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Tell Me Something Good

As Stoop Storytelling Series turns 10 (and makes its move to The Senator), co-creators Jessica Henkin and Laura Wexler reflect on what they’ve learned coaching more than 600 locals to speak their truth—that is, telling 7-minute stories (often hilarious, some tear-jerkers) in front of an appreciative audience. 1. The most …

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Get Out: July/August

  Peter griffin sings “The average person has eight different jobs over the course of their lifetime. You get a little antsy doing the same thing.” —Seth MacFarlane And now for something completely different… The creator of such raunchy cartoons as “Family Guy,” “American Dad!” and the dearly departed “Cleveland …

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One Love

Is there a better way to ring in summer than with a musical that weaves together the life and music of Bob Marley? Center Stage’s world premiere of Marley, written and directed by artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah, is set to inspire and fill the theater with the feel-good tunes of …

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Portfolio: May 2015

Although for most of his adult life Rivers Scott Fisher made a living playing music—he was a member of the alternative rock band Foam, signed to Epic Records in the ’90s—it wasn’t until eight years ago that he decided to go full-time into visual art, a longtime hobby. “It was …

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Get Out: May/June 2015

Update: In light of the state of emergency and citywide curfew that has been implemented from April 28-May 5, we will list updates regarding the status of certain events as they are available. – The FlowerMart in Mt. Vernon scheduled for May 1-2 has been postponed (new date TBA). – …

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Portfolio April

Unlike the rest of us who tend to go directly from point A to point B with the aid of a GPS, when artist Sara VanDerBeek navigates a city she’s “looking at different surfaces, textures, light and shapes” to wind her way through the urban landscape. That aesthetic plays heavily …

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Get Out April

Main Event: Wayward Witches For those who still haven’t seen Gregory Maguire’s revisioning of literature’s two most extraordinary witches come to life in the stage adaptation (I’m guilty), now is your chance. One of the longest-running and most popular musicals of all time, the national tour of Wicked—produced by Pikesville …

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Get Out March 2015

Lucy Sky Dunne in “Hannah Cohen’s Holy Communion.” Holy Mitzvah In need of a film fest fix? The annual Baltimore Jewish Film Festival features 11 English and foreign language films that touch on themes such as Israeli/Palestinian relations, the Holocaust and its aftermath and contemporary Israeli culture. For its 27th …

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Postmodern Memory Lane

“Once a Jester” and “Eating Fish While Bowling for Spirituality” (acrylic on 48-by-48 panel) In his 20 years as a painter, Steven Pearson has transitioned from figurative painting to still life and, finally, to abstraction. According to the associate professor at McDaniel College, this evolution’s pretty atypical. “I have students who jump …

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Get Out January February

Everyman When he’s not portraying the Emmy-winning role of news anchor Will McAvoy on HBO’s “The Newsroom” or getting into another round of idiotic antics as Harry Dunne (is he “Dumb or Dumber,” by the way?), Jeff Daniels sings. Onstage with nothing but his guitar, Daniels belts out acoustic ballads, …

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