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  • 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...
  • "The Civil War and American Art" is one of the first in a wave of regional creative projects about the conflict

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Day trips: Gliding into the new year

    Day trips: Gliding into the new year
    Hershey, Pa. 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...
  • 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,...
  • Project Runway: The nuts and bolts of fashion

     
    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......
  • Darker nights at the opera

    Darker nights at the opera
    M any an opera plot is set in motion by a wicked curse that generates terrible heartache and loss. These days, it looks as if the real world of opera has been hit with a curse every bit as pernicious. Although orchestras, art museums, theater troupes and...