'Jersey Boys," fun in Fells Point, street art in Little Italy and lots of free stuff -- this week in Baltimore arts

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  • New national African-American museum could help, hurt smaller institutions

    New national African-American museum could help, hurt smaller institutions

    When the new National Museum of African American History and Culture opens Saturday on the National Mall, a century after it was first proposed, it will be greeted by an outpouring of joy. The gleaming bronze behemoth standing out amid a phalanx of white marble will be dedicated by President Barack...

  • Clinton, Trump teams will spin on social media as candidates spar on stage

    Clinton, Trump teams will spin on social media as candidates spar on stage

    Monday night's presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is expected to make television history with the largest audience ever for such an event — exceeding the 80 million in 1980 for Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter. But the TV screen might not be the one that matters most as voters...

  • Lutherville's Derek Waters returns to revels of 'Drunk History,' Season 4

    Lutherville's Derek Waters returns to revels of 'Drunk History,' Season 4

    The first piece Derek Waters ever staged for what would become "Drunk History" involved Alexander Hamilton. The scenario featured Mark Gagliardi, a friend of Waters, recounting the duel between Hamilton and Aaron Burr — with a little help from a bottle of scotch. Waters, a Lutherville native, will...

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  • What not to miss at 2016 Baltimore Book Festival

    What not to miss at 2016 Baltimore Book Festival

    Here are some highlights at this year's Baltimore Book Festival:  What's Gnu: Check out the debut of the Paws & Pages Stage, which has animal programming plus adoptable pets. Featured authors include Mikita Brottman reading from “The Great Grisby” (4 p.m. Saturday); Bronwen Dickey, “Pit Bull: The...

  • 'Professor Trash Wheel' to make her debut in Canton this year

    'Professor Trash Wheel' to make her debut in Canton this year

    The googly-eyed "Mr. Trash Wheel" will soon have a female companion scooping debris from a Canton tributary before it reaches the Baltimore harbor. Now that the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore's Healthy Harbor initiative has surpassed its $550,000 fundraising goal, "Professor Trash Wheel" is...

  • Wedded: Quinhon N. Goodlowe and Robert Scott brought together by Ravens-Steelers rivalry

    Wedded: Quinhon N. Goodlowe and Robert Scott brought together by Ravens-Steelers rivalry

    Date: June 26 Her story: Quinhon N. Goodlowe, 40, was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She moved to Baltimore to attend Morgan State University in 2005. Quinhon is a principal in the Baltimore public school system. Her mother, Darcel Goodlowe, lives in Pittsburgh. His story: Robert Scott, 45, was...

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  • Air conditioning as a civil right?

    Air conditioning as a civil right?

    The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division has for nearly 60 years fought against discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, religion, familial status and national origin. It has not, at least to date, sought to end discrimination based on room temperature. While standing...

  • Gun owners, the vocal minority

    Gun owners, the vocal minority

    Last month, a 63-year-old teacher at Cumberland Valley Christian School, a church-affiliated K-12 school with an enrollment of 400 students in Chambersburg, Pa., just 24 miles north of Hagerstown, left a loaded handgun on top of the toilet tank in a school bathroom. At least four primary-school-aged...

  • New African American museum essential to U.S. history

    New African American museum essential to U.S. history

    As part of the Smithsonian Institution, the newest museum on the National Mall is a place where we can finally understand our complete history as Americans. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is essential to the telling of the American saga and an important correction to...

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  • Tweets from Rep. Donna Edwards often deleted

    Tweets from Rep. Donna Edwards often deleted

    Rep. Donna F. Edwards, who ran for Maryland's open Senate seat this year, is an established voice for liberal causes in Congress and has been an outspoken critic of what she sees as her party's failure to truly embrace African-Americans. But when it comes to Twitter, the Prince George's County...

  • A month later, Baltimore police surveillance program still shrouded in secrecy

    A month later, Baltimore police surveillance program still shrouded in secrecy

    A month after being revealed for the first time, the aerial surveillance program that the Baltimore Police Department has repeatedly insisted was never secret remains heavily shrouded from the public. "Secrecy is not the correct word because it's not a secret spy program. That is absolutely false....

  • Audit of Baltimore finances shows 'significant deficiencies' in water billing, handling of grant money

    Audit of Baltimore finances shows 'significant deficiencies' in water billing, handling of grant money

    An annual audit of Baltimore's finances found three "significant deficiencies," including in how the city handles water billing and grant money, according to City Auditor Robert L. McCarty. McCarty, who reports to Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, presented the audit's findings to the Board...

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