Funk revivalists Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Latin rockers Ozomatli, the jazz-funk sextet Galactic and R&B singer Anthony Hamilton headline the roster of musicians scheduled to perform at this year's Artscape, event organizers announced this morning.
For years, Baltimore Pride tradition has held that the Saturday parade turns into a rowdy block party in the heart of Mount Vernon, while the Sunday festival in Druid Hill Park attracts families and kids. This year will be different.
Baltimore City Councilman Robert W. Curran is sponsoring legislation to spell out a narrow list of conditions for which a vehicle can be towed from private property. And he would cut the allowed towing fee by nearly half.
No one's sure how many weekend riders the MARC train will carry to and from Baltimore on its new expanded Saturday and Sunday service, but Charm City marketing experts and transportation officials expect to collect on the state's $46 million venture in more places than just the fare box.
Anonymous artist erected a metal statue of a person in the middle of the traffic circle at 32nd Street and Guilford Avenue. Residents think it's nice and have been putting winter clothing on it, but city transportation officials say it is not approved and must come down — and that DOT will do it unless th artist or community does it first. Nov. 22 apparently is D-Day.
Sculptor and craftsman David Knopp of Towson, who creates unique furniture out of plywood, currently has an exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum. In 1012, he won the Mary Sawyer Baker Artist Award and one of his desks was even used in the television series "Veep" during filming in Maryland.