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  • Despite rain, Brian McKnight wins over Artscape crowd

    Despite rain, Brian McKnight wins over Artscape crowd
    She said she had a boyfriend but he didn’t come to Artscape. “Well then, I was wondering, can I be your boyfriend for the next five or six minutes,” asked the multi-platinum R&B singer Brian McKnight to the fan he plucked from the...
  • Artscape ends with weekend's biggest crowds

    Artscape ends with weekend's biggest crowds
    The city's three-day Artscape festival came to a close Sunday as the rain held off and the biggest crowds of the weekend jammed streets transformed into galleries, performance space and picnic areas. After a slower-than-usual, rainy Saturday, "All of our...
  • Artscape hits the road

    Artscape hits the road
    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...
  • Down the rabbit hole at Artscape

    Down the rabbit hole at Artscape
    It's 3:37 p.m., and 2-year-old Hattie's right leg is covered in melted SpongeBob SquarePants. She came by the cartoon-shaped ice cream less than 10 minutes before at a roving stand near the intersection of Mount Royal and Lafayette avenues. Hattie hadn't...
  • Artscape 2012 highlights

    Artscape 2012 highlights
    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...
  • Review: Fantasia keeps it simple at Artscape

    Review: Fantasia keeps it simple at Artscape
    Artscape kicked off its lineup of headlining acts with Fantasia Barrino, an R&B singer who found fame and a solid fan base on the third season of popular show “American Idol.”  Barrino kept her set-up simple; rather than trick out the stage...
  • The meaning of Artscape

    Today, it's hard to imagine Baltimore without Artscape, the city's annual outdoor festival of the arts that begins Friday. In the three decades since its founding, the great gathering in the heart of midtown's arts district has become part of the warp and...
  • Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti

    Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti
    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...
  • Sondheim Prize finalists announced

    Sondheim Prize finalists announced
    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 &...
  • Porterfield, filmmaker of 'Putty Hill,' wins 2011 Sondheim Prize

    Porterfield, filmmaker of 'Putty Hill,' wins 2011 Sondheim Prize
    Matthew Porterfield, the filmmaker behind "Putty Hill" and "Hamilton," was named the winner of the sixth annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts...
  • Local bands named to play Artscape 2012

    Local bands named to play Artscape 2012
    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),...
  • Artscape headliner Brian McKnight's X-rated turn stirs controversy

    Artscape headliner Brian McKnight's X-rated turn stirs controversy
    For the past seven years, Darnella Parks and her entire family — from toddler nieces to her 84-year-old grandmother — have attended Artscape. They come for the crafts, the food and, most of all, the live entertainment. But this year, the 33-...