Aug 29, 2015

Krewe of O.A.K. Midsummer Mardi Gras Parade

7 pm. Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St., 504.866.9359, mapleleafbar.com

Sep 05, 2015

“Awkward Sex... And the City”

Popular comedy recounting the pitfalls of dating from the perspective of a group of modern women.

$12 in advance, $15 day of, Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW, www.blackcatdc.com, 202.667.4490

Sep 05, 2015

Max Major “Think Again”

The celebrated illusionist in a mind-bending performance that includes hypnosis, magic and the power of suggestion.

$25-$60, The Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 West Preston St., www.theatreproject.org, 410.752.8558

Aug 20-22, 2015

Mondo Fest

A “sampler pack” of creative endeavors in Baltimore, including 10-minute plays, art, dance and music. Presented by Le Mondo Project, an artist-led initiative.

$12-$15 per night available online here, 8 p.m., Le Mondo, performing at EMP Collective and Psychic\Annex. See Le Mondo website for performance details.

Sep 19 - Oct 04, 2015

“texts&beheadings/ElizabethR” Premiere

Part of D.C.’s citywide Women’s Voices Theater Festival, this play by Karin Coonrod examines the life and language of Queen Elizabeth I, incorporating much of the queen’s own words culled from the Folger’s collections.

$35, Folger Theatre, 201 E. Capitol St. SE, www.folger.edu, 202.544.7077

Sep 04 - Oct 03, 2015

“Detroit”

The Obie Award-winning comedy by playwright Lisa D’Amour premieres in Baltimore.

$15-$20, Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 South Ann St., www.fpct.org, 410.276.7837

Oct 03, 2015

Art Whino Opening

The free-spirited arts organization opens a new spot and hosts South Korean illustrator Kim Jung Gi in his first solo show in the U.S. On Oct. 3, the artist—who draws from memory—creates a mural on the spot 5-8 p.m. Opening reception begins at 8 p.m. Both free, but RSVP required here. Exhibit runs Oct. 3-Jan. 2, 2016.

Sep 22, 2015

“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” Screening

The National Museum of African American History and Culture screens Stanley Nelson’s documentary about the 1960s political organization. With post-viewing discussion. Registration suggested here.

Sep 08, 2015

Bert Williams: “Lime Kiln Field Day” Screening

The National Museum of African American History and Culture screens the never-released 1913 romantic comedy starring an all-black cast, led by Bert Williams. With post-viewing discussion. Registration suggested here.

Sep 12, 2015

Downriver Festival: Rum & Sugar

Free. 10 am-6 pm. Old U.S. Mint (400 Esplanade Ave.) and the French Market (French Market Place); frenchmarket.org

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