CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER 4TH ANNUAL ARTS IN THE PARK FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017!

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On Saturday, August 26, 2017, artist and musicians will join forces at the “Arts in the Park Festival” at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Local artists will exhibit and offer their work for sale, while a festival of live music is presented from 11AM-3PM. The Chesapeake Arts Center is organizing the FREE event, under the leadership of the Executive Director Belinda Fraley Huesman and sponsors Whiting-Turner and Arundel Federal Bank.

The free outdoor festival will include live music, Corn Hole, Moon Bounce, local artist displaying and selling their art , Batman of Baltimore, dance performances , Food Trucks and entertainment for all ages!

The music component of the festival will combine the talents of local professional musicians, singer-songwriter Colin Rowe, and indie rock bands RÊVE and Leo & Cygnus.

The Arts in the Park Festival is a great opportunity to see work of local artists and to enjoy some good music. For the music part of the festival, feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket. For further information, check the event on the Chesapeake Arts Center website, www.Chesapeakearts.org or call the office at (410) 636-6597.

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If You Go

What: The Chesapeake Arts Center Arts in the Park Festival. Live Music, Local Artist Vendors, Food Vendors, Games, Moon Bounce, Art demonstration & more

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 11am-3pm

Where: Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225.

Tickets: FREE!

More Information: The Chesapeake Arts Center website; www.Chesapeakearts.org.

Rain Date Information: If it rains on Saturday, August 26, the festival will be held indoors at the Hammonds Lane Theatre/ back Gallery.

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About Chesapeake Arts Center:

The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community art center that had nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events. The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and is very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region. For more information about the Chesapeake Arts Center visit www.chesapeakearts.org or call us at 410-636-6597.

CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER 4TH ANNUAL ARTS IN THE PARK FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017!

Brooklyn Park, Maryland: On Saturday, August 26, 2017, artist and musicians will join forces at the “Arts in the Park Festival” at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Local artists will exhibit and offer their work for sale, while a festival of live music is presented from 11AM-3PM. The Chesapeake Arts Center is organizing the FREE event, under the leadership of the Executive Director Belinda Fraley Huesman and sponsors Whiting-Turner and Arundel Federal Bank.

The free outdoor festival will include live music, Corn Hole, Moon Bounce, local artist displaying and selling their art , Batman of Baltimore, dance performances , Food Trucks and entertainment for all ages!

The music component of the festival will combine the talents of local professional musicians, singer-songwriter Colin Rowe, and indie rock bands Reve and Leo & Cygnus.

The Arts in the Park Festival is a great opportunity to see work of local artists and to enjoy some good music. For the music part of the festival, feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket. For further information, check the event on the Chesapeake Arts Center website, www.Chesapeakearts.org or call the office at (410) 636-6597.

 

If You Go

What: The Chesapeake Arts Center Arts in the Park Festival. Live Music, Local Artist Vendors, Food Vendors, Games, Moon Bounce, Art demonstration & more

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 11am-3pm

Where: Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225.

Tickets: FREE!

More Information: The Chesapeake Arts Center website; www.Chesapeakearts.org.

Rain Date Information: If it rains on Saturday, August 26, the festival will be held indoors at the Hammonds Lane Theatre/ back Gallery.

 

About Chesapeake Arts Center:

The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community art center that had nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events. The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and is very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region. For more information about the Chesapeake Arts Center visit www.chesapeakearts.org or call us at 410-636-6597.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR THE ART OF SOUND EXHIBIT AT THE CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER

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Chesapeake Arts Center will be presenting the “Art of Sound” exhibition with artist Tom Pearce at the Hal Gomer Gallery located at the Chesapeake Arts Center at 194 Hammonds Lane Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21060 from August 2-August 31, 2017. Proposal is reviewed by the Chesapeake Arts Center’s Gallery Coordinator and must be turned in by Friday, July 21, 2017. Closing Reception on August 31, 2017 from 6-8PM.

Theme of the Exhibit:  MUSIC

SIZE OF ARTWORK ALLOWED

11X17-20X24  Photography pieces MUST be framed in Black Wood OR Metal Frames only! Canvas will be accepted. Artists frame own artwork with wire on the back.

How many can you submit? Artists can submit up to 5 pieces. Artwork will be selected by the Chesapeake Arts Center’s Gallery Coordinator. Only 15 pieces will be selected for this exhibit.

EACH PROPOSAL MUST BE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

IMAGES OF YOUR WORK

The work should be no more than five years old, no nudity, violence or foul language allowed.

DIGITAL IMAGES: Send 5 images in jpeg format- no larger than 1024 pixels in any direction at 300 dpi for review. All image files are to be titled. Email to Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org by Friday, July 21, 2017.

IMAGE LIST

A numerical listing including artist’s name, title, dimensions, medium, and file name of each jpeg sent with digital images.

CONDENSED BIO

One or two short paragraphs- A condensed informative statement with your artistic highlights.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name, address, phone number(s) email address of the artist, and website information.

 

Only complete proposal package including all the information listed will be reviewed.  If accepted into the art show, all artwork will be due to the Chesapeake Arts Center by Friday, July 28, 2017 between office hours of 10:00am-6:00pm.Artwork will go on display in the

Hal Gomer Gallery from Wednesday, August 2-Thursday, August 31, 2017.

SEND ENTRIES TO

Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org .

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 410-636-6597 or visit www.Chesapeakearts.org

About Chesapeake Arts Center: The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a 58,000 sq. ft. multi-discipline arts facility located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just inside the Baltimore beltway. Our facility houses a 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, a 120-seat Studio 194 Theatre, gallery space, ceramics lab, dance studios, music room, maker-space and classrooms.

Chesapeake Arts Center will use the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community’s people, it’s artists and the region through performances, exhibitions, classes, and collaborations with artists, educators, business and community leaders and organizations.

 

 

CALL FOR ARTISTS: ART VENDORS FOR ARTS IN THE PARK 2017 FESTIVAL!

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On Saturday, August 26,2017, artist and musicians will join forces at the 4th Annual Arts in the Park Festival at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Local artists will exhibit and offer their work for sale, while a festival of live music is presented from 11AM-3PM.

The Chesapeake Arts Center is currently accepting Art Vendor application until August 4, 2017.Space is limited and early registration is recommended! To All Vendors, Please Note: There is a $10.00 fee to reserve a spot at the CAC Arts in the Park festival. Art application available under the “Arts in the Park” event on the CAC website at http://www.chesapeakearts.org or click here.arts in the park festival vendor application 2017

The free outdoor festival will include  live music , Corn Hole,  local art vendors, Face Painting and all different types of art and entertainment for all ages!

The Arts in the Park Festival is a great opportunity to see work of local artist and to enjoy some good music. For the music part of the festival, feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket. For further information, check the event on the Chesapeake Arts Center website, www.Chesapeakearts.org or call the office at (410) 636-6597.

If You Go

What: The Chesapeake Arts Center Arts in the Park Festival.

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 | 11:00AM-3:00PM

Where: Outside of the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225.( Rain or Shine)

Tickets: FREE ADMISSION!

 More Information: The Chesapeake Arts Center website; www.Chesapeakearts.org.

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Chesapeake Arts Center Announces 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season

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The Chesapeake Arts Center announces its 2016–2017 performing arts season, featuring theater, comedy, inspiring speakers, and music artists.  The Chesapeake Arts Center is a 58,000 sq ft. multi-disciplinary art center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Our facility houses a 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, a 120-seat Studio 194 Theatre, gallery space, makers-space, dance studios, ceramics lab, music room, and classrooms. The 2016-17 season, will bring 30+ talented local and national known artists to your community art center.

The season will kick off with a new series, “In the Studio with…Arts Empowered Minds Initiative” on Tuesday, September 9, 2016 at 6pm in Studio 194 theatre. What is In the Studio? Chesapeake Arts Center will use the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community’s people.  Our In the Studio series aims to bring informative and inspiring guest speakers who work on behalf of this community through their work as an artist, educator or community leader.

Young Audiences, the nation’s largest arts education network, began in Baltimore in 1950. As the Maryland affiliate, we are a nonprofit organization devoted to enriching the lives and education of Maryland’s youth through educational and culturally-diverse arts programs. We partner with professional artists from all disciplines and with schools throughout Maryland for hands-on arts learning experiences. We envision a Maryland where the arts are valued for their capacity to transform lives, and where every student is immersed in opportunities to imagine, create, and realize their full potential through the arts. Free Admission!

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the National Players presents The Giver at 10:30am and Hamlet at 8:00pm. The Chesapeake Arts Center will also be hosting a special VIP reception honoring CAC founder Joan Cadden before the performance of Hamlet at 5:30pm.  During the VIP reception, enjoy congenial speakers, appetizers, drinks, as well as an exclusive viewing of the production’s fight call. Tickets are $10.00 for regular tickets and $50.00 for the VIP reception plus the performance of Hamlet.

Baltimore Rock Opera Society presents “The Brides of Tortuga”  on October 28, 29, November 4, 5, 11th a 12th, 2016 in the Hammonds Lane Theatre at 8pm. “The Brides of Tortuga” is the eighth original production written and produced by the Baltimore Rock Opera Society. This violent, raucous, rebellious rock ‘n roll musical begins in 1661 in Calais, France, and crosses the vast Atlantic Ocean before coming to a bloody close in the Caribbean Sea. The show features a large cast of female leads, epic sets, intensive fight choreography and powerful vocal ensemble-combined with a live rock band/orchestra. “Brides of Tortuga” creates a powerful statement about rage, self-determination, friendship..and kicking butt on a boat. Tickets $20.00.

In the Hal Gomer Gallery, the CAC will be hosting the “Chesapeake Bay-Endangered Landscape Photography” exhibit from November 1- November 30 with a special “Meet the Artist” reception on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 6-8pm. Six talented local photographers (Geoff Lawrence, Lee Goodwin, Sean Simmons, Keith Burke, Donna Johnson & Ken Marks) will highlight difference images around the Chesapeake Bay. Free Admission. Gallery is open to the public from Monday-Friday; 10:00am-6:00pm. Free Admission!

Rock out with local bands in Chesapeake Arts Center’s 3rd annual “Be the Band” competition! Top 7 bands will compete in the Studio 194 Theatre on Saturday, October 8 at 4:30pm. Final top 3 bands will compete for the grand prize of $1K grand prize + 20 hours of professional studio time at Konexion recording studio on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 7:30pm.Tickets $10 each performance. Don’t wait to grab your ticket, last year the event sold out!

Get ready to laugh! Comedian Spencer Humm returns to the CAC this Holiday season for the famous Christmas Special… “The Comedy Nutcracker” on December 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18th, 2016. Friday & Saturday shows will be at 8pm and Sunday Shows at 3pm in the Studio 194 Theatre.  Baltimore’s most popular Christmas comedy event celebrates its fourteenth season of holiday fun. Join comedian Spencer “Slash” Humm on a magical journey of outrageous comedy, music, and yuletide merriment. The one-of-a kind production has become known for its juggling, magic, standup comedy, musical theatre, and more. Tickets $35-55.

Looking further ahead, on January 20th & 21st, 2017, Playwright and Director, David White will be presenting “The Raven and the Writing Desk” in celebration of Edgar Allen Poe’s birthday, a theatrical reading of stories and poems by Poe adapted and presented by Baltimore-area theatre artists in the Studio 194 Theatre. Tickets $10.00

February 10, OUR WORLD is an engaging spoken word piece addressing the need to end the plague of hate, stereotypes, and other prejudices by coming together as a community and as a human race. By addressing societal trends and accountability, the performance calls attention to the danger of our own thoughts and actions and encourages a collaboration of individuals which will, in turn, inspire a new world of hope.8pm in Studio 194 Theatre. Tickets $5.00

On February 18, join us for the “Emancipation Proclamation” event at 1PM in the Hammonds Lane Theatre. A lively account of the significant events and personalities that bring to life the history of African Americans and their struggle for equality through stories and song.  Tickets $5.00

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, CAC presents “In the Studio with…Combat Heroin” at 6pm in Studio 194 Theatre. COMBAT HEROIN is a devised theatre piece created in response to Governor Hogan and LT.Governor Rutherford’s Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force. Through the use of central metaphor, it addresses the epidemic in our state and provides insight for those experiencing struggle, victory, and everything in between. Free Admission!

Also, SAVE THE DATE for the 4th Annual Arts in the Park festival on August 28, 2017 from 11am-3pm in front of Hammonds Lane Theatre outside.  A family-friendly festival of art, music, dance, theatre, and food! Activities for kids of all ages, and lots of wonderful art vendors. Free Admission!

Much more is ahead for the Chesapeake Arts Center’s  2016-2017 season. Tickets are available by calling the Box Office at 410-636-6597 or visit our website at www.Chesapeakearts.org .

Chesapeake Arts Center 2016-2017 Season:

9.9 Development without Displacement Exhibit Reception in the Hal Gomer Gallery at 6pm FREE!

9.13 In the Studio with…Arts Empowered Minds Initiative in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

10.1 The National Players “The Giver” at 10:30am in Hammonds Lane Theatre $10.00

10.1 VIP Reception honoring CAC Founder Joan Cadden in Hammonds Lane Theatre at 5:30pm $50

10.1 The National Players “Hamlet” at 8:00pm in Hammonds Lane Theatre $10.00

10.8 CAC 3rd Annual “Be the Band” Round 3 in the Studio 194 Theatre at 4:30pm $10.00

10.11 In the Studio with…Author, Mike Kaminski in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

10.15 Deepanjali at 2pm in the Hammonds Lane Theatre $10.00

10.22 Big Dream Film at 2pm in Studio 194 Theatre FREE!

10.28-29 Baltimore Rock Opera Society Presents “The Brides of Tortuga” at 8pm in Hammonds $20.00

11.4-5 Baltimore Rock Opera Society Presents “The Brides of Tortuga” at 8pm in Hammonds $20.00

11.11-12 Baltimore Rock Opera Society Presents “The Brides of Tortuga” at 8pm in Hammonds $20.00

11.5 CAC 3rd Annual “Be the Band” final in the Studio 194 Theatre at 7:30pm $10.00

11.8 In the Studio with…Amanda Memmel and the Well in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

11.11 Chesapeake Bay-Endangered Landscape Exhibit reception in the Hal Gomer Gallery 6pm-FREE!

11.11 Thanks –for-giving: CAC Members Application Party in the Studio 194 Theatre at 6:30pm

11.18 Take Back Our Streets Fundraiser at the Reserve Two Rivers   

12.3-12.4 Spencer Humm’s Comedy Nutcracker in Studio 194 Theatre Tickets $35-$55

12.9-12.11 Spencer Humm’s Comedy Nutcracker in Studio 194 Theatre Tickets $35-$55

12.16-12.18 Spencer Humm’s Comedy Nutcracker in Studio 194 Theatre Tickets $35-$55

12.13 In the Studio with…Maia Rodriguez  in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

1.10 In the Studio with…Futuremakers Matt Barinholtz  in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

1.19 Brooklyn Park Middle School PVA Art Show in Hal Gomer Gallery at 6pm-FREE!

1.20-1.21 The Raven and the Writing Desk Fri:8PM Sat 2pm+8pm in Studio 194 $10.00

2.10 OUR WORLD at 8PM in Studio 194 Theatre $5

2.18 Emancipation Proclamation at 1pm in Hammonds Lane Theatre $5

2.23 Reflections: Talk & Exhibit with Seniors & BPMS PVA 8th Graders

3.14 In the Studio w. the Theatre Lab (Deb Gottesman & Buzz Mauro) in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

3.30 Brad Blair & Friends Exhibit reception in Hal Gomer Gallery at 6pm-FREE!

4.5 In the Spotlight..Composers w.Broadneck High School & Brass Quintet 7PM $5

4.7 Photographer Marti Belcher Meet the Artist reception in Hal Gomer Galler at 6pm FREE!

4.11 In the Studio with…CAC Resident Artist, Stephen Bradley in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

4.19 5th Annual Chip in for the Arts at Compass Pointe Golf Course at 7:30am

5.4 May the 4th Be With You Event in Hammonds Lane Theatre $5

5.9 In the Studio with…COMBAT HEROIN in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

5.11 In the Spotlight..Composers Final w.Broadneck High School & Brass Quintet 7PM $5

5.26 George Maloney, Donna Long, Nicole Caracia Meet the Artist in Hal Gomer Gallery FREE!

6.13 In the Studio with…Artist Janie McGee in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

8.26 CAC 4th Annual Arts in the Park Festival 11am-3pm FREE!

About Chesapeake Arts Center:
The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community arts center that has nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events.  The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and it very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region.

For more information about the Chesapeake Arts Center visit http://www.Chesapeakearts.org or Call us at P: 410-636-6597

ATTN BANDS! ENTER THE 3RD ANNUAL BE THE BAND COMPETITION!!

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The 3rd annual “Be the Band” hosted by the Chesapeake Arts Center is meant to find outstanding musicians and help our community rock out like they were meant to with live music! Make sure you vote for your favorite band and support the local scene!

1st Round:Bands Enter Competition Aug 3-September 2, 2016 by noon; CAC Staff picks top 15 bands

2nd Round: Voting begins on CAC Facebook page from September 2, 2016-September 9, 2016. The BAND with the most”likes” will get to pick their time slot.

Top 7 Round: Bands Perform on October 8,2016 at 4:30pm

Top 3 Round: Bands Perform final round on November 8, 2016 at 7:30pm

Prizes: $1,000 cash prize + 4 hours of studio time at Konexion in Baltimore, Maryland

 

 & Konexion Recording Studio in Baltimore, Maryland

Band Application Here: Chesapeake Arts Center’s “Be the Band” Application 2016

Band Rules and detailed info click here: Chesapeake Arts Center- be the band rules 2016