NSO Pops: An Evening with Brandy

Jan 25-26, DC: In her first collaboration with a live orchestra, the multi-platinum, Grammy-winning singer/actress will perform favorites from her iconic career, from her R&B chart-topper "The Boy Is Mine" to songs from her Broadway turn as Roxie Hart in Chicago. She'll also put a twist on classics made famous by Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke, and more.

Music for Young Audiences: Banda Magda

Jan 26-27, DC: This award-winning band combines South American rhythms with jazz improvisation, sung in six languages for a globetrotting adventure. Banda Magda returns with a lively performance showcasing its new album Tigre, featuring Uruguayan candombe to Greek folklore to Brazilian samba beats. With plenty of audience participation and irresistible rhythms led by accordionist and composer Magda Giannikou, Banda Magda will get the whole family moving.

Washington Improv Theatre: WIT Road Show

Now-Jan 27, DC: Spontaneous. Unpredictable. Joyous. Washington Improv Theater brings supremely creative improv programming to Atlas in this special Road Show production.

Fun Home

Now-Jan 24, Baltimore: Center Stage presents this poignant tale which harnesses every facet of music and theater to explore and unravel the mysteries of childhood and the surprising secrets that shape a life. Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical, from the composer of Caroline, or Change and the writer of 2.5 Minute Ride.

Rodgers and Hammerstein

Now-Jan 27, Bethesda and Baltimore: Jack Everly leads Broadway stars and the BSO in some of the greatest Rodgers and Hammerstein hits, including memorable songs from The King and I, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, Oklahoma! and more.

Baltimore Boat Show

Now-Jan 27, Baltimore: Enjoy four days of boating fun at Maryland's longest-running boat show!
Find the boat of your dreams and everything to go with it at Maryland’s longest-running indoor boating sales event. The Baltimore Convention Center will be packed with more boats, more exhibits, and more family fun than ever before. See and board boats for every lifestyle, activity and budget. Browse booths showcasing the latest in engines, marine electronics, accessories fishing tackle and gear, too. There's something for everyone, including educational seminars and kid-friendly activities.

And Then There Were None

Now-Feb 10, Baltimore: Ten seeming strangers with suspicious pasts are brought together on a remote island that turns into a deathtrap where an unknown assassin executes them one by one. The Queen of Mystery (whose The Mousetrap thrilled Vagabond Players’ audiences five seasons ago) once again delivers a compelling puzzle with enough twists and turns to keep you gripped in your seat until the very, very end.

Orioles Fan Fast

Jan 26, Baltimore: Summer in Birdland begins on Saturday, January 26, with Orioles FanFest, presented by Visit Sarasota. Join O's fans at the Baltimore Convention Center for a day-long baseball celebration with player appearances, Kids' Press Conferences, Q&A sessions, games, autographs, one-of-a-kind memorabilia, and more.

Howard County Restaurant Week

Now-Feb 4, HoCo: Kick it up a notch this winter! Over twenty-five restaurants in and around Howard County are offering fifteen days of warm and hearty chefs’ of multi-course, specialty plates. Restaurants across Howard County are serving up warm and hearty plates at prices diners will love. Participating restaurants are offering fixed-price, multi-coursed, chef’s menus (beverages, tax, gratuity not included, promotions and menus vary.) Over 25 restaurants are participating, so there is sure to be something for every taste and budget.

Lone Star Championship Rodeo

Jan 25-26, Salisbury: The Rodeo returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Friday, with a full rodeo lineup, including bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, cowgirls' breakaway roping, steer wrestling, team roping, cowgirls' barrel racing and - of course - bull riding. The rodeo is co-sanctioned with the American Professional Rodeo Association and features professional and amateur cowboys and cowgirls from all over the region. Specialty acts include Mike Wentworth, two-time Barrelman of the Year, and Lindsey Wentworth, trick roper, whip cracker and gunslinger extraordinaire.

Immersion Day

Jan 26, Annapolis: Immerse yourself in London Town, circa 1770. Chat with tailors, shoemakers, teachers, cooks, servants, enslaved people, and merchants who sleep in the cold and huddle over the fire. They eat only period dishes and live as close to the eighteenth century style as possible.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Now-Jan 27, Baltimore: This acclaimed musical is set to tour the States from September 2018, following its transfer from London's West End, where it premiered in 2013. Proving to be a monster hit with audiences, it set the record for the highest weekly gross in West End history. It also garnered two Olivier Awards for its lush costumes and creative lighting design. So step into a candy wonderland with this spectacular adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic.

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