Performance: Music, Theater, & Dance

Performance: Music, Theater, & Dance

Curators Michael Young and Jia Le Ling transformed the basement of the James E. Hooper House into the chambers of Hell

"The different traditions are also not the only things coming together. There is also the integration of modern and traditional art forms."

After an award-winning trip to SXSW, Beats Not Bullets hosts a fundraiser concert tonight at Metro Gallery

Beats Not Bullets, the brainchild of Kevin “Ogun” Beasley, was started six years ago as a way to teach students in Baltimore how to produce and create music.

"Playing the trumpet gave me butterflies every time."

For Woody, music and community are one and he strives to make music that “sounds like my city.”

Amateurs and professionals, ages 4-81, compete in the athletic world of dancesport

In the 1990s, ballroom dance organizations adopted the term Dancesport in a global effort to be a part of the Olympic games.

A look back at 2021 releases from Baltimore/DC-affiliated artists in anticipation for 2022

Entering 2022, it is gratifying that this city's music is still full of such vitality.

Gregory S. Smith brings two decades of arts administration, business management, and event production

After almost a year’s search, Creative Alliance announced its new executive director this week.

How the Highlandtown arts center builds community with all kinds of bombast

For the team behind Creative Alliance, building trust is an ongoing process.

Photos from behind the scenes at the Baltimore School for the Arts Nutcracker Ballet

Nearly 40 years ago, Baltimore School for the Arts started an annual winter tradition to perform the Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker featuring high school and TWIGS dancers in the BSA’s grand ballroom.

The legendary Baltimore punk band talks about its brief comeback, art and commercialism, and critical visceral performance

Around the end of August, Double Dagger announced their two-date shows at Ottobar and Current Space as a “once in a decade” event that would only be held in Baltimore in mid-October.

MAP’s retrospective celebrates 30+ years of Baltimore’s underground performance art showcase

A discussion with Laure Drogoul about her show at Maryland Art Place and the 14 Karat Cabaret, an “Exquisite Corpse Manifest”

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.

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