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  • 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...
  • Liquor board issues fines to Canton's Portside, the Chesapeake and Phillips Seafood

    Liquor board issues fines to Canton's Portside, the Chesapeake and Phillips Seafood
    Thursday's docket for the board of liquor license commissioners for Baltimore City was mostly concerned with infractions of the liquor board code. Among the establishments penalized by the board, all for first-time offenses, were Canton's Portside...
  • MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year

    MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year
    As President Fred Lazarus IV expanded the Maryland Institute College of Art over the past 35 years and helped turn it into one of the nation's leading arts colleges, supporters say, he has also focused on Baltimore — to the betterment of his college...
  • The sage of Mt. Royal Avenue

    The sage of Mt. Royal Avenue
    To understand what Fred Lazarus accomplished during his 35 years as president of the Maryland Institute College of Art, one need only look at the gleaming concrete-and-glass structure housing the school's Brown Center for new media. The rakishly angled...
  • Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill

    Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill
    Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street. And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
  • Local artists to sell their wares at Sugarloaf

    Local artists to sell their wares at Sugarloaf
    Ceramic artist Brian Beckenheimer admits that after owning As the Wheel Turns, a store in Harborplace for 27 years, and doing art shows for 34 years, "I was totally burned out." He sold his house in Owings Mills last year and took the year off, moving...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
  • Artscape 2013 headliners include Bridget Kelly, Kem and more

    Artscape 2013 headliners include Bridget Kelly, Kem and more
    Detroit-based R&B singer Kem, Southern blues trio North Mississippi Allstars and the Wailers, former bandmates of Bob Marley, will headline Artscape 2013 on July 19-21, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts...
  • Edward Weiss

    Edward Weiss
    Edward Henry Weiss, a retired marketing executive who put the name Wacky Noodle on a children's flotation device used in swimming pools, died of a stroke Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 74. Born in Brooklyn,...
  • Julia Marciari-Alexander draws out a new vision for the Walters

    Julia Marciari-Alexander draws out a new vision for the Walters
    On her first official day of work, Julia Marciari-Alexander heads down to the basement of the Walters Art Museum to say hello to a room full of squirmy 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds attending summer camp. A girl with curly, brown hair looks up from the strand...
  • Edward Supplee Terry Jr., 77, stalwart member of Arena Players

    Edward Supplee Terry Jr., 77, stalwart member of Arena Players
    Edward Supplee Terry Jr., former head science librarian for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a decades-long stalwart of Baltimore's Arena Players, died July 1 of leukemia. He was 77. Mr. Terry, a resident of Baltimore, taught tap...