October 18, 2012 | by Erin Durkin
Baltimore arts briefs: events through Oct. 25
Indigo Girls, music, gay news, Washington Blade

The Indigo Girls (Blade file photo by Matt Odom)

Indigo Girls in Baltimore this weekend

The Grammy-winning duo Indigo Girls perform at Rams Head Live (20 Market Place, Baltimore) Saturday night at 8.

Playing together since high school, Indigo Girls combine storytelling with modern-world worries. The two performers won a Grammy in 1990 for the Best Contemporary Folk Recording for their first hit “Closer to Fine.”

Tickets are $35. For more information, visit ramsheadlive.com.

O’Malley joins chefs at Equality event

Gov. Martin O’Malley is the guest of honor at the Chefs for Equality event at Washington’s Ritz Carlton on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

The event allows guests to taste selections from 25 area restaurants. Attendees can also bid online to eat a number of chef tables. O’Malley is the guest of honor because of his support for gay marriage in Maryland.

Tickets are $300 for general admission $50 for the after party. For more information, visit chefsforequality.org.

Gay bingo: Halloween edition

Club Hippo (1 W. Eager St.) holds a special Halloween edition of its weekly Gay Bingo night on Wednesday starting at 8:30 p.m. to benefit the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Baltimore. Following bingo is its annual Halloween costume party at 10 p.m.

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

The costume party involves $500 cash prize to the person with the best costume. Smaller cash prizes will be given to best look-a-like and best group.

There are $3 drink specials during bingo. It is $10 for admission at 10 p.m. For more information, visit clubhippo.com.

Frontrunners gear up for Saturday morning meet

Baltimore Frontrunners and Walkers run on Saturday morning at 8:45 starting at Panera (3600 Boston St.).

The organization is a running and walking club for LGBTs and their friends. They welcome runners and walkers of all levels, including any four-legged friends who would like to join the run.

The route for the run will include going to the Inner Harbor World Trade Center or the Maryland Science Center. Afterward, the group reassembles for brunch at 10.

This event is free. If attendees have more questions, they can email baltimorefrs@yahoo.com or call 410-662-2887. For more information, visit baltimorefrontrunners.org.

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