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1-31 – Lateral Distance Exhibit – Bromo Seltzer Tower
1-31 – Arts of Asia – Walters Art Museum
1-31 – Henry Moore and the Pre-Columbian Past – Museum of Art
4 – Bruce in the USA – Rams Head on Stage
5-6 – DC Big Flea Market – Dulles Expo
6 – Ravens vs Chargers – M & T Stadium
6 – Herman’s Hermits – Rams Head on Stage
8 – Ronnie Spector & the Ronettes – Rams Head on Stage
10 – Dancing with the Stars – Lyric
11-20 – Balto Restaurant Week
11-Feb 10 – And Then There Were None – Vagabond Players
12 – Oyster, Beer & Wine Fest – Assembly Room
12 – Balto Blast – Royal Farms Arena
17 – Drumline Live – Lyric
17 – Impractical Jokers – Royal Farms
17 – Dan Deacon – Meyerhoff
17-Feb 24 – Fun Home – Center Stage
18-Feb 3 – Jerusalem – Fells Point Corner Theatre
18 – Lez Zeppelin – Rams Head on Stage
18 – Ron White – Meyerhoff
19 – Balto Blast – Royal Farms Arena
19 – Japanese Breakfast – Balto Soundstage
19 – Tribute to Chicago – Rams Head on Stage
20 – Balto Blast – Royal Farms Arena
21 – Martin Luther King Celebration – Reginald L Lewis Museum
21 – Martin Luther King Parade – MLK Blvd to Balto Street
26 – Polar Bear Plunge – Sandy Point Pk
With the Academy Awards scheduled for late February all the studios have released the films they want to be considered. And all the other ones they know will certainly not be considered. And those they know will go straight to video. Here is a quick review of six major films.
I’ll begin with Welcome to Marwen, rated PG-13, and starring Steve Carell and Leslie Mann. He’s a war veteran who was viciously beaten in an unprovoked attack back home.. This is a different film to be sure and based on a true story. Features a lot of animation.
Mary Queen of Scots, rated R, definitely a period piece and starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie. It’s about Mary Stuart’s attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth the First of England. It’s well done with great sets and costumes.
Mary Poppins Returns, last seen in 1964, and very well done. Is it better than the original, see it and decide. Starring Emily Blunt with cameos by
Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke and Angela Lansbury It’s nominated for four
Vice is the story of the rise to power of Dick Chaney. It stars Christian Bale and Amy Adams. I think this is ideal for historians, political folks and movie fans in general. Six Golden Globe nominations. Rated R.
Second Act features Jennifer Lopez as a box store employee who gets a dream job on Madison Avenue with the help of a fake resume. Probably a chick flick. Rated PG-13.
Finally last and certainly least Holmes and Watson. I’ll summarize it in two words – silly and bad. Really a sad excuse for a film. It features Will Ferrell, I’m so tired of his inane acting, and John C. Reilly. Rated PG-13.
See you at the movies. But no talking.