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  • Weekly Calendar

    CLUBS/CONCERTS Wednesday 10  Bertha’s. Whale Show. The Birchmere. Aaron Neville Quintet. Cat’s Eye Pub. Muleman Band. Creme Restaurant and Lounge. Live jazz. The 8x10. Alan Evan’s Playonbrother, Elephant Wrecking Ball. The...
  • Field Tripping: A critical look at the BMA's American wing

    I’ve lived within spitting distance of the Baltimore Museum of Art since moving to the city, but somehow, in spite of the part where it’s free, has bathrooms, and is a very short bike ride away, I’ve never spent much time there. I don&...
  • Art Fart: The political power of Philip Guston's 'The Oracle,' on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art

    Art Fart: The political power of Philip Guston's 'The Oracle,' on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art
    If Philip Guston were alive today, he would shame us for attempting to escape the tragedy in Ferguson to bother ourselves with irrelevant art. So for this week's Art Fart, we bring you a painting for our times: 'The Oracle' by Guston himself, at the...
  • Happening Sunday: American Wing Opening Celebration at the BMA, "Blade Runner," and more

    Happening Sunday: American Wing Opening Celebration at the BMA, "Blade Runner," and more
    -American Wing Opening Celebration: As if last week’s “Party of the Century” wasn’t enough, the BMA is celebrating the finalized, $28 million renovation which included the American Wing with artisan craft demos, family activities,...
  • Baltimore's narcotic history dates back to the 19th-century shipping-driven boom, quietly aided by bringing Turkish opium to China

    Baltimore's narcotic history dates back to the 19th-century shipping-driven boom, quietly aided by bringing Turkish opium to China
    With its longstanding reputation as a high-volume heroin town, Baltimore’s modern black-market economy is openly opiated, driving sizeable budgets for maintaining the criminal-justice apparatus to combat it. Far less appreciated, and only opaquely...
  • BMA 100th Anniversary

    BMA 100th Anniversary
    Man, it seems like something or another has been under construction for so long at the BMA that Matisse himself may have still been alive the last time the whole museum was open. The American wing, and the grand front entrance, are reopening, though, just...
  • Visual Arts Calendar

    Visual Arts Calendar
    OCTOBER “Read The Recap, Skip The Show” Through Oct. 25, Guest Spot at the Reinstitute, 1715 N. Calvert St., [718]541-9672guestspot.org “Taysir Batniji: Full Bleed” Through Oct. 25, Lease Agreement, 3718 Ellerslie Ave., ...
  • Tourist Attractions

    Tourist Attractions
    Beware getting too attached to Baltimore, as doing so may ruin your love of anyplace else. It happened famously to the late poet Ogden Nash, who, in explaining why he and his wife cut short their Manhattan residency to return to her hometown, wrote,...
  • Dining

    Dining
    Eating out in Baltimore was, for a long time, a mostly predictable and provincial enterprise: Local seafood and a handful of regional specialties like soft crabs, crab soup, and crab cakes, plus tried-and-true riffs on continental cuisine, were the best...
  • Baltimore for Kids

    Baltimore for Kids
    As a kid, I thought Baltimore sucked. I grew up in the Northwest suburbs and only ventured into “the city” for O’s and Colts games at Memorial Stadium—where I thought I was slick using the binoculars to ogle cheerleaders until...
  • Best Museum Show

    The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, (443) 573-1700, artbma.org The best museum shows often use works from a previous era to shed light on our own times—or conversely, use our own predicaments to help us better see works of the past....
  • Places to Stay

    Places to Stay
    Baltimore: home of the Hon, the final resting place of Poe, muse of John Waters, and the place where you can find the best Maryland crab cake on earth. It’s called Charm City for good reason. But it’s not such a charming place if you don&...