| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Five community art projects, including a sculptural weather station featuring a giant pig, a children's garden full of upward-growing, kinetic "sculptures" and Baltimore's tallest mural, will begin transforming some of Baltimore's underused public...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:18 AM
I returned to my old community of West Baltimore, under the shadow of Bon Secours Hospital near the intersection of West Fayette and North Payson streets, to visit a native I had not seen for three decades. David Brown, who lived across the alley from...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:03 PM
A listless west-side block of downtown Baltimore will undergo an energetic makeover if an idea generated by DIY-style theater troupes and local developer Winstead "Ted" Rouse comes to fruition.
Their plan, submitted earlier this year when the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The leaders of Baltimore's fashion scene are collaborating to stage three days of fashion marketplace events in the city this summer.
The third annual Fashion Block at Artscape and the Fashion and Art Block in the Inner Harbor will bring fashion...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:12 PM
When Will Boyd arrived Wednesday at the People's Community Health Center's Brooklyn Park clinic, he was furious to learn that the center will close at the end of the month. The 63-year-old has two broken teeth needing repair and said he was told he...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:38 AM
This weekend, Artscape will bring an abundance of color and quirkiness to Baltimore for the 33rd year. Here are new must-see attractions.
Aerial Arts Arena
Up in the air (just a little aerial arts humor) about checking out this lineup of acrobats,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:52 PM
After spending a few hours inside the former Centre Theatre on North Avenue, I had no trouble envisioning its dazzling future. What had been a partially roofless, water-saturated spongy mess of wet plaster is now thoroughly cleaned, a shell full of...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:13 AM
This weekend, Artscape (you know, just "America's largest free art festival") will bring an abundance of color and quirkiness to Baltimore for the 33rd year. The annual festival will entertain over 350,000 attendees with a slate of free performances,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 3:38 PM
People at Artscape stared at the group of dancers in a small pocket park. A man in a tucked-in checkered shirt twirled his fingers, a woman in a red bandana danced the hula and a boy in an Outkast T-shirt moved his hips.
Yet there was no music in the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Developers are set to receive tax credits designed to spur the construction of new apartments and homes in Baltimore under legislation the City Council approved Monday.
The tax credits, which received no opposition from the council, are part of a plan by...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Officials with the financially troubled People's Community Health Centers say they are trying to keep their doors open — even as other clinics are preparing to absorb their patients.
At a small midday rally Monday in Brooklyn Park, Dr. Carlos...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:40 PM
When Baltimore's government, colleges, businesses, non-profits, arts institutions and citizens work together, the city's future comes into more distinct focus. It is a future where creativity and innovation are competitive advantages, where our culture...