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Artscape

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Baltimore fashion heats up this summer

    Baltimore fashion heats up this summer
    The leaders of Baltimore's fashion scene are collaborating to stage three days of fashion marketplace events in the city this summer.  The third annual Fashion Block at Artscape and the Fashion and Art Block in the Inner Harbor will bring fashion...
  • GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes

    GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes
    Organizers of Baltimore Pride, which occurred last month in a new location for the first time in years, will host a town hall meeting to hear feedback on the changes from members of the public. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 23 in the Mason Lord...
  • Handy, the art car that loved reaching out to its fans, dies

    Handy, the art car that loved reaching out to its fans, dies
    R.I.P. Handy. It's given name was The Epicentral Shrine to the Helping Hand Vehicular, but one look at Conrad Bladey's beloved art car made it immediately clear why everyone knew it as Handy. A 1990 Pontiac Grand Am, Handy was covered front-to-back,...
  • In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland

    In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland
    Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland. A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
  • Not Oscar, or Tony, but 'Fred' will recognize Baltimore student artists

    Not Oscar, or Tony, but 'Fred' will recognize Baltimore student artists
    It may not have the cachet of an Oscar or a Tony, but "The Fred" may soon become a coveted prize among high school artists in Baltimore. The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts has announced the inaugural Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize, named for...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants

    Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants
    Nine Baltimore arts groups, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Artscape, have received a total of nearly $2.53 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grants, announced Wednesday, included...
  • 7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize

    7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize
    Seven artists, whose works span experimental musical instruments and genealogy-inspired sculpture, are the finalists in the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The prize, which provides the winner with a $25,000 fellowship award that will...
  • Baltimore sisters organizing 'pantless' protest for Artscape

    Baltimore sisters organizing 'pantless' protest for Artscape
    Nearly 400 activists are planning to stage a protest at Artscape this year and they'll be leaving their pants at home. The members of the group "No Pants, No Problem," will be strolling through the arts festival sans pants to show support for victims of...