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Baltimore Somali Bantu Refugees Speak
Thu Dec 18

Baltimore’s Somali Bantu’s tell their stories. In short digital videos, using original art, narration, and music, five young Somalis share powerful testimonies in English and their native Maay Maay, which they wrote and produced with the AFSC. Hand-drawn pictures of soldiers wielding automatic weapons and bulldozers decimating the countryside combine with moving narration. Panel discussion w/ Somalis follows. Presented by American Friends Service Committee. FREE! 7:30pm. Adv. Reg suggested- To register please call 410-276-1651


Trixie & Monkey’s 4th HOLIDAY SPECTAC-U-THON!
Sat Dec 20

Elves, Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey, return to deck the halls of the Patterson with their most jaw- dropping, pine-scented parade of twisted Christmas fun yet! The cavalcade includes the queen of neo- burlesque Dirty Martini, the scathing wit of Host Miss Astrid, and Dr. Lukki, the PhD of burlesque. DJ Momotaro spins campy holiday classics, and Drunk Santa drops by for a mug o’ Christmas cheer! $16, $14 mbrs. 2 Shows! 7 & 10pm. Adv tix strongly suggested.

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