Wednesday, November 2

Twerk Fit Class: Werk it out Wednesday is a judgment-free zone Twerk Fitness class. ($10) 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at PHIL MOR FIT, 1718 Belmont Avenue, Woodlawn. For more information, go to: fitwithvina.com.

Thursday, November 3

Harmonies of Liberty: Artist Talk with Sonya Clark: In this talk, held in conjunction with her exhibition Hair/Craft, Clark will discuss her artwork inspired by the hymn “Lift Every Voice and Sing” – work that she produced in harmony with musicians which that centers collaboration, innovation, craft, and design as a means to uplift suppressed voices. This event will also be streamed on YouTube. 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery at UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle. For more information, go to: dreshercenter.umbc.edu or call: 410-455-6798.

Baltimore Cake and Whiskey: A gathering of women business leaders to eat cake, drink whiskey, and talk shop. ($25) 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Cube Cowork LLC, 4709 Harford Road. For more information, go to: alpha-graphics.net/cake-whiskey-networking-events. 

A Movement in Every Direction: Stories about Modern-Day Migration: Experience personal tales about escape and exodus, oppression and opportunity, resettlement and regeneration — and the profound act of making a home away from home. Join us for an evening of unforgettable true tales. 6:30 p.m. at Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. For more information, go to: stoopstorytelling.com.

Onyi Nwabineli Presents “Someday, Maybe”: Celebrate the release of “Someday, Maybe” by Onyi Nwabineli! Onyi will be in conversation with Tyrese Coleman, author of “How to Sit.” Virtual. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, go to: greedyreads.com or call: 410-276-6222.

Friday, November 4

2022 Fell’s Point Fun Festival: Live music, tasty food, and more. Nov. 4-6 at the Fell’s Point waterfront. For more information, go to: fellspointfest.com.

Speak Easy Open Mic: Every first Friday. Writers and performers of all levels of experience are welcome. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Charm City Meadworks, 400 East Biddle Street. For more information, go to: charmcitymeadworks.com or call: 443-961-1072.

Rakim: Celebrated rapper marks the 25th anniversary of his debut solo album, The 18th Letter. 8 p.m. at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. For more information, go to: ramsheadlive.com or call: 410-244-1131.

Searching 4 Something: DJs Sovthpaw, Kevin Naidura, and AV8. Ages 21 and up. ($10) 9 p.m. at Metro Gallery, 1700 North Charles Street. For more information, go to: themetrogallery.net or email: ericmach@themetrogallery.net.

Saturday, November 5

Baltimore Taco Festival: This event features food vendors, margaritas, live music, and more. ($9.99-$59.99) Nov. 5-6 at Power Plant Live! 34 Market Place. For more information, go to: tacofests.com/baltimore-taco-festival.

Baltimore By Baltimore: A music and makers festival series hosted every first Saturday of the month. This month’s lineup is an ode to Baltimore club culture, and Baltimore’s creative ecosystem. 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Baltimore Inner Harbor Amphitheater, Light Street and Pratt Street. For more information, go to: waterfrontpartnership.org or call: 443-743-3308.

Vegan Fall Dining Experience: A vegan, fall dining experience featuring a three-course meal. ($10-$40) 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Our Time Kitchen, 117 West 24th Street. For more information,  go to: ourtimekitchen.com or email: ourtimekitchen@gmail.com.

Sunday, November 6

Church Girl Confessions: The Monologues: Join the cast in this safe space as they share stories of trials and triumphs. ($24-$40) 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m at Motor House, 120 West North Avenue. For more information, go to: motorhousebaltimore.com.

Je’Caryous Johnson Presents “New Jack City”: Play features comedian and actor Flex Alexander, actor Allen Payne, and rappers Big Daddy Kane and Treach. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Lyric Baltimore, 140 West Mount Royal Avenue. For more information, go to: lyricbaltimore.com or call: 667-260-2442.

Community Storytelling Concert: This program features nationally renowned storytellers Dylan, Pritchett, Vanora Legaux, Bunjo Butler, Tahira, Baba Simba Mollock, Paul Best, Kucha Brownlee and Baba Tony Brown, and Maryland’s Official Griot, Janice Curtis Greene. 4 p.m. at Frederick Douglass High School, 2301 Gwynns Falls Parkway. For more information, go to: nabsinc.org or call: 410-947-1117.

Ami Dang w/ Infinity Knives: Album release event for “The Living World’s Demands” by sitar player and ambient musician Ami Dang. Virtual and in person. ($10-$20) 7 p.m. at Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue. For more information, go to: creativealliance.org or call: 410-276-1651.

Monday, November 7

Brown Lecture Series: April Ryan: White House correspondent April Ryan will profile Black women who are working to change America’s social and political landscape. Ryan will be joined in conversation by University of Baltimore president Kurt Schmoke. Virtual and in-person. 7 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Library, 400 Cathedral Street. For more information, go to: prattlibrary.org or call: 410-396‑5430.

Tuesday, November 8

Diary of a Mad Black Artist, Solo Art Exhibition by Aaron M. Maybin: Award-winning contemporary artist Aaron Maybin presents his latest solo art exhibit. ($20) Nov. 8-10 at Guilford Hall Brewery, 1611 Guilford Avenue. For more information, go to: guilfordhall.com or call: 410-617-0136.

Wednesday, November 9

Peabody Jazz Combos: Peabody Jazz Combos series spotlights student performances of jazz classics and original compositions under the direction of Peabody jazz faculty. 7 p.m. at Keystone Korner Baltimore, 1350 Lancaster Street. For more information, go to: keystonekornerbaltimore.com or call: 410-946-6726.

Friday, November 11

ANTIGONE presented by Theatre Morgan: Two brothers repping opposite sides in a turf war have been killed in the struggle. ($5-$20) Nov. 11-13 at Morgan State University, Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, 2201 Argonne Drive. For more information, go to: events.morgan.edu or call: 443-885-4440.

Peabody Heights Brewery 10 Year Anniversary Weekend: A weekend celebration of food and music. ($6-$8) Nov. 11-13 at Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 East 30th Street. For more information, go to: peabodyheightsbrewery.com or call: 410-467-7837.

Black Panther II Watch Party: Come as you are or come to cosplay. The first 50 ticket purchasers will receive a special gift. And, there will be a prize for the best outfit. Profits from ticket sales will be used to support Fight Blight Bmore’s work creating equitable and sustainable community development in Baltimore. ($30) 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at AMC Owings Mills 17, 10100 Mill Run Circle, Owings Mills. For more information, go to: fightblightbmore.com.

Abdu Ali, Mighty Mark, Sir E.U., threeeyedmouse, SDOT: Music performances. ($12) 8 p.m. at Ottobar, 2549 North Howard Street. For more information, go to: theottobar.com or call: 410-662-0069.

Maxwell: The Night Tour: Earlier this year, Maxwell captured the No. 1 slot on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay Chart for his latest single, “OFF.” (Tickets start at $40) 8 p.m. at Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena, 1000 Hilltop Circle. For more information, go to: ticketmaster.com.

Scorpio Re-Birth and 1972 Milestone All Black Birthday Celebration: Event will feature DJ Boobie, DJ Tanz, DJ Tommy Davis, DJ Sean Marshall, DJ Technics, and DJ Scottie B. ($25) 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Diamondz Events & Catering LLC, 9980-88 Liberty Road #9980, Randallstown. For more information, go to: thediamondzexperience.com or call: 410-521-1155.

Saturday, November 12

Dance & Bmore’s National Elder Arts Jam: A creative space for senior citizens to dance, talk, share recipes, tell stories, laugh, and sing. Enjoy music and movement designed with those 65 and older in mind. Virtual. 10 to 11 a.m. Email ElderArts.DAB@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link.

11th Annual Donate Life Gospel Fest: Gospel Fest is an opportunity to gather with friends and neighbors to honor and celebrate the lives of Baltimore organ, eye, tissue, and in-spirit donors who continue to make an impact in our community. The event is free, but organizers request patrons make a $5 donation at the door towards the NAACP Youth Council. Masks required. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Israel Baptist Church, 1200 North Washington Street. For more information, go to: thellf.org or call: 410-242-7000.

Red Emma’s Mother Earth Poetry Vibe: A poetry/spoken word open mic of justice, conscious thought, spirituality, and more. 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, 3128 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, go to: redemmas.org or call: 410-601-3072.

Sunday, November 13

“Harriet Tubman: Visions Of Freedom”: A screening of “Harriet Tubman: Visions Of Freedom” commemorating the 200th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s birth and the observation of Maryland Emancipation Day. ($9-$12) 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street. For more information, go to: lewismuseum.org or call: 443-263-1800.

UFOs vs. Cancer Benefit Mini-Fest: Music, food trucks, and an art and vintage market all to raise funding and awareness for local cancer patient support, care, and cancer treatment research. ($20-$25) 5:30 p.m. at Ottobar, 2549 North Howard Street. For more information, go to: theottobar.com or call: 410-662-0069.

Tuesday, November 15

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical: An uplifting comeback story like no other, this is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke barriers and became the Queen of Rock n’ Roll. (tickets start at $85) Nov. 15-20.  Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, 12 North Eutaw Street. For more information, go to: france-merrickpac.com or call: 410-837-7400.

Thursday, November 17

Voyages: Chapter 2: An immersive audiovisual journey, an after party with live music, and local food vendors. ($50) 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at National Aquarium, 501 East Pratt Street. For more information, go to: aqua.org or call: 410-576-3800.

Lisa Snowden

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...

Teri Henderson

Teri Henderson is the Arts and Culture Editor of Baltimore Beat. She is the author of the 2021 book Black Collagists. Previously, she was a staff writer for BmoreArt,...