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Artscape

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  • Traffic: Collision at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Collision at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    A three-vehicle collision at Bore 1 of the southbound Fort McHenry Tunnel has closed the tunnel lane at 9:06 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The collision is among two incidents creating closures at the tunnel. Two...
  • Five must-see attractions at Artscape 2014

    Five must-see attractions at Artscape 2014
    This weekend, Artscape (you know, just "America's largest free art festival") will bring an abundance of color and quirkiness to Baltimore for the 33rd year. The annual festival will entertain over 350,000 attendees with a slate of free performances,...
  • Comfortable weather, late hours draw big crowds to Artscape

    Comfortable weather, late hours draw big crowds to Artscape
    People at Artscape stared at the group of dancers in a small pocket park. A man in a tucked-in checkered shirt twirled his fingers, a woman in a red bandana danced the hula and a boy in an Outkast T-shirt moved his hips. Yet there was no music in the...
  • Goldfish on bikes, unicorns with trumpets—it must be Artscape

    Goldfish on bikes, unicorns with trumpets—it must be Artscape
    A man bicycled up Charles Street, towing a platform on which balanced a goldfish in a bowl. Children tossed dice the size of coolers, skipped across an oversized hopscotch course and flung rings onto the necks of dinosaurs in an apocalyptic diorama....
  • New Pride rules dampen celebration for some

    New Pride rules dampen celebration for some
    Baltimore Pride kicked off Saturday at a new location and with new drinking rules leaving some longtime revelers like Damian Hatchett feeling a little nostalgic for the old days when he said the event was much livelier. The state's largest annual...
  • Vibrant works from Sondheim Prize finalists

    Vibrant works from Sondheim Prize finalists
    If you had to describe the 2014 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition at the Walters Art Museum in a single word, "visceral" would fit well. "It is about line, color, shape, texture and sound," says Robert Mintz, chief curator at...
  • Artscape music and attractions feature funk, dance and more

    Artscape music and attractions feature funk, dance and more
    Funk revivalists Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Latin rockers Ozomatli, the jazz-funk sextet Galactic and R&B singer Anthony Hamilton headline the roster of musicians scheduled to perform at this year's Artscape, event organizers announced Tuesday....
  • The Karzais will take over Chesapeake restaurant space

    The Karzais will take over Chesapeake restaurant space
    The Chesapeake, which was closed for business last week, will reopen under new management. The restaurant's owners have entered into a management contract with the Karzai family, whose restaurants in Baltimore include Tapas Teatro and The Helmand....
  • In city 'crack down,' drinking at Pride to be limited to fenced-in areas

    In city 'crack down,' drinking at Pride to be limited to fenced-in areas
    The consumption of alcohol at this year's Baltimore Pride festivities will be confined to two designated beer gardens within the larger event footprint, organizers said Thursday. "City officials are trying to crack down on alcohol consumption," said...
  • In shift from tradition, Pride events to be held in Artscape location

    In shift from tradition, Pride events to be held in Artscape location
    For years, Baltimore Pride tradition has held that the Saturday parade turns into a rowdy block party in the heart of Mount Vernon, while the Sunday festival in Druid Hill Park attracts families and kids. This year will be different, with the lines...
  • Bill aims to rein in city towing practices

    Bill aims to rein in city towing practices
    Baltimore City Councilman Robert W. Curran is tired of hearing about motorists whose cars were towed for reasons he finds ridiculous — for being parked outside the white lines in a supermarket lot, for instance, or at a fast food restaurant when the...