| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:33 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 6:48 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2013
The lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:57 AM
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.
Shadrack's Christmas Light...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:06 AM
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...
| May 3, 2011
| 4:19 PM
'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...
| Aug 20, 2011
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...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:01 AM
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...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 8:18 AM
"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...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 6:44 PM
The Spa at the Hotel Hershey
Enjoy a spa day at the "sweetest place on Earth." Throughout January, the Spa at the Hotel Hershey will be offering its guests the "Champagne Celebration." The two-hour treatment includes citrus oils and a blend...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:21 PM
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,...
| Mar 5, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Hey kids! Welcome back to the least consistent Project Runway blog on the internet! One week we're here, and the next week, we're auf weidersehen. (What the hell?) I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, and although my apologies were wearing thin, I......