Get Out

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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, …

Read More »

Get Out December

Lonely Boys They may not be the flashiest rockers on the planet—Stephen Colbert refers to them as “Beardy and Glasses”—but The Black Keys’ music speaks for itself. The Grammy-winning, indie-garage sensation from Akron, Ohio, is bringing its second world tour to Baltimore to promote “Turn Blue,” the dynamic duo’s eighth …

Read More »

Portfolio

Civil rights activist Joseph Lowery Never one to shy away from provocative subject matter, J.M. Giordano has shot portrait series featuring everyone from drag queens and death metal musicians to exotic dancers and their doormen. The City Paper photo editor found inspiration for his latest indie project while attending the …

Read More »

November Get Out

Grand Entrance Consider the score settled. In 2004, STYLE contributor Jim Burger declared closing the Baltimore Museum of Art’s main entrance in 1982 one of 10 decisions that changed Baltimore for the worse. Now, 32 years later, it was worth the wait for the grand reopening of the Robert G. …

Read More »

Main Event: Double Trouble Get Guide September/October 2014

“Husband/wife filmmaking duo Bodine and Alexis Boling struggled shooting their smart and tender sci-fi thriller, “Movement + Location,” which scored the coveted Audience Award for best feature at this year’s Brooklyn Film Festival. During the 18-day February shoot, they endured a blizzard, two fires (no, they weren’t responsible), several near-misses …

Read More »

July-August Get Out

bringing sexy Back Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to swoon. Pop music superstar Justin Timberlake is bringing his 20/20 Experience World Tour to the Baltimore Arena, where fans of the former ’N Sync lead vocalist can sing and dance to his plethora of recent and throwback hits from his four …

Read More »