Events in Baltimore this weekend: March 9-12

March 9, 2017

Thursday

Thursday Night Gallery Drawing: Medieval Knights Hall,

The Walters, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Create observational drawings with the facilitation of a practicing artist employed by the museum. Basic materials provided. Free for members, $5 for non members.

Friday

Chris Crass: Collective Liberation in the Era of Trump,

The Church of the Redeemer, 6:30 p.m.

SURJ Baltimore and Baltimore Racial Justice Action host a talk by Chris Crass on courageously standing up for racial justice through collective and individual action in these times. Free.

Monster Comedy with IMPROV JAM!,

Zissimos Bar, 8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Stand-up comedy, a trivia panel show and a whole lot of sketches will be featured in this manifestation of a monthly show. Followed by a set by the house troupe Banana Phone and an open improve jam. $5 at door cash only or online till 7:30 p.m. on the day of the event.

Saturday

Bmore Songstresses,

Creative Alliance, 8 p.m.

Four local female vocalists/songwriters come together for a night of musical surprises. Artists are Letitia VanSant, Anne Watts, QueenEarth and J.Pope. $15, + $3 at door.

The Ivy Bookshop hosts Mohsin Hamid,

The Ivy Bookshop, 7 p.m.

Mohsin Hamid will speak on his new book, Exit West. Admission is $28 per person or per couple and includes a copy of his book. 100 percent of the evening’s net book sales will go to the

IRC in Baltimore.

Sunday

Artist Conversation: Guerrilla Girl Frida Kahlo,

The Baltimore Museum of Art, 3 p.m.

In conjunction with the closing of the Front Room: Guerrilla Girls, hear the BMA’s senior curator of contemporary art in conversation with Guerilla Girl Frida Kahlo. The event is free, but pre-registration is required.

The Wild Purim Rumpus,

the 8X10, 8 p.m.

Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim, which commemorates the overthrow of Haman’s would-be act of genocide as is detailed in the Book of Esther. Get silly, give to those in need and eat! $10 in advance, $15 at door.

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