| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Thursday's docket for the board of liquor license commissioners for Baltimore City was mostly concerned with infractions of the liquor board code.
Among the establishments penalized by the board, all for first-time offenses, were Canton's Portside...
| 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...
| Sep 6, 2012
Close on the heels of the eclectic and engaging exhibit of Sondheim Artscape Prize winners at the Baltimore Museum of Art comes the eclectic and engaging exhibit of the Baker Artist Award winners.
The annual Baker competition, administered by the Greater...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:10 PM
As President Fred Lazarus IV expanded the Maryland Institute College of Art over the past 35 years and helped turn it into one of the nation's leading arts colleges, supporters say, he has also focused on Baltimore — to the betterment of his college...
| Jul 18, 2013
I remember vividly the Baltimore police officer who strode into my tent at Artscape, glanced at my art, and in very explicit terms told me how angry he was. My wife looked at me, wondering whether I was about to be arrested.
"So why is this about the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:45 AM
While I enjoyed Tim Smith's article about the Art Car Show, I was sorry not to see the names of some of the hard-working people who made it possible this year ("After two decades on the road, art cars still rev up the imagination at Artscape," July 19)....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:21 AM
President Barack Obama's unusually personal and frank recollection this past week of being greeted by the click of car door locks while crossing the street set off a "click" of recognition among blacks and whites alike. I know my own hand made that...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Gabriela Bulisova, a Maryland Institute College of Art graduate whose photographs depict the return to freedom of a woman imprisoned half her life for a double murder, is the winner of this year's $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Road closures will begin Monday in advance of this weekend's Artscape festival in the area around the Maryland Institute College of Art, the Baltimore Department of Transportation said.
Several streets will close Monday, while more will be closed...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Last year, the Strand Theater Company, "dedicated to providing opportunities for women actors, designers, directors, and writers," scored quite a coup with the appointment of noted writer and performer Rain Pryor as artistic director in time for its fifth...