Allison Miller

Music
UMBC Jazz Ensemble with Allison Miller
Friday, March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Jazz Ensemble is joined in concert by New York City-based drummer/composer/teacher Allison Miller, who engages her deep roots in improvisation as a vehicle to explore all music. (Click heading for full description.)

Humanities Forum Writers Panel

Humanities Forum
Race and Religion in the U.S.: Women Writers in Conversation
Samiya Bashir, poet; Susan Muaddi Darraj, fiction writer; Alia Malek, journalist and author; Mejdulene B. Shomali, assistant professor of Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies (moderator)
Monday, March 4, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Three award winning writers, poet Samiya Bashir, journalist and author Alia Malek, and fiction writer Susan Muaddi Darraj will perform short excerpts of their work. After the performance, they will join Dr. Mejdulene B. Shomali for a moderated conversation on writing, gender, race, and religion in the U.S. (Click heading for full description.)

CIRCA Catalyst
Amy Cavanaugh and Doreen Bolger
Wednesday, March 6, noon – 1 p.m.
Room 216, Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Innovation, Research, and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents a a CIRCA Catalyst event with a program featuring Amy Cavanaugh and Doreen Bolger. IRCA Catalyst is an ongoing series promoting conversations around trans-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research that fuses the performing and visual arts with other fields of inquiry and scholarship. (Click heading for full description.)

Theatre
Studio 3: Anon(ymous) by Naomi Iizuka
Directed by Eve Muson
March 8 – 10
Black Box Theatre

Separated from his mother, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States, encountering a wide variety of people — some kind, some dangerous and cruel — as he searches for his family. (Click heading for full description.)

Grisha Goryachev

Music
The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents Grisha Goryachev
Saturday, March 9, 8:00 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents virtuoso guitarist Grisha Goryachev. A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Goryachev is renowned for his extraordinary musical sensitivity and technical virtuosity in both classical and flamenco styles. (Click heading for full description.)

Fernando Severo Altube

Music
The Voyager Ensemble: Argentinian Connection
Sunday, March 10, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Voyager Ensemble explores music of Argentina with works by Astor Piazzola, Osvaldo Golijov, Fernando Severo Albute (world premiere) and Alberto Ginastera. (Click heading for full description.)

Tom Hall

Music/Interdisciplinary
Civil Discord: A Concert and Discussion with WYPR’s Tom Hall
Monday, March 11, 8 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Wind Ensemble teams up with The Sounding Board, Emmy nominated composer and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain, singer-songwriter Diana Lawrence, UMBC’s Cleftomaniacs, and other special guests to present an interactive musical event that will explore how we can navigate the current polarization in America. Music, multimedia, and spoken-word serve as catalysts for an interactive discussion with performers and audience members moderated by Tom Hall, host of WYPR’s Midday. (Click heading for full description.)