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  • Social sense: Guide to the fall party season

    Social sense: Guide to the fall party season
    The fall fundraising party season revs into high gear next weekend with a plethora of big shindigs that can cost big bucks to attend — all for a worthy cause, of course. From the Night of 100 Elvises to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala, tickets...
  • Joan Erbe, artist

    Joan Erbe, artist
    Joan Erbe, a prolific and successful artist who painted whimsical characters doused with wit and satire, died Aug. 21 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cheswolde resident was 87. "Her art speaks. She was never...
  • Like/Dislike with Hannah Benbow, animator

    Like/Dislike with Hannah Benbow, animator
    Hannah Benbow has discovered the perfect venue to showcase her artwork: this weekend's Baltimore Comic-Con. Benbow, 24, who lives in Washington, works as an animator for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, a nonprofit organization....
  • Harford lambs going from the farm to the chef to the table

    Harford lambs going from the farm to the chef to the table
    Although there's no cure for multiple sclerosis, Nancy McMullen, of Darlington, says she has found an effective therapy in raising sheep — sheep that will be featured in a competition next month designed to promote local farms and the healthy eating...
  • Mr. Rain's Fun House to close on June 7

    Mr. Rain's Fun House to close on June 7
    Mr. Rain's Fun House, the restaurant inside the American Visionary Art Museum, will close on June 7, according to information provided by the restaurant. "Even with wonderful press ... and a series of recognizable achievements ... our pursuit of...
  • Art Outside returns to Druid Hill Park

    Art Outside returns to Druid Hill Park
    Maryland visual artists, craft artisans, designers and other creative types who live, work or study in the region will be spotlighted at Sunday's Art Outside. Festival-goers should expect entertainment, food trucks and other vendors, as well as family-...
  • Events outlined for Star-Spangled Summer

    Two centuries after Francis Scott Key sat on a ship amid smoke and explosions, peering to discern the famed Star-Spangled Banner on the Baltimore shore, the city will celebrate the anniversary with similar sound and fury. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake...
  • Like/Dislike with Melissa and Phillip Smith, Kinetic Sculpture Race vets

    Like/Dislike with Melissa and Phillip Smith, Kinetic Sculpture Race vets
    It's the one weekend in Baltimore when people riding large objects through land, water, sand and mud is a common sight. It's time again for American Visionary Art Museum's Kinetic Sculpture Race. Kinetic veterans Melissa and Phillip Smith will be...
  • Lord Baltimore Hotel celebrates renovation

    Lord Baltimore Hotel celebrates renovation
    The new owners of the city's historic Lord Baltimore Hotel will celebrate the completion of a multimillion dollar renovation Thursday. The private, family-owned Rubell Hotels declined to name the final cost of its floor-by-floor overhaul of the 23-...
  • Baltimore center helping to heal the youngest victims of abuse

    Baltimore center helping to heal the youngest victims of abuse
    Maryland's own Sugar Ray Leonard is perhaps best known as a baby-faced Olympic gold medalist and champion prize fighter with a winning smile. Yet for decades, the world-renowned boxer suppressed a devastating secret: Leonard had been sexually abused as a...
  • Free admission to American Visionary Art Museum for Bank of America cardholders

    Free admission to American Visionary Art Museum for Bank of America cardholders
    Your Bank of America credit card will get you free admission this weekend to the  American Visionary Art Museum. It's part of the bank's Museums on Us program, which offers free weekend access to a range of museums on the first full weekend of each...
  • Like/Dislike with Danielle Hogan, PR liaison for the Gathering

    Like/Dislike with Danielle Hogan, PR liaison for the Gathering
    Danielle Hogan is deeply invested in Baltimore's food truck scene, recently taking on the job as public relations liaison for food truck festival the Gathering. And though she may have lived in Southern California and South Florida for more than 15...