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  • Five city projects receive historic tax credits

    Five city projects receive historic tax credits
    A century-old Station North movie theater, an East Baltimore church, a former cotton mill and two downtown office towers are among the renovation projects selected for financing next year under Maryland's historic preservation tax credit program. At a...
  • Like/Dislike with Baltimore's DJ James Nasty

    Like/Dislike with Baltimore's DJ James Nasty
    DJ James Nasty, 32, has been producing and recording music since 2003. The Prince George's County native, who now resides in Mount Vernon, has had the opportunity to play music all over the country, and has heard his songs played on Baltimore radio...
  • Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget

    Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget
    Tax credits for the film and cybersecurity industries could expand as part of the legislative session that starts Wednesday. Gov. Martin O'Malley is interested in adding money to the programs, said aides, who declined to provide details. The governor...
  • Video Americain to close next year

    Video Americain to close next year
    And then there were none. Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last, and certainly best, video rental store, is on its way out. Barring some final-reel reprieve, the filled-to-the-rafters store in Roland Park — where film buffs could find...
  • Matt Porterfield's new film gets Baltimore release date

    Matt Porterfield's new film gets Baltimore release date
    Matt Porterfield's new film, "I Used To Be Darker," has been a festival favorite abroad. But soon Baltimore will get the first wider-release peek. According to a statement, the Baltimore director's third film will have its national opening in Baltimore...
  • Double Dagger to host '333' release party on Record Store Day

    Double Dagger to host '333' release party on Record Store Day
    Eighteen months ago, Baltimore post-punk heroes Double Dagger played its final show at the Ottobar. But the trio of Nolen Strals, Denny Bowen and Bruce Willen aren't finished celebrating the band's career. On April 20 — internationally known as...
  • Video Americain to begin selling off its inventory

    Video Americain to begin selling off its inventory
    The stock of Roland Park's Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last video rental store, will be up for grabs next week, after negotiations for a single buyer to purchase the store's 35,000-unit inventory failed. Store owners Barry and Annie Solan...
  • Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance

    Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance
    Writer-director Michael Tully's "Ping Pong Summer," inspired by summer vacations in the Ocean City of the 1980s with his parents, will have its world premiere at January's Sundance Film festival. The movie was filmed in Ocean City in autumn 2012. Its...
  • Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13

    Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13
    This winter, Baltimore is shaping up to be a place where talk is cheap — and enlightening. Two new free speaker series are in the works: The Contemporary museum will present artists with national reputations talking about their creative process....
  • Md. high court denies new Parkway Theatre trial

    Md. high court denies new Parkway Theatre trial
    A request by the former owner of the Parkway Theatre for a new condemnation trial was denied Tuesday by Maryland's high court. A&E North LLC argued that the city should have paid to remove “automobile parts and other assorted junk” stored in...
  • 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...