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  • 7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize

    7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize
    Seven artists, whose works span experimental musical instruments and genealogy-inspired sculpture, are the finalists in the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The prize, which provides the winner with a $25,000 fellowship award that will...
  • Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants

    Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants
    Nine Baltimore arts groups, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Artscape, have received a total of nearly $2.53 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grants, announced Wednesday, included...
  • Couture designer's mission to inspire next generation at her Timonium school

    Couture designer's mission to inspire next generation at her Timonium school
    As a young girl growing up in Soviet Russia with few playthings, Ella Pritsker learned to amuse herself with pencil and paper. Her world revolved around sketching clothes for her handmade paper dolls since her parents couldn't afford to give her the...
  • Baltimore sisters organizing 'pantless' protest for Artscape

    Baltimore sisters organizing 'pantless' protest for Artscape
    Nearly 400 activists are planning to stage a protest at Artscape this year and they'll be leaving their pants at home. The members of the group "No Pants, No Problem," will be strolling through the arts festival sans pants to show support for victims of...
  • Baltimore Lab School strikes out on its own

    Baltimore Lab School strikes out on its own
    Doug and Gretchen Moran, owners of a home-based software company in California, said they can live wherever they want. And what they want are good schools for their children, Jack, 5, and Isabel, 8 — especially Jack, who they say is both a...
  • Art of discovery takes MICA president to Guatemala

    Art of discovery takes MICA president to Guatemala
    Who knew that a man renowned for his progressive-minded accomplishments in advancing an educational institution would prefer to spend his leisure exploring underdeveloped lands and ancient civilizations? That, in a nutshell, describes Maryland Institute...
  • Minas art gallery closing after 22 years

    Minas art gallery closing after 22 years
    Minas Konsolas is closing his art gallery in Hampden after 22 years, but he's not retiring his paint brushes. "I'm going to my new chapter as a full-time painter," said Konsolas, 60, who runs Minas Gallery and Boutique, 815 W. 36th St., with his wife,...
  • Not Oscar, or Tony, but 'Fred' will recognize Baltimore student artists

    Not Oscar, or Tony, but 'Fred' will recognize Baltimore student artists
    It may not have the cachet of an Oscar or a Tony, but "The Fred" may soon become a coveted prize among high school artists in Baltimore. The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts has announced the inaugural Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize, named for...
  • Baltimore theater community's most memorable experiences of 2013

    Baltimore theater community's most memorable experiences of 2013
    Yes, the theater scene in Baltimore is ever-growing and diversifying. But it also prides itself on being collaborative and supportive of each other. We asked some of our favorites in theater to share their favorite on-stage moments (other than their own)...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
  • Towson artist gains notice sculpting unique furniture from plywood

    Towson artist gains notice sculpting unique furniture from plywood
    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...
  • City threatens to take down statue in traffic circle

    City threatens to take down statue in traffic circle
    Residents in the Charles Village area  really like their quirky new neighbor, Charlie, who seems to live in the middle of a traffic circle. For many residents, Charlie is the only thing they do like about the controversial traffic circle at 32nd...