| Feb 17, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking.
He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Baltimore has been enveloped for weeks in a deep purple hue — figuratively at the very least, often literally — and this all-Ravens-all-the-time stimulation was bound to rub off on the arts community.
Local artists have been expressing their...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:17 PM
A rumpled pile of sheets. A Bloody Mary on an airline tray. Bags of mustard greens from a Korean grocery store. Gas station pumps, battered street signs, a steamed crab.
These are among the everyday images encountered by artist and University of...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In theory, if not always in practice, all opera singing should sound beautiful. It's practically required when dealing with one specific genre, the early 19th century Italian repertoire known as "bel canto," because that's what it means — "beautiful...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:19 PM
I went in search of a place recently named the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District and found myself inside one of its most prominent addresses. But like so many places in Baltimore where artists live and work, you have to be introduced or know a...
| Jun 6, 2013
Joseph S. Eubanks, a noted bass-baritone and Morgan State University music professor who performed with the first American company of "Porgy and Bess," which toured the world in the 1950s, died May 16 of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson....
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:11 AM
The Harford County Cultural Arts Board and the Harford County Commission on Disabilities are seeking submissions for a juried art exhibit, Art Without Boundaries. Interested artists, with or without disabilities, are invited to submit one to two pieces,...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:08 AM
Ethnic-flavored hot dogs and acrylic portraits of pets are some of the entertainment coming to the MARC train station parking lot for the second annual Laurel Arts Festival on June 8.
Montgomery Street resident Ada Ghuman, who is spearheading this year'...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The 26th annual Columbia Festival of the Arts once again brings an impressive roster of performers to Howard County from June 14 to 29.
Some of these performers are returning favorites, while others are first-timers. Some will take a bow on their own,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:50 AM
As the exhibit title "Abstractions" indicates, there are various ways in which artists can leave realism behind in their artwork. This four-artist show at the Meeting House Gallery in Columbia explores some of those stylistic options.
The photographs by...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:02 AM
The 83 artists in the Columbia Art Center's Faculty/Student Exhibition are displaying 315 works of art, all of which will be described below.
This annual show fills the center's walls with paintings, photographs, watercolors, prints,...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:30 AM
A Carroll County tradition for more than 30 years, Art in the Park will feature more than 70 regional artists Saturday on the grounds of Westminster City Hall.
Artists will be displaying paintings, drawings, collages, photographs, fine prints,...