But inevitably, it either takes up too much time or I just get sick of it ...
Finally, we have a solution. If you'll notice, there's a new feature in the Midnight Sun Sidebar (over there to the right of your screen). It's Baltimore Event Listings, courtesy of the lovely site Localist.com. Thanks, Localist.
Now, Localist is going to round up the events for all of us, which means less work for me and more juicy info for you.