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Art With a Heart Makes Moves

Hampden-based Art with a Heart, a group that uses visual art to enhance the lives of Baltimore residents in need, has moved to a new home in Mill No. 1 on Falls Road. The 7,400-square-foot, LEED-certified space offers more room for the group’s programing and also ever-important storage. In addition, …

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To Pay or Not to Pay?

Many of our millennial children are smack dab in the era of student loans, expensive tuition and relatively low entry-level salaries. As a result, millennials like my daughter, Paige, rely on their parents to help support them between college and the years they actually start their lives. It seems like …

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Closet Case

Historic houses don’t often come with roomy dressing rooms. Such was the case in this Guildford mansion, whose owner is a professional that frequently travels for work. Besides wanting improved closet storage, she wanted to be able to view everything easily and pack up her suitcase in a pinch. Interior …

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Red Carpet rollout for ‘Red Velvet’

A party that ends with the staging of a play is one of our favorite kinds of get-togethers. Baltimore STYLE was delighted to join Chesapeake Shakespeare Company on Feb. 3 for a red carpet party in honor of their new play, “Red Velvet,” directed by Shirley Basfield Dunlap. The play …

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Weekend Plans: What to Do 2/2-2/4

FRIDAY 2 Drama: The Death of Walt Disney If you loved Center Stage’s production of “The Christians” last fall, you’ll be pleased to hear that another of Lucas Hnath’s works will be performed in Baltimore this season. A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay about the Death of Walt Disney (yes, that’s …

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Lillie’s Legacy

Celebrate Black History Month with a visit to the recently renovated Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum in Bolton Hill. Originally opened in 1978, the museum celebrates the life and work of Jackson, who was known as the “mother of the Civil Rights movement.” Born in Baltimore in 1889, Jackson …

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“Nashville Sound” Comes to Baltimore

Odds are, Americana artist Jason Isbell is riding pretty high right now. At the 2018 Grammy Awards on Jan. 28, Isbell came out two for two, winning both awards he was nominated for: Best American Roots Song, “If We Were Vampires,” and Best Americana Album, “The Nashville Sound.” So things …

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Up-Lyfting the Community

The list of hurdles nonprofits face is long (think: fundraising, sufficient staffing, bureaucratic red ). But ridesharing company Lyft wants to help ease that burden. Last week, Lyft announced a new iniitiative called the Baltimore Community Grants program, which will award $1000 in Lyft credits to a nonprofit each month …

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On a Roll

If you’re like me, the word “jade” instantly brings to mind a feeling of luxury, giving way to visions of ill-defined but nonetheless exotic lands. It does not, however, evoke an image of a small beauty tool one can order for $14 on Amazon. But hey, as is probably clear …

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“It Only Takes a Taste”

You may have seen the 2007 film “Waitress,” a Sundance darling starring Keri Russell (now of “The Americans Fame”). And you’ve probably heard some music by singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles, notably “Love Song” or “Brave.” But the synthesis of the two? Now that’s something to witness. Enter “Waitress” the musical, which …

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Weekend Plans: What to Do 1/25-1/28

THURSDAY 25 Music: From Ella to Adele Get ready for a surge of serious girl power as Broadway star, composer and jazz singer Ann Hampton Calloway takes the stage with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Diva to Diva: From Ella to Adele. Accompanied by the BSO Superpops, Calloway will perform hits …

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Tried and True: Glossier

It’s not overdramatic to say that beauty brand Glossier has changed advertising. When the company debuted in 2014, it was a plucky, dewy David to the glam Goliaths of the cosmetics industry, marked by its fresh-faced models and simplistic, ‘Millennial pink’ packaging. Now, it’s a giant all its own–and its …

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Odd Couple

Restorative yoga and intense strength training might seem like opposite ends of the fitness spectrum, but to Alexa Pancza, co-owner and founder of Mt. Vernon’s new Lift Yoga & Strength, there’s no pairing more perfect. “Drawing on my experience as a yoga teacher and Crossfit coach, I got the idea …

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Day Trippin’: Gypsy’s Tearoom

Afternoon tea has long been one of my favorite indulgences, so when I heard about Gypsy’s Tearoom in Westminster, I knew I had to go. During the cooler months, nothing beats sipping a signature blend accompanied by scones with clotted cream and jam, finger sandwiches, and a tray of tempting …

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Time and Place

Glancing at Regina Tumasella’s colorful art, it’s plain to see that they’re landscape paintings. Upon closer inspection, however, that simple fact becomes far less clear; the works aren’t actually representations of serene seasides or green valleys, but rather abstract works that seem to suggest these scenes. (Or, as her official …

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