Happy Valentine's Day from What's Up? Media
Feb 11, 2016 04:00PM
● By Melissa Lauren
Foreplay, a local favorite will be playing a diverse mix of classic rock and blues. This event raises funds for the free screening and education programs that have changed the lives of thousands in this region through Dare to Care.
Come out for a great music event while making a positive impact on the lives of those who are affected by breast cancer. The Paul Reed Smith Band performs all over the world and describes their music as "Chesapeake Gumbo" – an Annapolis/ Baltimore music style that is a combination of funk, rock, R&B, jazz, fusion, gospel, New Orleans Meters, Hip-Hop, and melodic instrumental music.
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For the last two years, 24-year-old pianist and composer Joe Alterman has delighted audiences over the weekend of romance with his charming renditions of jazz classics. He returns Saturday, February 13th, to the Academy Art Museum in Easton, for his third Valentine’s Day concert. Alterman will be joined by jazz vocalist Lena Seikaly, of Washington, D.C.
For the Kiddos
Create a valentine for your loved one and another for a soldier! Valentines will be mailed to Hugs for our Soldiers.
Enjoy Disney’s newest skating spectacular! Get tangled up in Disney’s 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn and enter the worlds of your other favorite Disney princesses –Tiana, Cinderella, Jasmine, Ariel, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Mulan and of course, the one who started it all, Snow White.
Health and Food Events
Annapolis Striders hosts this fundraising run for area charities and community programs.
Since February is Heart Health Awareness Month, About Faces Day Spa & Salon has partnered with Dare to Care to offer free vascular ultrasound exams on Tuesday, February 16th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. These exams are recommended for those 50+. You can sign up by calling 410-224-4110.
What pairs well with chocolate? Wine, of course! Enjoy the flavors.
Following are Editor’s Picks for Lovely Dining Spots on Valentine’s Day
See our picks here
What’s Up? for Grabs Contest Giveaway
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The What’s Up? for Grabs Contest Giveaway is a pair of tickets to see Grammy-nominated Bebel Gilberto at Rams Head On Stage this Friday at 8 p.m. There is a new giveaway each week, just look for the What's Up For Grabs logo (pictured) in the newsletter to enter. Good luck! Contest winner will be announced tomorrow, Friday, February 12th at 10 a.m. on Facebook.
Bebel’s sultry tonality is constant throughout the warm and playful Brazilian rhythms that include the berimbau, wood bongos and shakers. The gorgeous melodies are shaped by touches of electronica, and Bebel’s intimate vocals hint at a fantastical Rio de Janeiro.
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