| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:05 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:43 AM
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,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:45 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:06 AM
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)...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Ceramic artist Brian Beckenheimer admits that after owning As the Wheel Turns, a store in Harborplace for 27 years, and doing art shows for 34 years, "I was totally burned out."
He sold his house in Owings Mills last year and took the year off, moving...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:11 PM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:28 AM
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...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains.
The two planned to grab...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The decision to suspend the Grand Prix of Baltimore for at least the next two years could not have come as much of a surprise to anyone who paid attention to the intrigue that surrounded the third edition of the IZOD IndyCar Series event over Labor Day...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Cases involving establishments that may have been operating in violation of city liquor laws, outside the parameters of their specific license or without a proper license at all are among the hearings listed on the Sept. 26 docket of the Board of Liquor...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Jim Lucio, who succeeded Gary Kachadourian as visual arts coordinator for Artscape in 2009, has resigned.
An imaginative artist, Lucio won praise for spicing things up at Artscape, the annual summer event in Baltimore billed as the country's largest...