| Apr 20, 2012
| 6:21 AM
A half-dozen artists, ranging from a sculptor specializing in what he calls "tombstones for a cemetery that has turned carnival" to a photographer focusing on abandoned spaces and objects, have been announced as finalists for this year's $30,000 Janet &...
| 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,...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Renee Stout is the winner of the 2012 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, but a look at her photos, prints and other creations gives a glimpse of another woman — Fatima Mayfield.
The woman is an alter ego Stout created, pulling her name...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 11:50 AM
A juke joint, a national park and a health spa for cars — all located within about five blocks of one another. For three days beginning Friday, a stretch of North Charles Street will be transformed into what just might be the coolest stretch of...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 11:59 AM
As cool as Artscape's Roadside Attractions corridor sounds, it's far from all Baltimore's free arts festival has to offer for 2012. Here are six more reasons not to stay home this weekend:
Music, music, music R&B singer Brian McKnight headlines the...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:54 AM
As of 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was congested in downtown Baltimore, due to repairs to a broken water main at Light and Redwood streets.
Light Street was closed from Fayette Street to Lombard Street, and Redwood Street was closed from Calvert Street...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Activity on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County slows down in the summer as students and teachers use the time to recover from the school year.
But the art gallery in the Q Building has some outside help in its fight to...