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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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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.

Neighbors Night at Marquee Lounge!


Come join us for movies, games, music, neighbors & ALL NIGHT HAPPY HOUR!!!

Read to Write: A Fiction Workshop with Amanda Fiore

5 Tuesdays: Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 & 26

If you want to write like a writer, you have to read like a writer. In this fiction workshop, participants will read excerpts from modern day masters with an eye towards their form and technique. Examine dialogue, character development, word choice, tension, climax, and more. Instructor and Creative Alliance resident writer Amanda Fiore will teach you how to apply these techniques to your own work to enhance your arsenal of writing tricks. She will also share samples of fiction that exemplify these techniques. Workshop participants will have the chance to discuss the masters, hear constructive critiques of their work from classmates and Fiore, and participate as featured readers in a reading put on by the Creative Alliance that will be held in the Marquee Lounge.
Dates & Info:
5 consecutive Tuesdays: October 28, November 4, 11, 18 & 25
6:30–7:30pm each night, $5 per session.
Optional reading in the Marquee Lounge on Wednesday, December 3, 8-10pm.

Too Cute!! Colored Pencil & Pastels with Cameron Shojaei

4 Wednesdays: Oct 29, Nov 5, 12 & 19

Have you ever looked at a baby or a pet and thought TOO CUTE! This class is dedicated to everything that is so cute you have to make a memento to celebrate its adorable quality.

Uke Club with Glen Hirabayashi

Wed Oct 29

Glen Hirabayashi will lead a ukulele club in the Marquee Lounge!

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