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Friday, February 24
NSO POPS and R&B vocalist LEDISI team up for a performance, Friday and Saturday, at the Kennedy Center in WDC, 8pm, kennedy-center.org
Celebrating dance throughout the month of February, the Gordon Center for the Performing Arts, offers extraordinary performances. PHILADANCO in two shows, 8pm, gordoncenter.com
BE FREE FRIDAY, held the final Friday of every month, is a spoken word open mic, at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center, in Baltimore, 7pm, eubieblake.org
Onstage at DC’s Blues Alley, its saxophonist KIM WATERS, through Sunday, two shows each night, 8 & 10pm, bluesalley.com.
In Baltimore, at the Creative Alliance, WALTER WOLFMAN Washington Mardis Gras Blues Party, 8pm, creativealliance.org
Saturday, February 25
DONTAE WINSLOW & Winslow Dynasty bring contemporary and straight ahead jazz to the Johns Hopkins Club, two shows, 8:30pm and 10pm with Winslow on trumpet and Antonio Hart on alto sax, 410-235-3435.
The ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE presents LET IT BE FREE returning to the stage for their 13th Annual Black History Month Celebration at An Die Musik in Baltimore with Kahil El Zabar, drums, voice, and kalimba, two shows, 8 and 930pm, andiemusiklive.com
The exhibit Dark Humor: Joyce Scott & Peter Williams uses “satire, visual puns, and the bizarre,” to “upend social conventions” at the Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University. Through April 1. Gallery hours 11am – 8pm.
Sunday, February 26
It’s the last day to see the RON K. BROWN/EVIDENCE dance ensemble performing at Dance Place, two shows, 4 and 8pm, danceplace.org
Shifting Views: Contemporary African Art is the exhibit at The Baltimore Museum of Art--photographs, prints, and drawings offering political perspectives on the lives of Africans, through June, 443-573-1700, artbma.org