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

Fell's Point Fun Festival

812 South Ann Street
Saturday, October 03 - Sunday, October 04

The Fell's Point Fun Festival showcases the nautical history, enduring charm and vibrant spirit of one of Baltimore's oldest downtown neighborhoods. Join locals and visitors alike as they peruse the flea market and crafts vendors, enjoy live music and entertainment and patronize Fell's Point's eclectic collection of taverns, shops and merchants.  Five stages featuring music, dancing, and entertainment and activities for children of all ages are set up throughout the neighborhood, and delicacies and libations from all over the world are available on every corner.

Contact: 
Denise Whitman
Phone: 
410-675-6756

Tchaikovsky and Bartok

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Friday, October 02 - Sunday, October 04

Celebrating folk music's influence on classical traditions, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Music Director Marin Alsop leads a program filled with life and dance. The concert opens with special guest Harmonia performing traditional folk music of Eastern Europe, followed by Bartok's towering Concerto for Orchestra and Tachikovsky's brilliant Violin Concerto.

Phone: 
410-783-8000

3 Mo' Divas

Lyric Opera House
Friday, October 02

3 Mo' Divas: A New Concert Smashing Musical Barriers is a thrilling evening of entertainment wrapped around a unique and proven concept! Seeing 3 Mo' Divas for the first time is an exhilarating experience! The three women are all classically trained vocalists and all possessing Class, Sass & Style. The discovery of their phenomenal vocal versatility is nothing short of astonishing! The concert delivers some stupefying, genre jumping feats that continue to amaze audiences: including opera, Broadway, movies, jazz, blues, soul, R&B, rock & roll, spirituals and gospel.

Phone: 
410-783-8000

Da Vinci - The Genius

Maryland Science Center
Thursday, October 01 - Sunday, January 31

A rare look at the genius of one man that influenced generations to come. Direct from Italy - Da Vinci's machines, inventions, paintings, sculptures, writings and drawings. The genius of Da Vinci from aeronautics to medicine, artistry to weapons of war - all on display in this extraordinary exhibition's first visit to the East Coast.

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