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What's Up? Weekend 1/10/19

Jan 10, 2019 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo

The holidays are over, the air is cold, and staying home is just so easy. Don’t let wintertime get you in a slump. Here are a few great activities to get you out of those sweatpants and out of the house!

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Annapolis

 Winter Lecture Series: Dr. John F. Morrissey – Annapolis Maritime Museum

Thursday, January 10th, 7 p.m.

Join Annapolis Maritime Museum as it kicks off its 2019 Winter Lecture Series. Dr. Morrissey will discuss current information about the biology of sharks and their cartilaginous allies, the skates and rays of the Chesapeake Bay. 

 

Silent Sky – The Colonial Players of Annapolis

Friday, January 11th and Saturday, January 12th, 8 p.m.; Sunday, January 13th, 2 p.m.

The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both, and their dedication changed the way we understand both the heavens and Earth.

 

Navy Basketball vs. Boston University – Navy Alumni Hall

Saturday, January 12th, 2 p.m.

With the football season officially over, keep your Navy spirit alive and head over to Navy Alumni Hall to cheer on the men’s basketball team as they take on Boston University.

 

Maggie’s Celtic Celebration for the New Year – Rams Head on Stage

Sunday, January 13th, 4 p.m.

Don’t miss the 14th Annual Maggie’s Music New Year Concert! This special evening includes top Celtic and Irish musicians Laura Byrne on Irish flute, Jimmy Eagan on fiddle, Seth Kibel on sax and clarinet, Paul Oorts on harp and musette accordion, and Josh Dukes on percussion.

 

Eastern Shore

Berlin Restaurant Week – Downtown Berlin

Now through Friday, January 11th, 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

Enjoy specials in local restaurants for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Main Street Berlin boasts more than 50 retail shops and a variety of dining establishments, coffee shops, bakeries, spots for sweets, and more.

 

The Curate Shakespeare – Garfield Center for the Arts, Chestertown

Friday, January 11th and Saturday, January 12th, 8 p.m.; Sunday, January 13th, 3 p.m.

This sparkling comedy presents the trials and pitfalls of an itinerant band of down-and-out amateur thespians, led by a dotty cleric, in their attempt to present Shakespeare’s As You Like It. They often want to quit, endure countless humiliations, and make a near hash of the precious and holy words of the god Shakespeare. But they stumble, now and then, to their own considerable surprise, across moments of beauty and integrity. 

 

Dan Navarro – Avalon Theatre, Easton

Friday, January 11th, 8 p.m.

Dan started as a songwriter, for artists as diverse as Pat Benatar (the Grammy-nominated “We Belong”), The Bangles, Jackson Browne, Dave Edmunds, The Temptations, Dionne Warwick, and Austin outlaw legend Rusty Weir. In the 1990s and 2000s, he and Eric Lowen recorded and toured as the acclaimed acoustic duo Lowen & Navarro until Eric’s retirement in 2009. Dan has transitioned smoothly into a busy solo career over the past decade, touring nationally almost constantly.

 

MET: LIVE in HD - Adriana Lecouvreur – Avalon Theatre, Easton

Saturday, January 12th, 1 p.m.

The Met: Live in HD brings world class opera to the Eastern Shore. This weekend, enjoy Francesco Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur as part of the 2018–19 Metropolitan Opera Season.

 

The British Invasion Experience Dinner Theatre – Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, Salisbury

Saturday, January 12th, 5:30 p.m.

The British Invasion Experience pays tribute to not just one act, but an entire genre that changed the face of music—from The Beatles to The Who and from The Hollies to Led Zeppelin. The British Invasion Experience gives audiences a memorable, electrifying and exciting night by taking a trip down memory lane with a musical journey experience, leaving the audiences wanting more.

 

Western Shore

Chili Showcase & Coat Drive – Michael’s Eighth Avenue, Glen Burnie

Thursday, January 10th, 4–10 p.m.

The Maryland Business Connection (MBX) will kick off the New Year with food, fun, and warmth. In addition to “great networking” among approximately 400 business people, the event will feature chili samples from local restaurants and caterers. Guests are encouraged to bring coats for local families being assisted by the Anne Arundel County Food Bank and Resource Center.

 

Miss Saigon – The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, D.C.

Thursday, January 10th, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 11th, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, January 12th, 1:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, January 13th, 1:30 p.m.

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. in an encounter that will change their lives forever.

 

Dancing with the Stars Live! – Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, Baltimore

Thursday, January 10th, 8 p.m.

TV’s biggest dance show returns on tour this winter with “Dancing with the Stars: Live!” featuring fan favorite professional and troupe dancers in a brand-new production showcasing every type of dance style as seen on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, ranging from ballroom and jazz to modern and hip-hop.