| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:00 AM
The American Visionary Art Museum is taking a characteristically fresh and different look at the state of our increasingly crowded planet on Sunday, with a free, day-long Eco Conference featuring presentations from indigenous artists and a variety of...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Forget cheap televisions, laptops and clothes.
On Saturday, shoppers at the annual Bazaart holiday market at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore snatched up handmade bird houses, hand-printed shirts and handblown glass jewelry.
| Nov 28, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Our list of everything going on the week of 11/28-12/4
Basketball Wives LA: Reunion, Part 2 (special; 8 p.m.; VH1)
Top 40 (special; 8 p.m.; BBC America)
Bored to Death (season finale; 9 p.m.; HBO)
The Closer (mid-season premiere; 9 p....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Appletini. Few words make bartender Doug Atwell shudder as much as that one.
Atwell is part-owner and head mixologist at Rye, a new bar in Fells Point that specializes in craft cocktails, the bar equivalent of gourmet meals. These drinks are made with...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Circus performers in all their gaudy glory. A timeline linking the actors who have played James Bond to the U.S. presidents at the time the movies came out. Rosemary's baby.
The Make Studio on North Avenue, celebrating its second anniversary with a...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at Sunrise Senior Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:08 PM
There was a Lorax made of chocolate and sushi made of Peeps marshmallow candy, but the star of the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibit at Towson High on Feb. 21 was the Cat in the Hat portrait composed of M&Ms.
Jeremy McCordwon Best in Show for his "Cat in...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 3:34 AM
Here are a few reminders for ways to gorge yourself on cultural experiences without blowing your entertainment budget.
Sat., Sept. 24 is the Smithsonian's Museum Day, with free admission at institutions all across the country. Go to the Museum Day...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 12:43 PM
When Scott Weaver's alcoholic father walked away from his family to live on the streets, the then-9-year-old boy found solace in working on an assignment for his fourth-grade class to a create a sculpture from toothpicks.
Forty-two years later, Weaver is...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Mr. Rain's Fun House, the restaurant in the American Visionary Art Museum, is sprucing up for fall. It's pretty spruce already, though.
Starting Oct. 6, chef Bill Buszinksi is rolling out an opening-weekend chef's tasting menu inspired by the harvest...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:05 AM
Did you hear the one about the hamburger that went to college?
Bobby's Burger Palace opens Thursday in College Park, the seventh in a small but quickly expanding group of restaurants launched in July 2008 by the chef, restaurateur and television...