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  • 'Ashe to Amen' exhibit at Reginald Lewis museum raises questions

    'Ashe to Amen' exhibit at Reginald Lewis museum raises questions
    If there's one work that economically and poetically encapsulates the theme of the new exhibit "Ashe to Amen," it's a black-and-white photograph of a well-thumbed Bible, flipped open and lying atop an African drum. The 1989 gelatin print by Chester...
  • Channeling the spirits in color and line at Ellicott City gallery

    Channeling the spirits in color and line at Ellicott City gallery
    Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
  • Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it

    Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it
    Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before. A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...
  • Head out for the holidays

    Head out for the holidays
    The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer. New Market Shadrack's Christmas Light...
  • 5 questions for

    5 questions for
    Bernard T. Ferrari's diverse career took another turn in July when he became the second dean in the history of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Ferrari started out as a surgeon before a switch to management, which included a five-year stint as...
  • The BMA's shrinking staff

    It's one of the ironies of the art world that major cultural institutions like the Baltimore Museum of Art are home to priceless collections of paintings, sculpture and other works by the world's greatest masters, yet they often struggle to come up with...
  • Maryland House's historic art to be preserved, but won't return

    Maryland House's historic art to be preserved, but won't return
    The Maryland House on I-95 near Aberdeen may be known more for its fast food and bevy of bathrooms than for fine artwork, but its murals portraying Maryland history, that have adorned the travel plaza for more than 40 years, have a significant history...
  • BMA guards show their artistic sides with 'Guardists'

    BMA guards show their artistic sides with 'Guardists'
    Art museum guards don't, as a rule, call much attention to themselves. The unobtrusive men and women in uniform who ensure the safety of what's on the walls and floors are expected to issue do-not-touch reminders as needed. They'll also direct you to a...
  • Alexander McQueen's 'Savage Beauty' exhibit opens in NYC

    Alexander McQueen's 'Savage Beauty' exhibit opens in NYC
    'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' exhibit in New York What: An exhibition celebrating Alexander McQueen's contributions to fashion and culture. The British designer, known for dressing the likes of Lady Gaga and Madonna with an edge, committed suicide...
  • Day trips: Green means beachin' fun in OC and western Md.

    Day trips: Green means beachin' fun in OC and western Md.
    Ocean City St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival Spend St. Patrick's Day by the seaside. Visit Ocean City for the 31st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival, sponsored by Delmarva Irish-American Club. The parade features pipe and drum bands,...
  • Pacifica concert is the Candlelight prescription

    Pacifica concert is the Candlelight prescription
    Classical music is said to soothe the soul, but can it calm an upset stomach? Ellicott City resident Dr. Christopher Shih, a gastroenterologist who plays a little piano on the side, is likely to make listeners feel better when he appears as a guest artist...
  • Quartet settles into Sunday program with new name

    Quartet settles into Sunday program with new name
    "What's in a name?" Shakespeare once famously asked. Quite a lot, learned the members of the Clipper Mill String Quartet, which plays at the next Sundays at Three chamber music concert, Dec. 4. The group, which is made up of three full-time members of...