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Performing and visual arts events worth seeking out in Baltimore this week

Performing and visual arts events worth seeking out in Baltimore this week
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By Hoodline - Published on April 03, 2019.

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up four artsy events around Baltimore this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from an art showcase to a poetry festival for middle and high school students.

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The Peeps Show: Comedy Show

First, catch this month's Peeps Show with Baltimore-based artist, curator, educator and organizer Tanya Gracia on Thursday at the Baltimore Improv Group. Garcia works artistically with communities to create spaces for dialogue around identity and social difference, according to the event promoter. The Peep Show features a local female or gender-minority artist, who shares their work and the context behind it. 

When: Thursday, April 4, 8:30 p.m.
Where: 1727 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201
Price: Free
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BPI Fine Arts Showcase

Next, the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Fine Arts Department is hosting its first Fine Arts Showcase on Friday. Expect a gallery show of artwork from BPI's students as well as performances by the school's band, dance, theater and film programs. 

When: Friday, April 5, 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, 1400 W. Cold Spring Lane
Price: $15
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Inner Space Tango Weekend 2019 

Then, Friday through Sunday, learn how to tango at the Inner Space Tango Weekend at Function Co-Working Community. Participants will learn from a Master dancer, teacher and performer all of the moves, twists, turns and steps of the wildly popular Brazilian-style dance. 

When: Friday, April 5, 7 p.m.- Sunday, April 7, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Function Coworking Community, 4709 Harford Road
Price: $12–$148. More ticket options available.
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DewMore Youth Poetry Festival Final Stage

Then, hear poetry from high school finalists and middle school winners, as well as guest artists, on Saturday at the grand finale of the sixth annual DewMore Youth Poetry Festival. The festival, which is free, provides middle and high school students from around Baltimore a platform to express themselves through art and poetry.

When: Saturday, April 6, 5-8 p.m.
Where: City Neighbors High School, 5609 Sefton Ave.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Casually Dope: An Improv Comedy Show

Lastly, help define the show as the improv cast from Casually Dope elicits ideas and anecdotes from the audience for its performance on Saturday at The BIG Theater. 

When: Saturday, April 6, 7 p.m.
Where: 1727 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

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