Free Fall Baltimore 2012 celebrated its first weekend last week, with over 30 free events around the city. Now in its seventh year, Free Fall Baltimore brings a month of free cultural activities to your doorstep. Over the course of the month, over 300 Free events are offered, with at least one on nearly every day of October. The month of programming, spearheaded by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts encourages Baltimore’s residents and visitors to search out something new, and to provide a taste of the many performances, workshops, classes, exhibitions, lectures, festivals, concerts, and tours that are available in our city year round.

Last Saturday Night, as part of Free Fall Baltimore, the Meyerhoff Auditorium at the Baltimore Museum of Art played host to The Movement, a collaboration between The Baltimore Improv Group and The Collective. For this one time production, the collaborators used their bodies to create their own sets, props & environments. Developing characters, plots & dialog in their minds, they then presented a seamless integration of dance and improv using excerpts of repertoire from The Collective’s SHORTS along side impromptu responses from the actors. To make things even more interesting, the dancers and improvisers responded and performed to music provided by the audience through their mp3 players.

If you missed The Movement, What Weekly photographer Theresa Keil was on hand to capture the excitement of the night. If you don’t want to miss this weekends happenings at Free Fall, be sure to check out our listing below! Or, click here for a complete listing of Free Fall Baltimore events over the coming weeks!

Free Fall Baltimore events for the weekend of 10/12/12:

Friday, October 12th

Baltimore Museum of Art Free Admission Art & Museums

Mount Clare Museum House Free Admission Free Fall for Kids!

Current Gallery Music Fest Art & Museums

Single Carrot Theatre Performance Theatre

The Walters Art Museum Free Admission  Art & Museums

Saturday, October 13th

Baltimore Theatre Project Performance Theatre

Baltimore Dance Crews Project Classes Free Fall for Kids!

Visions Christian School of Etiquette Class & Performance Free Fall for Kids!

Carroll Museums Shot Tower History & Heritage

Baltimore American Indian Center Workshop Special Events

Baltimore Museum of Art Free Admission Art & Museums

Mount Clare Museum House Free Admission & Civil War Encampment History & Heritage

Maryland Women’s Heritage Center Workshop Free Fall for Kids!

StudioKafi Photography Performances & Lecture Art & Museums

Maryland Historical Society Film Showings History & Heritage

ARTblocks Placemaking Workshop

C&C Advocacy Character Development & Playwriting

Jubilee Arts House Dance Free Fall for Kids!

Tricksters & Truthtellers Audition Techniques & Performance Workshops

Xpressive4ever Dance Jazz Jam Session Free Fall for Kids!

Sunday, October 14

Amaranthine Museum Treasure Hunt Art & Museums

Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre Performance Theatre

Port Discovery Children’s Museum Drumming Circle Free Fall for Kids!

Baltimore Museum of Art Family Sundays & Free Admission

Handel Choir of Baltimore Concert Music

Black Cherry Puppet Theater Performance & Workshops

Phil Ravita Jazz Band Performance Music Cup-a-thon! Workshops

Single Carrot Theatre Performance & Roundtable DiscussionTheatre

Mount Clare Museum House Free Admission & Civil War Encampment

The Walters Art Museum

Trajectory Dance Company Performance/Demo  Dance

Port Discovery Drumming Circle Music

Carroll Museums Phoenix Shot Tower

Baltimore Heritage Bike Tour History & Heritage

Maryland State Arts Council Radio Documentary

C&C Advocacy Character Development & Playwriting

AIA Baltimore Bike Tour Lectures & Readings

Nana Projects Stilt Walking Free Fall for Kids!

Tricksters & Truthtellers Theatre Games Workshops

Creative Alliance Lantern Making Workshop

Click here to visit the Free Fall Baltimore Website!