Events in Baltimore this weekend: March 16-19

March 16, 2017

Thursday

Seat Yourself: Poems in New America,

New America, 7 p.m.

Performances by Suzie Doogan, Michael Stephens, Grace Davis, Lily Herman and Anna Crooks. Drink specials, snacks and donations for aging poets accepted.

Friday

TransORGs of Bmore Happy Hour,

Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 6 p.m.

An evening of community, sanctuary and discounted drinks at Red Emma’s where people can meet activists working to empower transgender Baltimoreans and can listen to and share projects. No admission fee.

St. Patrick’s Day Events,

Various locations, 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.

It’s St. Patrick’s Day this Friday, and just about every bar you can think of, along with museums and other locations, is having some kind of party or drink special. Delia Foley’s in Fed Hill, Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Club Orpheus and all of Little Dublin are hosting events all day and into the night. Many have no cover; Others may have an admission fee.

Saturday

AVAM’s White Elephant Barn Sale!,

American Visionary Art Museum’s Tall Sculpture Barn, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.

AVAM is pulling everything out of their closets and storage spaces to sell for cheap, including books, retro AVAM and Kinetic memorabilia, tech things and much more. No admission fee.

Super Art Fight: Better Than The Last Time!,

Ottobar, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Artists including Stabby Abby, Jamie “Angry Zen Master” Noguchi, Baron Von Sexyful, Two-Drink Alex, Mistress DoomCannon and others will engage in a mixture of live art, pro-wrestling style acting and storytelling and improvised comedic commentary. $15.

Sunday

Avant-Garde Book Club: Making (Non)Sense,

The Baltimore Museum of Art, 4 p.m. – 4 :30 p.m.

Poet Param Anand Singh will lead an in-depth conversation, spoken-word exercises and a session on innovative writing. The Book Club will discuss The Scarecrow, Theo van Doesburg and Kurt Schwitters. The exhibition is part of the Off the Shelf: Modern and Contemporary Artists’ Books exhibition. Free.

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