When talking to local distillers about why they want rye whiskey to reclaim its place in the spirits industry, they talk about Maryland'ss rich history with the product. Now, an exhibition aims to highlight that history through the state's archives.
In April, Washington's 9:30 Club -- one of the most celebrated music venues in the country -- will bring its take on a modern music variety show to public television for "Live at 9:30," the venue announced in a release.
Under the leadership of director Eric Conway, the Morgan State University Choir has reached many milestones, from performing at Carnegie Hall to singing "Happy Birthday" to Nelson Mandela in South Africa.
Baltimore rapper Tate Kobang has catapulted into the national hip-hop discussion, thanks mainly to the hit single "Bank Rolls (Remix)," an irresistible nod to the city's past that sounds little like rap radio today.
In February, Full Tilt Brewing will commemorate its pet mascot when the Baltimore brewery launches its new Hops the Cat India Pale Ale. To celebrate, Full Tilt will host its first organized bar crawl on Feb. 20 in Fells Point.
Baltimore-area fans looking to celebrate, mourn or imitate the life and music of David Bowie will have their chances as more tribute events for the artist ¿ who died Sunday from cancer, an illness few knew the 69-year-old had ¿ have been announced.
We, like many binge-watchers, are counting the days until "House of Cards" returns to Netflix. (Update: Only 64 to go!) In the mean time, we'll stay busy by keeping in-real-life tabs on the man behind Frank Underwood, Kevin Spacey. Like his character, he seems to pop up in unexpected ways.
Next month, Baltimore musician Dan Deacon will headline a "Sweet 16" anniversary concert for National Public Radio's music podcast "All Songs Considered" at Washington's 9:30 Club, the station announced in a press release on Friday.
This concert, which celebrates its 30th anniversary with two performances Saturday at Goucher College, has never needed a fancy light show to get fans in the spirit. It's the seasonal music ¿ performed by Helicon members Chris Norman, Robin Bullock and Kolodner ¿ that attracts fans year after year, Kolodner said.
International stars like Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift and the Weeknd led the pack Monday morning, when the Grammy Awards announced its nominees for the 58th ceremony (taking place Feb. 15 in Los Angeles). But a couple of artists originally from Maryland were recognized as well.