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The Great Halloween Parade & Festival! Here's what you need to know.

Join us this weekend for the 15th Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival! Here's what you need to know.


Welcoming Josh Kohn, Creative Alliance Performance Director!

Creative Alliance is thrilled to welcome Josh Kohn, our newly appointed Performance Director. Josh has been working in the arts for more than a decade, specializing in curating powerful live performance experiences and meaningful community dialogue. Kohn replaces Megan Hamilton, who is cofounder of Creative Alliance and has been the Performance Director for over 20 years.

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Life Drawing

Every Saturday

Through a partnership between Creative Alliance and Artists Housing, Inc., Gallery 1448 hosts our year-long workshop at 1448 E. Baltimore Street. Bring your own materials. Participants qualify for Gallery 1448’s September exhibition of drawings produced in the class.

2014 Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival: Kaleidoscope

Sat Oct 25

KALEIDOSCOPE is the 15th Annual Great Halloween Lantern Parade in Full Color! NEW parade route starting at Boat Lake! Join The Manly Deeds, Sac Au Lait, Baltimore Westsiders Marching Band, N Full Motion, a gigantic piñata, stiltwalkers, monumental LED puppets, dancers and more!

Culinary Chords - Art To Dine For

Sat Oct 25

Mediterranean tapas / Toe tapping casual / 40 guests / $75
Tarks Restaurant’s Executive Chef Chris Golder creates Spanish tapas samplings of octopus, shrimp, chorizo, pork from the grill, gazpacho, and paella as the finale. Bring your instruments and jam a little with Lou Denrich, or join Barbara on a tour of their extensive and eclectic art collection, including international and local artists, that graces their beautiful Owings Mills home.

GLOW BALL Dance Party & Costume Contest

Sat Oct 25

The wild dancing cast and after party for the Halloween Parade is the Glow Ball at The Patterson!

Open Critique at The Edward A. Myerberg Center in Pikesville

Thursdays, Oct 16 & Nov 13

Can’t make the cross-town trek to the monthly Creative Alliance Open Critique? Exhibitions and Programs Manager Jeremy Stern will offer two critique sessions through the Edward A. Myerberg Center in Pikesville.

Ukulele for Beginners with Bob Friedman

5 consecutive Tuesdays: Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 11, Nov 18, Nov

Have you ever wanted to learn the ukulele, a versatile, beloved Hawaiian instrument that is popular around the world? Learn how to play two to three tunes in each fun and engaging lesson.

Watercolors & Wine: 27 Club - Amy Winehouse

Tues Oct 28

Forever young at 27. Join as we paint portraits of some of rock-and-roll's greatest icons. Express your artistic side by working with instructor Cameron Shojaei, a Creative Alliance resident, to create your own masterpiece of Amy Winehouse! Reveal your talent while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of the Marquee Lounge. All materials provided. Wine and cocktails available for purchase.

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