If you find the name of the latest musical to hit the Hippodrome a bit off-putting, we don’t blame you—but put your prejudice aside, because “Something Rotten!” is something special. The newish musical, which debuted in 2015 and has since been nominated for 10 Tony Awards, is a metafictional take …Read More »
After a decades-long run at Cross Keys, Baltimore boutique Ruth Shaw will be moving to the newly renovated Shops at Kenilworth. The move is anticipated to take place in September. “The revamped mix of specialty stores, convenient Towson location and longstanding community tradition at The Shops at Kenilworth make it …Read More »
It’s no secret that public transportation in and around Baltimore City could be better—but unfortunately, the odds of improvement happening anytime soon aren’t great. Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft have made things a bit better, but getting around the city for a full day is still no easy feat. …Read More »
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra recently celebrated 100 years of making music. But it likely will be the next 10 to 20 that will solidify the institution’s legacy — and ensure its continued existence. The BSO has a unique history among the major orchestras in the country. It was founded in …Read More »
In the past year, I’ve heard lots of buzz about barre classes, which combine Pilates, dance and yoga in an energizing workout. I thought I’d be a pro—as a dancer, I spend at least 2 hours of class each week at the barre working on my feet, balance and extensions. …Read More »
Across the United States, neighborhoods are falling victim to gentrification and over-development, leaving residents to make sense of the shifting priorities and shapes of their physical and cultural landscapes—and Baltimore is no exception. Such is the inspiration behind Facing Change: Portraits and Narratives of the Shifting Cultural Landscape in East …Read More »
THURSDAY 30 Art: Adam Pendleton For this solo exhibition, multidisciplinary artist Adam Pendleton will hang floor-to-ceiling vinyl works against three walls, then overlay those with paintings, collages and screen prints that embroider on his core philosophy. According to the artist, “Black Dada is a way to talk about the future …Read More »
Everything Old is New Again In the 20th anniversary production of RENT, going back to the roots is as good as new (literally).
When Jonathan Larson’s smash-hit musical RENT made its Broadway debut twenty years ago, it wasn’t just the show’s spectacular score, poignant themes and sharp social commentary that took the world by storm. “Jonathan said to me, ‘I want the costumes to be groundbreaking in fashion, too,'” recalls Angela Wendt, the …Read More »
The Beat: Meet Fishbone’s Norwood Fisher The band's bassist talks new music, reunion and “Chim Chim.”
The mid-’90s were a turbulent time for Los Angeles-based band Fishbone. In the span of a couple years, guitarist Kendall Jones — sleep-deprived and drinking heavily — joined a cult-like religious group; keyboardist and trombonist Chris Dowd left soon after; and in 1995, the band that had been climbing the …Read More »
A Man’s Guide to Self-Care STYLE's feel-good guru interviews two men about their understanding of self-care.
Welcome to spring, readers. This might be a time to try something new, change up your recipes or simply just be outside a little bit more. I just signed up for a “circus arts” gym; I’m craving greens and ice cream (…separately), and I’ve opened my windows, even though it’s …Read More »