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  • Friday traffic: No highway delays; Artscape road closures

    Friday traffic: No highway delays; Artscape road closures
    At 9 a.m. Friday, highways around Baltimore were mostly running smoothly as rush hour wrapped up. The State Highway Administration reported no incidents or lane closures in the region. Meanwhile, motorists in Baltimore should be aware of a series of road...
  • Artscape's '10,000 brushes' project makes artists of everyone

    Artscape's '10,000 brushes' project makes artists of everyone
    About a half-dozen people at a time pitched in Saturday to help Baltimore artist Wilson Kemp complete a mural during Artscape. They crouched near the bottom of the canvas, perched on a step stool or squeezed in somewhere in the middle, ignoring the heat...
  • At Artscape, every day is a Fry-day

    At Artscape, every day is a Fry-day
    I am in full agreement with John Davis Held's letter about Artscape and the hot weather ("Artscape in July is too darn hot," July 18). My wife and I always looked forward to attending but could only do so if the weather cooperated. It would be wonderful...
  • Ninety-five degrees of separation

    Ninety-five degrees of separation
    At last! Letter writer John Davis Held had the presence of mind to comment on the awful scheduling of Artscape ("Artscape in July is too darn hot," July 18). Why didn't all of us speak up ages ago? Heat stroke I guess. I was advised by my medical team...
  • Gold Cup quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium will be sold out, source says

    Gold Cup quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium will be sold out, source says
    The quarterfinal matchups of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday will be sold out, a source said Friday. A late surge among fans of the United States and El Salvador teams pushed sales from 15,000 last Sunday to an expected crowd of...
  • Thanks to the people behind Artscape's art cars

    Thanks to the people behind Artscape's art cars
    While I enjoyed Tim Smith's article about the Art Car Show, I was sorry not to see the names of some of the hard-working people who made it possible this year ("After two decades on the road, art cars still rev up the imagination at Artscape," July 19)....
  • On race, moving from fear to friendliness

    On race, moving from fear to friendliness
    President Barack Obama's unusually personal and frank recollection this past week of being greeted by the click of car door locks while crossing the street set off a "click" of recognition among blacks and whites alike. I know my own hand made that...
  • 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...
  • City threatens to take down statue in traffic circle

    City threatens to take down statue in traffic circle
    Residents in the Charles Village area  really like their quirky new neighbor, Charlie, who seems to live in the middle of a traffic circle. For many residents, Charlie is the only thing they do like about the controversial traffic circle at 32nd...
  • MARC train weekend service begins

    MARC train weekend service begins
    Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains. The two planned to grab...
  • Artscape visual arts coordinator Jim Lucio resigns

    Artscape visual arts coordinator Jim Lucio resigns
    Jim Lucio, who succeeded Gary Kachadourian as visual arts coordinator for Artscape in 2009, has resigned. An imaginative artist, Lucio won praise for spicing things up at Artscape, the annual summer event in Baltimore billed as the country's largest...