Announcements / Jan 30th, 2023

Valentine’s? Galentine’s? Love & Laughs at Creative Alliance!

Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, or prefer to ignore the whole silly charade, February is positively bursting with opportunities to enjoy your partner(s), your friends, or your beautiful, worthy self at Creative Alliance! Draw your favorite variety performers, return to glamour with a classic burlesque revue, or cringe at mortifying teenage love stories! Scroll down to pick your poison—tickets are already selling fast!

SAT FEB 11 | 7 & 10PM
Gilded Lily Presents Tassels and Champagne: Return to Glamour
TWO SHOWS! The sparkle of a rhinestone in the spotlight. The hypnotic shimmy of fringe across the hips. The caress of a silk stocking along the leg. This year’s Tassels & Champagne is a celebration of returns: the return of live burlesque, the return of glitz and glamour, and the return of Gilded Lily to the Creative Alliance.

SOLD OUT! 7PM Table for 2 Package
LOW TICKET WARNING! 7PM General Admission


Kaki King Everybody Loves You
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Kaki King’s 2003 debut album, Everybody Loves You! Hear never-before-told stories about the making Everybody Loves You, reflect on the impact of the record, and mull over the meaning of 20 years as a particular milestone. Be swept away by fan-favorites like “Night After Sidewalk,” “Fortuna,” and many other beloved songs. Most importantly, be prepared to shred up Valentine’s Day card nostalgia…or maybe just SHRED!

dr sketchy roller girls
THU FEB 16 | 7PM
Dr. Sketchy’s Anti Art School featuring Team Maryland Roller Derby All Stars

A livelier life-drawing event where artists of all levels draw fabulous burlesque and variety performers while sipping fancy cocktails and competing in zany contests! We’re excited to bring back Team Maryland Roller Derby All Stars to model for us! Don’t miss this rare chance to draw these amazing athletes as they show off their teamwork in a series of fantastic group poses!

SAT FEB 18 | 630 & 9PM

Mortified Baltimore: Doomed Valentine’s Special
The wildly popular Mortified Baltimore, produced by Alex Hewett and Adam Ruben, stars everyday adults sharing their most embarrassingly real teenage diary entries, poems, love letters, lyrics, and locker notes…in front of total strangers.

MON FEB 20 | 3PM
The Love Songs of The Presidents

Baltimore’s most original community choir has combined all the romance of Valentines Day with the glory of Presidents Day by setting the love poetry of former US Presidents to four-part choral music. From George Washington to George W. Bush, come experience the profound, funny, and bizarre romantic words of some of our former Commanders in Chief.

FRI MAR 3 | 730PM
Awkward Sex and the City

New York City’s finest storytellers relive their most embarrassing sexual experiences for your pleasure. Based on the popular touring storytelling show, Awkward Sex and the City is hosted by comedian and storyteller, Natalie Wall, and features guests discussing real stories about their sexual exploits, adventures, discoveries, and revelations. For every hilarious sexual tale, there are gross moments to match and love of everything awkward. From cocaine infused one-night stands to IBS flair-ups during cunnilingus, you’ll be hanging on every word. Maybe you’ll even be inspired to go out and have a sexual misadventure of your own!

More Date Night Ideas

FEB 3 | Interactive Movie Night: DEATH BECOMES HER
MAR 4 | Nina Simone & Miriam Makeba Tribute w/ Akua Allrich
MAR 16 | Dr. Sketchy’s Anti Art School
MAR 17 | Craig Alston Presents The Playlist
APR 22 | 2023 Marquee Ball: Creature Feature