| Nov 2, 2013
In John Logan's heralded play "Red," the brilliant, suffered-no-fools painter Mark Rothko doesn't have much patience for his new assistant, Ken.
"You have a lot to learn, young man," the artist says. "Philosophy. Theology. Literature. Poetry. Drama....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Although watercolor is a medium deployed by both Jing-Jy Chen and Bonita Glaser in the exhibit "2 Artists 2 Views," their distinctive subjects and styles make it easy to distinguish their artwork hanging on the walls of the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Like many empty-nesters, Karyn and Don Haasen flirted with the idea of a change in lifestyle — the kind that comes with a new home in a different locale. In their case, the move was from suburban Bel Air to a renovated rowhouse in the Upper Fells...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The painter Diane Dunn and the photographer Joan Forester have different mediums, but they have a shared tendency to get close to their subjects in their exhibit "Patterns" at the Artists' Gallery.
Dunn's acrylic paintings actually alternate between...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
Enjoy a fall day at the beach while brushing up on your film knowledge at the Rehoboth Independent Film Festival. The five-day event by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society begins Wednesday, Nov. 6, and...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:29 AM
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the season locally. Here are just a few festive occasions.
Main Street, Ellicott City, visitellicottcity.com
On Dec. 6, shops in Historic Ellicott City will stay open until midnight and the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Ballet Theatre of Maryland's artistic director, Dianna Cuatto, has opened the 31st season for the state's premier professional ballet company with a proven winner, "Beauty and the Beast."
Cuatto's choreography, combining romantic elements of Jean...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:03 AM
The work of an artist from Maine will be on display for seven weeks beginning Sunday at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air.
An opening reception for Susan Amons will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the mansion, 502 W. Gordon St. At 1:30 p.m., Amons...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Geraldine G.M. Dell, an artist who actively supported and volunteered at various cultural and educational institutions, died Oct. 9 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 65.
"She was a very talented and vivacious lady in every sense of...
| Oct 11, 2013
Sunday, Oct. 13
Festival The first Hispanic Festival of the Center of Help/Centro de Ayuda will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis. Event features music, entertainment, activities for children, food trucks and informational...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Humble plywood becomes something exalted at the hands of David Knopp.
The sculptor and craftsman (he accepts both labels) who builds his creations in the garage studio next to his house in the Idlewylde neighborhood in Towson, said plywood inspires...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:05 AM
As a young girl, Jean Brinton Jaecks would sit around her family's dinner table in Severn and listen to her parents talk about nature, light and color.
Her mother, Mary, was a painter; her father, Earl, created wood sculptures as a break from his job as...