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  • A peek inside a museum that time-and nearly everybody else-forgot

    If you’ve ever driven past “Baltimore’s Only Black American Museum,” you probably missed it. Located on a side street across from Clifton Park, in a white, vinyl-shingled rowhouse, it has only a faded sandwich board for a sign,...
  • Most Baltimoreans remain unfamiliar with Morgan State's ambitious arts venue, now a decade old

    Morgan State University’s main performance venue, the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, is easy to overlook. The facade of the $40 million, 140,500-square-foot facility undulates beautifully from curves to planes and back again, but the towers of the...
  • An exhibition and panel discussion celebrate a gold mine of local civil rights history

    Seen and Heard’s panel discussion Thursday Feb. 23 at 6 P.M. at the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St. For more information, visit MDHS.org The Maryland Historical Society has long possessed two nearly inexhaustible collections of...
  • Murders this Week: 8; Murders this Year: 85

    For the second time in May, more people were murdered than there are days in the week. Tuesday, May 22 12:16 a.m. Police were called to the 600 block of North Carey Street in Harlem for a man shot in an apartment. When they arrived, the apartment...
  • A participant in the Read's Drug Store sit-in talks about changing history on the spur of the moment

    In 1955, Helena Hicks was a student at Morgan State College (now Morgan State University). One day in January, while waiting for the bus, she and a number of her classmates stepped inside Read’s Drug Store, at the corner of Howard and Lexington...
  • Morgan State University brings August Wilson's Jitney back to Baltimore

    Jitney At Morgan State University’s Murphy Fine Arts Center through February 12. For more information, visit morgan.edu. Ain’t Misbehavin’ At the Spotlighters Theatre through February 12. For more information, visit spotlighters....
  • West Africa looms large in Baltimore heroin-trafficking cases

    Last April, thousands of miles from Baltimore in the West African country of Ghana, a man known as “Wagba” got on the phone and mediated a Baltimore heroin-dealing dispute. Nana Boateng, who supplied Baltimore dealers with heroin shipped...
  • Michelle Antoinette Nelson makes you stop and listen as LOVE the poet

    LOVE the Poet March 25 at Be Free Fridays at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center and March 27 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. For more information, visit lovethepoet.com. On an unusually warm February Sunday afternoon in the Mount Royal Terrace area, a...
  • On the agenda June 20

    Due to the need to pass the fiscal 2012 city budget—which it did—the City Council held two meetings on June 20, one at 3 p.m. and one at 5 p.m. The budget, which aims to close a $65 million deficit, includes cuts to youth recreation centers,...
  • On the agenda for April 11

    The City Council convened for its only meeting in April on an unseasonably balmy Monday. Despite the long agenda, councilmembers took a moment to mark the 35th anniversary of a tragic incident. On April 13, 1976, a man named Charles Hopkins stormed a...
  • DJ Booman

    Although he has a rep as one of the greatest producers in the history of Baltimore club music, Grant “DJ Booman” Burley III is also hip-hop to the core, and will still spin the latest and greatest rap bangers pretty much anywhere he can....
  • Cool shit going down at this year's largest free arts festival, July 15-17

    Really, there’s a whole bunch more of everything that’s not mentioned here. Whether you just stumble into Artscape or plan a route, it’d be a damn shame to miss. Compiled by Andrea Appleton, Michael Byrne, Anna Ditkoff, Joe Marinelli,...