| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:07 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:14 PM
“Read The Recap, Skip The Show” Through Oct. 25, Guest Spot at the Reinstitute, 1715 N. Calvert St., 541-9672guestspot.org
“Taysir Batniji: Full Bleed” Through Oct. 25, Lease Agreement, 3718 Ellerslie Ave., ...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:44 PM
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,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:40 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:21 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:43 PM
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....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:31 AM
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&...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Catonsville, (410) 455-2232, aok.lib.umbc.edu/gallery.Book of Lies. UMBC hosts an exhibition that looks at truth and common lies through art and poetry....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Through June 30 at Gallery 1301
Charles Bukowski wrote "To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it. To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art." If style has any role in art, it's to make...
| Apr 2, 2014
Front Room: Sterling Ruby
Through June 15 at the Baltimore Museum of Art
Sterling Ruby has been anointed. Roberta Smith of The New York Times said that Ruby may be the most interesting artist to have emerged this century, and Smith's revered husband, New...
| Feb 5, 2014
German Expressionism: A Revolutionary Spirit
Through Sept. 14 at the Baltimore Museum of Art
In the last 20 years, our understanding of space and time have been altered by new technologies; the political system and the economy are fractured and...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
A Wzt Hearts Incarnation Of Yore Strained under the pressures of maintaining a band long distance and many, many solo/side projects, the too-brief psych-noise quartet Wzt Hearts are disbanding, according to an e-mail sent out this afternoon by member...