| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Baltimore Pride kicked off Saturday at a new location and with new drinking rules leaving some longtime revelers like Damian Hatchett feeling a little nostalgic for the old days when he said the event was much livelier.
The state's largest annual...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:17 PM
If you had to describe the 2014 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition at the Walters Art Museum in a single word, "visceral" would fit well.
"It is about line, color, shape, texture and sound," says Robert Mintz, chief curator at...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Funk revivalists Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Latin rockers Ozomatli, the jazz-funk sextet Galactic and R&B singer Anthony Hamilton headline the roster of musicians scheduled to perform at this year's Artscape, event organizers announced Tuesday....
| May 7, 2014
| 10:12 AM
For years, Baltimore Pride tradition has held that the Saturday parade turns into a rowdy block party in the heart of Mount Vernon, while the Sunday festival in Druid Hill Park attracts families and kids.
This year will be different, with the lines...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The consumption of alcohol at this year's Baltimore Pride festivities will be confined to two designated beer gardens within the larger event footprint, organizers said Thursday.
"City officials are trying to crack down on alcohol consumption," said...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:56 AM
The Chesapeake, which was closed for business last week, will reopen under new management.
The restaurant's owners have entered into a management contract with the Karzai family, whose restaurants in Baltimore include Tapas Teatro and The Helmand....
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Baltimore City Councilman Robert W. Curran is tired of hearing about motorists whose cars were towed for reasons he finds ridiculous — for being parked outside the white lines in a supermarket lot, for instance, or at a fast food restaurant when the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:50 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:55 AM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:28 AM
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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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...