with a stranger” or “make 10 paper crowns and give them away.” That’s it, no rules, anything goes. Come see what happens! Laure Drogoul, “an interdisciplinary artist, olfactory spelunker and cobbler of situations” will bring her work “Teetering X Tottering (On the Brink).” This kinetic sculpture invites YOU to balance movement on the structure, triggering an audio response that fluctuates between the sound of the water in the sculpture and the field recordings of fish common to the Mid-Atlantic region. Art After Hours also celebrates the FINAL weekend of the acclaimed Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibition before it heads to San Francisco! In addition to Matisse/Diebenkorn ($17.50 value), Art After Hours tickets include one free ticket for food or drink from Alma Cocina Latina, DJ Isabejja, gallery talks, and more. Tickets: $25 / $20 Members. This event is for adults age 21 and older.
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Be Free Fridays: Kicking OFF 2017
7PM – 11PM
Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center
847 N Howard St, Baltimore
Friday January 27th LOVE the poet presents BE FREE Fridays Baltimore’s Liveliest Open Mic!!! It’s time to kick off another AMAZING Year of art… let’s go 2017! This month we feature the awesome National Slam Champion Lady Brion. We also welcome the amazing poets & musicians who will rock the open mic in the building! Come out to Baltimore’s liveliest and most diverse poetry event hosted by Shelly Says So & J. Tesla/ Black Chakra!
At the door is Trai Chic…say hi Trai Chic!!! Working the room is Najah B Najah. We will have Bar Solstice mobile bar this month replete with great libations:) DJ harvey dent – Baltimore/DC on the 1’s and 2’s!!! Doors open @ 7pm show starts @ 8pm. $5 b4 7:30pm $10 after FIRST 3 Performing Poets get in FREE!!!!

Duo Dolce
9PM – 12AM
Rye Fells Point
1639 Thames St, Baltimore
jazz, classical, bebop, latin jazz, swing, gypsy jazz, improvisation. “Duo Dolce is a quirky, eclectic collaboration between mandolinist Joel Michael-Schwartz and guitarist Christie Macdonald. Equally at home with swing, bebop, Italian romanticism, modern classical, and Latin American music, their performances are intimate, witty, and unpredictable. Both are virtuosic performers in their own right, the mark of their duets are original, zesty arrangements, broken up by fiery improvisation.”

LGBT+ Mixer: Gin, Tonic, & Samsara!
7PM – 9:30PM
Single Carrot Theatre
2600 N Howard St, Baltimore
Join us for cocktails and conversation before an evening of great theatre! Bring your friends and enjoy gin from the Baltimore Whiskey Company on us.
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An Evening with the David Wax Museum
8PM – 11PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
The roots of David Wax Museum stretch back nearly a decade, and all the way from New England to Mexico. As a student at Harvard, Wax began traveling south of the border to study and immerse himself in the country’s traditional music and culture. Back in Boston, he met fiddler/singer Suz Slezak, whose love of traditional American and Irish folk music fused with Wax’s Mexo-Americana into a singular, energetic blend that captivated audiences and critics alike. Their 2010 breakout performance at the Newport Folk Festival made them the most talked-about band of the weekend, with NPR hailing them as “pure, irresistible joy.” They released a trio of albums that earned escalating raves everywhere from SPIN and Entertainment Weekly (who described them as sounding “like Andrew Bird with a Mexican folk bent”) to the New York Times and The Guardian (which dubbed the music “global crossover at its best”). They earned an invitation to return to Newport, this time on the main stage, as well as dates supporting The Avett Brothers, The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Buena Vista Social Club, and more. Tonight’s performance finds (now husband and wife) David and Suz in an intimate, acoustic, duo format for a magical evening of song. 8pm | $20, $17 mbrs, | + $3 at the door
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Plrls Record Release Show!
8PM – 1:30AM
Ottobar
2549 N Howard St, Baltimore
PLRLS MADE A NEW RECORD! Come celebrate the birth of “Have You Seen My Fancy Pony?” with us, The Lushpockets, The Flying Faders, and Manners Manners. This is going to be a very magical evening… Forecast: Romance with a chance of ponies.. www.plrls.com
Have you heard our fancy frands?
The Lushpockets: thelushpockets.bandcamp.com
The Flying Faders: flyingfaders.wallriderecords.com
Manners Manners: https://www.facebook.com/mannersmannersmd

Queen Wolf, I Trust You to Kill Me, Faults, Toothless
8PM – 12AM
Metro Gallery
1700 N Charles St, Baltimore
Queen Wolf https://queenwolf.bandcamp.com/
I Trust You to Kill Me https://itrustyoutokillme.bandcamp.com/
Faults https://faultsmusic.bandcamp.com/
Toothless https://toothlessbandpa.bandcamp.com/
$10 at the door.

Pizza Party Printing’s 5 Year Pizzaversary Pizza-Box Art Show!
8PM – 12AM
The Windup Space
12 W North Ave, Baltimore
Pizza Party Printing is celebrating 5 pizza-eatin’, screen printin’, horror geekin’ years this month, and to celebrate we’re throwing a big bash with a super rad pizza box art show, live bands, a few raffles, and more at the Windup Space! Plus we’ll have our shirts, pins, patches for sale, as well as RARE posters and proofs from our vaults, available only at this show! All pizza boxes in the art show are hand painted by Pizza Party Printing alumni as well as a few newcomers, and each cost only $75 per box!
$7 cover and a free raffle ticket with entry!
Perfomances by:
Black Rose: https://www.facebook.com/blackrosebaltimore/
Gateway to Hell (test press record release show!): https://gatewaytohell.bandcamp.com/
Scum Again: https://scumagain.bandcamp.com/releases
Thee Lexington Arrows: https://theelexingtonarrows.bandcamp.com/
Tons of artists participating in the arts how!

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Reagan Cats / Morels / Paint An Yell / Altibus
8PM – 1AM
The Crown
1910 N Charles St, Baltimore
OTS Productions Concert Series
Presents:
REAGAN CATS https://reagancats.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ReaganCats
MORELS https://morels.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/morelsband/
PAINT AN YELL https://soundcloud.com/paintandyell https://www.facebook.com/Paintanyell/
ALTIBUS  ( 1st show – New project feat: Miki , Lonnie and Greg)

The Point of House
10PM – 1AM
The Point in Fells
1738 Thames St., Baltimore
“What’s The Point of House?”
To Dance! To Feel! To Connect! To BE!
The Elders – Deep Sugar
Afropino Dan Gee – MGrooves Music
Hosted By:
Global Headphones 66 RAW – AC Edition
http://www.66raw.com/raw-nation/member-groups/viewgroup/70-global-headphones
Artists Compound  http://www.artistscompound.com/
Homegrown House

TWO SETS Marta Sanchez Quintet
8PM – 11PM
An die Musik
409 N Charles St, Baltimore
Roman Filiu: alto saxophone
TBA: tenor saxophone
Marta Sanchez : piano
Matt Aronoff: bass
Allan Mednard: drums
Tickets: $20 in advance/$23 at door /$10 full-time students with ID

Andrea Carlson – Paris in Blossom – with the Love Police!
6PM – 9PM
Andrea Carlson – international jazz troubadour – returns to Germano’s Piattini to present Paris in Blossom, an exploration of the magical post-war infusion of American jazz in Paris! Come and experience the effervescent energy of the Great American Songbook and French Chanson, in the music of Sidney Bechet, Blossom Dearie, George Gershwin, and more… featuring Andrea’s sweet, sassy, witty vocals and elegant guitar, with Rich Rudin – piano, David Turanski – bass, and David Bopdrummer – percussion. It has been three years since Andrea appeared at Germano’s, including nearly 400 shows in eleven states and a dozen European countries, and two new CDs, and she has plenty of tales to share!
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Identity Theft : Basslights Night
8PM – 2AM
The 8×10
10 E Cross St, Baltimore
It is often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery so for this night, as the name suggests, our local artists will assume the identity of some of your favorite artists/groups. The sonic experience each of our local artists curate will represent their personal twist on each of the artists who’s identity they have “stolen” for the night.  Join us as we pay proper tribute to some of your favorite performers and bring that BassLights vibe to Baltimore!
The lineup for this edition of Identity Theft includes:
Bunk Buddha feat McWavy ***LIVE*** as B11G GRIZMAT1C
Official: Haptik as BZSSNECT3R
Darth Frodo as PR3TTY LIGHTZ
Undiluted as RUSK0 b2b CASPAA
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Saturday, January 28

Jazz at Jovial IV: The Jazzening
10AM – 1PM
Cafe Jovial
784 Washington Blvd, Baltimore
If ancient Medieval studies on jazz are to believed, fourth time is the charm. Prove us right by joining us at Café Jovial on Saturday, January 28th, 10 AM to 1 PM for coffee, baked goods, and top-shelf live jazz courtesy of myself, bassist Robin Rhodes, and vocalist Emily Rose (plus a possible surprise guest from the great frozen North). As per usual, the event is free and open to the public.

Superfood Symposium
12:30PM – 6PM
Mount Vernon Marketplace
520 Park Ave, Baltimore
Join us for an afternoon filled with informative demos, fascinating guest speakers, takeaway recipes, and tasty snacks & drinks at the Mount Vernon Marketplace. This event is sponsored by Juniper Culinary Apothecary. During this event on Saturday, January 28th, we will explore the holistic approach to cooking and what that means for your meal planning, grocery shopping, and dinner table!
The ticket price will include:
Access to all the presentations, demos & panels on the main stage
Informative handouts and recipes to recreate at home
Superfood Starter Kit
A beautiful environment to share, learn and connect with like-minded people VIP shopping experience at Juniper with a 10% off discount for event attendees
Cost: $10 per person
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Circulo Trio
2PM – 4PM
An die Musik
409 N Charles St, Baltimore
Lia Wang, piano
Tanyawat Dilokkunanant, clarinet
Hayne Kim, violin
Círculo Trio promotes lesser-known works and brings new music to new audiences. Eager to explore the possibilities provided by the unique combination of the violin, clarinet, and piano, the trio takes a balanced approach to programming, showcasing newer and/or rarely performed pieces alongside standard repertoire. Círculo Trio has presented concerts in Michigan and New York, and made its Asian debut as guest artist in the 12th Thailand International Composition Festival, where they performed at the festival’s composition competition for a distinguished jury including prominent American composers John Corigliano, Mark Adamo, and Aaron Jay Kernis. Círculo Trio is a laureate of the 2016 Salut International Performing Arts Competition. Tickets: $15 in advance/$18 at door/$10 full-time students with ID

Summer in Winter, redux!
2PM – 7PM
36 POP
850 36th Street, Baltimore
36pop cordially invites you to an afternoon featuring transformational artist Summer Blake, who will be providing an unusual & extraordinary glimpse of the diverse spectrum of her work for your viewing pleasure. Please come out to view and experience the essential nature of her creation, to engage in discussion and delight, and to partake of an entirely evanescent and yet transcendent boutique experience. All are welcome, and pieces will be priced upon demand and interest! While this is the second such feature event during the month of January, please note that new pieces will be making their debut on this date, so please consider stopping in again to celebrate the expanding of the body of her work! Please also note that Summer will be available for the entirety of the afternoon should you wish to ask questions about her process, the philosophical underpinnings of her work, and the roots of her creative style. She will also be present to personalize prints and answer inquiries into commissions, tattoo design, and project ideas for the future.

Creating a Sacred Livelihood
4PM – 6:30PM
Movement Lab
301 W 29th St, Baltimore
Who could you be if you made ever choice in life from a place of self-love, self-healing and self-responsibility? If you took a stand for your own Pleasure in life? Creating a Sacred Livelihood begins when you fall in love with your body and begin to honor its guidance in your life. Each moment is an opportunity to seek your destiny, walk your talk, and to discover what is truly meaningful and sacred to you. Join Movement Lab founder Lola Manekin, and Personal Coach Stephanie Cirihal for an evening exploring the possibility of making everything you do a reflection of a Sacred Livelihood. In addition, Rachel Lajoie, Mind-Body Health Coach, will share with us how to eat foods that nourish our bodies so we can show up confidently as the best version of ourselves. Wear Clothes to Move!
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Writing the Lines S1:E2
5PM – 7PM
The Windup Space
12 W North Ave, Baltimore
You’ve seen Horatio Dark’s Between The Lines, You’ve may have even read a few lines! NOW–You can write them! Horatio Dark’s Between the Lines proudly presents “Writing the Lines”, a six part workshop designed to discuss the challenges of the format as well as help foster creative inspiration. Workshop attendees will also have their scripts featured on future episodes of Horatio Dark’s Between the Lines. In this thrilling episode, Story Structure. What is story structure? How is a radio play story structure different ffrom other narratives? What’s the best way to structure a story for a radio play? Find out the answers to these thrilling questions and more!

Gallery Talk: About Face
5PM – 6PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
Join the artists of the celebrated About Face exhibition for a discussion of issues and trends in contemporary portraiture, and the importance of equal representation in our cultural institutions. Featuring Amy Sherald, Rozeal, and Tim Okamura. Moderated by arts writer Angela N. Carroll.

Baltimore Free Farm 6th Annual Fancy Dinner!
6PM – 10PM
Space 2640
2640 Saint Paul St, Baltimore
We invite you to join us in our 6th Annual Fancy Dinner! Delicious healthy home cooked food, music, raffles, all for a good cause! Purchase your tickets in advance, online at the eventbrite link in this post, or in person. Tickets are sliding scale! We encourage you to choose the price that is most affordable to you. We often sell out of tickets so make sure to get yours soon! Donations tickets of $60 or over will recieve thankyou gift bags at the door. Limited tickets will be sold at the door.
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B’more Social Dance Fusion!
7PM – 12AM
Ministry of Swing
905 W 36th St, Baltimore
This event is designed to bring together as many of Baltimore’s social dance communities as we can! Blues, Lindy Hop, Salsa, Bachata, Argentine Tango and West Coast Swing! We’ll be offering 45-minute beginner level crash courses in each dance. If you’ve been wanting to try one, this is the perfect time to take your dream dance for a test drive! These classes will run 2-at-a-time, so you can take up to 3 classes!
7:00-7:45pm – Blues & Lindy Hop classes
7:50-8:35pm – Bachata & Argentine Tango classes
8:40-9:25pm – West Coast Swing and Salsa classes
9:30pm – ??? – open social dances with music for all 6 dance styles!
Tickets: Class pass (unlimited classes plus admission to the social dance) $20 at the door. $16 if you register in advance.
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Landis Expandis of All Mighty Senators w B-Side
8PM – 2AM
The Basement at Ryleigh’s in Mt Vernon
1225 Cathedral Street, Baltimore
The lead singer and drummer for the local funk rock legends All Mighty Senators, Landis Expandis, will be bringing the funk and soul to the basement along with B-Side, one of the hardest working DJ’s and promoters in the city.

Community Center//Outcalls//Boat Burning//Liberata
8PM – 1AM
The Windup Space
12 W North Ave, Baltimore
The Windup Space presents an evening of rousing, elegant, genre-blurring modern rock, featuring Community Center, Outcalls, BOAT BURNING and Liberata.
COMMUNITY CENTER (Baltimore) – raucous storytelling orchestral rock
https://www.facebook.com/CommunityCenterMusic/ http://communitycentermusic.com/
OUTCALLS (Baltimore) – lush female vocal harmonies drawing from multiple genres
https://www.facebook.com/outcallsband/ http://www.outcallsband.com/
BOAT BURNING (DC) – “maximal mininimalist” ensemble fusing elements of classical with punk
http://www.facebook.com/boatburning http://www.boatburning.com/
LIBERATA (Baltimore) – guitar/vocal duo mining pop styles from the last one hundred years
https://www.facebook.com/liberataduo https://liberataduo.bandcamp.com/

TWO SETS Jazz Pianist Lafayette Gilchrist with Special Guest
8PM – 11PM
An die Musik
409 N Charles St, Baltimore
A formidable composer and keys player, Lafayette Gilchrist is one of the foremost talents in jazz today. Lafayette recent solo album The View From Here has received enthusiastic critical acclaim, including an extended profile on the prestigious radio show NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Tickets: $17 in advance / $20 at door / $10 full-time students with ID.

TAKE ME OUT! – 2000’s Indie Dance Party!
9PM – 2AM
Ottobar
2549 N Howard St, Baltimore
Happy New Year! Goodbye 2016…hello 2017! FUN FACT: Ottobar turns 20 in 2017!! WHAT WHAT?!?!  More details will be coming about how the Ottobar plans to celebrate this miletsone. But, with the new year & with the Ottobar turning just shy of the legal drinking age, we’ve been looking to the past while moving towards the future! All this nostalgia got us thinking…let’s kick off 2017 by celebrating the Ottobar’s 1st 10 years at our current Howard Street location. w/ an “Aughts Dance Party!” We present…”TAKE ME OUT!” DJ’s Matt Walter & Craig Boarman will be spinning the perfect Ottobar 2000-2010 indie soundtrack…a ton of bands who graced the Ottobar’s stage and/or were blasted from the Ottobar’s jukebox (yep, hard to believe, but the Ottobar used to have one of the best jukeboxes in town!) So, come celebrate the Ottobar’s first 10 years on Howard Street. We’re sure we’ll also be dropping some tracks from classic bands who might not have come out in the aughts, but still released music…classic bands like New Order, The Cure, etc. And, prob a TAD bit of some top 40 or hip-hop like Outcast, Kylie, etc! No cover 9pm-10pm! $3 drinks & Natty Boh’s til 10pm!
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The Last Barmen Poets
10PM – 1AM
Rye Fells Point
1639 Thames St, Baltimore
To the neon haze that makes us cringe with guilty pleasure, we are calling a reboot…We’ll provide a bit of flair, an updated menu, perhaps some charm and boozy libations as we “Cruise” you to Kokomo. Dj Chuck Kelly lays down some schnapps laden tracks taking you right back to your “Sex on the Beach”. DISCLAIMER: No Sex on the Beach available. We are the last barmen poets…

Eli The Hawk with Chris Whitmer
8PM – 8:30PM
Hotel RL Baltimore Inner Harbor by Red Lion
207 E Redwood St, Baltimore
If music were meat, Eli the Hawk – Music tastes like chicken. Offering a unique blend of traditional and original rockin’ Americana rhythms,12 string guitar fused with harmonica and back-up percussion will bring out your inner cowboy. With an extensive collection of work ranging from melodic tributes to the homeless and Native American Indians, to tales of legendary heroines such as Belle Starr, (a femme fatale in the age of Jessie James), Eli’s repertoire offers something for everyone. Kick back, give a listen, there’s a melody to suit your every need, a rhythm and beat to feed your soul.
Eli The Hawk: www.reverbnation.com/elithehawk
Chris Whitmer: www.reverbnation.com/chriswhitmer

David Bowie // Prince // George Michael Karaoke at Metro
9PM – 12AM
Metro Gallery
1700 N Charles St, Baltimore
David Bowie // Prince // George Michael KARAOKE. Metro Gallery Karoke is back! Let’s celebrate the brilliant songs of three of our most beloved fallen musical heroes! Come sing your heart out on the glorious Metro PA and stage!! Drink Specials ALL NIGHT!! Hosted by Mr. Pat Storck.

BROS Bands Bringing Bucks!
8PM – 1AM
The Sidebar
218 E Lexington St, Baltimore
n light of the Bell Foundry closing, the Baltimore Rock Opera Society is trying to raise money to find a forever home, so a bunch of bands got together to help!
Cowabunga Pizza Time A high-energy, six-person tidal wave of fun! cowabungapizzatime.bandcamp.com
Preston Boxing Club Power pop/indie rock quartet ready to kick out some jams for you! prestonboxingclub.bandcamp.com
Queen Wolf A wolf pack of five that’s all out of bubblegum. queenwolf.bandcamp.com
Infinite Pizza Voted one of Baltimore’s best rock acts by the 2016 City Paper Reader’s Poll! infinitepizza.bandcamp.com
The Lonesome Depths A three-piece, blues-rock revival! soundcloud.com/thelonesomedepths
DEGU: Don’t Ever Give Up A friendshipcore band, with songs of adventure, space, and not ever giving up. facebook.com/degutheband
AND Steph Joyal will be on hand to emcee and provide comic entertainment between bands!

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Night of Magic, Mystery, & Illusion starring Steven Brundage
8:30PM – 11PM
Lyric Opera Baltimore
110 W Mount Royal Ave, Baltimore
A Night of Magic, Mystery, & Illusion featuring Steven Brundage. Steven Brundage was a semi-finalist on this year’s America’s Got Talent. Steven, known as the Rubik’s cube guy, combines breathtaking magic, incredible mind reading, and audience-driven comedy to make every performance unforgettable! His natural charisma will enhance this interactive experience, redefining the term “magic show”…one that truly needs to be seen to be believed. Proceeds from this event will support the year-round programming at Shoresh.
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Runaway Gin: A Tribute to Phish at the 8×10
9PM – 1:30AM
The 8×10
10 E Cross St, Baltimore
With over 220 shows under their belt, Runaway Gin is the World’s most active Phish Tribute Band. They play most Sundays at the Charleston Pour House and tour often. The members of Runaway Gin are long time Phish fans who have united with the goal of creating musical moments inspired by Phish. The band’s song list is constantly growing and their improvisational and communication skills are constantly developing independently and together. Like Phish, Runaway Gin will never play the same show or jam the same way twice making every show a unique experience and every moment pure artistic creation. www.atributetophish.com
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Raindeer Neon Death Album Release w/Snakes, CvltLife at The Crown
8:30PM – ?
The Crownv- Red Room
1910 N Charles St, Baltimore
Raindeer is releasing their new album, Neon Death via Good Behavior Records. Gonna be real fun. Pre-order heeeere
Performances by:
Raindeer raindeer.bandcamp.com https://www.facebook.com/RaindeerMusic
Snakes snakesband.bandcamp.com https://www.facebook.com/snakesmusic
CvltLife https://www.soundcloud.com/cvltlife

Raw Content w/ Mikie Love
10PM – 2AM
The Crown – Blue Room
1910 N Charles St, Baltimore
Come travel to a magical land of music. Dance and romance to many ADULT styles; Disco, Freestyle, Dirtiest of the Soul, Rap, Psychedelic Rock, House, 80’s, Club, Rare Grooves, Crucial Vibes, Slow Jamz, Darkest of the EDM, ICP, Showtunes, etc. 10pm / FREE / The Crown / Blue Room

Mighty Mark presents: Success
9PM – 2AM
The Crown – Backbar
1910 N Charles St, Baltimore
Success:A celebration for the grand opening of The Gold Room Music and Media Studio
Ernest Peso and Mighty Mark Success Video Premiere w/ Performances by:
Histo, Phizzals, Mike Mumbles, Corie Little, Hello Rello, and Surpise Guests.

Carl Filipiak and the Jimi Jazz Band
9:30PM – 1:30AM
Cat’s Eye Pub
1730 Thames St, Baltimore
Performing songs from our soon to be released album “What Now” featuring Frank Young on drums, Matthew Everhart on bass, and Paul Hannah on sax.

The Old Part of Town w/Karen Goldberg at Teavolve
8PM – 10PM
Teavolve Cafe & Lounge
1401 Aliceanna St, Baltimore
Been a while, but we are finally returning to Teavolve! And to make it that much more special, we have invited along our friend Karen Goldberg. She almost never does any live performances anymore, so this’ll be a real treat. She’ll be joining us on some of our tunes, we’ll be backing her up on some of hers, John’s gonna take some turns at the microphone as well with some of his terrific material, and it’s a sans-drums affair this time. All-in-all it’ll be a really singular evening, hope you can join us.
https://theoldpartoftown.bandcamp.com/

Sunday, January 29

Lunar New Year Celebration
11AM – 4PM
The Walters Art Museum
600 N Charles St, Baltimore
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with art activities and traditional Lunar New Year Performances, featuring the Baltimore Chinese School, Johns Hopkins Lion Dance Troupe, and Korean dance groups Sang Hee Ju Traditional Dance Company and Stepping Stones.

Vegan Brunch Takeover
10AM – 4PM
The Room – Mt. Vernon
800 Saint Paul St, Baltimore
Join us for another Vegan Takeover at The Room – Mt. Vernon! We’re teaming up with Hvmble Vegan Kitchen to prepare a delicious, plant-based Sunday brunch.

Volunteer Open House
11AM – 2PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
1 Safari Place, Baltimore
If you think our animals are wild, come meet our Volunteers and see if you have what it takes to join the herd! The Maryland Zoo is hosting its annual Open House for prospective volunteers on January 29th. This special open house only happens once a year and is a rare chance to meet with volunteer coordinators about this year’s volunteer recruitment, which ends on February 15th. The Zoo is recruiting for more than 100 volunteer openings ranging from weed pullers, teen volunteers, and Zoo guides to admin support. Join us and find out what wild volunteer opportunity might be waiting for you.

BarkHappy Baltimore: Year of the Dog Pawty for Baltimore Humane
12PM – 2PM
Twenty20 Cycling Co.
725 W 36th St, Baltimore
Grab your pups and join us to celebrate the 2017 at our BarkHappy Year of the Dog Pawty to benefit Baltimore Humane Society! Pups in attendance will celebrate the start of 2017 with free dog massages, toys and treats. Human ticket holders will enjoy free food samples from Banditos, free tequila mixed drinks from Terremoto Tequila and a doggy treat eating contest!
Tickets are $15 and include freebies that MORE than pay for your ticket!:
– FREE Dog Treats
– FREE Dog Massages from Luckie Dog Wellness
– FREE Food Samples from Banditos
– FREE Mixed Tequila Cocktails from Terremoto Tequila
– Dog Treat eating contest
This event will be indoors and is family friendly. All friendly, well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome to attend.
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Beer 101: “What You Taste & Why”
3PM – 5PM
Heavy Seas Alehouse
1300 Bank St, Baltimore
Join us at the Heavy Seas Alehouse (Baltimore) for an educational beer tasting event as part of our Winter Beer School Series! Malt, hops, water, and yeast. How can thousands of different beers come from the same 4 ingredients? In this course, we will explore the basics of brewing, as well as what each ingredient does for the beer’s color, aroma, alcohol content, body, and flavor. We will discuss beer styles, and what criteria are used to determine if a beer fits one or not. And, of course, we will taste beer! With our new found knowledge, we will take a slightly more critical approach to beer-tasting than the casual beer drinker. The goal is to help people better appreciate the complexity and beauty of handcrafted beer by giving them a deeper understanding of what’s really happening in the glass.  Tickets: $25 — Participants receive 8 beer samples, appetizers, a logo’d growler, and tour passes to the Heavy Seas brewery! Anyone who stays after the event will receive 15% off their meal!
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Cuban Dance Social
4PM – 8PM
The Living Well Center
235 Holiliday Street, Baltimore
It is that time again…for all those who love Cuban music and dance to meet in Charm City….On January 29th from 4pm-8pm Rueda de Casino Baltimore teams up with The Living Well to bring a Cuban Salsa Dance Social that will bring 2017 in the right way …….From beginning to end the best Timba.. Songo…Son…Rumba and Salsa Cubana will be played …..In addition to the sounds of the “TIMBA TITAN” …… he will unleash two of his compadres…. All the way from Atlanta, GA “DJ No Request” will be there to get loose as well as the young menace “DJ Raul” from Philadelphia, PA……… The event will start out with a Rueda de Casino class taught by Richard Gontang, of Soaco DC. What won’t be a surprise is the fun that everyone will have when we all come together ..Come socialize, get your groove on and have fun at the Living Well’s new location….. it is an amazing place to party!!!!!!! This wont be your typical salsa social….. Casino enthusiasts…..we simpy get down!!!!!!!! At Rueda de Casino Baltimore we set trends….we dont follow them. Cost $10

4-Course Vegan Creole Dinner
5PM – 9PM
Maggie’s Farm
4341 Harford Rd, Baltimore
Please join us for a four-course vegan culinary experience on January 29th at Maggie’s Farm in Lauraville. Seats are limited and reservations are required. Call Maggie’s Farm at 410-254-2376 or use their reservations link (you can find it by clicking on the tickets link in this event) to secure your table today. If you require a gluten-free alternative, please use the “special requests” field to let us know how many diners need gluten-free or if you call to reserve, be sure to let Maggie’s Farm know.
This four-course culinary journey was created by Chef Amanda Desaulniers (formerly of Great Sage and Fare Well) as a tribute to the flavors of New Orleans. The four-course meal is prix fixe ($50 per person). Beverages are an additional charge–Maggie’s Farm has crafted a thoughtful vegan cocktail to pair with each course as an option.
Make Reservation Here

Zane Campbell: Roots Cafe Singer-Songwriter Series
5PM – 7:30PM
An die Musik
409 N Charles St, Baltimore
Zane Campbell performs his own songs and share stories in the round with your singing host Geoffrey Himes at An Die Musik Live. $12 in advance, $15 at door

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die
6PM – 10PM
Metro Gallery
1700 N Charles St, Baltimore
The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die
Us and Us Only
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The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die are an atmospheric emo / indie rock band from Willimantic, CT. The band was formed in 2009 and has undergone several lineup changes since it’s inception. TWIABP’s now 8 piece lineup writes the songs collaboratively and often on-the-spot with vocal duties shared by 4 members. The band’s sound is easily compared to second wave post-emo indie rock bands of the late 90’s and early 2000’s and their atmospheric moments are often tagged as “post-rock.”
Buy Tickets Here

BLACK RADIO LIVE at Ottobar
6:45PM – 1AM
Ottobar
2549 N Howard St, Baltimore
Come enjoy a rock and roll filled evening with us! http://www.aftonshows.com/BlackRadio
Presale tickets are $12. Tickets at the door are $15
Buy Tickets Here

Baltimore Whiskey Company & r. bar present: Sunday Movie Series
9PM – 12AM
R. House
301 W 29th St, Baltimore
Take netflix+chill to a new level with The Baltimore Whiskey Companyand r. bar at R. House featuring you, yours, and your favorite movies. Movie goers are also privy to a themed special cocktail featuring BWC liquors! First movie up: The Mummy. Come on in and bring you, your snuggie, and someone to scream with!

Experts of the Presidency
8PM – 11PM
The Windup Space
12 W North Ave, Baltimore
43 men have held the office. There have been vicories and failures, scandals and inspiration. Between the inauguration and President’s Day, we gather a panel of experts to look over the thick history of our highest office, debate, take questions, and still remain more accurate than a Texas textbook!

Tender FM Vol 13
8PM – 10PM
The Crown
1910 N Charles St, Baltimore
Tender FM is a free monthly reading series hosted by Janea Kelly and Anna K. Crooks. Dress code for January is: blue
Featuring: Yana, Lane Harlan, Lily Herman, Lydia Pettit, and Stephanie Barber

Maarja Nuut: Estonian Folk Minimalism
7PM – 10PM
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore
W/ Liz Downing and Allison Clendaniel.
Haunting, eerie, and evocative, Maarja Nuut is a fiddler and singer from Northern Estonia.whose music combines the minimalism of the likes of Arvo Pärt or Philip Glass with village music of pre-war Europe. The result is utterly spell-binding.
Buy Tickets Here
Enjoy!
– Lindsey
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