It’s going to be a hot weekend, Baltimore—and we’re not talking about the weather. FRIDAY 12 Fashion: Baltimore Fashion Week Why should New York and Paris have all the fun? Watch as Charm City showcases some of the best and brightest designers from around the world, from couture to kids’ …Read More »
In his four-minute video “Barcelona Mosaics” (2008), Vin Grabill creates a vibrant, gyrating universe made up of fractal imagery that moves and multiplies and diminishes and grows and disappears and reappears and coalesces in beautiful, mesmeric fashion, all accompanied by a pulsating soundtrack that brings to mind the work of …Read More »
This year is a historic one for the Olympics, with the 2016 summer games in Rio marking the first Olympics held in a South American city. Between the opening ceremony on Aug. 5 and the closing ceremony on Aug. 21, a staggering 10,500 athletes from 206 countries competing across 306 …Read More »
Get out there, Baltimore! You don’t want to waste your first full weekend in August! THURSDAY 4 Music/Film: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert Is there anything more pervasively iconic than the epic soundtrack of the Harry Potter films? Relive the magic as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs …Read More »
Micah Moon looks like he’s just walked off a movie set, or perhaps time traveled to 2016 from the early 1970s. Though unconventional, his look is incredibly put together—something he attributes to his “terrible driving need” to look his best every moment of the day. “I always say that you …Read More »
Written by fellow intern Ana P. Isabel Blooston is cool and collected. Talking with her, one wouldn’t think that she grew up on the East Coast—there’s none of that loud scary meanness that’s supposed to be the region’s trademark. She’s undertaken her STYLE internship while she prepares for her last …Read More »
Magic, Muggles and Memories Calling all Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws and Slytherins: It's Harry Potter time!
It’s time to break out those old wizard robes and dust off that wand—Harry Potter release day is almost upon us once more. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will arrive in bookstores the night of July 30. The new story, in the form of a play that is currently …Read More »
The inaugural Merryland Music Fest took over Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10. The festival, put on by All Good Presents, featured funk, folk, rock, bluegrass, jam and reggae from an eclectic list of performers including national acts Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and The …Read More »
Admit it—you watch The Bachelor (and/or The Bachelorette). Even if you don’t, you are undoubtedly familiar with the setup: 25 generically beautiful women or men compete for the love (and money and fame) of one eligible Bachelor/Bachelorette, entertaining the masses in the process. The show is remarkably popular, running for …Read More »
Great Sex Scenes Baltimore-based novelist Jessica anya Blau talks about craft—and her brand-new novel—with her poet pal.
In your earlier books, you drew a lot of the plot and characters from your own experiences growing up in 1970s Southern California. “The Wonder Bread Summer” (2013) moves away from the autobiographical, but incorporates details from your own life (most memorably to me, the clothing store owner/cocaine dealer who …Read More »