Thursday, Sept. 22

Bromo Art Walk: Experience the Bromo Arts District during a night of artistic performances, exhibits, and open studios. Artwork will be available for purchase throughout the event at galleries, artist studios, and pop-up markets. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Bromo Arts District (Multiple Locations), 218 West Saratoga Street. (Free) RSVP recommended. For more information, go to: www.bromodistrict.org/bromo-art-walk or call 410-244-1030 ex 713.

Bromo Art Walk After Party: After the Bromo Art Walk, keep the party going at Current Space’s outdoor courtyard. This event will feature a performance from Eze Jackson and a live DJ set by Trillnatured. Current Space’s Garden Bar will be open with late-night food available from Vegan Juiceology. 9 p.m. at Current Space, 421 North Howard Street. Registration required. For more information, go to: www.currentspace.com.

The Stoop Storytelling Series: Hidden In Plain Sight: The Stoop Storytelling Series and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in partnership with Enoch Pratt Free Library, present “Hidden in Plain Sight: Stories about the powerful—and often invisible—public health forces that shape our lives.” 7 p.m. at Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch, Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street. (Free) In-person and virtual. For more information, go to: www.eventbrite.com/e/hidden-in-plain-sight-tickets-379954372757 or call 410-396-5430.

Psyche A. Williams-Forson presents “Eating While Black”: Psyche A. Williams-Forson is one of the leading thinkers about food in America. In her new book, she offers her knowledge and experience to illuminate how anti-Black racism operates in the practice and culture of eating. 7 p.m. at Red Emma’s, 3128 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, go to: www.redemmas.org/ or call 410-601-3072.

Brandi Collins-Dexter presents “Black Skinhead”: In “Black Skinhead,” Brandi Collins-Dexter explores the fragile alliance between Black voters and the Democratic Party. Collins-Dexter will be in conversation with Lisa Snowden, editor-in-chief and co-founder of Baltimore Beat. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Greedy Reads Remington, 320 West 29th Street. For more information, go to: www.greedyreads.com/ or call 410-878-0184.

Friday, Sept. 23

It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues: From African chants and Delta spirituals to the urban electricity of a Chicago nightclub, from dusty backroads bluegrass to the twang of a country juke joint, “It Ain’t Nothin But the Blues” is a stirring retrospective of blues classics that summon the true soul of African American music. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Arena Players Incorporated, 801 McCulloh Street. For more information, call 410-728-6500.

Saturday, Sept. 24

BLK ASS FLEA MKT 106 + BLK: Gather to experience a day of blackness, music, culture, and vibes, all while circulating the black dollar, The BLK ASS FLEA MKT is a radical movement of BLK JOY. Expect some of the hottest DJs from Baltimore and the DMV. Noon to 7 p.m. at Eager Park, North Wolfe Street. For more information, go to www.eventbrite.com/o/blk-ass-flea-mkt-39175813423.

Baltimore Boiler Room X Dark Room: The international live music showcase returns to Baltimore, this time featuring the sounds of Amy Reid, Feroun, Jordan Pope, Karizma, Life on Planets, and Pangelica. 10 p.m to 2 a.m. at Le Mondo, 406 North Howard Street. For more information, go to boilerroom.tv/session/boiler-room-x-baltimore

Gwynn Oak Food and Music Festival: Tell your family and friends to bring a blanket or chair and come out to enjoy good music and the region’s best food, retail, and service vendors. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Gwynn Oak Park, 6010 Gwynn Oak Ave, Gwynn Oak, MD. For more information, go to houseofotem.com/gwynnoakfoodandmusicfestival.

Remfest 2022: The third annual RemFest is taking over Remington Avenue with more bands, more vendors, more food, and more family-friendly fun. Featuring Dave Heumann, RoVo Monty, Manners Manners, Bali Lamas, Josh Stokes, Leisure Sport, Wifty Bangura, Kotic Couture, darsombra, Midnight Sun, Tionesta, DJ Mills, and more. Noon to 9 p.m. at Remington Avenue. For more information, email info@remfest.org or go to: www.remfest.org.

VERSION, A Queer Dance Party: VERSION is back with sounds by Trillnatured, hosted by Kotic Couture, and documented by Sydney Allen. 10 p.m. at The Crown Baltimore, 1910 North Charles Street, second floor. ($10) Tickets must be purchased at the door. For more information, email thecrownbaltimore@gmail.com or call 410-625-4848.

Sunday, Sept. 25

Juke Joint: A summer day party featuring live music, vendors, and good vibes. It’s a networking event celebrating house music and medical cannabis. What more could you ask for? 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sound Garden, 1616 Thames Street. For more information, go to: www.crucialculture.net

Thursday, Sept. 29

Adult Back To School Nite Fundraiser: A night of stationary, fun, and drinks. Come grab a desk supply list for those returning to the office or living the remote life. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to support adult education. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Paper Herald, 702 Saint Paul Street. 21+ with ID. For more information, go to: www.paperherald.com/ or call 443-835-1402.

Artists Talk: Tawny Chatmon and Stephen Towns: Artists Tawny Chatmon and Stephen Towns will be in conversation with Molly Warnock, historian and critic of the visual arts, and Joaneath Spicer, The James A. Murnaghan Curator of Renaissance and Baroque Art at the Walters. The speakers will discuss themes in the show Activating the Renaissance, and how each artist draws from the past to comment on the present. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Walters Art Museum, Graham Auditorium, 600 North Charles Street. Registration is required. For more information, go to: www.thewalters.org, or call 410-547-9000.

Friday, Sept. 30

Creative Mornings/Baltimore with Evan Woodard: Salvage Arc’s Evan Woodard speaks on this month’s topic, Depth. Woodard is a Baltimore-based historian and relic hunter who has worked with countless homeowners and local organizations to preserve historical artifacts buried in privies beneath the city. 8:30 a.m. at Open Works Baltimore, 1400 Greenmount Avenue. For more information, go to: creativemornings.com/talks/evan-woodard.

Station North Art Walk: An evening of exhibits, performances, and special events in the Station North Arts District. This is the final Station North Art walk of 2022. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1400 Greenmount Avenue, multiple locations. (Free) Eventbrite registration recommended. For more information, go to: www.stationnorth.org/news/2022/7/6/station-north-art-walks-2022 call 410-244-1775.

First Annual Kotton Klub Gala: Dust off your flapper dresses, zoot suits, and your finest party attire, and come experience the roaring ’20s with the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation of Metropolitan Baltimore. Pay homage and party with a purpose. There will be a VIP open bar, general admission cash bar, a buffet, and dancing. DJ set by DJ Tanz with performances by Ms. Larzine and Dr. Phil’s Big Band. 8 p.m. to midnight at Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Road. Must be 21+ to attend. ($80 – $150) For more information, contact Wayne Pulliam at 443-690-9146 or Chuck Harris at 410-917-4090.

The Vibes: SYS Fundraiser Event Series: Welcome to the SYSMVMT. Come vibe with Share Your Soul at our first Night Brunch fundraiser event. Music, raffles, food and drinks. Vibes produced by DJ Sole, performances by Anwvr, Jarreau Williams, TheNasa8, and Kente! Proceeds are to raise funds for SYS’s first commission-free silent disco art gallery on 10/21. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Cahoots Brothers, 300 West 29th Street. For more information email sharde.hoff@sysmvmt.com.

Saturday, Oct.1

Birthday Fundraiser to Benefit Sankofa Children’s Museum: Enjoy African cuisine, traditional African dance, raffles, music, and more. You can support the Sankofa Children’s Museum of African Cultures by purchasing your ticket today. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Sankofa Children’s Museum of African Cultures, 4330 Pimlico Road. ($70) 

Hilton’s Private Stock Plant Sale at Green Neighbor: Hilton Carter has said the unimaginable: “I have too many plants.” With the arrival of his beloved daughter and the need to make necessary space in his home, he has decided to give you the chance to own plants that he has personally cared for and styled in planters that are ready for you to bring into yours. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Good Neighbor, 3827 Falls Road.  For more information, go to: goodneighborshop.com/ or call 443-627-8919.


Youth Leadership Cohort Kick-Off Party: Join Afro Charities and New Generation Scholars for a free open house and launch party hosted by Legacy Scholars Naima and Kyan. This event marks the 15th year of Muse 360’s New Generations Scholars program and will include: activities, music, and brunch. Parents & youth are welcome to come to learn about the program and to apply. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at NoMüNoMü, 709 N Howard Street. For more information, go to  https://www.afrocharities.org/events or email diamon@afrocharities.org.

Read Street Jam: After 37 years, the Read Street Jam is back, continuing its history as a free and welcoming event for all. Celebrating all the artists, musicians, vendors, shops, and cafes who make Mt. Vernon special. The Jam will feature a local house band, vocalists, street performers, and DJs. Noon to 8 p.m. at 200 West Read Street between Tyson Street and Park Avenue. For more information, email ReadStreetAssociation@gmail.com or call 443-255-5497.

Sunday, Oct. 2

One Maryland One Book 2022 Author Naima Coster at the Lewis Museum: The award-winning author of “What’s Mine and Yours” will discuss her novel, answer questions, and sign books. This event is coordinated in partnership with the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Maryland State Department of Education, BMORE Me, and Baltimore City Public Schools. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street. For more information, go to: onemarylandonebook.org/ or call 443-263-1800.

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,...