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.
Bharati S. Parekh, a Baltimore businesswoman, artist and professor, died Dec. 2 of complications from ovarian cancer at Sinai Hospital's Seasons Hospice. She was 70 and a resident of the Towers at Harbor Court.
Dave Ballou added to the exclusive species of solo trumpet recordings with his new album, "Solo Trumpet," released by elite jazz label Clean Feed last month. The affable trumpeter came to Baltimore in 2004, when he joined the jazz faculty at Towson University.
An influential downtown nonprofit is pushing to launch a new downtown shuttle and increased boat service to Harbor East and Harbor Point next year to alleviate mounting traffic problems in Southeast Baltimore.
Gaze north along the 500 block of Howard Street, and pause to absorb a beleaguered building you may have passed a hundred times without a second thought. Bruised and mottled by decades of weather, exhaust, and disuse—not to mention at least one fire—it may not be obvious that 508 N. Howard was for many years The Mayfair, a vibrant movie theater with vaudeville roots that seated nearly a thousand Baltimoreans.
On Wednesday, Yes and Toto run through their AOR prog-rock jams and MOR pop hits at Pier Six Pavilion. Denny Diamond & The Jewels pay tribute to Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond, and more at The Cabaret at Germano's.
There are images from decades-old drag shows and Baltimore Pride celebrations, but also early political fundraisers and small gatherings of friends -- often the only settings where lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Baltimoreans could truly be themselves.