With the impending snowstorm on the horizon, the east coast is shutting down. Major universities and state agencies are closing early today, including the University of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins and Towson. The Washington D.C. metro has announced a weekend closure. Several outbound and inbound flights have been canceled. It’s time …Read More »
Sam Holden: City Paper Black and White Prints The exhibition, showcasing the late local photographer’s work, will be on display today only.
Sam Holden, the man who got up close and personal with Baltimore, will be resurrected by friends and peers today. The exhibition “Sam Holden: City Paper Black and White Prints,” aims to honor the late local photographer. The show will feature black and white photography that Holden shot for …Read More »
Last Friday night, the Baltimore Museum of Art welcomed a different sort of crowd: Picture the space filled with millennials sipping beer, taking selfies (with sculptures) and enjoying the space long past closing time. The crowd descended upon the museum for the sold out event Art After Hours. (Two more …Read More »
Today is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and it goes without saying that today, Jan. 18 2016, is much brighter than any day King ever saw. We’ve elected and re-elected the first black president. The Confederate flag no longer hangs over South Carolina. Teen Vogue recently recognized the slogan #blackgirlmagic. …Read More »
We had so much fun mingling, eating tortellini and fantasizing about future shower heads that look like museum pieces. Thanks for having us Kohler Showroom! #AboutLastNightRead More »
Taraji gave out cookies, Leo won and Alejandro González Iñárritu is making history The 73rd Annual Golden Globes happened last night.
Last night, the 73rd annual Golden Globes premiered several surprises. Leo winning best actor, not surprising. “Revenant” director Alejandro González Iñárritu winning best director and best drama…do we smell back to back Oscar winner? The highly critically acclaimed film “Carol” was noticeably absent. Taraji P. Henson won for her role …Read More »
When I saw my close college friend’s one-line Facebook post this morning–“Tell me it isn’t true”–somehow I knew that David Bowie had died. This friend had traveled the world following Bowie while I’ve only followed him in my car, in my mind… Still, since the early a.m., I’ve been thinking, …Read More »
Yes, Eric Dufault’s play “Year of the Rooster” is actually about a rooster. This becomes immediately clear during the opening monologue presented by Odysseus Rex the rooster. And Odysseus—played by Paul Diem—immediately elicits laughter. For all intents and purposes, he’s a man dressed in a dingy feathered hoody. But he’s …Read More »
Have You Screened “My America Too”? The new digital series from Center Stage is about Baltimore's reality—and our reality as Americans.
When my iPhone pinged at around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Periscope was alerting me to tune in to Center Stage’s live broadcast of a discussion connected to their “My America Too” project. I logged on and watched as a group of diverse audience members discussed six new plays Center Stage had …Read More »
“The Force Awakens” has floated in the cultural ether in some form or fashion since 2012 when Walt Disney officially bought Lucasfilm and consequently the entire Star Wars franchise. Let’s fast forward to 2015: Darth Vader lurks in the Disney parks and tickets for the newest installment have been sold …Read More »