They say a dog is a man’s (or woman’s) best friend. But for participants in the Baltimore Humane Society’s Pets for Patriots program, the old adage goes both ways. Such is the case for veteran Shaneke Walters and her lovable lab, Raven. Walters first discovered Pets for Patriots while searching …Read More »
THURSDAY 25 Tasting: Sunset Wine Tasting Soiree This 13th annual tasting features unlimited wine tastings and small bites from local restaurants, all benefiting Friends of Patterson Park. Tickets: $60. 6 p.m. at Patterson Park. FRIDAY 26 Festival: Chestertown Tea Party Festival Commemorate Memorial Day with one Eastern Shore town’s “celebration …Read More »
More to the Story Revisiting Katia Ulysse's Drifting, a novel that shows an alarming side of the immigrant experience.
Growing up in Haiti, writer Katia Ulysse was transfixed with the mountain range near her home. She’d spend her days daydreaming about the people who could live in the mountains, escaping into her imagination and concocting tales to scare her sister. When she came to the United States as a …Read More »
This month, my pup and I headed to Virginia to one of my favorite hiking spots, Great Falls Park. Only a little over an hour away from Baltimore, this nature-lover’s oasis is a must-do, offering a rich history, beautiful views and a family-friendly atmosphere. There are several overlooks from which …Read More »
A Revolutionary Summer An innovative program brings black literature and self-love to Baltimore's teen girls.
Three years ago, friends and former classmates Andria Cole and Malene Kai Bell were talking when they realized something troubling: Neither of their 15-year-old daughters had read The Color Purple…or The Bluest Eye, Their Eyes Were Watching God, or any of the staples of black literature they considered “seminal texts.” …Read More »
On May 18, STYLE kicked off our sizzling summer with a pre-Preakness happy hour at Citron in Quarry Lake.Read More »
From arranged marriages to modern same-sex marriages, the Jewish wedding has evolved over the years, but still with many of its traditions intact. It’s that evolution that is at the center of an upcoming Jewish Museum of Maryland exhibit — and its curator wants the help of the community. Along …Read More »
Back in 2008, Brian Gerardo and his fellow teacher and good friend, Cynthia Chavez, decided to introduce hip-hop dance into the curriculum for their students at Reach Partnership and Baltimore Freedom Academy. The duo didn’t have any intention of beginning a club or an organization, instead seeking simply to create …Read More »
A Show for the Symphony Baltimore Symphony Associates celebrates its 40th Annual Decorator's Show House.
An exhibition might not seem the most natural fit for a symphony fundraising effort, but the Baltimore Symphony Associates are clearly doing something right. This year marks the 40th year of the Decorator’s Show House, an impressive display of design and the BSA’s biggest moneymaker. This year, the chosen home …Read More »
Maryland Supports the Arts Governor Hogan and the State Legislature have approved $1 million for the creation of the Maryland Center of the Arts.
In a time in which funding for the arts hangs in the balance on a federal level, Governor Hogan and the Maryland State Legislature have taken a prominent pro-humanities stance. The legislature recently approved a $1 million budget item for the “planning, design and construction” of the Maryland Center for …Read More »