As the heat index rises, the number of cultural events falls around here, with most of the big classical music and theater institutions going dark during the steamy summer weeks. This can leave some arts-craving folks feeling at a loss.
But the calendar really isn't bare. Several outlets will deliver attractive events right into the doggiest of dog days. Here's just a sampling of activity this weekend and beyond that should help tie you over nicely until the 2016-2017 season breaks out in force.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's summer fare tends toward the pop side, but the classics do pop up as well.