| Sep 23, 2011
'Once On This Island'
Red Branch Theatre Company presents this Caribbean adaptation of "The Little Mermaid," Oct. 14-29 at the Drama Learning Center, 9130-I Red Branch Road in Columbia. Shows are at 8 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 27-29 and 3 p.m. Oct. 16...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 7:59 PM
The definition of art has become so elastic since the early 20th century as to allow for alternatives within the traditional genres of painting, literature and sculpture, expressions which reflect contemporary environment and culture. The current...
| Aug 4, 2011
The intersection of art and commerce has always been a dangerous spot. It gets extra slippery at a cheeky exhibit at Current Space, the ever-funky gallery that has staked out an oasis on an otherwise development-shy block of Howard Street.
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Committed. Passionate. Talented. Three words that accurately describe one of our honored men of Harford this year, local painter, Ken Karlic. We chose Ken because he transformed a life-long passion for watercolor painting into a medium that has captured...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:37 AM
A fifth anniversary might not be the grandest of milestones, but it's nothing to laugh at — except in this case.
This weekend, the Baltimore Improv Festival marks its first five years with four days of activities at the Creative Alliance.
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:58 AM
The fourth annual juried show at the Artists' Gallery in Columbia, "Local Color," includes artists who aren't shy about using color for expressive purposes. In most cases, their dedication to realistic depictions is tempered by their individual...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:59 AM
State Sen. James Brochin suggested Wednesday that a surcharge could be used to help the Housing Authority of Baltimore City pay nearly $12 million in court-ordered judgments that it owes former public housing tenants who suffered lead-paint poisoning...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 9:40 PM
It's been called the largest and most important art and antiques exhibition of the summer. I can't confirm that, but I can tell you that the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show is huge, beautifully designed and features the widest range of high-quality vintage...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:12 PM
The December deluge destroyed or damaged art and valuable documents in homes and studios in Laguna.
In 1993, fire was the culprit.
In 2005, a landslide.
At least some, if not all, of the destruction could have been avoided, according to Scott...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Lead poisoning. Two words that strike fear in any caring parent, and two words you don't expect to hear associated with homes built in the past several decades.
Largely successful projects to eliminate lead paint chips from old homes were high profile to...
| Sep 4, 2011
In my family, we've never recognized a distinction between happiness and the handling of books.
Books in libraries, books in shops. Books that take you places, and books you can steal from — like Norman Maclean's memoir, "A River Runs Through It,"...