Jayme Stone's Room Of Wonders
Wednesday January 9, Maryland Hall, 7:30 pm
Part of the MHCA Showcase Artist Series: Two-time Juno-winning banjoist Jayme Stone makes music inspired by folk traditions from around the world. His latest album, Room of Wonders, explores music from Norway, Sweden, Bulgaria, Brazil, Italy and North America. The repertoire includes a movement from Bach's French Suite, a Moorish sword-fighting dance and Stone's lush, edgy originals.
Thursday, January 10, Red Red Wine, 3:30pm
Join the School Psychologists’ Association of Anne Arundel County for their Charity Happy Hour. There will be appetizers as well as an auction. In addition, Red Red Wine will donate 10% of proceeds raised from this event to the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Anne Arundel County, a grassroots, non-profit organization that is dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
The New Atheism and the Modern Novel
Friday, January 11, Key Auditorium, 8pm
St. John's Friday Night Lecture Series. Steiner Lecture, "The New Atheism and the Modern Novel", by James Wood, professor of the Practice of Literary Criticism, Harvard University. Wood describes his lecture as “an examination of the current impassioned and often wrong-headed arguments between religious believers and atheists, and a discussion of the modern novel’s role – both actual and potential – in representing the true dramas of belief and unbelief in our age.” Free and open to the public. A question period follows each lecture in the Conversation Room.
David Hayes: A Sculptor of Space and Nature
January 11 - February 17, Mitchell Gallery
David Hayes's ceramics, stained glass, paintings, and sculptures are included in many major collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
Sixth Annual Lift Every Voice Concert and Seminar
Seminar: Saturday, January 12, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Concert: Sunday, January 13, 4:00 p.m.
Francis Scott Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, Annapolis
All are welcome to participate in a seminar addressing Dr. Marin Luther King, Jr.’s speech, “Where do we go from here?” Former Maryland Deputy Attorney General and current member of the Maryland State Board of Education, Donna Hill Staton, is slated to give the keynote address. The seminar will follow a panel discussion featuring students and educators from area schools. The January 13 Lift Every Voice concert will feature gospel spirituals performed by some of the region’s finest young vocalists, including the All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis and the Singing Sensations Youth Choir from Baltimore.
Winter Light: Painting Interiors at the William Paca House
Saturday, January 12, William Paca House, 9am
This is a unique opportunity to paint the interior of the William Paca House, a National Historic Landmark and home of Declaration of Independence signer William Paca. Jean Brinton Jaecks, watercolorist, conducts this painting workshop focused on painting light, atmosphere and the challenges of perspective and composition while painting interiors. Students may choose the elegant dining room, kitchen, parlor or the winter garden from one of the large windows. Small class size allows plenty of access to the instructor and a detailed critique at the end.
The Chesapeake Children's Museum Benefit Concert with Barry Louis Polisar
Sunday January 13, Maryland Hall, 2:00 pm
Penning and performing such ditties as "Giggle Tickle Fiddle and Wiggle Around" and "My Brother thinks he's a Banana", Barry Louis Ploisar has been called "a one-man symphony of comic anarchy" by the Baltimore Sun and "wickedly funny" bu Parenting Magazine. Whether you're a child or former child, it would just be silly not to come. Recommended for ages 4 to 104.
All That Art
Maryland Hall will host its 8th annual All That Art auction fundraising event on Friday, March 22, 2013 from 6-9 pm in the Maryland Hall galleries. The fundraising event includes an exhibition of more than 40 pieces of art in all genres and an elegant reception with a live and silent auction of art during the evening. Artists have been selected to participate by invitation and by a jury selection. The final list of artists will be announced in late January. Tickets to the All That Art auctions and reception on March 22 are $75 per person. The reception includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and champagne as well as entertainment. Proceeds from All That Art support Maryland Hall’s community-based visual arts program and the participating artists.
December 7 – January 13, Bay Theatre
What happens when four old friends meet for a golf game after their class reunion? After not having seen each other for a long time, they have a lot of catching up to do. Life has pushed and pulled, been good and cruel. Canada’s best known playwright has written a warm, intelligent comedy, full of rousing laughs. A hysterical glimpse at the male mind on the golf course when the women aren’t around.
The Annapolis Wine Expo
Saturday March 30th, 2013
The Annapolis Wine Expo at The Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Room N. It's an "indoor wine festival" with over 100 national and international wines being poured in cooperation with Southern Wine and Spirits of Baltimore. There are two sessions: Session I from 12:00-2:30 pm and Session II from 3:30-6:000 pm. Purchase wine by the case, too. Seminars and "Dining wit the Chef" additional options. For ticket information, visit: http://www.annapoliswineexpo.com
The Annapolis Arts, Crafts, and Wine Festival
June 8-9, 2013, at The Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Sat: 10-6 pm; Sun: 10-5 pm
Dozens of Maryland wineries and over 200 artists and crafters celebrate wine and the arts in this outdoor, two-day event! Enjoy shopping for fine arts and crafts. Bring your chair and enjoy sipping wine while listening to smooth jazz all afternoon. Kids Art activities, too! Wine tasting and non-wine tasting tickets available. For ticket information, visit: