| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Art is often more about questions than answers. That point is driven home by the Sondheim Artscape Prize: 2012 Finalists exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art, co-presented by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts.
The six artists vying for the...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Led by a Cirque du Soleil clown in street clothes, about 15 people spent their Saturday morning dancing and strutting in Stony Run Park. Some twirled parasols. Others walked on stilts.
All were practicing for a planned parade-athon of sorts during this...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Bluer than Democrat-rich Baltimore! Able to distract morning commuters with a single wave! Look! On the street corner with Jody Landers! It's actual fun in this year's mayoral campaign!
Blue Man, a mysterious figure in a full-body Spandex suit, has...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Beginning next year, Artscape will use an exclusive food concessionaire to "provide and manage" all food stands. Past vendors were notified of this decision yesterday in a letter from Kathy Hornig, the director of festivals for the Baltimore Office of.......
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The Columbia-based Charm City Hospitality has been awarded the food and beverage concessionaire contract for Artscape, according to the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts (BOPA, Inc.). Charm City Concierge has served as the festival's beverage...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 3:28 AM
Imagine the crowds that attend Artscape and the city marathon. Add the throngs drawn by Barack Obama's pre-inaugural visit. Mix in a few ethnic festivals and a bunch of holiday parades, and you get a sense of the transportation tangle Baltimore faces when...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:35 AM
Fewer Kardashians than ever are now expected at the Baltimore Grand Prix. Organizers have scotched the Harbor Club, the "exclusive access" VIP area that was to be located on the Inner Harbor's West Shore Park.
Pete Collier, the event's chief operating...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:06 PM
For the past two years, James Nasty has co-hosted the Physical Education dance party at Ottobar each Friday, spinning everything from Basement Boys to Future Islands. This Friday, Nasty will not only host TT the Artist’s birthday party at Ottobar,...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Moving through the Baltimore Museum of Art's exhibit of work by the 2011 Baker Artist Awards provides an experience akin to that in the film "Pleasantville." You start in living color and, before you know it, you're swallowed up in a black-and-white...
| Sep 13, 2011
George Peters Jr. was dethroned Saturday as toilet race champion of Hampdenfest.
Peters, of Hampden, last year's winner of the potty-themed soapbox derby, vanquished several opponents, including a gallant team of Charm City Roller Girls, to reach this...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 3:09 PM
On Tuesday, three Baltimore-area artists will each win $25,000 for the Baker Artist Awards and a select few will discover they are finalists for the $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. We should all be celebrating. These major awards shine a...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 2:27 PM
Artist Gary Kachadourian loves homely things. He appreciates modest, utilitarian objects that don't call attention to themselves, objects that frequently are described as ugly but that are undeniably functional: Dumpsters, highway barriers, chain-link...