Lost Boys: Amos Badertscher’s Baltimore is the first career retrospective of artist Amos Badertscher in the United States. Between the 1960s and 2005, Badertscher documented hustlers, club kids, go-go dancers, drag queens, drug addicts, friends, and lovers who were part of LGBTQ+ life in Baltimore.
The Shriver Hall Concert Series presents elegant flutist Brandon Patrick George, a “knockout musician with a gorgeous sound” (Philadelphia Inquirer) joined by harpist Parker Ramsay, hailed as “remarkably special” (Gramophone) with an artistry that is “marked by a keen musical intelligence” (Wall Street Journal) for an unforgettable duo recital. Together they perform a lyrical program spanning centuries and continents.
The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents classical guitarists Petra Poláčková and Lovro Peretić. “A guitarist of extraordinary ability” (The American Federation of Musicians), Poláčková recently released her debut CD featuring music by Sylvius Leopold Weiss. Peretić is an award-winning guitarist from Zagreb, Croatia, who has received top prizes in various guitar competitions and has performed widely throughout Europe.
UMBC Theatre presents Slime by Bryony Lavery, directed by Nigel Semaj. Welcome to the Third Annual Slime Crisis Conference! Seven grad students, all fluent in animal languages, linguistics, and culture, join delegates of almost every species to save life on earth from a toxic slime. As they debate and translate for dolphins, seabirds, and polar bears, they ask, “Who is coming to save us?” The answer might surprise you….
UMBC Theatre presents Green Theatre Revolution, directed by Susan McCully and Katie Hileman, a festival of new plays about climate justice, including stagings of plays by guest playwrights Annalisa Dias and Nayantara Nayar, together with short works by student playwrights. A panel on Sustainable Stage Design will accompany the production.