Esta Tierra Es Tu Tierra,
Current Space, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Come experience the opening of DC/Baltimore based Salvadorian-American artist Erick Antonio Benitez’s exhibition this Thursday. The installation is multimedia and focuses on the U.S.-Mexican border and the many lives it affects. Free.
I’m With Her,
Zissimo’s Bar, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Upstairs at Zissimo’s is hosting a stand-up show this Friday with host Elizabeth Norman and headliner Liz Curtis. The show will feature other female comics as well: It’ll be a super-sized lady showcase in honor of our very own Hillary Rodham Clinton. $5.
SHAN: What Does It Mean to Be Black?,
Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Join local photographer Shan for a release party in honor of his new book What Does It Mean To Be Black? The event will feature performances by poets Kondwani Fidel, Mohamed Tall and Neptune, as well as a conversation between Shan and Bilphena Yahwon. Free.
The Great Baltimore Oyster Festival, West Shore Park, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Come enjoy live music, drinks, interactive Chesapeake Bay-themed displays and of course all kinds of seafood, especially oysters. Food ticket prices range from $2 per oyster to $30 for a dozen raw and a drink.
Pay What You Want Day,
National Aquarium, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
For one day, the National Aquarium is affordable! Tickets are only available in person on Sunday and are first come, first serve. It is possible to add a 4D immersion film for $5, and parking some placess is $10.
How To Win An Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians,
The Walters Art Museum, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
What do Roman politicians and President Obama have in common? Author and professor Philip Freeman will tell you! The lecture will be followed by a reception and a book signing. The event is free, but it’s recommended that you register online beforehand.