Baltimore City Paper

Arts and Entertainment

Best Rock Act

1) Future Islands
2) Wye Oak

Best Hip-Hop Act

1) AK Slaughter
2) TT the Artist


Best Place to Hear Rock

1) Ottobar
2) Rams Head Live

Best Place to Hear Hip-Hop

1) Baltimore Soundstage
2) The Crown


Best Underground Music Venue

1) The Crown
2) Ottobar

Best All-Ages Music Venue

1) Ottobar
2) Pier Six Pavilion

Best Local Music Festival

1) The Shindig
2) Fields Festival

Best Radio Station for Music

1) 89.7 WTMD
2) 98 Rock

Best Movie Theater

1) The Charles Theater
2) The Senator

Best Film Festival/Series

1) Maryland Film Festival
2) Charles Theater's Revival Series

Best Local Theater Company

1) Single Carrot Theatre
2) Baltimore Rock Opera Society

Best Comedy Club

1) Magooby's
2) Baltimore Comedy Factory


Best Dance Company

1) Effervescent Collective
2) The Collective

Best Drag Performer

1) Klitorika Browne
2) Ellen Degenerate

Best Multi-use Arts Space

1) The Windup Space
2) Metro Gallery

Best Place to See Art

1) American Visionary Art Museum
2) Baltimore Museum of Art

Best Visual Artist

1) Matt Muirhead
2) Kelly Walker

Best Local Cartoonist/Illustrator

1) Alex Fine
2) John DeCampos


Best Local Author

1) Laura Lippman
2) Dave K.