Everybody has a song or two that comes to mind when they hear “Motown.” Maybe it’s “My Girl,”—or “My Guy,” for that matter. Or maybe it’s “You’re all I need.” Whatever your classic pop jam may be, when you hear the title, “Motown: The Musical,” you know exactly how this production …Read More »
ShareBaby’s DiaperSHARE Burgeoning in Baltimore The non-profit organization has donated more than 20,000 diapers.
Eliseba Osore, 26, a Baltimore area social worker, was shocked to learn that diapers are not covered under WIC or food stamps. After hearing about Washington, D.C.’s successful diaper bank, she approached the already-thriving, Baltimore-based baby supply drive ShareBaby—which was started by three local moms, Kristin Finkelstein, Maya Ammons and …Read More »
Two centuries ago Baltimore became the first American city to shine with gas lanterns. Flash forward to today and Baltimore is the first city to light up with a large scale light festival. Light City has officially begun and it’s well worth the trip down to the Inner Harbor. Performance …Read More »
What Do Ping Pong Balls and Crumpled Paper Have in Common? Famed New York choreographer Jonah Bokaer was here.
About a minute into a performance by contemporary choreographer Jonah Bokaer, it is clear his aesthetic is not just about performing but also visual arts. Bokaer was hosted by the American Dance Institute in Rockville where two of his most notable pieces were performed last Friday and Saturday. The performance …Read More »
Lost in the Shuffle Two new exhibitions at the Walters Art Museum give Carlo Crivelli and Madame Pompadour their proper due.
Among painters of the Italian Renaissance, Carlo Crivelli has always been cast as something of a supporting actor behind leading men such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello. The Walters Art Museum aims to change Crivelli’s marquee status with its new exhibition, “A Renaissance Original: Carlo Crivelli.” Crivelli brought …Read More »
Baker Artist Awards Finalists Announced for 2016 Awards candidates represent a diverse range of disciplines on the greater metropolitan Baltimore arts scene.
Late last week, finalists were announced for the annual Baker Artist Awards. Among the 39 selected: soul musician Trina Coleman, poet Tracy Dimond (see her work in STYLE here), ceramics artist Trisha Kyner, contemporary dance and theater artist Naoko Maeshiba, visual artist Natan Lawsom (abstract ink drawings and paintings), choreographer …Read More »
Alec Ross Live & Local this Week! The nation's IT guy discusses his latest book at the Enoch Pratt Free Library Thursday.
In our February issue, we talked with Alec Ross, a political and tech innovator who is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. Thursday, March 3, Ross will visit the Enoch Pratt Free Library as part of their Writers LIVE series to discuss and read from his latest book, The …Read More »
Yesterday was a big day for Enoch Pratt Free Library CEO Carla Hayden. President Obama announced his intent to nominate her to be 14th Librarian of Congress. If confirmed, she would be the first woman and first African American in that post. In the immortal words of our Vice President, …Read More »
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Several mayoral candidates gather for a forum on community development
In truth, nothing particularly funny happened at the Southwest Partnership Candidate Forum Tuesday night. Although, upon entering the church where it was being held, my phone rang (it was on vibrate, I’m not a total heathen) and one of the greeters told me it better be Jesus calling—that was funny. …Read More »
A STYLE Contributor Shared Her Work & Our Editor Shared Her Glasses We had fun at Artifact Coffee's Starts Here! reading last night!
During the Starts Here! reading last night at Artifact Coffee, one of our contributors read from a few of her great STYLE pieces and our editor’s glasses really worked the room!Read More »