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  • Baltimore man goes from museum waiter to museum artist

    Baltimore man goes from museum waiter to museum artist
    Five years ago, Shawn Theron was waiting tables and managing the bar of the Joy America Cafe inside the American Visionary Art Museum. Today, his work is hanging on the gallery walls. He says it's all because his beloved grandmother — who raised...
  • Like/dislike: Loring Cornish

    Like/dislike: Loring Cornish
    With a few shards of glass, tile and other discarded bits, Loring Cornish can re-create his world into a shimmering mosaic wonderland.  After growing up in Reservoir Hill and studying at Morgan State University, he has established himself as an artist,...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    No reason to stay indoors. Here's a look on what's going on this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Anonymous In Time Puss in Boots The Rum Diary Take Shelter NOTABLE TV MONDAY Hoarders (mid-season premiere; 9 p.m.; A&E) Possessing Piper...
  • Printer demonstrates craft as part of nine-month road trip

    Printer demonstrates craft as part of nine-month road trip
    Kyle Durrie had established a decent living, handcrafting and printing wedding invitations, but truth be told, she was at the end of her creative rope. As in the cowboy songs she loves, the open road called to the resident of Portland, Ore. The life of a...
  • Restaurant review: Step right up and see the underappreciated restaurant

    Restaurant review: Step right up and see the underappreciated restaurant
    If it took me too long to get to Mr. Rain's Fun House, I'm in good company. Approaching its second anniversary, the delightful restaurant has yet to penetrate the city's culinary mind. For one thing, I don't think that wacky name has been doing it any...
  • Dining review: Mr. Rain's Fun House at the American Visionary Art Museum

    Dining review: Mr. Rain's Fun House at the American Visionary Art Museum
    Mr. Rain's Fun House, the top-floor restaurant at the American Visionary Art Museum is the answer to the question, What is Baltimore's most shamefully overlooked restaurant. The review goes into a few of the reasons why this is so -- the name isn't doing...
  • Nov. 23: OMG! Gifts!

    Gift guide 2011: 10 gifts with Baltimore flavor -------------------- Sloop Betty Vodka $31.99 Area liquor stores; see sloopbetty.com/location.html Can't have a holiday without a little holiday cheer. So stand out from the crowd by giving Sloop...
  • 'All Things Round': AVAM covers fertile ground

    Going around the exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum is a thematically circular exercise. That's because this show is true to its title: "All Things Round: Galaxies, Eyeballs and Karma." As in most of its previous, long-running, museum-filling...
  • CMW student's anglerfish sculpture wins award in Rethink Recycling'

    CMW student's anglerfish sculpture wins award in Rethink Recycling'
    Margaret McGill, a C. Milton Wright High School student, created an anglerfish sculpture using compact discs, nails and light bulbs. It was her entry in Friday's 10th annual "Rethink Recycling" Sculpture Contest, hosted by Maryland Department of the...
  • Will we be who we say we are?

    Will we be who we say we are?
    I devoted most of my columns over the last several weeks to the holidays, the memories they invoke and the way they bring people together. But as the year draws to a close, even I am surprised to see that none of the scenes I drew took place in church...
  • Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings

    Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings
    In the 17 years since Katie Cleary and Sharon Dongarra locked eyes in the kitchen of an Arby's restaurant, they have shared a first, tentative kiss, traded letters across continents, set up a home, exchanged vows before family and friends, signed a host...