| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:51 AM
Art museums always come in handy during the holidays, when so many people are looking for enjoyable ways to while away the hours with friends and family — or to escape from friends and family.
This weekend, consider checking out the Baltimore...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Next weekend, visitors to the Baltimore Art Museum's newly renovated Contemporary Wing may find themselves staring up at a hole in the ceiling, their mouths gaping open like fish.
They'll have been hooked by a central feature of the $6.5 million building...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 5:59 AM
Art has an uneasy relationship with the world of commercial enterprise. Commercial artists aren't necessarily held in high regard as they're often charged with tasks like devising nondescript images to hang in the food consumption areas of fast food...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:27 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Jimmy Patsos pointed to the white board in his team's dressing room at the Consol Energy Center on Thursday night, the names of the Ohio State players scrawled in red marker, their stats in black. He came to the names of sophomore forwards...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 12:31 AM
Joe Boylan was sitting with Jimmy Patsos at last Saturday's Loyola-Duke lacrosse game when the former athletic director asked the man he had hired as the school's basketball coach eight years ago if he had any preference as to where Greyhounds would...
| Jul 14, 2011
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...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Basically, I forgot to prepare for today's Top 10. In desperation, I tried to pull together something quick and cute inspired by the BMA's Warhol exhibition. Soup, I thought. After a while, I tried to pull together a Top 10......
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:37 PM
In the 1990s, crowds packed the Walters Art Museum to see a touring show of artifacts from the reign of China's first emperor. They flocked as well to the Baltimore Museum of Art to see a collection from London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:59 AM
BEST CELEBRITY: John Waters
Before "The Wire" made Baltimore the cultural proxy for dysfunctional locales, John Waters' sense of the absurd put our often-incorrigible and provincially original burg on the map with movies such as "Hairspray," "Polyester"...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:27 AM
During the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day, we’ve started to decompress from the holidays. The day after Christmas started the recycling effort. Bags, wrapping paper and boxes were readied for Friday’s pickup. Gifts that didn&...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A tuxedo seems like the one sartorial item that Hahn-Bin might not wear when this 24-year-old violinist appears for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
This hotshot performer...
| Aug 4, 2011
The intersection of art and commerce has always been a dangerous spot. It gets extra slippery at a cheeky exhibit at Current Space, the ever-funky gallery that has staked out an oasis on an otherwise development-shy block of Howard Street.