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Title Artist Audience Type Art Form Curricular Connection
A Fool Named 'O'

Featured at the Maryland Renaissance Festival since 1986, “O” astonishes as a wordless medieval jester.

Mark Jaster Children (Pre-K), Children (K-12), Young Adults (18-21), Adults Performance Mime, Music, Theater Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Social studies
A Mighty Hard Road…

The life and music of Woody Guthrie.

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Magpie Children (Gr 6-8), Children (Gr 9-12) Performance Heritage arts, Music, Theater Green, Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Science/Math, Social studies
African Dance, Drums, Story and Games

Anansegromma presents an exhilarating and memorable introduction to West African culture.

Anansegromma of Ghana Children (Pre-K), Children (K-12) Performance Dance, Heritage arts, Music, Visual Arts Foreign language, Language Arts, Social studies
African Games Workshop

Artists teach creativity through traditional games.

Anansegromma of Ghana Children (Pre-K), Children (K-12), Young Adults (18-21), Adults Workshop Dance, Heritage arts, Music, Storytelling Foreign language, Language Arts, Social studies
African Stories in the Americas

Stories, songs and call-and-responses from the African Diaspora.

Baba Jamal Koram Children (K-12) Performance Heritage arts, Music, Storytelling Foreign language, Language Arts, Social studies
Amazing Acts of Balance and Strength

Dazzling acrobatic stunts and feats of balance, flexibility, coordination and strength - truly fabulous!

Fabulous Chinese Acrobats Children (K-12) Performance Dance, Heritage arts, Music Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Social studies
Amelia and Her Big Red Plane

Watch her build her dreams; then  soar cross the Atlantic. Planes flying above the audience and singing puppets bring Amelia to life.

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DinoRock Children (Pre-K-2) Performance Music, Puppetry, Theater Music, Language Arts, Science/Math, Social studies
American Indian Dance, Drum and Song

Rainbow-colored headdresses... pulsating drumming... fancy footwork... World Champion Fancy Dancer Larry Yazzie of the Meskwaki Nation and the Native Pride Dancers perform music and movement passed down by their ancestors for centuries.

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Native Pride Dancers Children (K-12) Performance Dance, Heritage arts, Music, Visual Arts Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Social studies
An A Cappella Musical Holiday

Snowday uses music theory, including demonstrating the use of harmonic parts and vocal drumming, to trace the history of a cappella in an energizing performance.

Snowday Children (K-12) Performance Music Language Arts, Physical Education/Health
An American Folk Dance Journey

Students will learn the historical, cultural and social origin of each dance.  Students will understand how immigration influenced American dance history and how the fusion of cultures created new dances.

RC Dance Discovery Children (Pre-K), Children (K-8) Performance Dance, Heritage arts Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Social studies
Arabic Line-Dancing (Dabka) Workshop

This session does not require any dance-background, yet seasoned dancers will be adequately challenged as well. 

Karim Nagi Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6), Children (Gr 6-8), Children (Gr 9-12), Children (K-12) Workshop Dance, Heritage arts, Music Foreign language, Social studies
Arabic Music, Dance and Culture

This presentation is the most widely requested offering, especially for larger assemblies.

Karim Nagi Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6), Children (Gr 6-8), Children (Gr 9-12), Children (K-12) Performance Dance, Heritage arts, Music Foreign language, Social studies
Arabic Rhythm and Percussion Workshop

No musical background required. These group classes offer a hand-on approach to the music, with explanation about the cultural context.

Karim Nagi Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6), Children (Gr 6-8), Children (Gr 9-12), Children (K-12) Workshop Dance, Heritage arts, Music Foreign language, Social studies
Art and Science of Color

The workshop is designed for discovering the wonderful and unexplored world of color around us. The students will analyze visual information and examine is source as well as its effect on our mood and health. This is one of Peter Krsko's "Science and Art Make You Smart" workshops.

Peter Krsko - NEW! Children (Pre-K), Children (K-12) Workshop Visual Arts Language Arts, Science/Math, Social studies
Arts Integrated Mural Residency

Join South-African born multimedia artist Carien Quiroga on a colorful arts-integrated journey to create a mural that both beautifies and educates.

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Carien Quiroga Children (K-12) Residency Visual Arts Foreign language, Green, Language Arts, Science/Math, Social studies
Asia Fantasia

Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo delights his audiences with folktales and myths from Korea, Japan, China, Tibet and more than twenty-three other Asian countries.

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Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo Children (K-8) Performance Heritage arts, Music, Storytelling , Theater Music, Language Arts, Social studies
Baby Griot's Drumming Circle

Drumming and stories for young children.

Baba Jamal Koram Children (Pre-K), Children (K-3) Performance Heritage arts, Music, Storytelling Foreign language, Language Arts, Social studies
Baila! - A beginner’s Latin dance workshop

A fun activity for a school or workplace International Day.

Cantaré Children (Pre-K), Children (K-12) Workshop Dance, Heritage arts Foreign language, Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Social studies
Bamboo Jamboo: An Asian Musical Adventure!

Master musician and storyteller Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo introduces a plethora of music, dance and storytelling cultures from the Asian world, with performances featuring varied flutes and storytelling theater.

Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo Children (K-8) Performance Heritage arts, Music, Storytelling Music, Social studies
Battle Cry of Freedom:From Civil War to Civil Rights

Interlaced with personal stories of the people, with music from the abolitionist movement and Underground Railroad.

Magpie Children (Gr 3-6), Children (Gr 6-8), Children (Gr 9-12) Performance Dance, Music Green, Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Science/Math, Social studies
Bessie and Bill - Black Wings Flying Free

Make aviation history come alive with the inspiring stories of Bessie Coleman and Bill Powell! You'll see how the hopes and dreams of two African American pioneers of aviation show us that the sky’s the limit.

Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater on Tour Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6), Children (Gr 6-8) Performance Literary, Theater Language Arts, Science/Math, Social studies
Billy B. Pre

Billy B. introduces preschoolers to the pride of helping themselves and to the joys of nature as they dance and sing along with him in a celebration of life on Earth.

Billy B. Children (Pre-K) Performance Dance, Music Green, Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Science/Math, Social studies
Bio, Bio Diversity

Billy B. presents the beauty, abundance, and complexity of the biodiversity all around us and in specific habitats worldwide, (coral reefs, old growth forest, and soil.)

Billy B. Children (Pre-K), Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6) Performance Dance, Music Green, Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Science/Math, Social studies
Book Making

A wide variety of book structures are taught based on curriculum topics of the school’s choice.  Recycled materials are sometimes used in the structure!

Karen O. Brown Children (Pre-K), Children (K-12) Workshop, Half-day Workshop, Full-day Workshop Heritage arts, Visual Arts Green, Language Arts, Science/Math, Social studies, Professional Development
Brush Painting Workshop

Students explore Japanese brush painting.

Shizumi Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6), Children (Gr 6-8), Children (Gr 9-12), Children (K-12) Workshop Heritage arts Language Arts, Social studies
Bullying Prevention Readers Theatre Workshop (Grades 4 & 5)

Students use drama to explore the roles of bully, victim and bystander.  They absorb the seriousness of the anti-bullying message while enjoying their rehearsal of a Readers Theatre script about bullying prevention. Because kids love to act, this workshop engages even the most reluctant reader.

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Mary Beth Bowen Children (Gr 4-5) Workshop Storytelling , Theater Language Arts
Cello Fury's Musical Odyssey

Three classically trained cellists and a rock drummer perform high-energy original music that fuses together classical and rock genres. Using original compositions, classical pieces and cover songs, they challenge students to examine the similarities and differences between musical styles, encouraging them to pursue their own musical experiences.

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Cello Fury Children (K-12) Performance Music Music
Classical Hip-Hop

This program merges the contrasting worlds of Classical and Hip-Hop music in a collaborative musical program featuring GRAMMY nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist Christylez Bacon (pronounced: chris-styles) and six-string electric cellist, Wytold (William Wytold Lebing.)

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Christylez Bacon Children (Pre-K), Children (K-12) Performance, Workshop Music, Storytelling Music, Language Arts, Social studies
Crossroads

Antonio engages students with stories from Brazil, Africa, Asia and the United States.

Antonio Rocha Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6), Children (Gr 6-8) Performance Storytelling , Theater Foreign language, Language Arts, Social studies
Dancing Around the World

Different cultures use dance differently, but there is always a universal human connection underlying the role of dance. Join us in celebrating this connection!

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Dakshina Dance Company Children (Pre-K), Children (K-12) Performance, Workshop, Residency Dance, Heritage arts, Music Foreign language, Music, Physical Education/Health, Social studies
Dancing through South Africa

Dancing through South Africa is divided into a three-part program that emphasizes the role of dance in promoting a deeper understanding and acceptance among people of different backgrounds and cultural traditions.

Lesole's Dance Project Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6), Children (Gr 6-8), Children (Gr 9-12), Children (K-12) Performance Dance, Heritage arts, Music Foreign language, Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Social studies
Dinosaur Babies

Created for school venues, this show explores characteristics that human babies and dinosaur babies share.

DinoRock Children (Pre-K), Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6) Performance Music, Puppetry, Theater Foreign language, Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Science/Math, Social studies
Dinosaur Book of World Records

Meet nature's own record holding monsters!

DinoRock Children (Pre-K), Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6) Performance Music, Theater Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Science/Math, Social studies
Dream Alive

Learn the fascinating stories of African-American educators, artists, and scientists who helped to build this country in an interactive, engaging presentation.

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Kim and Reggie Children (K-8) Performance Music, Storytelling Music, Language Arts, Social studies
Drumming Workshop

Students learn the basics of palm drumming.

Anansegromma of Ghana Children (Pre-K), Children (K-12), Young Adults (18-21), Adults Workshop Dance, Heritage arts, Music, Storytelling , Visual Arts Foreign language, Music, Language Arts, Social studies
Exploring the Arts of Japan

Shizumi Manale distills 2000 years of Japanese dance, theater, music and literature in performances and workshops.

Shizumi Children (K-3), Children (Gr 3-6), Children (Gr 6-8), Children (Gr 9-12), Children (K-12) Performance Dance, Heritage arts, Music, Theater, Visual Arts Foreign language, Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, Social studies
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