August 9, 2012 | by Erin Durkin
Baltimore arts briefs: Aug. 10

The Honey Dew Drops play the Creative Alliance in Baltimore this weekend. (Photo courtesy Jack Looney)

A country and folk fusion visits Baltimore

Creative Alliance, a collaboration of artists, performers and community members in the Baltimore area, is hosting Caleb Stine and the Honey Dew Drops on Saturday night at 8 p.m. at The Patterson (3134 Eastern Ave.).

Caleb Stine is a Baltimore country rocker who combines new and familiar tunes into his performances. He is linking up with the Honey Dew Drops, Laura Worman and Kagey Parrish, who have been featured on Prairie Home Companion.

Creative Alliance has been working since 1995 to bring together artists and audiences in order to build communities. In 2003, they opened the Patterson as multi-purpose arts center which includes two galleries, 200-seat theater, a classroom, media lab, live/work studios and a lounge.

General admission is $16 and member tickets are $11. For more information, visit creativealliance.org.

Spotlighters on love

Spotlighters Theatre (817 St. Paul St.) presents “The Things We Do: an evening of one acts,” an examination of what people would do for the ones they love, tonight at 8.

The show is a combination of comedic and dramatic moments that observe to what lengths people would go for their loved ones and how they find and push limits they did not know existed. The acts include “Protest,” where two people find a spark in an unexpected place, “Replay,” which reflects on moments we wish to regret, and “A Good Brain is Hard to Find,” which examines the relationship between monster and creator.

Adult tickets are $20 and student tickets are $16. For more information, visit spotlighters.org.

Not your average bingo night

Club Hippo (1 W. Eager St.) has its weekly gay bingo night on Wednesday starting at 8:30 to benefit the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Baltimore (GLCCB).

The night includes progressive jackpots and drinks specials all night. GLCCB promotes equality and understanding of Baltimore’s LGBT community while also providing them with services such as support groups and different events.

There are $3 drink specials all night. For more information, visit clubhippo.com

A sexy way to travel through time

Sticky Buns Burlesque performs their show “Strip Club Time Machine” on Thursday night at 9 at the Ottobar (2549 N. Howard St.).

Their fourth large-scale original production, “Strip Club Time Machine” observes burlesque and nudity through different eras. It is a feminist perspective on strip club culture.

Sticky Buns Burlesque is a Baltimore and D.C. group that routinely pushes boundaries both in burlesque and in society at large. They perform artful shows the challenges conventions while also being sexy and fun.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information, visit stickybunsburlesque.com.

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