Judy Kaye

CENTERSTAGE
Thursday, October 15 - Sunday, October 18

Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye returns after her huge success in CENTERSTAGE's 2008-09 season closer Souvenir. Her Broadway credits include Tony-nominated roles in Momma Mia! and Souvenir, plus Ragtime, On the Twentieth Century, and her Tony Award-winning role in The Phantom of the Opera.

Contact: 
Heather Jackson
Phone: 
410-986-4016

Ian Anderson

Lyric Opera House
Thursday, October 15

Widely recognized as the man who introduced the flute to rock music, Ian Anderson remains the crowned exponent of the popular and rock genres of flute playing. Ian also plays ethnic flutes and whistles together with acoustic guitar and the mandolin family of instruments, providng the acoustic textures which are an integral part of most of the Jethro Tull repertoire. He has recorded numerous, diverse solo albums and appears frequently in solo concerts.

Phone: 
410-783-8000

Heroes! Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greene

The Walters Art Museum
Sunday, October 11 - Sunday, January 03

Sometimes they are superhuman protagonists of ancient myths or modern fiction. Other times, they emerge in the form of average people who rise above the ordinary to help others, excel in competitions or display remarkable compassion. Using ancient Greek culture as a point of origin, this exhibition explores the inherent human need for heroes and descibes an extremely relevant cultural phenomena: the images of heroes mirror the values and cultural identity of their admirers.

Contact: 
Amy Mannarino

Under Armour Baltimore Running Festival

M&T Bank Stadium
Saturday, October 10

In seven short years, the Festival has become one of Baltimore's signature events as well as garnering national recognition as one of the top races in the United States. In addition, more than $3.6 million has been raised for charity as a result of the Running Festival and over $20 million is pumped into the local economy every year as a result of the event.

Contact: 
Corrigan Sports Enterprises
Phone: 
410-605-9381

Branford Marsalis

Lyric Opera House
Friday, October 09

World-renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis, born in 1960, has always been a man of numerous musical interests, from jazz, blues and funk to such classical music projects as his Fall 2008 tour with Marsalis Brasilianos. The three-time Grammy winner has continued to exercise and expand his skills as an instrumentalist, a composer, and the head of Marsalis Music, the label he founded in 2002 that has allowed him produce both his own projects and those of the jazz world's most promising new and estalished artists.

Phone: 
410-783-8000

BSO SuperPops: Hollywood Sings: The Epics

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Thursday, October 08 - Sunday, October 11

The BSO SuperPops season kicks off with Jack Everly leading the BSO and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society in soundtracks from Hollywood. The program includes music from Lawrence of Arabia, Ben-Hur, Star Wars, Gone with the Wind, Titanic and a special tribute to John Williams.

Contact: 
Eileen Andrews Jackson
Phone: 
410-783-8020

Candlelight Vigil at the Poe Monument

Westminster Graveyard
Thursday, October 08

Beginning at midnight, join hundreds of people as a vigil is held at Poe's grave to commemorate the anniversary of his passing. Celebrities and members of the public will get a chance to read excerpts from Poe's works or just read their own tribute to Poe at his gravesite.

Film Screening: Match and Marry

The Jewish Museum
Wednesday, October 07

A documentary that takes a fresh look into the tradition of matchmaking that dates back thousands of years. The film looks at the Orthodox Jewish marriage but the messages are universal. Filmmaker Suzannah Warlick will share surprises and anecdotes of today's matchmaking tradition integrated into modern times.

Contact: 
Simone Ellin

MouthPower Family Day

National Museum of Dentistry
Sunday, October 04

Explore Mouthie's interactive laboratory to get the inside story on the best way to have a happy mouth for life. Practice brushing and flossing on a larger-than-life mouth, explore healthy eating, and discover how tobacco harms your teeth. Dress up and role play a visit to a "dental office" and make a tooth diary to help you keep up a bright smile at home!

Contact: 
Amy Pelsinsky

Railfest Steam Days

B&O Railroad Museum
Saturday, October 03 - Sunday, October 04

Programs and demonstrations highlight steam power and celebrate the Museum's historic steam engine collection, which includes icons such as the oldest steam locomotive William Mason, The Tom Thumb and Lafayette.

Contact: 
Stefanie Hare
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