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Great Blacks in Wax Museum Hosts Black History Month Panel

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016 4:29pm

Freedom_Summer_1catch of the day fish (2)Cultural institutions across the city are celebrating Black History Month in February. In the midst of its big expansion this week, the Great Blacks in Wax Museum is looking back at the Freedom Summer. Read More →

Culture, Featured

Baltimore Band’s Van Stolen–Then Recovered!–in Texas

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016 9:08am

Lower Dens' Escape From Evil, via Ribbonmusic.com

Lower Dens’ Escape From Evil, via Ribbonmusic.com

Yesterday, Baltimore musician Jana Hunter went out for a cup of midday coffee in San Antonio, where her band Lower Dens is on tour. When she returned less than an hour later, the band’s van was gone–along with all their gear. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Food & Drink

Baltimore Bar Scene Gets Praise from WaPo

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 08, 2016 2:01pm

beer in pint glassDespite last week’s warnings to the contrary, some Washington Post writers continue to find Baltimore worth visiting. The latest entry comes in the form of Fritz Hahn’s weekend ode to taking the MARC north and bar-hopping. Read More →

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New Arrivals At the BMA: Sunday Exhibit Opening Highlights “Gifts For A New Century”

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 05, 2016 12:00pm

There’s a powerful black bronze torso by Rene Magritte. A dark Grace Hartigan painting called Pallas Athena — Fire (1961), that is possibly a self-portrait. And several vivid Ellsworth Kelly panels on a wall that celebrates recently acquired work from the modern master. In an exhibit of more than 200 pieces — many on display for the first time — the BMA demonstrates new breadth and depth in nearly every area of its collections. The New Arrivals Exhibit will be on display from Sunday, February 7th (Saturday for BMA members) through Sunday, May 8th, 2016.

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Culture, Food & Drink, Lifeline

Dan Deacon, Thomas Dolby and More in Light City Line-Up

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 03, 2016 4:33pm

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Organizers of Light City, the illuminated festival scheduled for this spring, have released details, including the event’s concert line-up and notable conference speakers. From March 28 – April 3, Baltimore’s streets will light up with art, music, performances, and an innovation conference.

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Culture, Featured

Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner Kicks Off BWI Baggage Claim’s Winter Music Lineup

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 03, 2016 2:14pm

business-traveler-waits-luggagecatch of the day fish (2)Animal Collective provided the sounds of Baltimore-born bands through BWI on a busy travel day. In the coming weeks, a couple local musicians are taking the next step and playing the baggage claim. Read More →

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Edward Snowden, Other Famous Folks to Speak at Hopkins

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016 9:04am

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Every year, the Foreign Affairs Symposium at Johns Hopkins brings an exciting group of speakers to campus for a series of free lectures open to the public. This year, the group of invitees is particularly exciting — particularly since at least one of them can’t even step foot in the United States. Read More →

Culture

It’s Black History Month: Check Out Events at The Reginald F. Lewis Museum

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 01, 2016 4:22pm

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Black History Month at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum begins with a concert by the world-renowned Morgan State University Choir performing traditional African American spirituals and gospel selections. Entitled “Rejoicing in the Spirit,” the performance is Saturday, February 6 at 3:00 p.m. and is in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition Ruth Starr Rose (1887-1965): Revelations of African American Life in Maryland and the World.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

The Stoop Celebrates 10 Years of Telling Tales of the Human Experience

1 Written by: | Monday, Feb 01, 2016 12:30pm

Jessica Henkin and Laura Wexler, creators of The Stoop Storyteling Series. Photo via coolprogeny.com

Jessica Henkin and Laura Wexler, creators of The Stoop Storytelling Series. Photo via coolprogeny.com

“Everyone Has a Story.  What’s Yours?”

On Valentine’s Day, Baltimore will celebrate ten years of its very own storytelling series, The Stoop, so named for Charm City’s rich history of stoop sitting in its many neighborhoods.  Just as row house neighbors rest on their front steps and share stories, so it is with The Stoop.  Baltimoreans from across the city come together to tell tales simply for the pleasure of the shared experience.  Read More →

Culture, Real Estate & Home

New York Music Club Owners Planning Baltimore Location Near Stadiums

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 29, 2016 3:03pm

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Downtown Baltimore is getting a new music club. Owners of Long Island music venue The Paramount announced plans to open a Baltimore location. Read More →

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