| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:22 AM
When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't know the seemingly innocuous discovery would lead to an exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Mera Rubell — a 70-year-old formerly penniless Jewish Russian refugee turned Head Start teacher turned hotel mogul turned art collector extraordinaire — is the kind of person who just naturally acquires an entourage.
For example, a recent...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Howard County government announced plans Tuesday night to purchase and redevelop a majority of the Long Reach Village Center in Columbia.
The county is in negotiations with owner and landlord Long Reach Village Associates LLC, a corporation...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:54 PM
A federal court judge has turned down a request to throw out two documents that support the Baltimore Museum of Art's contention that it should be awarded an 1879 Renoir landscape, "Paysage Bords de Seine."
The attorney for Marcia "Martha" Fuqua, a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:37 AM
A court hearing Friday could determine the future of a small Renoir painting that was reported stolen 62 years ago from the Baltimore Museum of Art — while the artwork's clouded past is becoming even more of a mystery.
U.S. District Judge Leonie...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A tiny water view painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is finally headed back to the city where a judge has ruled that it belongs — 62 years, one month and 24 days after it was reported stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art.
During a hearing Friday,...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Drive up and down the rolling hills on Uniontown Road in Westminster and you'll run into a red barn adorned with a placard painted with sunflowers.
The barn on the Gardener's Gourmet farm is one of 12 rustic buildings getting decorated as part of a...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Sunday was the one-year anniversary of the death of Orioles Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver, so it’s natural to think about Weaver’s impact on the franchise and the game this time of the year.
A great memory of Weaver is just a click away...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Single Carrot Theatre hit the ground running on Friday, Jan. 3.
As the new year began with snow, the up-and-coming Baltimore troupe was supposed to start moving from the old Everyman Theatre building downtown to its new space in a redeveloped former...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:38 AM
Hola, rosa lovers! Welcome to my recap-o of episode dos of "El Bachelor."
The 18 lucky ladies and Molly the dog move into the mansion. Molly, like many dogs before her, takes a few laps in the pool, and the ladies discuss that Clare, the fake baby...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:08 PM
What's 6,000 mathematicians, multiplied by 2,500 talks, divided over four days?
The nation's largest gathering devoted to the science — and art — of math.
The annual Joint Mathematics Meetings is gathering in Baltimore this week for the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Edward Williams always knew he was going to become an artist.
"As a friend of mine told me, I was born an artist the way some people are born with a beauty mark. It's just a given," said Williams, sitting on a sofa in his living room, surrounded by...