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Department of Music Honors Showcase

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert HallCatonsville, MD, United States

The Department of Music presents the Honors Showcase, featuring students selected by audition to present their creative work.

Opening Reception — Visual Arts Senior Exhibition

Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC)

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture and the Department of Visual Arts present the Opening Reception for the Visual Arts Senior Exhibition, featuring work of graduating B.A. and B.F.A. seniors in photography, graphic design, cinematic arts, animation and interactive media, and print media.

Visual Arts Senior Exhibition

Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC)

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture and the Department of Visual Arts present the Visual Arts Senior Exhibition, featuring work of graduating B.A. and B.F.A. seniors in photography, graphic design, cinematic arts, animation and interactive media, and print media, reflecting the interdisciplinary orientation and the technological focus of the department.

I’ve Endured: a concert honoring the music and legacy of Ola Belle Reed

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert HallCatonsville, MD, United States

The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, in conjunction with the exhibition Ola Belle Reed: I’ve Endured, on display through June 30, presents “I’ve Endured,” a concert honoring the music and legacy of nationally recognized bluegrass and old-time musician Ola Belle Campbell Reed (1916-2002). This performance brings together musicians and family members who worked with her, along with those who continue to carry on in the tradition of old-time music, including musicians Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, The Honey Dewdrops, Hugh Campbell, and Dave Reed, with Cliff Murphy, director of the Smithsonian's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

Maryland Arts Summit

Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Maryland Arts Summit, hosted at UMBC, is a statewide conference presented by and for the Maryland arts sector, which includes, but is not limited to: arts advocates, arts educators and teaching artists, independent artists, arts organizations, youth, community stakeholders, arts and entertainment districts, county arts agencies of Maryland, public artists, boards of directors, and folklife artists.

Trio Sirènes

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert HallCatonsville, MD, United States

Trio Sirènes, featuring flutist Marcia McHugh, violist Karin Brown, and harpist Jacqueline Pollauf, enjoys pushing boundaries and highlighting the diverse sonic possibilities of their wind, string and percussion instruments. Their program features works by Bax, Debussy, Laitman, Leclair, and Ravel.

A Love Supreme: The (Rhetorical) Legacy of John Coltrane

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert HallCatonsville, MD, United States

The 5th Annual Hill-Robinson McNair Lecture presents a concert/talk Earl H. Brooks, assistant professor of English, on the topic of A Love Supreme: The (Rhetorical) Legacy of John Coltrane. He will be joined by the UMBC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Matt Belzer.

New Bartók Quartet — POSTPONED

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert HallCatonsville, MD, United States

We regret that this event will be postponed due to the illness of one of the performers. Ticket purchasers will be refunded.

Mediums, Magicians, and the Ouija Board: A Spiritualist History of Baltimore

Online

Do spirits return, and can we communicate with the dead? Baltimore's Spiritualists thought so, but magicians worked to disprove them. Join Julie Saylor of Enoch Pratt Free Library as she discusses spirit mediums, the Spiritualist origins of the Ouija Board, and Baltimore's group of amateur magicians, the Demons Club. This is the first in a series of six lectures, Beyond the Veil: Making Sense of the Spirit World.

Disrupting D.C.: The Rise of Uber and the Fall of the City

Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Drawing on interviews with gig workers, policymakers, Uber lobbyists, and community organizers, Katie J. Wells will discuss her new book and explain how Uber offered a lifeline — though a costly one — to cities struggling with broken transit, underemployment, and racial polarization. The story she will tell is not the story of one company and one city. Instead, Wells will offer a 360-degree view of an urban America in crisis.

The Sounds of the Futuro with Julián Delgado Lopera

Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

What if Spanglish were to be the default language of high literature? In this talk Julián Delgado Lopera examines oral traditions, spoken word, and language that’s fleeting and usually discarded as sites of ripe creativity and engines for the making of their novel, Fiebre Tropical.

States of Becoming — Opening Reception

Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC)

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the Opening Reception for States of Becoming, an exhibition curated by Fitsum Shebeshe and produced by Independent Curators International (ICI). A 6 p.m. panel discussion will feature Chukwudumebi Gabriel Amadi-Emina, Elshafei Dafalla, and Helina Metaferia, moderated by Maleke Glee, director of Stable Gallery in Washington, D.C. Exhibition curator Fitsum Shebeshe will provide an introduction.

Piano Duets: Teodora Adzharova and Shirley Yoo

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert HallCatonsville, MD, United States

Join us for an extraordinary afternoon of keyboard brilliance as we present a captivating duo-piano concert featuring the talents of Teodora Adzharova and Shirley Yoo. Prepare to be swept away by a breathtaking repertoire showcasing the works of two iconic Russian composers, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Anton Arensky.

Maryland Winds: A Salute to John Philip Sousa

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert HallCatonsville, MD, United States

Maryland Winds, a professional concert band based in Howard County, presents a Salute to John Philip Sousa, highlighting Sousa's music and that of his contemporaries. Sousa (1854–1932) became famous in the late 19th century for his military band and marching music, including Stars and Stripes Forever, Semper Fidelis and The Washington Post March.

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