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  • After two decades on the road, art cars still rev up the imagination at Artscape

    After two decades on the road, art cars still rev up the imagination at Artscape
    At first glance — best shielded, given the sun's fierce glare reflected from all the chrome — the 7,500-pound, 29-feet-long "Finnjet" suggests transport for intergalactic travelers with a pronounced sense of humor. More than 80 lights and...
  • Story branching test

    It’s hot. Too hot to be outside. But here you are, lounging by the pool at the Tiki Barge in South Baltimore, watching the ice melt in your half-empty Jack and Coke. You’d love to take a dip in the pool, if the water wasn’t 85...
  • City principals kick off year of 'what's possible'

    City principals kick off year of 'what's possible'
    Baltimore administrators kicked off the coming school year Wednesday in an unconventional ceremony during which interim schools CEO Tisha Edwards told them that they would be encouraged to take risks, make mistakes and push the limits of what's possible....
  • 10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore

    10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Scheduling woes have the future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore looking a little shaky, so if you haven't been yet, now might be a good time to check out the "Celebration of Acceleration." The Labor Day weekend event offers fast cars but other...
  • MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year

    MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year
    As President Fred Lazarus IV expanded the Maryland Institute College of Art over the past 35 years and helped turn it into one of the nation's leading arts colleges, supporters say, he has also focused on Baltimore — to the betterment of his college...
  • Free admission to American Visionary Art Museum for BofA customers

    Free admission to American Visionary Art Museum  for BofA customers
    With temperatures in the 90s, what better time to visit an air-conditioned museum? Bank of America cardholders are entitled to free admission this weekend, June 1 and 2,  at the American Visionary Art Museum.  The bank, in fact, will pick up the...
  • Quilts for kindness: Students collaborate with American Visionary Art Museum on quilt project

    Quilts for kindness: Students collaborate with American Visionary Art Museum on quilt project
    In the fight against bullying, local high school students have stitched together their thoughts and feelings through quilts. More than 130 National Arts Honor Society students from Howard County participated in “Kindness Works,” an...
  • Ocean Gallery marks 50 wild-and-wacky years on the boardwalk

    Ocean Gallery marks 50 wild-and-wacky years on the boardwalk
    All summer long, even on the hottest days, a gentleman in a tuxedo stands on the Ocean City boardwalk. Locals and vacationers scurry over to find out what he's up to. The man is Joe Kro-Art, owner of Ocean Gallery, and if he's not playing boardwalk...
  • Will we be who we say we are?

    Will we be who we say we are?
    I devoted most of my columns over the last several weeks to the holidays, the memories they invoke and the way they bring people together. But as the year draws to a close, even I am surprised to see that none of the scenes I drew took place in church...
  • What's next after Black Friday and Cyber Monday?

    What's next after Black Friday and Cyber Monday?
    After the big shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits across the country want you to spend more — on Giving Tuesday. This is a fundraising initiative in which nonprofits and even big corporations will encourage people to make a...
  • Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal

    Formstone would be banned on new buildings under proposal
    Frankly fake but authentically Baltimore, the Formstone that swaths many a rowhouse may seem low-brow or even tacky to some. But should it be illegal? A proposed overhaul of the Baltimore's zoning code would do just that, banning the faux stone...
  • Wedded: Salmah Rizvi and Imran Akram

    Wedded: Salmah Rizvi and Imran Akram
    Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012 The bride: Salmah Y. Rizvi, 26, grew up in Laurel. She works for the Department of Defense. Her father, Anwar H. Rizvi, is a plant pathologist for the United States Department of Agriculture. Her mother, Shamoon H. Rizvi, is a...