Music: Tides & Tunes
If the backdrop to music is as important as the sound itself, another event to check out is the Tides & Tunes Summer Concert Series in Annapolis on Thursday nights. Bands from folk to rock take a stage set against the Chesapeake Bay. Food and spirits are sold at the concerts.
June 14-Aug. 16 at Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park. Free, donations accepted.
Music/Film: Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra
Watch the PROS perform “patriotic ragtime and jazz,” accompanied by a 1920s silent film called “One Week.”
7 p.m. at Maryland Hall.
Art: Profiles of Color III
Artist Ronald Jackson presents his new solo show, “Profiles of Color III: Fabric, Face, and Form.”
Opening reception 5 – 7 p.m., show runs June 30 – July 28 at Galerie Myrtis.
Art: The Bra Show
Head to the Y: Art Gallery for the opening reception to this bodacious show, with 40+ artists exploring the subject through mixed media. The reception will include live performances by Laure Drogoul & Nicoletta de la Brown and poetry by Shirley J Brewer.
Reception 6 – 9 p.m. at Y: Art. Show on view June 27 – Aug. 4.
The Peale Center’s newest immersive experience arrives in the form of Bootprints: Immersive Performance. A staged reading with a chorus, exhibition and conversation with the playwright, Bootprints explores the life of Myeshia Adams and her experiences with trauma, family, travel, love and inequality.
6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Peale Center. $15 advance, $20 at door.
Film/Photography: Born in Baltimore Festival
See a stunning exhibition of film and photography featuring “images, sounds, and textures that are uniquely Baltimore; the music, the faces, the stories of our city and its citizens, past and present, young and old, native and newly arrived.”
3 -7:30 p.m. at the Creative Alliance.
Event: Frederick Douglass Community Day
While Frederick Douglass Day is traditionally celebrated in February, this summer brings a special bicentennial event: Frederick Douglass Community Day, inspired by Douglass’ “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” speech. Enjoy performances, re-enactments, food, family activities and more, all with the aim of paying homage to Douglass and his commitment to “freedom, community, art and history.”
July 1 at the Banneker- Douglass Museum. Tickets TBA. bdmuseum.maryland.gov
Music: Groovin’ in the Grass
The fun outdoor concert series returns with the Trinidad and Tobago Baltimore Steel Orchestra.
$5-$15. 6-8 p.m. at Ladew Gardens.
Event: The Witch of Lime Street
“The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World” explores the history and relationship between Houdini and medium Margery, who competed in The Jazz Age Psychic Contest of 1923-25.
1 -2 p.m. at the Jewish Museum of Maryland.