May 2015 Events

Apr 22, 2015 | by Jacquie Lucy | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.761.2482 (cell)

Baltimore County, MD – From a faculty-photography exhibit in The Gallery at CCBC Catonsville, to the Dundalk Community Theatre production of “The Addams Family” to a host of musical events from student recitals to Big Band Jazz on the Essex campus, the Arts are alive at Community College of Baltimore County during May. Senior Star Showcase will bring the music of “South Pacific” to the Essex Theatre stage and the Children’s Playhouse of Maryland’s Young Adult Series explores “Les Misérables – School Edition” as well. Many of these events are free and all are open to the public.

Through May 15
The Gallery at CCBC Catonsville: DRAWN TO LIGHT - A PHOTOGRAPHY FACULTY SHOW
CCBC Catonsville, Center for the Arts, Gallery
Join us for an exhibit of selected works by CCBC photography faculty – Gail Burton, Robert Creamer, Steven Dembo, Cassandra Kapsos, Don Kneessi and Hal Rummel – through May 15th. Titled “Drawn to Light,” the exhibit will offer an eclectic mix of color and black and white photography.
FREE and open to the public. Call 443-840-4246 for gallery times and information.

May 1
CCBC Essex Friday Music Forum: MUSICAL THEATER WORKSHOP
12:20 p.m.
CCBC Essex, Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall
CCBC voice faculty members Rebecca Ocampo and Christine Thomas-O’Meally share their expertise in musical theater performance techniques with interested students and members of the community. Topics covered will include the “belt” versus the “legit” voice, selecting appropriate repertoire for auditions and helpful audition techniques. Both instructors have successfully completed numerous classes in contemporary and commercial voice use and are certified in all three levels of Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

May 1
CCBC Continuing Education: TECHNICAL TRAINING OPEN HOUSE
1-2 p.m.
CCBC Randallstown, 3637 Offutt Road
Monthly information session for prospective students
FREE. For information, call 443-840-4700.

May 1-3 and 8-10
Dundalk Community Theatre: THE ADDAMS FAMILY
May 1-2 and 8-9 – 8 p.m.
May 3 and 10 – 3 p.m.
CCBC Dundalk, College Community Center, John E. Ravekes Theatre This musical comedy is based on cartoonist Charles Addams’ iconic characters. The show’s plot centers on Wednesday Addams who has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family --A man her parents have never met! After she confides in her father Gomez, he agrees to keep this a secret from his adored Morticia. The fun begins when the Addams family host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents.
General admission $23; seniors $20; students, children 12 and under $15
CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787)

May 2
CCBC Alumni Association: Annual Alumni Picnic - FUNFEST 2015
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
CCBC Essex, Grassy area between the College Community Center and the Wellness and Athletics Building
New graduates (the Class of 2015) and alumni and their families are invited to share in the free fun, friendship, food and entertainment at this annual event.
RSVP to 443-840-3163 or jevans@ccbcmd.edu

May 2 - 17
Children’s Playhouse of Maryland, Young Adult Series: LES MISÉRABLES (SCHOOL EDITION)
May 2-3, 9-10, 16-17–1 p.m.
May 2 and 17 performances will be sign-language interpreted.
May 9–7 p.m.
CCBC Essex, Administration Building, ADMN 120 Lecture Hall
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo and adapted for young performers, Les Misérables recounts the epic tale of Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert, set against the background of a nation in the throes of revolution.
Adult themes and language.
All seats $10
CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787)

May 7
CCBC Theatre and Communication Students Performance Piece: #WHATSCOMIN2YA
12:45 p.m.
CCBC Essex, Room 211, Arts and Humanities Hall
Original performance piece culled from more than 100 student interviews of Baltimore City/County residents on domestic violence. Loosely based on the “Laramie Project” model, this student project evolved from the Ray Rice scandal. FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.
Contact Pete Carver at 443-840-1835 for more information.

May 8-9
CCBC Chamber Singers: SPRING CHORAL CONCERT
May 8 – 12:20 pm
May 9 – 7:30 pm
CCBC Essex, Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall
The vocal ensemble presents their Spring Choral Concert under the direction of Monica Otal.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

May 11
CCBC Continuing Education: WALK-IN REGISTRATION FOR ADULT ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (ESOL) CLASSES
9:30 a.m.
Owings Mills Center: 10300 Grand Central Avenue
Registrants need to arrive at 9:30 a.m. and be prepared to stay for three hours. FREE. Open to the public.
For more information, call Caroline at 443-840-3748 or email her at cko@ccbcmd.edu

May 11
CCBC Catonsville: INSTRUMENTAL STUDENT RECITAL
11:15 a.m.
CCBC Catonsville, Center for the Arts Lounge
CCBC Catonsville Applied Music students will perform instrumental selections from diverse genres.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

May 11
CCBC JAZZ PLUS ENSEMBLE

12:20 p.m.
CCBC Essex, College Community Center, Upper Lobby
Standard and original jazz and pop compositions played under the direction of Brian Comotto.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

May 13
CCBC Catonsville Casual Concert: VOCAL/CHORAL STUDENT RECITAL

11:15 a.m.
CCBC Catonsville, Center for the Arts, Lounge
CCBC Catonsville Applied Voice students will sing classical, popular and musical theater selections. The CCBC Choral Ensemble, under the direction of Andrew Dibble, will also perform.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

May 14
CCBC Continuing Education: CENTRAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN ORIENTATION

6 p.m.
CCBC Essex, HTEC Building, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
Orientation session on the CST certification program.
For information, contact Kerry at kcleaver@ccbcmd.edu

May 15
CCBC Essex Friday Music Forum: HONORS RECITAL
12:20 p.m.
CCBC Essex, Arts and Humanities Hall, Recital Hall
Specially selected music students will perform and be honored, along with CCBC faculty members, at this festive final Music Forum of the season.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

May 15
CCBC Continuing Education: HOSPITALITY, FOOD AND BEVERAGE INFORMATION OPEN HOUSE

2 p.m.
Owings Mills Center, 10300 Grand Central Avenue
Learn about career options in the hospitality industry including Certified Guest Service Assistant, Manage First® Food and Beverage Professional, and Professional Bartending and Mixology certificate programs.
FREE. Contact Evelyn Weaver at eweaver@ccbcmd.edu

May 15
CCBC Continuing Education: CASINO DEALER TRAINING INFORMATION SESSION

3 p.m.
Owings Mills Center, 10300 Grand Central Avenue
Find out how you can become a casino game dealer.
FREE. Contact Evelyn Weaver at eweaver@ccbcmd.edu

May 15-17
SENIOR STAR SHOWCASE MUSICAL REVIEW: SOUTH PACIFIC – IN CONCERT
May 15 – 7:30 p.m.
May 16, 17 – 2 p.m.
CCBC Essex, College Community Center, Theatre
Senior Star Showcase brings the music of Rogers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific to the stage with a concert of show tunes.
General admission $12, Seniors, students, CCBC faculty, staff and alumni $10
Free to CCBC students with current ID
CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787)

May 21
CCBC Continuing Education: DENTAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ORIENTATION

6 p.m.
CCBC Dundalk, Dental Arts Building, 7200 Sollers Point Road
Information on the Dental Assistant certificate program.
For more information, contact Kerry at Kcleaver@ccbcmd.edu

May 21
AN EVENING OF BIG BAND JAZZ

8 p.m.
CCBC Essex, College Community Center, Theatre
The Powerhouse Big Band will perform a special concert honoring the memory of Ashton Fletcher, its longtime director.
FREE. No tickets or reservations needed.

May 31
CCBC COMMENCEMENT

1:30 p.m.
CCBC Essex
www.ccbcmd.edu/commencement

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