| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The first round of gleaming racecars will roar through downtown streets early Friday, marking the start of the second annual three-day open-wheel racing festival — and a victory for city officials and organizers who struggled to resurrect the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The fact that the Baltimore Grand Prix happened at all — much less that it went smoothly — is remarkable and a testament to the professional management its new organizers brought to the event. Race On LLC and Andretti Sports Marketing took...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Twelve area bands, specializing in styles ranging from reggae to hip-hop, will be playing Artscape 2012, The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts announced Monday.
The winnings bands are 7IghQ and Bumpin Uglies (reggae), Brooks Long (blues),...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
On a blustery Saturday a few days before Christmas, the thirsty and the simply curious took a break from their last-minute shopping and headed to the Union Brewing Co. in Woodberry.
There they took in a whimsical man cave on wheels that has been...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Tuesday touted a summer of safe high-profile events in the downtown area — part of a strategy, aides said, to rebut those who have characterized the Inner Harbor as unsafe.
The mayor's remarks were intended to...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:11 PM
A hard truth about being Baltimore's mayor is that there is almost never a good time to declare progress. Whenever there is good news to report, it will almost inevitably collide with a fresh tragedy.
That's what happened to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Social observer, career cabdriver and neighborhood storyteller Thaddeus Logan is offering Baltimoreans another volume of his urban epistles. "Hey Cabbie II!" looks at the Baltimore that passes under the radar of the media and the academics. Logan loves...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates.
Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The summer exhibits at Baltimore's two largest museums are very different in nature, but both emphasize local input. All of the participating artists in the "Sondheim Artscape Prize: 2012 Finalists" exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art reside in the...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A Washington, D.C., artist who works in multiple media was awarded the 2012 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize — a $30,000 purse — at a ceremony Saturday evening at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Renee Stout, whose painting, drawing,...