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    “Who Killed Crassostrea Virginica?” Film Screening

    While confronting head-on the conflicting claims about the calamities that struck down the world’s richest oyster grounds, this fresh perspective re-evaluates the roles of three groups that combined to kill off most of the oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. The roles of watermen who fish the oysters, oyster farmers who grow them, and scientists who…

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    “Burned” Film Screening

    A film for anyone who cares about forests. BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal? is a feature-length documentary, which takes an unwavering look at the latest energy industry solution to climate change. The film tells the story of how woody biomass has become the fossil-fuel industry’s renewable, green savior, and of the people and parties who…

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    “Before the Flood” Film Screening

    Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. He goes on expeditions with scientists uncovering the reality of climate change and meets with political leaders fighting against inaction. He also discovers a…

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    “Waterlife” Film Screening

    Waterlife tells the epic story of the Great Lakes by following the cascade of its water from northern Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean, through the lives of some of the 35 million people who rely on the lake for survival. The documentary shows viewers the Great Lakes as they might appear to a seagull, a…

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    Don Shappelle Live in Concert

    Don Shappelle returns again to the Maritime Museum this August, sharing his wealth of Bay-inspired songs that are so evocative of his mentor, the late Pete Seeger. They’re easy to sing along with, and the thoughtful lyrics always pack a punch. A staunch supporter of Chesapeake Bay clean-up efforts, Shappelle laces his songs with the…

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    Christopher James Live in Concert

    Christopher (Singing Hawk) James‘ musical journey began at the age of five when he got his first guitar. His mother and uncle taught him a few chords and simple songs, and he was hooked. While still in his teens, Christopher headed south, to the place where blues began, to play with various blues groups in locations such…

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    “A Plastic Ocean” Film Screening

    The problem of plastic pollution is growing exponentially; we are producing more than 300 million tons of plastic every year. Half of this is designed for single use, and each year around 8 million tons of it ends up in our oceans. In A Plastic Ocean, journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers…

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    Christine & The Road King Live in Concert

    Christine & the Road King whip up a veritable feast of folk, Americana, roots and acoustic blues to bluegrass, country-eastern to Celtic and Western and the Maritime tradition. They stir in a dollop of comedy, not to mention a few outrageous parodies. These days, when problems are caused by prior solutions, Ray Owen (the “Road King”) dispenses…

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    Wayne Werner & Baltimore Red Live in Concert

    Maryland-based bluesmen “Red” Jones, better known as Baltimore Red, and his pal Wayne Werner are booked this summer at the Havre De Grace Maritime Museum. The pair play mostly pre-WWII (old-style) blues – Delta, Piedmont, and ragtime – the root of all American rock and roll. Bottleneck slide, harmonica, vintage lap steels, antique instruments, and amplifiers…

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    Seamus Kennedy Live in Concert

    Seamus Kennedy returns to the Museum to present a Sunday afternoon concert. In his thirty years of professional performing, Seamus has taken his music from Alaska to Florida, Maryland to California and a host of stops in between, playing everything from the pubs to the concert halls. As a result, he is a master showman…

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