Culture, Featured

Baltimore is the First Stop on a Big Paul Simon Exhibit’s Tour

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015 11:53am

via Rock n' Roll of Fame

via Rock n’ Roll of Fame

An in-depth look at Rhymin’ Simon is coming to Baltimore. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is making Baltimore the first stop for a touring exhibit that pays tribute to the great musician before he bookends his career. Read More →


Pigtown Festival is Back with Racing Swine, New Kids’ Area

0 Written by: | Monday, Oct 05, 2015 2:17pm

SQUEAKness (via Pigtown Main Street)

SQUEAKness (via Pigtown Main Street)

catch of the day fish (2)The sun fought off Joaquin’s clouds, and Baltimore is ready for fall shenanigans to resume. With the wet weather and cancellations of the past several days, we’re already looking at what the Baltimore festival calendar has in store for Columbus Day weekend. Read More →

Culture, Giving, Shop Local

Art of Giving Fashion Show to Benefit BSA, Kennedy Krieger, October 8

0 Written by: | Monday, Oct 05, 2015 12:59pm


Fashion, art and philanthropy unite on October 8 at the Art of Giving Fashion Show at the Renaissance Gallery in Cross Keys.  Hosted by Renaissance and Ruth Shaw, the event benefits the Baltimore School for the Arts and Kennedy Krieger Institute.  It will  also showcase former Kennedy Krieger patients and members of the BSA’s Twigs, a free after-school arts program for city children. Read More →

Culture, Lifeline, Sponsored Post

Are you going to be part of the Shabbat Project in 2015?

0 Written by: | Monday, Oct 05, 2015 12:30pm


The Baltimore Shabbat Project

The Baltimore Shabbat Project (BSP) is a unique, grassroots Jewish identity movement that is partnering with the international Shabbos Project. First launched in South Africa in 2013, this global initiative spanned more than 465 cities last year, bringing together Jews from all backgrounds and traditions to celebrate ONE Shabbat as ONE people with ONE heart.

Sign up now!

Culture, Real Estate & Home, Sponsored Post

Hire Local Artists to Customize Your Home

0 Written by: | Saturday, Oct 03, 2015 3:00pm


You’ve probably never heard of Kyle Drummond. He’s a charming self-proclaimed introvert who lives with his family in Ellicott City and is a full time software engineer. Read More →

Culture, Giving

Used Book Sale at Maryland Historical Society This Weekend

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 4:21pm

Back by popular demand! The Maryland Historical Society hosts its popular Used Book Sale with Free Museum admission all weekend from Friday, October 2 to Sunday, October 4

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Culture, Giving

Art For Land’s Sake: Valleys Planning Council Holds Art Sale This Weekend

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 12:15pm

This weekend marks the Sixth Art for Land’s Sake, a biannual art show and sale held to benefit the Valley’s Planning Council, a 50 year old preservation organization. More than 300 works of art will be for sale during the two-day event.

Art for Land’s Sake is held at different venues every other year and this year’s show and sale is at the Party Barn at Caves Farm, a 600-acre equestrian farm which has been preserved with the help of the Valleys Planning Council.

caves farm

This year’s Art for Land’s Sake is featuring Art for the New Collector. These selected pieces come with a lower price point so cost is not a barrier to acquisition. Many of the artists will be at the show throughout the weekend and are happy to answer questions about their subjects and techniques. Read More →


Free Fall Baltimore Returns with 200+ Events

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 5:14pm

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catch of the day fish (2)Beginning Oct. 1, there will be hundreds of free events to go to in Baltimore. The monthlong Free Fall Baltimore program is back, opening up spaces across the city for exploration.  Read More →

Baltimore Fishbowl Weekend, Culture, Shop Local

Just in Time for Halloween! Center Stage to Sell Costumes and More at Fall Festival

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 11:29am



Center Stage will host three events the weekend of Oct. 2-4: its annual family-friendly open house, Backstage @ Center Stage; a costume, props and furniture tag sale; and its fall Play Lab workshop series. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Money & Power

Ta-Nehisi Coates Gets a MacArthur “Genius” Grant

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 10:34am

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates

It’s official. Baltimore-born author Ta-Nehisi Coates is a genius. That is to say, Coates was named among 24 recipients of the 2015 MacArthur Fellowships, also known as “genius grants.” Read More →

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