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  • Do The Limbo

    Do The Limbo
    At dusk on the autumnal Equinox, Valeska Populoh watches as two African-American men wearing lanterns on their heads sit high up on big-hooved horses. She turns back toward the crowd as the horses start to walk, turning to follow the shiny black buggies, drawn by horses and done up in what comes across as a Victorian splendor, making their way through Tyson Alley behind Current Space toward Saratoga Street. In all there are about eight Arabbers on horses or in horse-drawn vehicles. They’re riding along with several motorized vehicles outfitted as floats with luminescent paper sculptures on their roofs—an owl, a dodecahedron, and a strange three-sided figure.á
  • Wandering Eye: Do Buddha statues prevent crime?, the Ebola pandemic, and cracking down on public art

    Wandering Eye: Do Buddha statues prevent crime?, the Ebola pandemic, and cracking down on public art
    San Francisco Chronicle columnist Chip Johnson has a story about how a crime-ridden block in Oakland, since 2009, when a resident placed a Buddha statue in a median strip there, has seen a precipitous decline in crime. "People stopped dumping garbage....

    Best Synergy

    While we remain anxious to see what the Contemporary under Deana Haggag does whenever it decides to do an actual art exhibition/project of some kind, the CoHost series is a great way to bring people together to think about what we talk about when we...

    Locally Sourced

    Locally Sourced
    Now more than ever, Station North is in a state of transformation. The neighborhood has seen a boom in gallery spaces, street art, and studios since it was appointed the Arts and Entertainment district by the state in 2002, particularly in the past few...

    El Ojo Del Tigre

    El Ojo Del Tigre
    Chicanismo y Latinismo Through Sept. 27 at the Creative Alliance at the Pattersoná The coolest thing on any wall in Baltimore right now hangs in one corner of the Creative Alliance at the Patterson’s first-floor gallery. It’s a satin...