Friday, April 1
APRIL FOOL’S DAY

Baltimore: Open City: Installation exhibit by Damon Rich, MICA students, and Baltimore locals investigates the ways Baltimore is and is not an open city. Thru May 15. FREE. North Avenue Market, 16 W. North Ave. BaltimoreOpenCity.com

GLCCB Volunteer Orientation: Put your inspired ideas, sharp skills, and generous abilities to work for the Center! RSVP at info@glccb.org.GLCCB,241 W. Chase St. GLCCB.org

Who’s Bad: Check out The World’s #1 Michael Jackson Tribute Band.�? 8pm. $15. Ram’s Head Live, 20 Market Pl. RamsHeadLive.com

Saturday, April 2
Baltimore Frontrunners and Walkers: Wind up LGBT health week with this community club’s weekly run/walk to the Inner Harbor. Assemble 8:45am, depart at 9. FREE. Panera Bread, 3600 Boston St. BaltimoreFrontrunners.org

SPEAK Easy: Mr. MD Leather 2011 Alex Lemaire presents this cabaret to benefit Suicide Prevention Education Awareness for Kids (SPEAK). 1-6pm. $35-45. Grand Central Station, 1001 N. Charles St. COMMANDmc.org/SPEAKeasy.html

Sunday, April 3
Watching You: Surveillance Exposed: Learn about the role of the camera in surveillance, from artistic applications to self-surveillance on the web. 2pm. FREE. Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr. artBMA.org

Tuesday, April 5
FPCT 10×10: See ten 10-minute plays, then vote for your favorite. Thru May 1. 8pm. $10. Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 South Ann St. FPCT.org

Wednesday, April 6
BINGO!: Hosted by Roger Dimick. Cash prizes and progressive jackpot. Proceeds benefit GLCCB. 8:30pm.Club Hippo, 1 W. Eager St. ClubHippo.com

Thursday, April 7
Cirque du Soleil “Totem�?: (See article, p. 8) Thru Apr 24. $38.50-$250. Grand Chapiteau, Westport Waterfront, 2001 Kloman St. CirqueduSoleil.com
“Help! Help! I Know This Title Is Long, but Someone’s Trying to Kill Me�?: Part one-man vaudeville, part whodunit, part how’s-he-gonna-do-it?! 8pm. $10-17. Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St. TheatreProject.org

Friday, April 8
Live and Let Die: A Tribute to Paul McCartney: Tony Kishman, McCartney look-alike and sound-alike, delivers the best Beatles songs, backed by the BSO. 8pm. $33-93.Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. BSOmusic.org

“We Were Here�?: The 25th Annual Washington DC International Film Festival screens director David Weissman’s documentary about gay men and lesbians in late1970s San Francisco. Thru Apr 9. 6:30pm. $11. Regal Cinemas Gallery Place, 701 7th St., NW, Washington, DC FilmFestDC.org

BLADeaf Run XIX: Baltimore Leather Association of the Deaf (BLADeaf) presents their annual weekend of events and competitions. Thru Apr 9. Leon’s Leather Lounge/Triple L, 227 W. Chase St. BLADeaf.com

Saturday, April 9
“A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra�?: Family performance (ages 5 and up) by BSO of gay composer Benjamin Britten’s influential work. 11am. $12-20. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. BSOmusic.org

We B*Girlz: Baltimore native Martha Cooper presents photos from her 2005 book about the booming B-Girl hip-hop scene. Fly Girl and Rokafella perform after the reception. Reception: 6pm, FREE. Show: 8pm, $10- $15. Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. CreativeAlliance.org

RACK: An Experimental Fashion Event: (See article, p. 7) MICA students present bodies of work that push the boundaries of fashion and costume with performance and sound. Two shows: 6pm and 9pm. $5-10.St. John’s Church, 2640 St. Paul St. MICA.edu

BLADeaf Victory Party: Meet the BLADeaf competition winners. 10pm. Leon’s Leather Lounge, 227 W. Chase St. BLADeaf.com

Rehab: Monthly dance party from the ladies of SHE Productions. 9pm. $5. Sappho’s, 1001 N. Charles St.CentralStationPub.com

Sunday, April 10
Spiritual Sunday: Passover: Family educational program explores Pesach’s theme of hope and ideas for incorporating into your seder personal expressions of liberation from bondage to freedom. Adult program: 10am; intergenerational activity: 11:30am. Waldorf School, 4801 Tamarind Lane BeitTikvah.org

Aimee Mann: Clever, witty lyrics and infectious melodies from the singer of “Voices Carry�? and the Oscar-nominated “Save Me.�? 7pm. $27.50-29.50.The Recher Theatre, 512 York Rd, Towson RecherTheatre.com

Tuesday, April 12
RISE Retreat registration deadline: Affirming retreat for men who love men, takes place Apr 16 and Apr 23. FREE. AIDS Action Baltimore, 10 E. Eager St. Info: 410.837.2437 or BaltoAIDS@aol.com

Wednesday, April 13
“West Side Story�?: Revival production of the classic, directed by award-winning gay librettist Arthur Laurents. Thru Apr 24. $20-75. Hippodrome Theatre, 12 N. Eutaw St. France-MerrickPAC.com

BINGO!: Hosted by Roger Dimick. Cash prizes and progressive jackpot. Proceeds benefit GLCCB. 8:30pm.Club Hippo, 1 W. Eager St. ClubHippo.com

Thursday, April 14
BHYI Cirque du Soleil Benefit: “Totem�? performance benefits Baltimore Homeless Youth Initiative (BHYI). 8pm. $120. Grand Chapiteau, Westport Waterfront, 2001 Kloman St. Tix: ross.pologe@gmail.com or 410.332.4277, x222

Friday, April 15
Close-Ups: “Precious�?: Baltimore Washington Institute for Psychoanalysis presents the film, then discusses issues of incest, abuse, illiteracy, teen pregnancy, and a teenager’s escape through food and fantasy. 7:30pm. $7-15. Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr. artBMA.org

The 4th Annual Swashbuckler Soiree: Libations, hors d’oeuvres, and live music, plus pirate costume competition! 8pm-12am. $40-45.Fells Point,1730 Bank St. FellsPointMainStreet.org

The City That Feeds: Join Amy Wolpert and Team Diet Tribe for a benefit for Moveable Feast; featuring: The Motorettes, The Matrimonials, Jacob Panic, and DJ King Gilbert and DJ Action Pat. 8pm. $10.Sidebar Tavern, 218 E. Lexington St. SideBarTavern.com

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Compiled by Ryan Davis and Mark Douglas

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