performing arts


Meet Award-Winning Actor BD Wong (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  BD Wong will be in conversation about his career. Award-winning actor BD Wong is one of America’s most versatile performers. BD has been on screens big and small for the last 20 years, appearing in such hits as Law & Order: SVU, Oz, Gotham, Jurassic Park, and Jurassic World.  He received an Emmy nomination for his role as […]


⭐ Tuesday Tunes: Kane Shimabukuro & Tara “Trinity” Villanueva (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Kane Shimabukuro & Tara “Trinity” Villanueva. Born and raised in Columbia Maryland, Kane has always had a fondness for all things Hawaiian. He began his studies in Hawaiian culture at the age of 2 and has gone on to perform in various […]


The Black Arts Movement (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

Ar PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Galvanized by the post-World War II decolonization of African nations and the civil rights, black power, anti-war, and feminist and womanist movements, African-descendant cultural producers in the United States began overtly repudiating a European aesthetic and claiming a Black aesthetic that emerged from the lived experience of […]


Conversation With Professor Ron: Are You A Citizen, or Are You A Consumer? (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Many people believe being a citizen means paying your taxes, obeying the laws, and casting a ballot every four years. But is that all we really ought to do, transact with America like a consumer?  AS a citizen we have a GREATER invitation! We have many more RIGHTS, and frankly obligations, that enable us […]


BLAIR HIGH SCHOOL: MBHS STEM Arts Night (VIRTUAL)

We’re excited to announce that STEM Arts Night 2021 is THIS Friday! Be sure to tune in to our Youtube Premier on Friday, March 19th at 6:45 PM for spectacular performances and artwork by your peers. Join us for singing, dancing, poetry, visual art, and more at our channel: MBHS STEM […]


BLAIR HIGH SCHOOL: ‘Sankofa 2021: A Virtual Celebration of African American Life, History & Culture Through TV & Film’ (VIRTUAL)

Montgomery Blair High School is excited to announce the release of the 2021 Sankofa Production: “Sankofa 2021: A Virtual Celebration of African American Life, History, and Culture through TV and Film”! This year marks the 10th anniversary of the reimagined Sankofa experience at Blair, and we are thrilled to mark the occasion with this year’s […]


Meet William Robin, Author of ‘Industry: Bang On A Can and New Music in The Marketplace’ (Prince George’s Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

University of Maryland professor and author William Robin discusses his new book, “Industry: Bang on a Can and New Music in the Marketplace,” with Jeremy Ney, Director of Music, The Phillips Collection. William Robin is an assistant professor of musicology at the University of Maryland’s School of Music. His research […]


Get Into the Groove: A Story of Hip Hop (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Get Into the Groove: A Story of Hip Hop with A Squared “Get Into the Groove: A Story of Hip Hop” is a performance that takes the audience on an immersive journey through the 4 main elements of Hip Hop: Breakdancing, DJ, Emcee, and Graffiti. Come experience the joy and freedom […]