A lot has been going on in Station North in recent months–even if the WaPo still doesn’t get it. And if you needed any further confirmation that the burgeoning neighborhood is definitely gentrifying, now you’ve got it: Developers are planning Station North’s first apartment/retail complex, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. Read More →
In a changing world, everyone designs. Each individual person and each collective subject – from enterprises to institutions, from communities to cities and regions – must define and enhance a life project. In this framework, Ezio Manzini’s new book distinguishes between “diffuse design” (performed by everybody) and “expert design” (performed by those who have been trained as designers) and maps what the latter can do to trigger and support meaningful social changes. Read More →
We’ve watched with excitement as non-profit developer Jubilee Baltimore has renovated The Centre, a theater in Station North that was active from 1939 to 1959. Read More →
Baltimore is practically overflowing with really interesting theater lately. We’ve got everything from the classics staged by Center Stage to musicals done by Spotlighters. We’ve got international artists presenting experimental work at Theatre Project, and thoughtful contemporary drama at Everyman. But how many plays has this city hosted that are performed for only one person at a time? That’s right, we’re talking an audience of one. Leave it to the perennially daring Cricket Arrison to devise (and pull off) such a feat. And leave it to the Baltimore Annex Theater to present such unusual work.
North Ave just regained a tiny bit of its old charm, as the Centre Theatre facade finally got some letters back up there. The renovation is being done by non-profit Jubilee Baltimore with support from MICA. (It’s right across the street from the Parkway Theatre, which is being redeveloped by MICA, Johns Hopkins, and the Maryland Film Festival). Read More →
Chanel your inner Van Gogh and join the friends and families at BDS for an evening of fun, as we try our hand at painting. Sip cider and partake in light fare while a professional artist helps you create a winter still-life. Create a gift, or a master piece to add to your own decor, but be prepared to laugh and have a good time while helping to raise activity funds for our students. Bring your friends (neighbors, family, and anyone up for a good time). Click here and scroll down to purchase your tix today! Limited space available.
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