Three years after Everyman Theatre moved to its current home at 315 W. Fayette Street, the organization wants to expand by buying and renovating a city-owned building nearby.
Feel that warm weather? It’s nice enough to sit outside, even after the sun goes down. Yet another reason to dig out the blanket comes today from Federal Hill. Read More →
A trio of Baltimore institutions want the performing arts to be a viable path for students who showed they were meant for the stage. Read More →
An occasional series introducing new books from Baltimoreans
I really don’t know of any writer, living or dead, who fashions a funnier sentence than Jim Magruder, and I mean that in all seriousness. For many readers, the almost vertiginous hilarity of Magruder’s prose will be a source of unbridled pleasure while for aspiring literary comedians such as myself, that enjoyment must be mixed with venomous jealousy. Read More →
By post time Pimlico Race Course had been downgraded to “sloppy.” It was a day of steady rain. Coming off the infield, the boots of the party kids were covered in mud. Hat feathers drooped. Women’s lace gloves — the revival of an 80s-esque Madonna trend? I hope so! — were spangled with raindrops.
Officials reported record attendance at the Preakness on Saturday. That’s a shock given the rainy conditions, but the Preakness attracts die-hard fans. Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these revellers from their appointed rounds. My husband and I were lucky enough to go for the first time, thanks to an invitation from The Stronach Group. A former Ralph Lauren creative director from Beverly Hills, California designed the space inside the tent. It was jaw-dropping.
There were a handful of kids on former jockey Charlie Fenwick’s great pre -Preakness tour of Pimlico this morning. I stood on the apron next to a lady named Janice who knows things because she follows Claire Novak of Blood Horse on Twitter and has a farm of quarter horses herself. I really like Janice. “Follow the drone,” she told me, “it’s following Nyquist,” and she was right.
One Baltimore couple is getting “his and hers” honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University today.
Filmmaker Spike Lee may be doing the heavy lifting when he gives the keynote speech and receives an honorary degree at Hopkins 140th commencement ceremony, but seven others will receive honorary degrees as well, including longtime Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Ellen Heller and her husband, attorney Shale Stiller from Roland Park who have made contributions in the fields of law and philanthropy.
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