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Blending Genres and Breaking Boundaries: Ben Ruttner of The Knocks Talks about Creativity in Modern Music

By Arden Haley, Feb 23, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today

The Knocks have just released their fifth EP, Testify, to kick off the Feel Good Feel Great Tour. Don’t miss their performance at the 9:30 Club Thursday, March 2nd, 7 p.m.

Creating an Ecologically Responsible Garden with Director of Horticulture Travis Beck

By Arden Haley, Feb 23, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today

Don’t miss Travis Beck: “Design with Native Plants", Sunday, March 5th, 2 p.m. at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Phillip Merrill Center.

A What's Up? Weekend 02/23/17

By Nicole Gould, Feb 23, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment

What's Up? Exclusive interviews with Ben Ruttner of The Knocks and Director of Horticulture Travis Beck along with the weekend rundown of events

Best Of 2017 Real Estate, Home & Garden Categories

By Arden Haley, Feb 17, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment

Categories for Best Of 2017 Real Estate, Home & Garden in Annapolis, West County, and Eastern Shore

A Man and His Guitar: A What’s Up Exclusive Interview with Musician Keller Williams

By Caley Breese, Feb 16, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today

Keller Williams will be performing alongside Leo Kottke at the Lincoln Theater in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, February 18th at 8 p.m.

A What's Up? Weekend 02/16/17

By Caley Breese, Feb 16, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today

A What’s Up Exclusive Interview with Musician Keller Williams and the weekend rundown of events

Old Dominion Becomes Hottest Band in Country After Successful Breakout Year

By Nicole Gould, Feb 09, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today

Old Dominion will be performing at Rams Head Live Friday, February 17th, 7 p.m.

A What's Up? Weekend 02/09/17

By Nicole Gould, Feb 09, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today

An exclusive interview with Matthew Ramsey, of Old Dominion, and a rundown of local weekend events

Paul Reed Smith Rocks for a Great Cause

By Nicole Gould, Feb 02, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment

Join the Paul Reed Smith band Friday, February 17th, 8 p.m. at the Avalon Theatre as part of the Susan G. Komen Concert for the Cure.

A What's Up? Weekend 02/02/17

By Nicole Gould, Feb 02, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today

Join the Paul Reed Smith band Friday, February 17th, 8 p.m. at the Avalon Theatre as part of the Susan G. Komen Concert for the Cure and a rundown of weekend events.

  • The Galer Estate family invites you to join our Wine Club, a community of members who enjoy fine ...


  • What's Up? 1st "Fall on the Chesapeake"

    03/01/2017
    07:00AM — 07:00PM

    The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County invited all Anne Arundel County residents (18 and older) ...


  • A highly interactive presentation designed to teach the process of goal achievement from thought,...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • Synergies

    03/01/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Two or more things working together in order to create something that is bigger or greater than t...


  • Transcendent Musings

    03/01/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    “Transcendent Musings” features artists Christian McCarroll and Colin Lacey of the Open Eye Galle...


  • Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics

    03/01/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    From the moment rock and roll hit the airwaves, it has played a crucial role in politics and soci...


  • Dinosaur Revolution

    03/01/2017
    09:30AM — 04:30PM

    Uncover facts and fossils about dinosaurs in Dinosaur Revolution, an interactive learning experie...


  • Babies in Bloom

    03/01/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while b...


  • Babies in Bloom

    03/01/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while b...


  • Toddler Time

    03/01/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • Toddler Time

    03/01/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • Toddler Time

    03/01/2017
    09:30AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • Babies in Bloom

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while b...


  • Babies in Bloom

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while b...


  • Toddler Time

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • Game on! Learn how to create a video game. This interactive exhibition allows visitors to immerse...


  • Preschool Storytime

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • Gene Davis: Hot Beat

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Brightly colored stripes multiply in rhythmic repetitions across the surface of a painting by Gen...


  • American Society of Marine Artists

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Contemporary American Marine Art highlights the works of marine artists recognized as the best in...


  • On Paper: Finding Form

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This exhibition celebrates one of the strengths of the BMA’s collection: contemporary drawings th...


  • Stuart Davis: In Full Swing

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM

    As one of the most important American modernists, Stuart Davis (1892–1964) blurred distinctions b...


  • Striking works of Himalayan art depict wrathful Buddhist deities with fearsome qualities. Althoug...


  • Marj Morani and Linda Carls Art Show

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Two local painters in Oil and Pastel. The work will be varied from local landscapes to abstract p...


  • Smithsonian Gardens presents Orchids: A Moment

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Orchids: A Moment, the 22nd annual orchid exhibition presented by Smithsonian Gardens and the Uni...


  • Helen Delich Bentley Tribute

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    A display of select dresses and hats bequeathed to the BMI by Congresswoman Bentley. Known as mu...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • Petite Squares

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This year's theme is Pets. The month-long exhibit will be at West Annapolis Artwork and Fine Fram...


  • Weekly Fine Art Classes

    03/01/2017
    10:00AM

    Chesapeake Fine Art Studio offers top-quality art classes in a variety of media every week. Study...


  • 717 Gallery

    03/01/2017
    10:30AM — 05:00PM

    Gallery 717 promises to be a vibrant and inviting space for artists, and art collectors to meet, ...


  • Preschool Storytime

    03/01/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • Preschool Storytime

    03/01/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • Preschool Storytime

    03/01/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • Toddler Time

    03/01/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • Carla Massoni Gallery

    03/01/2017
    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    For over twenty years, Carla Massoni has played an integral part in bringing exhibitions featurin...


  • Annapolis Morning Song Circle (AM Song Circle)

    03/01/2017
    11:00AM — 12:00PM

    The Annapolis Morning Song Circle (AM Song Circle), led by award-winning vocalist and musician El...


  • Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait

    03/01/2017
    11:30AM — 07:00PM

    Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he f...


  • Immune Booster Yoga

    03/01/2017
    11:30AM — 12:30PM

    Immune Booster Yoga - This class is designed with the body, mind, and spirit needs of cancer surv...


  • Entrepreneur's Exchange Monthly Luncheon

    03/01/2017
    11:30AM — 01:30PM

    Join EE on Wednesday, March 1, when our guest speaker will be Timothy Sharp, Loan Underwriter wit...


  • Survivors Support Group

    03/01/2017
    02:00PM — 03:30PM

    Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 2 - 3:30pm This open group helps put the conc...


  • A stage littered with liquor bottles and café chairs seamlessly transforms itself from the bistro...


  • The Chesapeake Fine Art Studio, under the direction of renowned artist Hai-Ou Hou, is offering on...


  • Free Tax Help at AACC

    03/01/2017
    05:00PM — 08:00PM

    Hate doing your own taxes? You’re in luck – you might qualify for the Volunteer Income Tax Assist...


  • Live Acoustic Music with Pete Baker

    03/01/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Leaky Pete's Oyster and Wine Bar now has live acoustic music with Pete Baker every Wednesday, 6-9pm.


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • Humpday Happiness Meditation

    03/01/2017
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Facilitator: Karen Lorenz Bio- Karen began her meditation journey in 1973 to complement a pers...


  • Wine Tasting Event

    03/01/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Join Chesapeake Beach for a wonderful wine tasting event offering a great selection of wines, hor...


  • Family Storytime

    03/01/2017
    07:00PM — 08:00PM

    Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities wh...


  • Compassion Buddha Practice

    03/01/2017
    07:00PM — 08:30PM

    "Every person whose heart is moved by love and compassion, who deeply and sincerely acts for the ...


  • The English Beat

    03/01/2017
    07:00PM

    The English Beat is a band with an energetic mix of musical styles and a sound like no other. The...


  • Jordan Sokel at Blackwall Hitch

    03/01/2017
    07:00PM — 10:00PM

    Join us for a live performance from Jordan Sokel on Wednesday, March 1st. Show starts at 7:00pm!


  • The Matchmaker

    03/01/2017
    07:30PM — 09:30PM

    By Thornton Wilder Directed by Abigail Adams February 15-March 12, 2017 Leonard C. Haas Stage ...


  • Los Otros

    03/01/2017
    07:30PM

    From Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party/Giant) and Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind/P...


  • A stage littered with liquor bottles and café chairs seamlessly transforms itself from the bistro...


  • Karaoke Live!

    03/01/2017
    08:00PM — 04:00AM

    Take Center Stage and be the star of the show at Karaoke Live! Sing your favorite songs with a li...


  • Open Mic Night at Canvasback Restaurant

    03/01/2017
    08:00PM — 11:00PM

    Open Mic Night with Bobby Reed every Wednesday, 8-11 pm.


  • We know Wooten as a 5-time Grammy Winner, a founding member of the Grammy award-winning band Béla...


  • Enter the world of Westeros with the Game of Thrones® Live Concert Experience - an immersive musi...


  • The Time Jumpers

    03/01/2017
    08:00PM

    Tap any member of multi-Grammy nominated The Time Jumpers on the shoulder and the face that turns...


  • Celebrating its 72nd year as an organization and its first season under the aegis of new artistic...


  • Nature as Muse

    03/01/2017
    09:00PM — 11:30PM

    Enjoy writing as a way of exploring nature. A different prompt presented in each session offers a...


  • Loose Ties

    03/01/2017
    10:00PM — 01:00AM

    Enjoy music from Loose Ties every Wednesday at 10 p.m.


  • What's Up? 1st "Fall on the Chesapeake"

    03/02/2017
    07:00AM — 07:00PM

    The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County invited all Anne Arundel County residents (18 and older) ...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • Synergies

    03/02/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Two or more things working together in order to create something that is bigger or greater than t...


  • Transcendent Musings

    03/02/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    “Transcendent Musings” features artists Christian McCarroll and Colin Lacey of the Open Eye Galle...


  • Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics

    03/02/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    From the moment rock and roll hit the airwaves, it has played a crucial role in politics and soci...


  • Drop in on Nature

    03/02/2017
    09:30AM — 12:00PM

    Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30AM-12:00PM Fall session: Thursday, September 15th thru Thursday...


  • Dinosaur Revolution

    03/02/2017
    09:30AM — 04:30PM

    Uncover facts and fossils about dinosaurs in Dinosaur Revolution, an interactive learning experie...


  • Preschool Storytime

    03/02/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • Toddler Time

    03/02/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • Preschool Storytime

    03/02/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • The Chesapeake Fine Art Studio in Stevensville brings in the best artists in the country to prese...


  • Preschool Storytime

    03/02/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • Babies in Bloom

    03/02/2017
    09:30AM — 10:30AM

    Babies from birth to 18 month (with caring adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes and playtime while b...


  • Parent & Me Classes at EcoAdventures!

    03/02/2017
    09:30AM — 10:15AM

    Want to learn with your little one a one-of-its-kind-place in a hands-on environment? Parent & Me...


  • Botanical Art: Guided Studio Time

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 01:00PM

    Enjoy drawing and painting in the company of others in a relaxed, supportive environment. Begin a...


  • Pottery for Beginners ONE-DAY POTTERY: Handbuilding Ages: 16+ years Level: Beginner, Limit 8...


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • Toddler Time

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • Game on! Learn how to create a video game. This interactive exhibition allows visitors to immerse...


  • On Paper: Finding Form

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This exhibition celebrates one of the strengths of the BMA’s collection: contemporary drawings th...


  • American Society of Marine Artists

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Contemporary American Marine Art highlights the works of marine artists recognized as the best in...


  • Gene Davis: Hot Beat

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Brightly colored stripes multiply in rhythmic repetitions across the surface of a painting by Gen...


  • Cancer Loss Bereavement Support Group

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 11:30AM

    A six-session support group for individuals who have lost a loved one to cancer within the last t...


  • 15th Annual Books Cafe

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    15th Annual Books Café from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Luke’s Chapel, Queenstown, MD. Over 20,000 ...


  • Smithsonian Gardens presents Orchids: A Moment

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Orchids: A Moment, the 22nd annual orchid exhibition presented by Smithsonian Gardens and the Uni...


  • Stuart Davis: In Full Swing

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM

    As one of the most important American modernists, Stuart Davis (1892–1964) blurred distinctions b...


  • Striking works of Himalayan art depict wrathful Buddhist deities with fearsome qualities. Althoug...


  • Helen Delich Bentley Tribute

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    A display of select dresses and hats bequeathed to the BMI by Congresswoman Bentley. Known as mu...


  • Petite Squares

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    This year's theme is Pets. The month-long exhibit will be at West Annapolis Artwork and Fine Fram...


  • Weekly Fine Art Classes

    03/02/2017
    10:00AM

    Chesapeake Fine Art Studio offers top-quality art classes in a variety of media every week. Study...


  • 717 Gallery

    03/02/2017
    10:30AM — 05:00PM

    Gallery 717 promises to be a vibrant and inviting space for artists, and art collectors to meet, ...


  • Toddler Time

    03/02/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Children ages 18 to 36 months (with caring adult) enjoy a variety of developmentally-appropriate ...


  • Preschool Storytime

    03/02/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for school...


  • Carla Massoni Gallery

    03/02/2017
    11:00AM — 03:00PM

    For over twenty years, Carla Massoni has played an integral part in bringing exhibitions featurin...


  • Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait

    03/02/2017
    11:30AM — 07:00PM

    Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he f...


  • Teatime at Our House

    03/02/2017
    02:00PM — 03:00PM

    Wellness House members are welcome to stop by any time to relax, read, or just have quiet time. T...


  • Rising Tide teaches students basic boatbuilding skills in a welcoming, relaxed environment. Stude...


  • Nature Studio

    03/02/2017
    04:00PM — 05:30AM

    Thursdays from 4:00PM-5:30PM Fall session: December 1st, 8th and 15th Winter session: Starts J...


  • Exclusive Look at ChoiceOne Urgent Care

    03/02/2017
    04:00PM — 06:00PM

    As an honored guest, you will have the opportunity to tour the new state-of-the-art ChoiceOne Urg...


  • The Chesapeake Fine Art Studio, under the direction of renowned artist Hai-Ou Hou, is offering on...


  • Clutterers Anonymous

    03/02/2017
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Clutterers Anonymous℠ (CLA℠) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strengt...


  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School of Real Estate prepares each student not only to pas...


  • Join us for the Annapolis Maritime Museum's annual Winter Lecture Series! You will be challenged ...


  • Equipped with a "piercingly beautiful" tone (Chicago Tribune), violinist Simone Lamsma makes her ...


  • Dar Williams

    03/02/2017
    07:00PM

    One of the most lauded singer-songwriters of her generation, Dar Williams has been captivating au...


  • God of Carnage

    03/02/2017
    07:00PM

    In today’s world, civilized behavior, courtesy, and political correctness have evolved to keep ra...


  • Join us for the Annapolis Maritime Museum's annual Winter Lecture Series! You will be challenged ...


  • The Knocks

    03/02/2017
    07:00PM

    The Knocks are a New York story through and through. They met as 19-year-old college students, la...


  • Catch Washington Capitals action at Verizon Center against the New Jersey Devils!


  • Jess Marie at Blackwall Hitch

    03/02/2017
    07:00PM — 10:00PM

    Join us for a live performance from Jess Marie on Thursday, March 2nd starting at 7:00pm!


  • The Knocks have just released their fifth EP, <em>Testify</em>, to kick off the <em>Feel Good Fee...


  • The Matchmaker

    03/02/2017
    07:30PM — 09:30PM

    By Thornton Wilder Directed by Abigail Adams February 15-March 12, 2017 Leonard C. Haas Stage ...


  • The Freedom Choir is a place to liberate your voice and revel in the age-old tradition of singing...


  • Los Otros

    03/02/2017
    07:30PM

    From Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party/Giant) and Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind/P...


  • Celebrating its 72nd year as an organization and its first season under the aegis of new artistic...


  • A stage littered with liquor bottles and café chairs seamlessly transforms itself from the bistro...


  • Calendar Girls

    03/02/2017
    08:00PM

    After Annie's husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for...


  • Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2

    03/02/2017
    08:00PM

    Reflective and mournful, yet optimistic, this program reveals artists at important turning points...


  • Zach Ambrose

    03/02/2017
    08:30PM

    Come to the historic Middleton Tavern to see local musician, Zach Ambrose, perform!


  • Andrew Bell

    03/02/2017
    08:30PM

    Don't miss chance to see local musician, Andrew Bell perform at O'Brien's!


  • Karaoke Live

    03/02/2017
    09:00PM

    Karaoke Live


  • Annapolis Spring Home & Garden Expo

    02/25/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    The Annapolis Spring Home Expo is coming to the Byzantium Event Center offering guests an opportu...


  • Marine and Maritime Career Fair

    02/25/2017
    12:00PM — 03:00PM

    The Eastport Yacht Club Foundation will present the seventh annual Marine and Maritime Career Fai...


  • Baltimore Heart Ball

    02/25/2017
    06:30PM — 10:00PM

    Held during Heart Month, on Saturday February 25th, 6:30–10 p.m., the Heart Ball is an elegant, b...


  • That's Entertainment

    02/25/2017
    07:00PM — 10:00PM

    Temple Beth Shalom Gala A night of food, friends, fun, and philanthropy. For more information ...


  • Annapolis Spring Home & Garden Expo

    02/26/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    The Annapolis Spring Home Expo is coming to the Byzantium Event Center offering guests an opportu...


  • 12th Annual Gumbofest

    02/26/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    The 12th annual Gumbo Fest is set to kick off Mardi Gras week. Put on your beads and bring your a...


  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    03/03/2017
    08:00PM

    The Grammy-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo – led by founder and leader Joseph Shabalala – celebra...


  • Black Tie & Diamonds

    03/04/2017
    06:00PM — 11:00PM

    Wear your glittery jewelry, gals, and find your fancy tuxedos, guys, for the 14th annual Black Ti...


 

 

 

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