Great performing and visual arts events in Baltimore this week

If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Baltimore this week, from a poetry event to a comedy show.

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Sip & Shine: An After-Hours Experience

This event will take place at the American Visionary Art Museum. The program will include a scavenger hunt and a make-and-take art activity. Wine and snacks will be available on site.  

When: Thursday, Feb. 7, 6-9 p.m.
Where: American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway
Price: $30 (AVAM Member Ticket); $35 (General Admission).

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Charles Stokes: 'Love Pain & Poetry'  

Charles Stokes will be the featured performer at this poetry event. Stokes, who was born locally, began his career as a poet in 2009. He is also a veteran with 15 years of military service.    

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Hotel RL Baltimore Inner Harbor, 207 E. Redwood St.
Price: Free

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Jim Gaffigan: 'Quality Time Tour'

Jim Gaffigan will be the featured performer at this comedy event. Gaffigan is touring the country with his "Quality Time Tour." The Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric is hosting the show.  

When: Friday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.
Where: Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, 140 W. Mt Royal Ave.
Price: $39.75

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