Be There!

Looking for something fun or interesting to do this month? Check out these offerings from around the community:


11th Annual WAMM Festival @ Towson University -- Van Bokkelen Rm. 204
Feb 23 – Feb 24 all-day

This year’s Women And Minorities in Media Festival showcases more than 50 inclusive films from more than 25 countries, including films from Towson and the Baltimore area. Films shown include animation, shorts, documentaries, comedies and narratives.

‘House of Stronzo’ Film Screening and Director’s Talk @ American Visionary Art Museum
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“House of Stronzo” chronicles the quest of Pete Cecere, one of the preeminent collectors of folk art and outsider art in North America, to find permanent homes for his “kids” – the more than 5,000 pieces of original art that are currently housed in his Virginia home – before he dies. The 60-minute film will be followed by a Q&A with Director Matt White, moderated by AVAM’s Founder & Director Rebecca Hoffberger. Light concessions will be available for purchase at the event. Museum admission is not included in ticket price.

Cabini Fever: A Pajama Party @ R. House
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Get out of the house for Cabin Fever at R. House! Kick your morning off with Brunch House, and stick around for a day of fun free activities. Learn how to make your own maple syrup snow candy outdoors. Pick up a fun winter gift at the Artisan Market by Butcher’s Hill Workshop. Cozy up in front of the big screen in the garage for a screening of “Frozen” at 2 p.m. and “Ski Patrol” at 4 p.m. Hot cocoa and other wintry concessions will be available from G And G Bmore. Prizes for best PJs.

‘The Women’s Balcony’ @ Chizuk Amuno Congregation
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

This critically acclaimed film is a warm-hearted tale about women speaking truth to a patriarchal power. Rabbanit Bracha Jaffe of Beth Tfiloh Schools and Congregation will lead a post-film discussion.

MMAE Movie Series @ Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm

The Greengate Jewish Center hosts this Israeli-themed film series.

The schedule is as follows:

Oct. 8: “Ushpezin”

Nov. 18: “The Summer of Aviya”

Jan. 13: “Under the Domin Tree”

Feb. 24: “Walk on Water”

Refreshments will be served.

Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators @ Jewish Museum of Maryland
Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

See the Maryland premiere of this documentary which explores the lives of Hans and Margret Rey, the author’s of the Curious George books. Following the screening, stay for a live (via Skype) Q&A with documentary-maker Ema Ryan Yamazaki.

This screening is part of the JMM Live! performance series.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert @ Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Mar 4 @ 3:00 pm

Enjoy “The Prisoner of Azkaban” on the big screen with accompaniment from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the University of Maryland Concert Choir. Additional screenings on March 2 at 8 p.m. at the Meyerhoff and March 3 at 3 p.m. at Strathmore in North Bethesda.


Hollywood’s Big Night @ CineBistro
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm

Watch the red carpet festivities and the full awards show broadcast on the big screen. The event includes passed hors d’oeuvres, red carpet photos, a photo booth, cocktail specials, a glass of champagne and gift bags.

You must be 21 and over only at this event.

Docs from the Docks @ Brown Advisory
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm

Enjoy free film screenings of environmental documentaries with snacks from MOM’s and a panel discussion following each film.

The schedule is as follows:

Jan. 23 — “An Inconvenient Sequel”

Feb. 20 — “A Plastic Ocean”

March 20 — “Ocean Cities”

Everyman at the Parkway @ The Parkway Theatre
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

This six-part guest-hosted screening series hopes to merge audiences and art forms while bringing influential films to the screen. Each film/play pairing is intended to inspore conversation and draw connections between the material presented both on stage and on screen. All films are introduced and accompanied by a post-screening discussion by an Everyman Theatre artist.

Here’s the schedule:

Feb. 6 — “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” to pair with “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” with director Donald Hicken

March 20 — “Big Night” to pair with “Aubergine” with director Vincent M. Lancisi

May 15 — “Ivan’s Childhood” to pair with “The Book of Joseph” with director Noah Himmelstein