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Mike White

Artscape turns the big 3-0 this weekend

The annual Artscape festival will mark its 30th year come Friday-Sunday, July 15-17, in Baltimore City's Mount Royal Avenue corridor. Among this year's highlights will be a performance by rapper Matisyahu on July 17, 6:30 p.m. Also on tap will be everything from opera to visual arts to ethnic food. Hours are Friday-Saturday, noon-9 p.m., and Sunday, noon-8 p.m. Admission is free. Go to

Musical benefit

Four local bands will participate in a musical benefit, A Family Affair — Lending Hands for Dan, Friday, July 15, 7 p.m., at the Recher Theatre, 512 York Road. Band include Crack the Sky, the Levee...