Editor’s Picks: Events of the Week
Highly acclaimed photojournalist and Towson University alumn Patrick Smith will be showcasing his work at Stevenson University. Have a chance to check out some of Smith’s best work on display in the St. Paul Companies Pavilion on campus during tonight’s public reception. Since graduating from TU back in ’09, Smith has received many awards, including this year’s “2014 Sports Photographer of the Year” by Pictures of the Year International.
For more information, head to Stevenson University’s site. The free reception starts at 6pm.
No explanation needed when it comes to the shows at the eclectic Gallery 788. Come Thursday, the space will be transformed to a world of diverse fashions and styles, including painted, sculpted, and even DIY works from various local artists. It’ll also stand as the backdrop of Strangers With Style’s mini fashion show, happening next Wednesday. Don’t miss is awesome opening at G788. The free reception starts 8pm.
The Baltimore Fashion Alliance is hosting a downtown shop crawl. In partnering with Baltimore’s Charm City Circulator, shoppers can take the free and accessible bus to any of the 17 shops participating in the event, including For Rent Shoes, Different Regard, Katwalk Boutique, and more. Participating shops will be giving customers discounts of 20% or more in store, with treats and other perks. After you’ve shop, join the BFA and shop owners at The Rockwell in Fell Point for a celebratory drink or two. Shopping party is on Saturday and starts at noon.
CITY OF GODS and HOOLIGAN EXPRESS presents SOAPBOX CYPHERS
“CALLING ALL ARTISTS!” Local apparel shop City of Gods join forces with 92 Q’s Squirrel Wyde, who will be hosting, what will be, a weekly cypher -Soapbox- to be recorded live and aired on 92.3FM and Radio One. It could feature you up-and-coming rappers. All information on how to get in and participate will be updated on @cityofgodshop, @squirrelwyde, and @cityofgodsphilly Instagram accounts. Rap-offs kick off, this Saturday.
Experience a world that defies the norm at the annual Transmodern Performance Festival. In its 11th year, the fest will be exploring a new theme of the Underworld, showcasing a number of local, national, and international artists. This includes a dance and performance show called ‘Tongue Tied’, curated by artist and educator Sophia Mak.
Daily and all-access passes are being sold now. Festival runs all next week, starting Sunday.