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Fall Arts Guide 2016: Names to know

Get acquainted with these 10 Baltimore-area artists. You’ll be hearing plenty more about them. 

  • Name to know: Wordsmith, rapper

    Name to know: Wordsmith, rapper

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Wordsmith, 36, rapper When Wordsmith, the Mount Vernon-based artist born Anthony Parker, began writing rhymes, they were filled with four-letter...

  • Name to know: Jen Grow, writer

    Name to know: Jen Grow, writer

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Jen Grow, 49, writer Jen Grow's life as a mermaid began in the 1980s. Then a teenager, Jen sat down and wrote her first story, which was called...

  • Name to know: Stephen Towns, visual artist

    Name to know: Stephen Towns, visual artist

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Stephen Towns, 36, visual artist Portraits of modern-day saints hang on the walls of Stephen Towns' Station North studio, their gaze both a...

  • Name to know: Neptune the Poet

    Name to know: Neptune the Poet

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Neptune the Poet, 23, poet On a hot weekday in June, Neptune the Poet stood on a stage outside Wylie Funeral Home in West Baltimore, where hundreds...

  • Name to know: Ryan Haase, songwriter

    Name to know: Ryan Haase, songwriter

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Ryan Haase, 29, songwriter, artistic director of Stillpointe Theatre As a teenager living in his native Hawaii, Ryan Haase saw a touring production...

  • Name to know: Josh Kohn, performance director

    Name to know: Josh Kohn, performance director

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Josh Kohn, 35, performance director, Creative Alliance Josh Kohn, who succeeded Creative Alliance co-founder Megan Hamilton as a director of...

  • Name to know: Joy Postell, singer/rapper/songwriter

    Name to know: Joy Postell, singer/rapper/songwriter

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Joy Postell, 24, singer/rapper/songwriter When a black person is killed by police officers, Baltimore musician Joy Postell writes their name,...

  • Name to know: Meng Su, classical guitarist

    Name to know: Meng Su, classical guitarist

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Meng Su, 28, classical guitarist Eminent classical guitarist Manuel Barrueco has a straightforward description for Meng Su, who came from her...

  • Name to know: Michael Faulkner, filmmaker

    Name to know: Michael Faulkner, filmmaker

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Michael Faulkner, 45, filmmaker Still photography had long been Michael Faulkner's hobby. But that was before he heard that Baltimore beatboxer...

  • Name to know: Lynne Bellinger, ballerina

    Name to know: Lynne Bellinger, ballerina

    As part of The Baltimore Sun's Fall Arts Guide, reporters and critics picked 10 up-and-comers whose names you should get to know. See the full list here.  Lynne Bellinger, 31, ballerina Lynne Bellinger didn't realize how much she loved classical dance until she walked away from it while she was...

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