Culture, Featured

Artscape ’17 Musical Performers: ‘Queen of Percussion’ Sheila E., Gogol Bordello, Robert Randolph & The Family Band

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 07, 2017 2:52pm

Gogol Bordello in Madrid. Photo by Carlos Delgado, via Wikimedia Commons.

Baltimore’s ambitiously huge, free arts festival returns next month with an eclectic array of performers in the musical lineup, including a renowned family soul band, a legendary Latin percussionist and a wild and well-loved gypsy punk group.

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Bolton Hill, Featured, Schools

MICA Store Moving to a Larger Location with Exhibition and Event Spaces

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 06, 2017 1:59pm

The new space at 1501 W. Mt Royal Avenue. Photo via MICA.

The Maryland College Institute of Art is getting a new campus store that intends to be much more than a shopping destination for books and supplies.

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Culture, Featured, Schools

MICA’s Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Coming to Open Works Starting June 1

0 Written by: | Friday, May 19, 2017 3:19pm

A mobile shelter designed by Dylan Banghart, a new Open Works entrepreneur-in-residence. Photo via MICA.

A new formal partnership between MICA and the Baltimore Arts Realty Corporation (BARCO) is beginning to materialize. Next month, six of the school’s graduates and students will get their own reserved spaces at maker space Open Works to bring their creative, entrepreneurial plans to fruition.

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Schools, Station North

Baltimore Design School Junior Brian High Wins the 4th Annual Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize

0 Written by: | Monday, May 15, 2017 2:22pm

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is proud to announce the winner of the fourth annual Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize (The Fred). The winner is Brian High, a student at the Baltimore Design School. Read More →

Culture, Station North

Maryland Film Festival Opens Today with New Film Center and Enormous Local Talent

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 03, 2017 3:00pm

The newly renovated Parkway Theater officially opens today.

The 19th annual Maryland Film Festival opens Wednesday, May 3, with the opening night shorts program and gala, followed by four full days of excellent independent film.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

In Formstone Portraits, MICA Grad Student Captures Faces of Gentrification in East Baltimore

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 24, 2017 9:53am

Portraits from “Facing Change,” by MICA graduate student Ben Hamburger.

For longtime dwellers of the neighborhoods around Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Dunbar-Broadway, the differences between their streets today and a decade ago are night-and-day. Amid razing of building and rapid redevelopment by Hopkins in East Baltimore, the structures they once occupied have been torn down and replaced, leaving behind piles of formstone debris.

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Featured, Money & Power

MICA, Nonprofit Developer BARCO Formalize Alliance Through Incubator and Maker Spaces

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 11:58am

Photo via Open Works

A new deal struck between nonprofit developer Baltimore Arts Realty Corporation and the Maryland Institute College of Art will formalize a relationship between the two entities, with direct benefits for MICA students and alumni and Baltimore’s emerging creatives.

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Culture

Ballerina Misty Copeland to Discuss Her New Health and Fitness Book at MICA

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 2:40pm

Misty Copeland in 2014, photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Misty Copeland is coming back to Baltimore.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

In ‘Married to Art,’ a Reflection on a Baltimore Artist’s Relationship with Her Craft

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 11:01am

From Espi Frazier’s “Church Lady” series.

For career artist Espi Frazier, making art is more than a profession; it’s a long-term relationship.

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Culture

Website Ranks MICA the Best Fine Arts College in the Country

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 10, 2017 2:30pm

MICA, 10th most hipster campus in US

A site that produces top 10 lists about colleges, travel destinations and other subjects has determined that the Maryland Institute College of Art is the number one fine arts college in the United States.

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