Performance: Music, Theater, & Dance

Performance: Music, Theater, & Dance

Trial in the Woods explores rationality, violence, and the ethics of punishment through Barber’s trademark humor and wordplay

BmoreArt interviewed Barber over email about addressing violence, the fraught usage of animals as metaphors, shapeshifting concepts of “justice” and “community,” and more.

The Tuareg guitarist talks about poetry in translation, legacies of colonization, and building his first guitar using bicycle brake cables

Mdou Moctar's music carries memories through traditional guitar rhythms, a fusion between the desert nomads and modern diaspora.

Micah E. Wood's intimate portraits capture a bold musical vision

Color-saturated images of favorite Baltimore-based bands inspired by fashion, design, and art

Why the director of the performance series In the Stacks and curator at Hopkins' Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection wants you to listen to Classical music

"I’m inspired by these musicians that weren’t satisfied with the presenting platforms or ensembles that existed, so they just created new ones."

Photos by Josh Sinn from the release party for Turnstile’s latest project, Glow On at Clifton Park

A throng of Baltimore people protected stage divers from being hurt, allowing the brave and die-hard fans to leap into a sea of fans and surf in ecstasy and glory.

The West Baltimore rapper talks about his motivations, the thrill of performing, and what all the hard work is for

With his team, talent, and determination, Dawson will ascend and carry Baltimore with him wherever he goes.

Saturday's celebration at the Eubie Blake features music, art, food, workshops and more

The weekly show airs on WTMD on Friday nights

The show is a two-hour listening experience that is about experience, not acquisition.

In the Dark Circus Arts teaches a combination of athleticism and artistry

A career or hobby in circus is not an escape but rather a way of life.

Not so much an interview as one friend interrogating another, pushing him a little

Musician and MDVLA executive director Adam G. Holofcener’s new album GEE-ZA-WHIZ begins with a deep breath and a deeper exhalation

An interview with Ottobar’s Tecla Tesnau and Todd Lesser and WWR’s KK Yeh

Yeh, Tesnau, and Lesser spoke with me about the importance of a robust local music industry, adapting during the pandemic, and deeply missing the visceral experience of live music.

On Lee Walton’s “Zeven Event Zcores for Zoom” and the online platform's subtle social ticks

Zeven Event Zcores for Zoom by Lee Walton, part of ‘sindikit’s Friday night performance series

Some of these records inevitably confront themes that are pertinent to our present circumstances and upheavals, some take the listener to places subterranean or extraterrestrial, and many others pull off an inventive combination of all the above. 

The energy created in the space between her body and the audience is always charged

During the performance at The Shed, her breath inflated and deflated white balloons, one after another, while her body remained mostly covered by the earth.

Chris Cassius, Baby Kahlo, Logicoma, Stoop Baby Mo, Infinity Knives, Brian Ennals, Eze Jackson, Bailey Straughn

Though the feeling of being in a crowd at a show cannot be replicated, maybe reading the words and listening to the projects of these artists can bring you some semblance of that adrenaline and joy.

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