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  • Kinetic racers take to the streets of Baltimore

    Kinetic racers take to the streets of Baltimore
    Saturday is the day Fifi looks forward to every year. Fifi is the American Visionary Art Museum's giant pink poodle-with-wheels, who once a year ventures outside to take part in what is clearly Baltimore's funkiest annual event, the Kinetic Sculpture...
  • These are a few of their favorite films

    Programming for open-air festivals is like programming for neighborhood theaters: You've got to know your audience. The Little Italy Outdoor Film Festival almost started a mini-riot one year when organizers decided not to open with "Moonstruck." Never...
  • Baltimore's outdoor summer film series overflow with personality

    Baltimore's outdoor summer film series overflow with personality
    What's the best way to fill an open space with smiles for a summer night? Fit in a big, bright movie screen, and hundreds are sure to follow. Every summer, in every corner of Baltimore, the light of the silvery moon turns outdoor silver screens into...
  • Table Talk: Chazz to open for previews by the slice

    Table Talk: Chazz to open for previews by the slice
    It's the opening of the year, so far. Chazz: A Bronx Original opens Friday in Harbor East. If you haven't received your VIP invitations, don't panic. The grand opening isn't until June 23. But the "soft opening" will give Baltimore diners (think of them...
  • Looking for LOL at the Contemporary Museum

    Looking for LOL at the Contemporary Museum
    When Sue Spaid started her job as the Contemporary Museum's executive director in November, she said she wouldn't be offering "an easy art experience." But she didn't say it couldn't be fun, or even funny. And that's the point of her first show at the...
  • Salving psychological wounds with talk and food

    Salving psychological wounds with talk and food
    In 1992, Paula Butturini and her husband, John Tagliabue, moved back to Rome, where they'd met, gotten engaged and were married in the '80s. Each morning she would walk from their apartment near the Tiber River to Campo dei Fiori, where everyone from the...
  • Ultimate Baltimore 2011: Best of the City results

    Ultimate Baltimore 2011: Best of the City results
    BEST CELEBRITY: John Waters Before "The Wire" made Baltimore the cultural proxy for dysfunctional locales, John Waters' sense of the absurd put our often-incorrigible and provincially original burg on the map with movies such as "Hairspray," "Polyester"...
  • Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more

    Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more
    MOVIES OPENING A Better Life Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part The Trip Winnie the Pooh NOTABLE TV Eureka (season premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, Syfy) MLB Home Run Derby (special, 8 p.m. Monday, ESPN) Warehouse 13 (season premiere, 9 p.m. Monday, Syfy)...
  • Holiday events

    HOLIDAY EVENTS NOVEMBER NOV. 19 - 21 FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
  • Sol Goodman, auto executive

    Sol Goodman, auto executive
    Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at Sunrise Senior Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88. Born in Baltimore...
  • Night of tasteful fun at Towson's Edible Art Exhibit

    Night of tasteful fun at Towson's Edible Art Exhibit
    There was a Lorax made of chocolate and sushi made of Peeps marshmallow candy, but the star of the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibit at Towson High on Feb. 21 was the Cat in the Hat portrait composed of M&Ms. Jeremy McCordwon Best in Show for his "Cat in...
  • Table Talk: Brian Boston will take a Highland fling

    Table Talk: Brian Boston will take a Highland fling
    Brian Boston, executive chef and owner of the Milton Inn, is opening a new restaurant in Highland, an unincorporated community in western Howard County near Clarksville. A groundbreaking for the "modern-traditional" restaurant, to be called Highland Inn,...