party boi: A Screening and Panel Discussion on a Documentary About Crystal Meth Use Among Black Queer Communities

Howard Community College will host a screening of the documentary parTy boi: black diamonds in an ice castle. This hard-hitting documentary shares a peak into the lives of Black Queer communities grappling with crystal meth addiction. The program will include a panel discussion with community leaders and mental health experts. The screening and discussion will be held on Friday, March 13, from 1 to 3 pm in Room 401 of the Rouse Company Foundation Student Services Hall at Howard Community College. This event is a part of Howard Community College’s Diversity Week. Events and activities will be held from March […]

“Bloodsworth”: An Afternoon with Kirk Bloodsworth and Tim Junkin

The 2019-2020 Howard County Book Connection selection, “Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence” shines a light on the criminal justice system. Join the author Tim Junkin, and exonerated prisoner, Kirk Bloodsworth as they speak about the book and life after prison. Keynote: 12:00pm-1:00pm; Book signing: 1:00pm-1:30pm. Free and open to the public, the event will be held in the Smith Theatre located within the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center on the campus of Howard Community College (HCC). For additional information, contact HCC’s Office of Student Life at or 443-518-1420

“Kill Move Paradise”

Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College, continues its 27th season with the regional premiere of “Kill Move Paradise,” by James Ijames. “Kill Move Paradise” takes the Elysium of Greek antiquity and flips the script. Set in a cosmic waiting room in the afterlife prepared for its newly deceased inhabitants, we follow Isa, Daz, Grif and Tiny as they try to make sense of the world they have been untimely ripped from. Inspired by ever growing list of slain unarmed black men and women, “Kill Move Paradise” is an expressionistic buzz saw through the contemporary myth […]


Power, gender and sexuality collide in Bob Bartlett’s contemporary reimagining of Christopher Marlowe’s tale of England’s infamous ineffectual king. Affairs of state that shocked Renaissance audiences are as close to this moment as they were in their own. Edward alienates his queen and court when he elevates his “favourite” to the level of consort. As we witness the newly crowned monarch navigate a love affair that could be the downfall of his monarchy, we are asked: what price do we pay when we make the personal political? “E2” opens October 31, 2019, with a limited run through November 17 in […]

“A Harlem Renaissance Speakeasy: Featuring Live Jazz and Poetry from the 1920s”

Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective and the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo) present “A Harlem Renaissance Speakeasy: Featuring Live Jazz and Poetry from the 1920s” on Saturday, October 5, 2019, on the fourth floor of the college’s Rouse Company Foundation Student Services Building (RCF). The evening will include magical and powerful performances from local poets, musical theatre performers, and jazz quintet Petra Martin and The Jazz Masters. The event will also feature speakeasy-inspired hors d’oeuvres and desserts by My Sweets and More, a cash bar, and signature cocktails such as The Bees Knees, Sweet Lucille, and more. […]

Wouldn’t It Be Grand? An evening with Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

A grand evening featuring acclaimed piano duo Anderson & Roe. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the HCC All-Steinway Initiative. Evening begins with a pre-concert reception, followed by a 7:30 p.m. concert, and concluding with a meet the artists after the concert. September 28 6 p.m. Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center.