Events in Baltimore this weekend: October 5-8

October 5, 2017

Thursday

Interpretations of Julius Caesar

The Walters Art Museum

6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Watch the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s interpreations of Shakespeare’s most well known plays. Listen to commentary about the Walters’ ancient Roman collection from one of the associate curators. Free.

 

Friday

Peabody Music Series: Tyrone Page

The Walters Art Museum

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Listen to this lunchtime concert at the Walters’ Sculpture Court, performed by saxophonist Tyrone page. This event is part of a series of free music events taking place on the first Friday of every month. Free.

Two Trains Running

Spotlighters Theatre

8 p.m. - 10:20 p.m.

Enjoy August Wilson’s play about the people in a Pittsburgh coffee shop. While the scene is small, the people encompassed in it are larger than life. This includes a 322 year old sage, an ex con and a numbers runner. Tickets are $18 for students.

 

Saturday

Shifting Views

The Baltimore Museum of Art

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This exhibit features contemporary art from African artists. The pieces, which span a variety of mediums, offer complex and insightful views into politics and the lives of African peoples. Free.

Edgar Allen Poe is Dead Observance

Westminster Hall and Burying Ground

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Observe the 168th aniversary of Edgar Allen Poe’s death alongside other fans of the great Baltimorean’s work. Located at his very grave, the observance will feature theatrical readings as well as a wreath laying ceremony. Free.

Sunday

Meditative Yoga in the Galleries

The Walters Art Museum

11:30 a.m.- 12:45 p.m.

This hour-long yoga session will take place within the galleries and even include discussions about the surrounding art. Participants must bring a yoga mat or towel as none will be provided at the museum. Free.

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