Whole lotta fun heads this way

August 05, 2007

Aug. 8

Hip-hop dancing -- Learn hip-hop dance moves at the program, 6 p.m. at the Southeast Anchor Library, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Free. 410-396-1580 or prattlibrary.org.

"Let's Jam!" -- Visitors can learn about African dancing and drumming, 3:30 p.m. at the Waverly Branch, 400 E. 33rd St. Free. 410-396-6053 or prattlibrary.org.

Beyonce concert -- The R&B singer takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the 1st Mariner Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St. $59.75-$200.75. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.

Aug. 9

Boney James and Jonathan Butler -- Jazz concert begins at 6 p.m. at Pier Six Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave. $30-$60. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.

Beyonce concert -- The R&B singer takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Verizon Center, 601 F St. N.W., Washington. $65.75-$200.75. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.

Aug. 10

Earth, Wind and Fire performs -- R&B concert begins at 7 p.m. at Pier Six Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave. $40-$85. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.

Guru's Jazzmatazz -- The rapper/composer performs his unique blend of rap and jazz at the concert, which also features Superproducer Solar, DJ Doo Wop, the 7 Grand Band and Pocket Protector, 9 p.m. at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. Doors open at 8 p.m. $20. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com.

Aug. 11

B.B. King Blues Tour -- The blues guitar legend performs with Little Richard and soul/gospel singer Al Green, 5 p.m. at Pier Six Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave. $49-$135. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.

Aug. 15

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars -- The West African musicians perform in concert, 8 p.m. at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. $35. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com.

Aug. 18

"Art of the Chesapeake" program -- Children can make their own crabs at the program celebrating black watermen, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. $5-$6 plus admission. 443-263-1875 or africanamericanculture.org.

Aug. 24

Chrisette Michele -- The R&B singer-songwriter performs, 8 p.m. at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. $12.50. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com.

Aug. 25

"Reggae on the Harbor" -- The Wailers, Steel Pulse, Can't Hang, Lionize and Shoreline play at the reggae festival, 3 p.m. at Pier Six Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave. Gate opens at 2 p.m. $15-$35. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.

Through Aug. 26

Gee's Bend exhibit -- Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt, a display of quilts by African-American women from Gee's Bend, Ala., will be on exhibit at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Free. 410-547-9000 or thewalters.org.

Aug. 31

George Clinton live -- Funk musician George Clinton performs along with his P-Funk All Stars, 9 p.m. at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. Doors open at 8 p.m. $29.50 general admission; $35 bleachers. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com.

Sept. 3

"Sisters Saving the City" -- A women's prayer vigil for peace takes place at 10 a.m. along the streets and major corridors of the city. Organized by Douglas Memorial Community Church. Details: 410-601-0451 or 410-523-1700.

Sept. 7

The Gumption Group -- R&B, jazz and soul concert with the Gumption Group featuring Lady A, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. $12-$15. 443-263-1875 or africanamericanculture.org.

Sept. 8

Maysa performs -- Baltimore-born smooth-jazz singer Maysa takes the stage at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. $30. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com.

Sept. 13

Macy Gray -- The raspy-voiced singer takes the stage along with the Brand New Heavies, 8 p.m. at the Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave. $30-$60. 410-547-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.

Sept. 15

"Star Bright, Star Light" program -- Children can participate in a constellation-themed craft activity celebrating astronomer Benjamin Banneker, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. $5-$6 plus admission. 443-263-1875 or africanamericanculture.org.

Filmmaker lecture -- Historian and filmmaker Anthony Cohen discusses the life of his ancestor Patrick Sneed, a runaway slave who fought in the Civil War, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. Free with museum admission. 443-263-1875 or africanamericanculture.org.

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