That the Jewish Museum of Maryland, located in a predominantly black area of Baltimore, would host a Paul Simon exhibit makes sense. As one of many Jewish-American artists deeply immersed in African-American art, sometimes problematically eclipsing their influences, it is an ideal location to explore his tangled iconography, even if the exhibit itself, "Paul Simon: Words + Music" curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and on view through Jan. 16, is reminiscent of a themed bedroom at the
This week 49 years ago, Janis Joplin performed her first live concert, the Supreme Court issued its Miranda decision dictating that a suspect must be informed of his/her rights, Elvis Presley's "Paradise, Hawaiian Style" was No. 1 at the box office and the following songs were the most popular in the U.S., according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
Catonsville, known unofficially as Music City, will live up to its name this weekend. Both the annual Frederick Road Fridays series and Lurman Woodland Theater's summer concert series will fill the weekend with music.
This week 46 years ago, Cate Blanchett was born, the Baltimore Colts moved to the AFC in the NFL, rom-com "If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium" topped the box office, and the following songs were the most popular in the U.S., according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
If you love movies, you'll feel like a kid set loose in a candy store when the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival screens 40 feature films and 50 short films May 3-6 on all five screens at the Charles Theatre and also on the single screen at the Maryland Institute College of Art's Brown Center.