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Six artists named 2018 finalists for BOPA's $25,000 Sondheim Prize

The finalists for the 13th annual Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize are local multidisciplinary artist Erick Antonio Benitez, Laurel photographer Nakeya Brown, Baltimore sculptor Sutton Demlong, local contemporary artist Nate Larson, Parkville painter Eunice Park and painter and fiber artist Stephen Towns, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts announced Friday.

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Halethorpe 6-year-old to be featured on NBC's 'Little Big Shots' for work with homeless veterans

A person can never be too young to make a difference, as proven by Halethorpe 6-year-old Tyler Stallings.

Tyler is being recognized on NBC’s TV show “Little Big Shots” on Sunday for his work in assisting veterans and creating his signature “hero packs,” which provide hygiene products and other necessities for homeless veterans.

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Baltimore's viral 'Rise Up' choir to perform at March For Our Lives

The Baltimore middle school choir whose powerful rendition of “Rise Up” went viral last fall will perform at an anti-gun violence protest this Saturday in Washington, D.C.

The students at Cardinal Shehan School will sing with Andra Day — who first wrote and performed the song — and Common at the March For Our Lives protest, according to a publicist.

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Snow in Baltimore means chairs are filling parking spaces. An online listing is fighting back.

Snow has fallen in Baltimore, which means the controversial tradition of reserving of parking spaces with chairs of all shapes and sizes — and cones, ironing boards and other objects — is back, and one Patterson Park neighbor is looking to stir up a little drama.

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Westminster woman to compete on 'Naked and Afraid' for a second time

Johanssons Dining House bartender and West Carroll Marauders rugby team coach Gabrielle Balassone’s physical, mental, and emotional strength has been tested on television before and she succeeded. She did so well that Discovery’s “Naked and Afraid” asked her to return for a 21-day challenge. The episode will air at 10 p.m. Sunday, March 25, on the Discovery channel.

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All the good dogs that cheered for the UMBC Retrievers this weekend

Not only did the UMBC upset of No. 1 Virginia create waves across college basketball.

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