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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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)...
  • MARC train weekend service begins

    MARC train weekend service begins
    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...
  • 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...
  • Local artists to sell their wares at Sugarloaf

    Local artists to sell their wares at Sugarloaf
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...