| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:32 AM
John Travolta knew what he wanted to do with the role of Edna Turnblad, the zaftig housewife at the center of "Hairspray." The movie's producers, however, weren't so sure.
Especially when he insisted on using a Bawlamer accent.
"I got fought on it, by...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Commuters north of downtown will see major traffic disruptions Thursday, as Baltimore deals with another problem with its aging water infrastructure — this time the failure of a 90-year-old main that closed the intersection of North Charles Street...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Linda Eberhart believes that all children can succeed in school regardless of their circumstances, and she spent 42 years working to make sure that happened in the Baltimore's most challenging schools. First as a teacher starting in 1970, then as an...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Thanks to a wonderful general state assembly many, many years ago, Baltimore city bars don’t have to stop serving liquor at 2 a.m. New Year’s Day. In fact, they can stay open continuously from New Year’s Eve to 2 a.m. January 2.
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:32 PM
The five artists in the Baltimore Museum of Art exhibit "Sondheim Artscape Prize: 2011 Finalists" all live in either Baltimore or Washington, D.C., but they are stylistically all over the map. This makes for an eclectic exhibit that changes as you walk...
| Jul 15, 2011
With a kiddy Grand Prix race, a gathering of videogame programmers and artists, and plenty of hands-on arts and crafts, this year's Artscape will offer plenty of family-friendly activities.
In fact, Artscape director Kathy Hornig has made it a mission to...
| Jul 15, 2011
If you're still looking for more events for toddlers, kids and young adults at this year's Artscape, here are a few other options:
Forty-five minute art workshops at Target Make It at Artscape will teach children to create beaded art and button jewelry....
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:29 PM
It's 3:37 p.m., and 2-year-old Hattie's right leg is covered in melted SpongeBob SquarePants. She came by the cartoon-shaped ice cream less than 10 minutes before at a roving stand near the intersection of Mount Royal and Lafayette avenues.
| Apr 20, 2012
| 6:21 AM
A half-dozen artists, ranging from a sculptor specializing in what he calls "tombstones for a cemetery that has turned carnival" to a photographer focusing on abandoned spaces and objects, have been announced as finalists for this year's $30,000 Janet &...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Twelve area bands, specializing in styles ranging from reggae to hip-hop, will be playing Artscape 2012, The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts announced Monday.
The winnings bands are 7IghQ and Bumpin Uglies (reggae), Brooks Long (blues),...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:24 PM
R&B artist Brian McKnight, rockers Clutch and funksters the Rebirth Brass Band will headline this year's Artscape festival, set for July 20-22.
The performance lineup, along with other details of the three-day festival that attracts about 350,000...