| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:45 PM
Robert Motherwell's 'Africa' is a large black-and-white painting of a bridge from the point of view of something much smaller, such as a wading bird. Or maybe, with its sinewy shapes, 'Africa' is more like a very abstracted body, with swinging genitalia....
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:29 PM
In 2010, the Albany, New York-based company Energy Answers (EA) got the green light from Maryland authorities to build the nation’s largest waste-to-energy (WTE) power plant on Baltimore’s industrial Fairfield peninsula, near Curtis Bay. Now,...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Though we invaded Iraq for the first time when I was a senior in high school, it was really the conflicts, ethnic cleansing, and war crimes in the early ’90s after the breakdown of Yugoslavia at the end of the Cold War that woke me up to the...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:48 PM
-Sketchy Dating: Finally, an excuse to make scary intense eye contact with random strangers. What better way to meet your next special someone than by drawing their inevitably unflattering portrait in five minutes or less? Ten bucks gets you a drink, a...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 9:55 AM
WEDNESDAY: Flyleaf and Adelitas Way headline the Snocore Winter Music Tour, which comes to Rams Head Live with Framing Hanley and Fit For Rivals. Boston indie rockers The Field Effect play the Sidebar with The Color & The Effect. Local lo-fi punks Teen...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:32 PM
There’s a good chance we’re not alone in the universe. We, the citizens of Earth, have yet to knowingly communicate with extraterrestrial lifeforms, unless our cats or David Bowie are keeping something from us, as we suspect they might be. But...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Baltimore Soundstage. Cage, Ceschi Ramos, Seez Mics, Butch Dawson, Drew Scott.
Bertha’s. Whale Show.
The Birchmere. The Psychedelic Furs.
Cat’s Eye Pub. Muleman Band.
The Crown. DaikonDaikon, New...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
We’d really like to know how Nick Cave decorates his Christmas tree. His 2013 'Soundsuit' in the Contemporary wing at the Baltimore Museum of Art is packed with as much domestic personality, tradition, and kitsch as your grandma’s tree,...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:46 AM
Baltimore Soundstage. J. Roddy Walston and The Business, Sleepwalkers.
The Birchmere. The Seldom Scene. Bumper Jacksons, The Hello Strangers.
The Black Cat. Peaches O’Dell and Her Orchestra, Tony Anthony and...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:57 PM
I first started thinking about the sculptures of Alberto Giacometti when I moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, more than 20 years ago now. Space, in the arid high desert, seemed so much different than it had in the humid and small-skyed southeast. It's...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:43 PM
New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, D.C.—these are the established and well-known cultural centers on the East Coast. Great artists, having to pick and choose where to produce their art, often overlook Baltimore for the cities with more lauded...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:35 AM
Bertha’s. Big Bertha’s Rhythm Kings.
The Black Cat. The End of America, Hearts and Spades.
Cat’s Eye Pub. Katie Bowers Band.
Liam Flynn’s Ale House. Celtic Music Sessions.
The Ottobar. ...