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“On the Wings of Spring” Howard Community College Spring Faculty Concert

05/10/2021 to 05/24/2021

Virtual Event, Columbia, MD 21044

The Howard Community College (HCC) Music Concert Series announces the spring 2021 faculty concert to help patrons enjoy the spring season. The concert entitled, “On the Wings of Spring", will be a showcase of exquisite works for cello/piano by Debussy, Fauré, and Cassadó. The virtual concert will also feature a single-movement Beethoven Piano Trio and Beethoven Piano Sonata Op. 81a "Les Adieux" in celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday. Featured performers include, Yoon Young Bae, violin; Yoon Nah Cho, cello; Hsien-Ann Meng, piano; Lisa Rehwoldt, piano; I-Hsuan Chiang, cello; and Sangmi Yoon, piano. Ticket holders may view this concert at their convenience from May 10–24, 2021. Tickets are $10.00 and available to purchase online at howardcc.edu/concerts. Ticket holders for each concert will receive a link and password via email confirmation. Patrons who purchase tickets prior to May 14, will be invited to a special concert discussion on Friday, May 14, to get a behind the scenes glimpse of the faculty performers as they discuss why they chose the pieces, how the virtual performance process is different for a performer, and what they miss about performing live. The discussion will be facilitated by Janelle Broderick and will include faculty performers: Bruce Casteel, Wei-Der Huang, Hsien-Ann Meng, Melissa Lindon, and Lisa Rehwoldt. The Horowitz Center Box Office is currently operating remotely. Box Office staff members are not currently taking orders over the phone but are available to guide patrons through the online ticket purchasing process. For assistance, please email boxoffice@howardcc.edu or call 443-518-1500, Tuesday–Friday, 12–2 p.m. Visit howardcc.edu/boxoffice for more information.

Yoga for Survivors – Virtual Sessions!

05/11/2021 to 05/11/2021

Online event hosted by HopeWorks of Howard County, Columbia, MD 21046

HopeWorks is partnering with Three and a Half Acres Yoga (THAY) to bring free, virtual yoga sessions to survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence. This will be an on-going program offered every Tuesday at 4pm EST via Zoom! THAY partners with community organizations within Harlem, Upper Manhattan, and virtually. They focus on serving folks facing emotional, physical or social trauma. THAY provides yoga, breathing and mindfulness programs to nonprofits to support their existing missions and build bridges of understanding among neighbors. Please note that you will be able to participate while seated or on a mat. This is a free program, but pre-registration is required! To register, please visit https://yoga-for-survivors.eventbrite.com

The Creatives Cafe

05/11/2021 to 05/11/2021

Online event hosted by HopeWorks of Howard County, Columbia, MD 21046

The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many of us. It’s important that we take breaks from the news, take care of our bodies, and make time to unwind and connect with others. Please join us for a virtual crafting circle! Bring a project you’re working on, or start something new. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, we will be able to see each other, talk, and share our art. This group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm. Come to as many sessions as you want! Attendance is on a drop-in basis, but you must register in advance to receive the Zoom meeting details. For more information or to register, visit: https://creativescafe.eventbrite.com

LHC’s Leadership in Action: Where the Journey to Lead Differently Begins

05/11/2021 to 05/11/2021

Virtual Event, Columbia, MD 21046

Leadership Howard County, which seeks to empower leaders to strengthen and transform the community, will continue its new thought leadership speaker series with “Leadership in Action: Where the Journey to Lead Differently Begins” held virtually. The event will feature speaker Calvin Butler Jr., senior executive vice president of Exelon and CEO of Exelon Utilities. Butler oversees Exelon’s six local electric and natural gas companies. Together, they form the nation’s largest utility company by customer count, serving approximately 10 million electric and gas customers. Sponsored by M&T Bank and BGE, the event costs $35 for Leadership Howard County members and $45 for nonmembers. To learn more and register, visit bit.ly/LHCLeadinginAction.

Rep Stage Presents “Ghost/Writer,” a Radio Play

05/13/2021 to 05/23/2021

Virtual Event, Virtual Event, MD 21044

Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), presents the world premiere of “Ghost/Writer,” a radio play by Dane Figueroa Edidi, directed by Danielle A. Drakes. Family secrets spanning decades unravel as history and fiction collide. In 1920 just outside of Tulsa, Patrick, an Irish immigrant, seeks out the services of Ms. Ruby, a mysterious Black woman from Baltimore, known to help exorcise ghosts from her clients, but the price she is asking may be too high. Meanwhile, in 2019, Charles Ross hires infamous ghost writer Rebecca Warren to help him through his writer's block, but what she invokes could be his salvation or undoing. Edidi's new play examines the intersections of race and gender inviting us to explore the role of love, justice and joy in a world where the ghosts of the past have yet to be laid to rest. Ticket holders may view/listen to “Ghost/Writer” at their convenience from May 13 -May 23, 2021. A single ticket is $15; a household ticket is $25. For tickets and additional information, visit www.repstage.org or call the box office at 443-518-1500. The box office staff are operating remotely., and campus access remains restricted to employees only. For assistance with your order, send an email to boxoffice@howardcc.edu or you can call 443-518-1500. Please visit www.repstage.org for the latest box office hours.

Howard Community College Film Program Film Discussion Series

05/14/2021 to 05/14/2021

Virtual Event, Virtual Event, MD 21044

The Howard Community College (HCC) film program launched a film discussion series this spring. The series operates much like a book club. Participants choose the films that interest them from the schedule and watch the films at their convenience before the scheduled discussion. Offered virtually, the discussion series takes advantage of film titles available on popular streaming platforms such as Amazon Prime and Netflix. The 7 p.m. discussions take place via Zoom on Fridays through May 14, 2021, and are moderated by HCC film professors Marie Westhaver and Mike Giuliano with occasional special guests. “Calendar Girls” – May 14. This series is available at no cost to participants, but online registration is required. The Zoom link will be emailed to registered individuals by noon on each discussion day. Attendees’ microphones will be muted and questions accepted via the chat function. For more information on the film discussion series, visit howardcc.edu/filmfestivals. The Horowitz Center Box Office is currently operating remotely. Box Office staff members are available to guide patrons through the online ticket purchasing process. For assistance, please email boxoffice@howardcc.edu or call 443-518-1500, during operating hours, Tuesday – Friday, 12 p.m.–2 p.m. Visit howardcc.edu/boxoffice for more information.