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The Cultural Center at the Opera House

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121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
443-502-2005

April 2019

HdG Arts Collective presents: The Moonshine Hafla

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$5.00

Join us for an evening of talented and fun belly dance performance. The Moonshine Haflas welcome all styles of belly dance – from Cabaret to American Tribal Style to Tribal Fusion and more! A hafla is a belly dance party! It is a performance, but a fairly informal one. Audience members are encouraged to cheer, yip and clap along to their hearts’ content and to stay after the show to hang out and meet with the dancers. Seating is limited…

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UP (Children’s Film Series)

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$5.00 – $6.00

Seventy-eight-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.

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Ronn McFarlane

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$25.00

In the Renaissance, the lute was known as the “Prince of Instruments,” valued for its expressiveness. Dynamics and tone color were literally at the fingertips, and the variety of sounds produced on the lute were colorful and bold. In this concert, you’ll hear GRAMMY-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane perform a combination of Renaissance and Baroque music, his own arrangements of Scottish and Irish tunes from the 17th and 18th centuries, and his own eclectic, Celtic- and Americana-inspired, original lute music. McFarlane…

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May 2019

Tidewater Players Presents: The Full Monty

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit) and book by Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion!). Reset in Buffalo, NY, when a steel town announces job layoffs, a scrappy former employee comes up with a novel way to cope with realities of lost wages as well as feelings of lost manhood. THE FULL MONTY contains adult language,…

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Tidewater Players Presents: The Full Monty

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit) and book by Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion!). Reset in Buffalo, NY, when a steel town announces job layoffs, a scrappy former employee comes up with a novel way to cope with realities of lost wages as well as feelings of lost manhood. THE FULL MONTY contains adult language,…

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Tidewater Players Presents: The Full Monty

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit) and book by Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion!). Reset in Buffalo, NY, when a steel town announces job layoffs, a scrappy former employee comes up with a novel way to cope with realities of lost wages as well as feelings of lost manhood. THE FULL MONTY contains adult language,…

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Into the Arms of Strangers (Holocaust Remembrance)

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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The secret smuggling of 9,300 Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied Germany in the late 1930s.

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Nebraska (B&W Film)

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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Aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.

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Tidewater Players Presents: The Full Monty

May 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit) and book by Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion!). Reset in Buffalo, NY, when a steel town announces job layoffs, a scrappy former employee comes up with a novel way to cope with realities of lost wages as well as feelings of lost manhood. THE FULL MONTY contains adult language,…

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Tidewater Players Presents: The Full Monty

May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 17, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit) and book by Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion!). Reset in Buffalo, NY, when a steel town announces job layoffs, a scrappy former employee comes up with a novel way to cope with realities of lost wages as well as feelings of lost manhood. THE FULL MONTY contains adult language,…

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Tidewater Players Presents: The Full Monty

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 17, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit) and book by Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion!). Reset in Buffalo, NY, when a steel town announces job layoffs, a scrappy former employee comes up with a novel way to cope with realities of lost wages as well as feelings of lost manhood. THE FULL MONTY contains adult language,…

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King & Country (WW1 Film Series)

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$5.00 – $6.00

During World War I, an army private is accused of desertion during battle. The officer assigned to defend him at his court-martial finds out there is more to the case than meets the eye.

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Tidewater Players Presents: The Full Monty

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 17, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit) and book by Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion!). Reset in Buffalo, NY, when a steel town announces job layoffs, a scrappy former employee comes up with a novel way to cope with realities of lost wages as well as feelings of lost manhood. THE FULL MONTY contains adult language,…

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The Jungle Book (Children’s Film Series)

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$6.00

DISNEY’S new version of the old Kipling tales. (Ages 9+) Film at 11:00. After the show –  a tour and activities at the Susquehanna Hose Fire House adjoining the Opera House. Warning: May be too scary for very young children (Rated PG) After a threat from the tiger, Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery with the help of panther Bagheera and free-spirited bear Baloo.

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Tidewater Players Presents: The Full Monty

May 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
+ Google Map

We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit) and book by Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion!). Reset in Buffalo, NY, when a steel town announces job layoffs, a scrappy former employee comes up with a novel way to cope with realities of lost wages as well as feelings of lost manhood. THE FULL MONTY contains adult language,…

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Tidewater Players Presents: The Full Monty

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 4, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on May 10, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on May 17, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 18, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
+ Google Map

We are pleased to announce the final show of our 2018-2019 season, the musical version of the 1997 British film THE FULL MONTY, with music by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit) and book by Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion!). Reset in Buffalo, NY, when a steel town announces job layoffs, a scrappy former employee comes up with a novel way to cope with realities of lost wages as well as feelings of lost manhood. THE FULL MONTY contains adult language,…

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The Angels’ Share & A Taste of Scotland

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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7 pm- Scotch Tasting, Cash Bar, Souvenir Cup, and Door Prize 8 pm- Interview with Dan Hull of Beards Hill Liquors about “What makes ‘Scotch’ Scotch”. Learn a couple of Scottish toasts.  Followed by Film English with English Subtitles | Colorful Language! $10 includes reserved seating, a souvenir cup, and a cash bar $25 includes A Scotch Flight: 6 Single Malt Scotches Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whiskey distillery inspires him…

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The Blues Brotherhood (Thursday Night Live)

May 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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A tribute to the Blues Brothers, The Blues Brotherhood covers the best material from the original “Blues Brothers” as well as other classic blues, funk, and soul tunes in a style unique to the “Brotherhood”. So hold on to your hats (and shades, for that matter) as the boys capture the sound, energy, and persona that propelled the original “Blues Brothers” into the phenomenon that still thrills audiences around the world. The Blues Brotherhood is available for theaters, casinos, clubs,…

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Rogue Swan Presents Its Newest Vaudeville: The Last Call

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2019 at 8:00pm

The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$15 – $20

We are back for our second year at the Havre de Grace Opera House. After performing to a sold-out house last spring we have crafted a new Vaudeville for everyone to enjoy. For our first-timers, prepare for a night filled with music, comedy, drama, and dance! We provide a unique combination of music throughout the last century to pay homage to the Vaudevilles that were widely popular in the early 20th century while making them relevant for today. And for…

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Rogue Swan Presents Its Newest Vaudeville: The Last Call

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2019 at 8:00pm

The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$15 – $20

We are back for our second year at the Havre de Grace Opera House. After performing to a sold-out house last spring we have crafted a new Vaudeville for everyone to enjoy. For our first-timers, prepare for a night filled with music, comedy, drama, and dance! We provide a unique combination of music throughout the last century to pay homage to the Vaudevilles that were widely popular in the early 20th century while making them relevant for today. And for…

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GET TICKETS: The Great Debaters (OMBAAF)

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school’s first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.

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June 2019

Bel Air Dance Academy presents “Alice in Wonderland”

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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Bel Air Dance Academy presents their take on the Lewis Carroll classic, which is sure to delight audience members of all ages. Follow Alice down the rabbit hole and get ready for an adventure in Wonderland with all the beloved characters: the White Rabbit, The Mad Hatter, the March Hare, and of course, The Red Queen! Featuring ballet, modern, tap, and jazz style dancing, this show is filled with quirky, engaging music that is sure to entertain. Don’t be late!…

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Delwin Fiddler: Sacred White Buffalo Pipe

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$11 – $16

Songs, dances, and narration by Delwin Fiddler, Lakota Sioux, of the story of the Sacred White Buffalo Pipe.

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Eve’s Bayou (OMBAAF)

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$6.00

Part of the “Outstanding Movies by African-American Filmmakers” Series After a daughter witnesses her father having an affair, she begins a chain reaction that could tear her family apart.

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Jazz on a Summers Day

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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Although not released until 1960, this feature-length documentary captures all the highlights of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival — opening with scenes of workers putting finishing touches on the stage shell and a jalopy carrying a Dixieland band through town. The musical numbers are intercut with Newport Harbor, Narragansett Bay, and white-sailed yachts over the bay during the 1958 America’s Cup Trials. Reviewing what was reportedly more than 100,000 feet of exposed negative color stock, Bert Stern realized he was…

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Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Festival: Jack Broadbent

June 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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Hailed as “The new master of the slide guitar” by the Montreux Jazz Festival and “The real thang” by the legendary Bootsy Collins, Jack Broadbent has spent the past year wowing international audiences with his unique blend of virtuosic acoustic and slide guitar, and poignant folk and blues-inspired vocals. Born June 15th, 1988 in Lincolnshire, rural England, Jack grew up listening to artists like Peter Green, Robert Johnson, Davey Graham, Neil Young, and Joni Mitchell, to name a few. These…

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Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Festival: Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$5 – $6

Along with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, pianist Thelonious Monk is credited as one of the pioneering musicians of bebop and is the second most recorded jazz composer in the world. Charlotte Zwerin’s ground-breaking documentary tries to unravel Monk, who was known for having a thorny personality and an aggressive playing technique to match. Interviews with Monk’s son and fellow musicians shed some light, and performance footage captures his idiosyncratic style.

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Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Festival: Animated Jazz (Film)

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$9 – $10

Stuart Hudgins, the film scholar who enthralled an opening week audience at the Opera House in August 2017 with his presentation of Cab Calloway on the screen, returns with a new program entitled “Animated Jazz.” Tracing the parallel development of art in two media – animated films and jazz – Hudgins presents an insightful and entertaining history of both.

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June 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$5.00 – $6.00

Music critic Robert Palmer narrates the insightful story of Delta blues and North Mississippi hill country blues.

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High School Jazz Bands Concert

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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A free concert by the Havre de Grace High School Jazz Band, the Cecil County All-County Jazz Band, and “Country Roots”, the Cecil County faculty jazz band. The musicians will be fresh from an inspiring clinic with international trumpeter Dr. Shawn Edmonds, who will also be performing later in the day as part of the Cab Calloway Orchestra.

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Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Fest: Eric Byrd Trio

June 9 @ 2:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$23 – $25

For almost two decades, The Eric Byrd Trio (EBT), pianist/vocalist Eric Byrd, bassist Bhagwan Khalsa, and drummer Alphonso Young, Jr., have traveled the world as enthusiastic ambassadors of jazz. Rooted in swing and be-bop, The Trio also embraces gospel and the blues as core elements of their expansive performance style. Their body of work spans seven unique studio and live recordings on which they shine as a Trio and as collaborators with an expanded 8-piece ensemble they call The Eric…

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Monsters and Men African-American Filmmakers Showcase

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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Introduction and discussion by Christopher Providence and filmmaker Carlos Harris. The aftermath of a police killing of a black man told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an African-American police officer and a high-school baseball phenom inspired to take a stand.

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Thursday Night Live! Dancing Dream ABBA Tribute Band

June 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$23 – $25

DANCING DREAM electrifies audiences of all ages with the best hits “Mamma Mia”, “Dancing Queen”, “Take a Chance”, “Fernando”, and many more. The New York City-based touring tribute act was founded by two European singers Halina Ulatowski and Agnes Jawien in 2009 in hopes of transporting nostalgic audiences back to the happy and groovy times of the 70s.

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Songbird’s Journey: An Evening with Sherri Robbins

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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Presenting a magical, eclectic menu of original music in styles of funky folk, to bluesy-jazz, and a touch of Americana by local award-winning singer/songwriter Sherri Robbins and her band.

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Down by the Delta African-American Filmmakers Showcase

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$5.00 – $6.00

Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them about the generations of their family, the Sinclairs, dating back to their time in slavery before the Civil War.

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Epic Moves Dance Academy

June 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The Cultural Center at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
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$15.00

Epic Moves Dance Academy will be showcasing what they have been learning in the studio this 2018-2019 dance season. Join us for a day full of ballet, jazz, lyrical and hip hop. Featuring ballet, modern, tap, and jazz style dancing, this show is filled with quirky, engaging music that is sure to entertain. Don’t be late! Buy your tickets today!

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