November 16, 2012 | by Erin Durkin
Baltimore arts briefs: events through Nov. 22

Chef Bourdain at the Hippodrome

Hippodrome Theatre (12 N Eutaw St.) presents an evening with Anthony Bourdain in his tour “Guts & Glory” tour Saturday night at 8.

Bourdain is an internationally renowned chef, author and television host. His most recent culinary-themed graphic novel “Get Jiro!” is on the New York Times bestseller list. The night includes stories about his life’s work and travels, which includes a question-and-answer session with the audience.

Tickets are $55-$150. For more information, visit france-merrickpac.com.

Trans Day of Remembrance on Tuesday

Transgender Day of Remembrance, gay news, Washington Blade

Transgender Day of Remembrance is a national event honoring lives lost to anti-trans violence. (Washington Blade file photo by Henry Linser)

The First Unitarian Church of Baltimore (Charles and Franklin St., Baltimore) holds a service for the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

The day was started in 1998 with the kick off of “Remembering Our Dead” to commemorate the murder of Rita Hester who was killed for being transgender. The day has been extended to memorialize everyone who has been killed out of anti-transgender hatred or prejudice.

The day is to help raise awareness to the prejudices transgender people still face. For more information, visit firstunitarian.net.

Frontrunners have Saturday meet planned

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 LGBT runners and 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. Direct inquiries to baltimorefrs@yahoo.com or call 410-662-2887. For more information, visit baltimorefrontrunners.org.

Bump, set, spike with Charm City

Charm City Volleyball is hosting social play for volleyball players of all levels Wednesday evening starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Mount Royal Recreational Center (137 McMechen St.).

The group is an LGBT volleyball organization. The weekly social play is to promote volleyball in the community. Charm City Volleyball hosts competitive events and social clinics.

The sessions are $3 each and $30 for the fall season. There are discounts for students. For more information, visit volleybaltimore.org.

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