The Free Sheet

A Roundup Of Regional Freebies

August 21, 2008|By MEREDITH COHN

Outdoor Art

Station North Arts & Entertainment Inc. and Shanklin Outdoor Media are presenting a new public art display in Station North. The art consists of two 20-foot-by-20-foot reproductions of works by area artists. They are Grade Finale by Brady Starr and Station North by Daniel Stuelpnagel. They are mounted side-by-side on the back of the large billboard in view of pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists from the sidewalk and street. They will be on display through the fall, and new art will be featured on a rotating basis.

The art is mounted to a billboard on the northwest corner of Charles and Lanvale streets and will be featured through the fall. Call 410-962-7075 or go to stationnorth.org.

Free

Music at the Market

Lexington Market will host Larzine & Company tomorrow as part of its live music series offered to the patrons of the city market. Larzine Talley's adult contemporary jazz is warm and soulful. She learned her craft in the nightclubs of cities around the country, including Baltimore, and has produced an album called Try It.

Larzine & Company will play from noon-2 p.m. on the Arcade Stage at Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St., Baltimore. Call 410-685-6169 or go to lexingtonmarket.com.

Free

The Right Moves

The Making the Right Moves Entertainment Conference, which aims to teach independent artists what it takes to succeed in the entertainment industry, will offer a free music expo with live stage performances, shopping and playing opportunities. There will also be a chance to audition for a reality show called The Industry. The conference will offer panel sessions for a fee.

Making the Right Moves Conference expo will be held from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday at the Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St., Baltimore. Call 410-900-6380 or go to milestonemediaonline.com.

Free

Bromo Seltzer Tour

The Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower continues its season of open tours of the newly renovated building on Saturday. Guests can see artists' studios, view and purchase art, and enjoy refreshments and light fare. The still-functioning clock tower, built in 1911, was the tallest building in the city at the time and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The tour runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, 21 E. Eutaw St., Baltimore. Go to bromoseltzertower.com.

Free

Columbia Concert

What: Columbia Concert Band

When: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Sunday

Where: Lurman Woodland Theatre, Hill Top Road, Catonsville

Why: Take advantage of the outdoor amphitheater to hear live music while it's still warm

Contact: 877-278-0961 or lurman.com

Free

Michelle Johnson

What: Michelle Johnson and Friends

When: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Mondawmin Mall, 2401 Liberty Heights Ave., Baltimore

Why: The show is part of the mall's summer jazz series that gives patrons a chance to be serenaded every Tuesday evening by a lineup of jazz, blues, acoustic soul and R&B musicians.

Contact: 410-523-1534 or mondawmin.com

Free

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