Our Live! at Harford Community College calendar hosts an exciting season, and weâ€™ve made it easier for you to learn about the great cultural offerings on our campus. LIVEatHarfordCC.com showcases all of our concert, performance, exhibit, and community event information in one place. Please visit our website often for up-to-date information.
HCC BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Each year, Harford Community College hosts a variety of cultural opportunitiesâ€”from national touring acts to local resident companies, jazz, classical, magic and ballet. We strive to bring quality events that offer our community entertainment options that are often only available in more urban areas. From month to month and year to year, you never know who will be gracing our stages, but you can be sure they will create an unforgettable memory.
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Cordell E. Hunter Sr., Chair
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Laura L. Henninger, Esq., CPA, Vice Chair
Judith A. Holloway, OD, MS
Councilmanic District E Representative
Thank you for supporting the arts in Harford County!
Councilmanic District D Representative
Christopher C. Payne
Councilmanic District A Representative
James W. McCauley, PhD
Councilmanic District F Representative
Stacy Rutherford General Manager for the APGFCU Arena/ Director for Events and Conferencing
Councilmanic District C Representative
Richard P. Streett III, DVM
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Exhibit: Annual Art + Design Faculty & Staff Exhibition
HCC Actors Guild: No Exit ArtsFest: A Sunday Afternoon of Music and Fine Art The Pout-Pout Fish
LLAMA, LLAMA LIVE!
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Hays-Heighe House Exhibit: The Land: Harford County
The Carpenters Tribute Featuring Michelle Whited
Exhibit: 2020 Annual Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition
ATHENA Leadership Award Breakfast Food, Farmers & Community Symposium Harlem Globetrotters Exhibit: HAIL Golden Dragon Acrobats An Evening of Jazz: Irene Jalenti’s Homage to The Beatles Phoenix Festival Theater: A Chorus Line MUTTS GONE NUTS
Harford Choral Society Scholarship Recital
HCC Actors Guild: The Mind of a Child
Harford Dance Theatre: The Wizard of Oz
Mutts Gone Nuts
Llama Llama Red Pajama—LIVE!
The Stray Cats’ Lee Rocker
An Evening of Jazz: Second Shift & The HCC Jazz Ensemble
Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson
Sunday Afternoon Concert Series: Frances and Emmanuel Borowsky
Crab Crawl: Shell It Out for Scholarships!
Harford Music Students in Recital
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AT A GLANCE
Check the various listings to select all of your favorites, but remember many shows sell out fast. Order your tickets at LIVEatHarfordCC.com so you can choose your favorite seat for any show. Events and performances are subject to change.
Harford Dance Theatre: Kinetic Canvas: Frida Kahlo
THE LAND: HARFORD COUNTY
EXHIBIT & PROGRAMMING
Hays-Heighe House’s spring exhibit, The Land: Harford County, takes an agro-environmental look at the particulars of our local geology and ecology that have shaped our growth, and how our growth in turn has remade our landscape. To face the coming challenges of climate change, we look back to explore northern Maryland’s history of innovative responses, and forward to the changes we can all make today. Join us for poetry readings, science talks, nature walks, discussions about agricultural and environmental preservation and regional planning, and practical demonstrations of household and community preparation projects. Look forward to a full week of activities surrounding the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Find complete information about our upcoming programs at harford.edu/hays-heighe-house and in our forthcoming calendar mailer.
ANNUAL ART + DESIGN FACULTY & STAFF EXHIBITION EXHIBITION
Open through February 21 This exhibition features a wide variety of media and conceptual ideas presented by the many talented faculty and staff within the Art + Design Program. CHESAPEAKE GALLERY, STUDENT CENTER
THE CARPENTERS TRIBUTE FEATURING MICHELLE WHITED Saturday, February 15 | 7:30 PM Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the love songs of The Carpenters! Reproducing the popular sound of the singing duo of the 1970s and early 80s, Michelle Whited performs a stunning presentation of reproducing Karen’s unique voice. The entire live band consists of skilled musicians who perform flawlessly, assisted by only pre-recorded background harmonies. It’s sure to be a romantic evening revisiting the remarkable music interlude from an era to be cherished for a lifetime. AMOSS CENTER Reserved Seating: Premier $30, Orchestra $25, Terrace $20
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February 7, 8, 14, 15 | 8 PM February 16 | 3 PM By: Jean-Paul Sartre (Translated by Peter Bowles) Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Two women and one man are locked up together for eternity in one hideous room in Hell. The irony of Hell is that its torture is not of the rack and fire, but of the burning humiliation of each soul as it is stripped of its pretenses by the cruel curiosity of the damned. BLACKBOX THEATER General Seating: Adult $12, Student/Youth/Senior $8
ARTSFEST: A SUNDAY AFTERNOON OF MUSIC AND FINE ART (previously Winter Doldrums) Sunday, February 9 | 3 PM
THE POUT-POUT FISH THEATERWORKS USA
Friday, February 28 | 7 PM
Enjoy the HCC music faculty in their annual concert in the Chesapeake Theater. Following the music faculty performances, stroll over to the Student Center and admire the Annual Art + Design Faculty & Staff Exhibition of drawings, paintings, sculpture, photographs, digital art, and ceramics in the Chesapeake Gallery. Stay for a reception featuring hot jazz, cool drinks, and tasty treats.
Turn the poutiest of frowns upside down in this new musical featuring whimsical puppets and live performers in a sweeping oceanic adventure. When Mr. Fish sets out on a quest to find Miss Clam’s missing pearl, he discovers there is more to him than his permanently plastered pout. Enjoy this colorful adaptation of The New York Times bestseller – it’s an underwater adventure for the entire family!
CHESAPEAKE THEATER & STUDENT CENTER
General Seating: Adult $15, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $1, HCC Student Free with HCC ID
Reserved Seating: Premier $16, Orchestra $12, Terrace $10
ATHENA LEADERSHIP AWARD BREAKFAST Friday, March 6 | 7:30 AM
Presented by: Harford Mutual Insurance The Harford Community College Foundation is honored to host the 2020 ATHENA Leadership Award Breakfast. The ATHENA Leadership Award and ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award are presented to individuals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in their career and assisted the advancement of women in their professional communities. Event proceeds support the ATHENA Leadership Scholarship at Harford Community College. RICHLIN BALLROOM 1700 Van Bibber Road, Edgewood, MD 21040 General Seating: Adult $40, Table of 10 $350. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
FOOD, FARMERS, & COMMUNITY SYMPOSIUM HOSTED BY HARFORD FARMERS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP
Saturday, March 7 | 8:30 AM – 2 PM Join us to explore the future of agriculture and local food consumerism in Harford County. Learn about new ideas for healthy cooking, be amazed by the innovations our farmers are practicing to conserve our local ecology, and enjoy a tour of North Harford High School’s Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences farm and research facility. Keynote address by Joe Ligo with four breakout sessions. Breakfast and lunch buffets by Laurrapin Caters. NORTH HARFORD HIGH SCHOOL 211 Pylesville Road, Pylesville, MD
Tickets $10 (includes breakfast and lunch) TICKETS.HARFORD.EDU
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS Thursday, March 5 | 7 PM The Original Harlem Globetrotters are known for their amazing feats of basketball, humor, and acts of goodwill on and off the court. In the Globetrotters’ “Pushing the Limits” World Tour, fans will experience even bigger moments and memories, including a live world record attempt at each game. The Globetrotters’ one-of-akind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Don’t miss out—get your tickets today! The pre-game Magic Pass event from 5:30-6 PM enables fans to come onto the court, meet their favorite Globetrotters for pictures and autographs, and even learn how to spin a ball on their finger just like the stars. APG FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ARENA Reserved Seating: Tickets start at $17 plus fees; Magic Pass $15. Visit TICKETS.HARFORD.EDU for ticket information.
March 9 – April 10 Artist Garrett Hansen uses photography as a means to bring awareness to the current gun control problem in the United States. CHESAPEAKE GALLERY, STUDENT CENTER
GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS Sunday, March 15 | 3 PM The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago and are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. Combining award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques, this unique performance will thrill audiences of all ages with its breathtaking artistry and spellbinding beauty. AMOSS CENTER Reserved Seating: Premier $25, Orchestra $20, Terrace $15
AN EVENING OF JAZZ: IRENE JALENTI’S HOMAGE TO THE BEATLES
A CHORUS LINE PHOENIX FESTIVAL THEATER
March 6, 7, 13 & 14 | 7 PM March 8 & 15 | 2 PM Directed by Becky Titelman | Presented by special arrangement with Tams-Witmark, LLC
Winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, A Chorus Line is one of the longest-running musicals in Broadway history. This stunning musical follows a group of Broadway dancers as they strive to get cast in a Broadway show by laying their talent and life experiences on the line during an audition. Filled with compelling drama, exceptional dance and featuring a superb score by Marvin Hamlisch with such classics as I Can Do That, What I Did for Love, At the Ballet, and One, A Chorus Line truly is a singular sensation. Strong language and adult themes.
Friday, March 27 | 8 PM
Vocalist Irene Jalenti is joined by bassist Jeff Reed, drummer Eric Kennedy, and HCC studio faculty pianist Alan Blackman in reimagining Beatles classics in jazz idioms.
Reserved Seating: $20 Adult, Senior (Age 60+) $16, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $16
JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL 1 General Seating: Adults $10, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $1, HCC Student Free with HCC ID
BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL
April 17, 18, 24 & 25 | 8 PM April 19 & 26 | 3 PM Written by Alex Timbers; Music and lyrics by Michael Friedman An exhilarating and raucous look at one of our nation’s founding rock stars, reinventing the life of our seventh president. A.J. kicked British butt, shafted the Indians and smacked down the Spaniards, all in the name of these United States—who cares if he didn’t have permission? The show’s creators cook up an alternate universe (and draw parallels to today’s political/populist landscape) with this outrageous musical comedy. Strong language and adult themes; recommended for ages 18 and over. BLACKBOX THEATER General Seating: Adults $15, Senior $10, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $10, HCC Student $10, HCC Faculty/Staff $10
2020 ANNUAL JURIED STUDENT ART + DESIGN EXHIBITION April 24 – May 22 Juror: Jon Lundak, Assistant Professor and Sculpture Area Coordinator at Towson University This exciting exhibition showcases current artwork created by students within the Art + Design Program. CHESAPEAKE GALLERY, STUDENT CENTER
MUTTS GONE NUTS! Saturday, April 4 | 3 PM Back by popular demand, disorderly duo Scott and Joan Houghton and their hilarious pack of pooches have created a top-notch comedy dog show like no other—featuring incredible high flying frisbee dogs, tightwire dogs, dancing dogs, and the one and only . . . Sammie the Talking Dog! All adopted from animal shelters and rescues, the mutts unleash havoc and hilarity in this family-friendly performance that leaves audiences howling for more. Magic Circle seat includes post-show meet and greet with photo opportunity. AMOSS CENTER Reserved Seating: Magic Circle $30, Premier $25, Orchestra $20, Terrace $15
LLAMA LLAMA RED PAJAMA—LIVE! THE BAY AREA CHILDREN’S THEATRE
Saturday, April 25 | 12 & 3 PM
SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT SERIES Sunday, April 26 | 3 PM Frances and Emmanuel Borowsky Siblings Frances Borowsky (cello) and Emmanuel Borowsky (violin), each of whom have been featured soloists with the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra, perform a duo recital. JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL #1 General Seating: Adult $10, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $1, HCC Student Free with HCC ID
Lyrics and Music by Austin Zumbro Adapted from the book by Anna Dewdney Bedtime has never been so exciting! It’s the end of the day for the Llama family. After a long day of adventures at the school and the store, Baby Llama can’t wait to put on his red pajamas. He and his friends, the toys, are ready to sing and dance their way to sleep . . . except . . . they need a bedtime story and a kiss goodnight and a drink of water. But, where’s Mama? This hilarious new musical based on the best-selling books by Anna Dewdney will warm every Llama and Llama Mama’s heart. AMOSS CENTER Reserved Seating: Premier $16, Orchestra $12, Terrace $10
CRAB CRAWL – SHELL IT OUT FOR SCHOLARSHIPS!
Saturday, May 2 | 6–10 PM Join the Harford Community College Foundation for a delightful evening featuring crab-inspired menu stations and open beer and wine bar courtesy of Classic Catering, live musical entertainment, and a fund-the-scholarship auction. Proceeds support the Harford Community College General Scholarship Fund. For more information, visit www.harford.edu/crabcrawl HCC QUAD Tickets: $125
THE STRAY CATS’ LEE ROCKER Saturday, May 9 | 7:30 PM Grammy-nominated musician and Bass Player Hall of Famer Lee Rocker made his mark singing, playing, standing on, spinning and rocking his giant upright bass as a founding member (along with Brian Setzer and Slim Jim Phantom), of the Grammy-nominated music group The Stray Cats, who sold over 10 million albums. The Stray Cats’ worldwide mega hits “Stray Cat Strut,” “Sexy and Seventeen,” and “Rock this Town” have become a part of the fabric of rock and roll. APG FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ARENA
Reserved Seating: Tickets start at $19
HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND HARFORD CHORAL SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP RECITALS Monday, May 11 | 7 PM The Music Department of Harford Community College presents a recital featuring recipients of the Harford Community College Music Scholarship and the Harford Choral Society Scholarship. JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL #1 General Seating: Adult $5, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $1, HCC Student Free with HCC ID
HCC MUSIC STUDENTS IN RECITAL
THE MIND OF A CHILD HCC ACTORS GUILD
Wednesday, May 13 | 7 PM The Music Department of Harford Community College presents students of vocal and instrumental music in solo and ensemble performances. JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL #1 General Seating: Adult $5, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $1, HCC Student Free with HCC ID
AN EVENING OF JAZZ: SECOND SHIFT AND THE HCC JAZZ ENSEMBLE Friday, May 15 | 8 PM HCC’s vocal jazz ensemble under the direction of Marianne Pastelak and instrumental jazz ensemble under the direction of Benny Russell appear in concert performing a variety of vocal and instrumental jazz styles including blues, swing, bebop, and fusion. JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL #1 General Seating: Adult $5, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $1, HCC Student Free with HCC ID
May 29, 30, June 5 & 6 | 8 PM May 31 & June 7 | 3 PM A devised production inspired by the thoughts and imaginations of our youngest minds, and staged by the student ensemble of the Actors Guild. Come see what happens when the innocence of childhood combines with the professional know-how of adults in this completely original work of theater. BLACKBOX THEATER General Seating: Adult $12, Student/Youth/Senior $8
THE WIZARD OF OZ HARFORD DANCE THEATRE
Friday, May 15 | 7 PM Saturday, May 16 | 4 & 7 PM Sunday, May 17 | 1 & 4 PM Put on your ruby slippers and enjoy this fun-filled adventure as Dorothy and Toto try to find their way back to Kansas from the spectacular Land of Oz. The same dance company that brings you Harriet’s Happiest Halloween, The Nutcracker and Kinetic Canvas will take you on a journey of heartfelt friendship with the beloved Scarecrow, Lion and Tin Man as they follow the yellow brick road. It’s a trip you won’t want to miss! CHESAPEAKE THEATER Reserved Seating: Adults $16, Senior (Age 60+) $12, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $12, HCC Faculty/Staff/ Student $12
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JU LY KINETIC CANVAS: FRIDA KAHLO HARFORD DANCE THEATRE
Friday, July 31 | 6 PM Discussion 7 PM Performance Saturday, August 1 | 5 PM Discussion 6 PM Performance The Kinetic Canvas series returns with an original dance-theater production inspired by Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo. This innovative performance directed by Lauren Carnesi Daniels guides the audience through a narrative based on Kahlo’s themes of self-reflection, pain and passion, and bold color through original and dynamic choreography. Join us an hour before each performance for an informative discussion with Jeff Ball, Associate Professor of Visual, Performing and Applied Arts at HCC.
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June 6 – September 10 Artist: Bill Wolff, Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Salisbury University Wolff states, “My current work reflects a consistent conceptual origin and a focused concern for material, gesture, form and balance.” CHESAPEAKE GALLERY, STUDENT CENTER
Reserved Seating: Adults $16, Senior (Age 60+) $12, Youth (Age 17 & Younger) $12, HCC Staff/Student $12
Many businesses and organizations have shown their confidence in our programming, but we need your support as well! Your tax-deductible donation made through the HCC Foundation, Inc. will be acknowledged in this season’s programs. Visit LIVEatHarfordCC.com and go to the “About Us” tab for more information.
GIVE THE GIFT OF THEATER Looking for the perfect gift? Give the gift of theater with a gift certificate to one of our many productions—it’s the gift they won’t return! Gift certificates can be ordered online, over the phone, or in person at the Ticket Office. Visit LIVEatHarfordCC.com and go to the “About Us” tab for more information.
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Theaters are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Patrons requiring special seating arrangements must contact the Ticket Office (443.412.2211) at least two weeks prior to the event.
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APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College The APG Federal Credit Union Arena, located in the Susquehanna Center, seats up to 3,000 and showcases a wide range of sports, entertainment, and community events. Seating prices vary for each event. For more information, please visit apgfcuARENA.com.
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Located on the Harford Technical High School campus, the 908-seat Amoss Center serves both Harford Community College and Harford Technical High School through a partnership with the Harford County Public Schools.
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The 342-seat Chespeake Theater is located on the Harford Community College campus in the Chesapeake Center. Seats in Row H are accessible without stairs. All other seats require maneuvering stairs.
Venues are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Patrons requiring special seating arrangements must contact the Ticket Office at 443.412.2211 at least two weeks prior to the event.
Getting to Campus To Baltimore
Take Interstate 95 North or South to Exit 85, Aberdeen. Take Rt. 22 West. To proceed to HCC, continue traveling West on Rt. 22 toward Churchville for approximately 6 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of Rt. 22 and Thomas Run Road. Turn right on Thomas Run Road. The College campus is on the right. The Amoss Center is on the left.
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SPECIAL EVENTS AND PERFORMANCES ARE MADE POSSIBLE BY: grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to A cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. Funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Harford County Cultural Arts Board with funds from the Maryland State Arts Council Grants from other federal and state agencies Contributions from the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc. Corporate and individual contributions
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