A North Carolina state trooper clocked Ravens cornerback Victor Hampton at 100 miles per hour as he drove his Camaro convertible through a 55 mph zone on Interstate 77 in Charlotte. Read More →
Being mayor comes with a few perks. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will add the old Razzle Dazzle to her beneifts next week. The Baltimore mayor will appear in the musical Chicago, as the production debuts at the Hippodrome Theater. Read More →
Inspired by post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin’s paradisaical images of indigenous life in the South Pacific, photographer and Johns Hopkins student Justin Falcone retraced Gauguin’s late-19th-century journey from Tahiti to Hawaii to document cultures threatened by catastrophic geographical changes. Read More →
Finally. All Songs Considered‘s Bob Boilen welcomed Baltimore’s own Dan Deacon, a table of gear, and a MIDI-fed player piano to into his NPR office for a “Tiny Desk Concert.”
The audio and video from the 23-minute performance was uploaded yesterday, along with some praise from Boilen: “Sometime years from now I may be asked: What was your favorite day at NPR? I am likely to say it’s the day Dan Deacon got the NPR staff worked up into a giant dance party!” Read More →
Visit the American Craft Council Show this year and get inspired. The show returns to Baltimore for its 39th year on February 20-22, 2015, at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Crafting has never been more engaging or more widely appreciated than now, and the show features the nation’s top talent. More than 650 contemporary craft artists will present their latest handmade jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor creations. The Retail Show runs for three days with a special $5 ticket price Friday evening after 5 p.m. (the show goes until 8 p.m. that night). As in years past, attendees will enjoy special programs on home design, jewelry, hands-on crafting, and more. Read More →
If you neglected to read Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “The Case for Reparations,” back when it was cover story for the Atlantic in June of last year, here’s your second opportunity. The Baltimore native and Woodlawn High grad’s provocative analysis of the forces that have hindered African Americans in accumulating wealth since the end of slavery just earned him a George Polk Award for commentary. Read More →
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