Heading into the Hippodrome for last night’s showing of “The Bodyguard,” I had what I’d classify as a distinct advantage: I’ve never seen the movie. I know, I know—it’s blasphemy, and much less than what our dear Whitney deserves. But having never seen the film, my impressions of the story …Read More »
As John Galliano once said, “the joy of dressing is an art.” Fashion creates art; art creates fashion. The cycle never ceases. So, when seeking something local to inspire spring wardrobes, there’s no place better to begin than the Baltimore Museum of Art. Perhaps the BMA’s most famous asset is …Read More »
With advertisements portraying thin, air-brushed models and Instagram’s “fitspiration” obsession, it’s no surprise that weight is constantly on the mind of students today. But there’s hope: The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt, a long-standing organization in Baltimore, is working to raise awareness of the health issues students face …Read More »
Hello loves. We are almost at the end of February—I hope it’s going well for you. My month has been filled with pancakes, lotion, worries, creativity and some really wonderful people. For my column this month, I sat down and interviewed my self-care spirit guides: Sharea Harris and Ann Marie …Read More »
THURSDAY 23 Fundraiser: Kentucky Nights Enjoy Kentucky Nights: A Bourbon Tasting at Washington Tavern. Sip offerings from 10 different distilleries and snack on food pairings. The best part? It all benefits the Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital. Tickets: $35. 5:30 p.m. at Mt. Washington Tavern. FRIDAY 24 Convention: American Craft Show …Read More »
It was a little more than a year ago that Joan Kanner, along with wife and fellow New Jersey-born transplant Michelle Bond, began operating Bottoms Up Bagels as a nomadic catering service throughout the Baltimore area. The wife-and-wife team specializes in everything from fresh hand-rolled bagels to classic shmears (as …Read More »
Baker Artist Award Finalists Announced 31 Baltimore artists across multiple disciplines are eligible for the award.
Creativity is thriving in Baltimore! This afternoon, the Baker Artist Awards named 31 uniquely talented local artists as finalists for the 2017 awards. The picks were based on their respective specialties, such as literature, music, film, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts or performance. Chosen for their exemplary vision and skills, the …Read More »
Mind Your Manners Jack Pinder and his band bring queer experience to the Baltimore rock scene...but don't expect a Trans 101 lecture.
For Jack Pinder, frontman and guitarist of Baltimore indie rock power trio Manners Manners, queer identity is inseparable from songwriting. “My songs are personal,” he says. “They’re about me and I’m very gay, so most of the songs are gonna have something gay in them.” But acknowledging that, Pinder feels …Read More »
What do cheerleaders, custom cakes and the BMA have in common? Usually, not much. But this Saturday, Icing Smiles, a local nonprofit that specializes in delicious treats, is teaming up with Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders, Cakes 2-A-T and Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, a family-owned vanilla company, to host their annual Baltimore Buttercream Ball. …Read More »
THURSDAY 16 Music: Lincoln Portrait The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra salutes Abraham Lincoln, mere days after his birthday, by presenting Aaron Copland’s emotionally potent Lincoln Portrait, corraling Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah to provide the work’s stirring narration. Also on the program: Dvořák’s “Cello Concerto” (with soloist Johannes Moser), Samuel …Read More »