Danny Elfman

A seance, the Fringe and oysters aplenty — the best of Baltimore's arts scene this week

A seance, the Fringe and oysters aplenty — the best of Baltimore's arts scene this week

Charm City Fringe Festival

A treasure trove of “cutting-edge and quirky theater and performing arts,” kicking off Nov. 1 and spanning 11 days, 23 different shows (more than 90 performances in all) and multiple venues in the Bromo Arts District. Among the offerings: “Too Hip for the Room,” featuring members of the Siegfried Olsson Band and the Baltimore Improv Group (3:15 p.m. Nov. 3, 8 p.m. Nov. 5, 8:45 p.m. Nov. 7 and 3:15 p.m. Nov. 10); "Beaver Dreams" (La Fièvre du Castor), a puppet and clown show from Montreal-based Lost & Found Puppet Co. (1:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Nov. 3, 3:15 p.m. Nov. 4, 7 p.m. Nov. 8); and “Wunderkammer,” the story of a...

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