Station North continues a series of monthly events on Saturday, August 14th. “Second Saturday in Station North” will showcase the variety of entertainment venues and offerings in this thriving arts district. The series aims to heighten awareness, interaction, and appreciation among Baltimore’s thriving art and music communities and promote the district as a cultural destination.
Nine venues – all within 2 blocks of Charles Street and North Avenue – will feature free events throughout the evening to encourage people to venue-hop and experience the diversity and creativity of the Station North Arts & Entertainment District. Events include Art Exhibitions, a Staged Reading, a Dance Performance, Live Music Performances and more.
The various free events that will be offered by the nine venues in the district on Saturday, August 14th include:
Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles Street
5 – 7pm – Art Exhibition: “Wild Nothing” Twelve artists reveal through photography the summer experience of heyday and youthful abandon. The collection of images exposes the excited energy innate to this season and the grittiness that accentuates it.
Strand Theater, 1823 N. Charles Street
8pm – Free staged reading of local playwright Barbara Bryan’s play “Lightning Train”
In 1843, three African-American businessmen harnessed a confluence of new technologies to facilitate a more rapid transport of people fleeing slavery.
The Hexagon Space, 1825 N. Charles Street
9pm – Live Music by Beastmaster, Polygons, Ruff Stuff
The Windup Space, 12 W. North Avenue
5pm – 8pm – Art Exhibition: Works by Andrew Liang
5pm – 8pm – Vinyl Happy Hour with JojoSouth
Bring your favorite records, have a drink, and share your music!
Echo Gallery in the North Avenue Market, 20 W. North Avenue
6pm – “A Dance Called Baltimore,” choreographed by Meghan Flanigan with students from Peabody Dance
See the city’s sights, sounds and rhythms brought to life through contemporary dance, video, soundscapes, snow cones, sprinklers and more!
Part of the Baltimore Song Project
Complimentary pizza from Joe Squared!
Cyclops Books & Music, 30 W. North Avenue
8pm – Live Music by Adrian Krygowski, Adryelle, and Melissa Moran.
Westnorth Studio, 106 W. North Avenue
8pm – Live Music: “Strings & Things,” a duet of Jazz guitarists Ron Williams and James Tart.
Single Carrot Theater at Load of Fun, 120 W. North Avenue
6 – 9pm – Open House and Community Art Project
Check out Single Carrot Theatre’s space and participate in a hands-on art project with members of the Single Carrot company.
Joe Squared, 133 W. North Avenue
11am – 2am – Art Exhibition: Works by Andrew Yff
7pm – 9pm – Live Music by The Dave Janesh Trio [Jazz]
10pm – Live Music by 2econd N8ture [Roots – Reggae] and Swift Technique (Philadelphia) [Funk – Soul – Rock]
The Second Saturday series will continue on September 11. The series is funded in part by grants from the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, PNC Bank and the Baltimore Community Foundation.
For more information, visit: http://stationnorth.org/