Thursday, August 22.

Battle of the Brands: Friendly competition between B-More Kitchen members. 7-9 p.m., Accelerator Space, 417 Benninghaus Rd., $10-$25. 

End of Summer Soiree: Live music, signature cocktails, fashion, and more. 7-11 p.m., Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, 1715 Thames St., $75.

MVP Moving Night: “Labyrinth”: Part of the 2019 Summer in the Squares series. 7:52-11 p.m., Mount Vernon Place, 699 Washington Place. 

Flicks from the Hill: “Black Panther”: Film and a free art event before. 9-11 p.m., American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway. 

Friday, August 23.

Creative Mornings Baltimore: Lisa Snowden-McCray on Justice: Baltimore Beat editor Lisa Snowden-McCray talks about what justice means to her. 8:30-10:30 a.m., Baltimore Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St.

“Honeyland” Screening and Tasting: A special premiere of “Honeyland,” a new environmental documentary following the last female wild beekeeper in Europe. 6:30-9:30 p.m., The SNF Parkway/Maryland Film Festival, 5 W. North Ave.

Ibram X. Kendi presents “How to Be an Antiracist”: Ibram X. Kendi’s concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America—but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. 7-9 p.m., Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 1225 Cathedral St.

Saturday, August 24.

The Fat Cook’s Club: Learn about Thai cooking and enjoy free sangrias or beers. Aug. 24-25, Mayuree Thai Tavern, 2318 Fleet St., $79.

Schwingo #5!: Make Studio and local artists team up to offer art prizes. 5-8 p.m., R. House, 301 W. 29th St., $40.

Vent’s First Anniversary Party: Free espresso shots, cocktails, live music, and more. 6-11 p.m., Vent Coffee Roasters, 1700 W. 41st St., $10.

Stoop and: A Night of Stories and Improv Comedy: Hosted by WYPR’s Aaron Henkin. 8-9:30 p.m., Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., $10-$13.

Metro/Sexual Drag Show Hosted by Baby: Fashion, art, rock ‘n roll tease, filth, and drag. 9 p.m., Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St., $10.

DuckyDynamo’s Cosplay Soirée: Come in your favorite cosplay. 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., The Crown, 1910 N. Charles St.

Sunday, August 25.

Sunday Supper: Inspired by the British family custom of a Sunday Roast, Chef Mark Levy’s Sunday Supper will offer a seasonal three course menu featuring classic British fare, in addition to select options from Magdalena’s spring menu. 5-8 p.m., Magdalena, 205 E. Biddle St.

Cafe Negro Comedy: We like our coffee like we like our comedy: Black with a side of hiphop. 8-11 p.m., The Crown, 1910 N. Charles St., $10.

Monday, August 26.

Paint Nite: Create a work of art with the guidance of a talented artist. 7-9 p.m., Phillips Seafood, 601 E. Pratt St., $37.

Tuesday, August 27.

TRAP YOGA: HOOD + SiP: Hood healing sessions. RSVP required. 8-9 p.m., Pipe Dreamz, 407 N. Charles St.

Sensual Bachata with Vladi: Ninety minute class. 8-11:55 p.m., Points South Latin Kitchen, 1640 Thames St., $5.

Wednesday, August 28.

1619: Diaspora Dinner Series: An opportunity to have conversations, learn, and listen to the African diaspora through the creations of Chef David Thomas. 6-9 p.m., Ida B.’s Table, 235 Holliday St., $119.

August Wine Social Series: Stop and Smell the Rosé: Each rosé will be paired with a dish. 7-9 p.m., Bond Street Social, 901 S. Bond St., $50.

Laugh for a Cause: Heavens Hearts Dance and Mentoring program has teamed up with What’s So Funny Showcase to bring you a fundraising comedy show. 7-11 p.m., Capital Lounge, 1531-33 Pennsylvania Ave., $20.

Thursday, August 29.

Baltimore Comedy Festival: Over 100 comedians from Baltimore and beyond. Aug. 29-30. Motor House, 120 W. North Ave.

Mary J. Blige & Nas: R&B and Hip-Hop. 8 p.m., Royal Farms Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St., $25.99-$225.

Lisa Snowden is Editor-in-Chief and cofounder of Baltimore Beat. Previously, she was an editor at Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore Sun, and The Real News Network. Her work has also appeared in Essence,...