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Current Events We're Excited About

Updated: Feb 7, 2023

Our monthly roundup of local and online events that we're looking forward to.


LightHouse Writers Workshops at Motor House

Thurs., February 2, 2023, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST

Every first Thursday, this Writing Workshop provides a space for participants of all levels and genres of writing to create new pieces, and workshop any existing ones.

Motor House 120 West North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21201

WombWork Presents: Nu Generation Art Ensemble & Next Generation Art Ensemble

Sat., February 4, 2023, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

An afternoon of drumming and spoken word.

Lexington Market - 112 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD 21201


Sat., February 4, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

This exhibition is a group exhibition that explores the visible and invisible layers of identity in order to process, synthesize and complicate narratives of race, power, representation, and belonging.

Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center - 847 North Howard Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Vision Board Brunch n Paint Experience @ Baltimore's Best Art Gallery!

Sun, February 5, 2023, 1:05 PM – 4:05 PM EST

Entering into the rest of the year, let's come together to organize our goals and begin to manifest the year it is supposed to be! We will be providing an array of canvas dedicated to 2023.

The Gallery About Nothing - 805 East Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD 21202

Black History Month Celebration Concert

Sun., February 5, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

This will be "An Explosion of the Arts, Music and Culture", showcasing gospel, jazz, spirituals, art song, and contemporary choral.

Howard Community College 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway Columbia, MD 21044

Writers LIVE! Dan Charnas, "Dilla Time"

Thu, February 9, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Dan Charnas recounts the life of the late hip-hop producer J Dilla. Dilla, born James Dewitt Yancey in Detroit was a transformative figure whose beats redefined the genre and procured a following that lauded him as one of the greatest musical minds of the past century.

Enoch Pratt Free Library 400 Cathedral Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Baltimore School for the Arts Presents: The Renaissance is Black!

Fri, February 10, 2023, 6:00 PM EST

Please join the Black Student Union in celebrating Black History Month at Baltimore School for the Arts. This year's theme is "The Renaissance is Black. "

Baltimore School For the Arts Mark K. Joseph Building 712 Cathedral Street Baltimore, MD 21201

MRI Lexington Market Student Showcase

Sat., February 11, 2023, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us at Lexington Market for an afternoon full of music and dance provided by Baltimore area students.

Lexington Market 112 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Health and Wellness Fair

Sat., February 18, 2023, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Come for a community health and resource fair that promotes and encourages health awareness and healthy lifestyles. Will include health screenings, mental health, physical fitness info, and more.

Lexington Market - 112 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD 21201

CIAA Stepshow "Throwdown" Presented by Wells Fargo

Fri, February 24, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM EST

The 2023 CIAA Stepshow "Throwdown" at The Baltimore Convention Center.

Balitmore Convention Center - 1 W. Pratt St. Balitmore, MD 21201

Art at Lex

Sat., February 25, 2023, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kirk Shannon-Butts (public art & curation manager - BOPA) will moderate a conversation with artists Shan Wallace and Oletha Devane about their commissioned artworks on display at the market.

Lexington Market - 112 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Africa Drums International Festival

Sun, February 26, 2023, 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM EST

Symposium and Culture Artist on stage and drummers and Afrobeat artists performances.

Tarmac Lounge and Restaurant 1401 University Boulevard East #suite G109 Hyattsville, MD 20783

Urban Reads Presents: Author Talk with Brian Buckmore

Tues., February 28, 2023, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This new YA novel from ABC news analyst Brian Buckmore explores the pain, the truths, and the hopes that come with growing up as a person of color in America, as well as why “the talk” and discussions about social justice are so important in the Black community. Followed by a book signing.

Lexington Market - 112 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD 21201

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