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  • 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-...
  • Brian McKnight, Clutch to headline Artscape

    Brian McKnight, Clutch to headline Artscape
    R&B artist Brian McKnight, rockers Clutch and funksters the Rebirth Brass Band will headline this year's Artscape festival, set for July 20-22. The performance lineup, along with other details of the three-day festival that attracts about 350,000...
  • Painter, sculptor Stout wins $30,000 Sondheim Prize

    Painter, sculptor Stout wins $30,000 Sondheim Prize
    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,...
  • Sondheim winner delves into spirituality, culture via alter ego

    Sondheim winner delves into spirituality, culture via alter ego
    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...
  • Here's your Artscape concert schedule: Fantasia Friday; G. Love Saturday; Matisyahu Sunday

    Here's your Artscape concert schedule: Fantasia Friday; G. Love Saturday; Matisyahu Sunday
    Matisyahu, G. Love and Fantasia will headline Artscape this year. They are just a few of the tons of singers who will perform over the weekend on three different stages. The music side of the festival starts on Friday July 15 and ends July 17;...
  • Artscape stops taking online reservations for ticketed events

    Artscape stops taking online reservations for ticketed events
    Artscape stopped taking online reservations for ticketed events today. Those tickets are now only available at Guest Services at Lyric Opera House, or at the ticket stations on site. Some readers had complained about glitches on the ticketing website...
  • A city tradition now, but Artscape wasn't always a sure thing

    A city tradition now, but Artscape wasn't always a sure thing
    Kathy Hornig's "to do" list for the week includes closing down 12 of the busiest streets in Baltimore — Mount Royal Avenue, Charles Street, Cathedral Street and others — for most of a week. She will oversee the installation of the more than...
  • For its 30th year, Artscape will party like it's 1982

    For its 30th year, Artscape will party like it's 1982
    Ronald Reagan was president. People were fighting to save whales. The first CD player came out. "Come on, Eileen" was all over the radio while "Rocky III" beat up the box office. Time Magazine named "the computer" man of the year. It was 1982, and here...
  • Interview: G. Love returns to his roots

    Interview: G. Love returns to his roots
    When G. Love started tossing around ideas for his new album, he found himself revisiting his roots as a young blues lover kicking around Philadelphia. The album, "Fixin' to Die," pays tribute to the raw sound of Delta bluesmen while turning up the volume...
  • Photographer creates naked salute to Artscape

    Photographer creates naked salute to Artscape
    It may not be part of Artscape, but it's still art, says Joe Giordano, who spent Friday morning hanging 12-foot-tall provocative photographs of nude and clothed models from buildings along North Avenue. "I doubt that Baltimore has ever seen pictures...
  • Sondheim Artscape finalists are all over the map

    Sondheim Artscape finalists are all over the map
    The five artists in the Baltimore Museum of Art exhibit "Sondheim Artscape Prize: 2011 Finalists" all live in either Baltimore or Washington, D.C., but they are stylistically all over the map. This makes for an eclectic exhibit that changes as you walk...