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This Weekend in Baltimore

By February 21, 2013

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Henri Matisse. Acrobatic Dancer. 1931-32, printed 1967. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Marguerite Matisse Duthuit Collection, BMA 2011.12. ©2012 Succession H. Matisse/Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York

This weekend is forecast to be a cold one, but you should resist the urge to stay at home. There's plenty going on in the city, from Shakespeare performances to craft shows to the African American Family Festival.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Opens Friday, February 22
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) will stage The Two Gentlemen of Verona at The Other Barn (5851 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia,), a repurposed dairy barn in Columbia, Maryland, through Sunday, March 17.

American Craft Council (ACC) Retail Show
Friday, February 22 through Sunday, February 24
Hundreds of the country's best contemporary artists and craftspeople will show off their jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor.

Baltimore Ballet at The Baltimore Museum of Art
Saturday, February 23
The Baltimore Museum of Art will host an evening performance by the Baltimore Ballet in the museum's Meyerhoff Auditorium. While you're there, be sure to check out "Matisse's Dancers," an exhibition of more than 30 dance-themed prints that closes on Sunday, February 24.

African American Family Festival
Saturday, February 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Walters Art Museum will celebrate the music and culture of Africa. 

MORE: Black History Month Activities in Baltimore
MORE: What's On at Baltimore Museums
MORE: February Events and Festivals

Image caption: Henri Matisse. Acrobatic Dancer. 1931-32, printed 1967. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Marguerite Matisse Duthuit Collection, BMA 2011.12. ©2012 Succession H. Matisse/Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York

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