An international film series based in Burkina Faso is eyeing inroads in North America in 2017, and it may all start with tonight’s black Brazilian short film showcase at Station North’s Motor House.
By Simone Ellin
Until the 2016 presidential campaign season, Owings Mills resident Jill Hornstein wasn’t the least bit interested in current affairs. “I hated history and politics,” says Hornstein, a mother and physical therapist who attends Beth Israel Congregation.
In a nondescript two-story building in North Baltimore’s Homeland neighborhood, two professional illustrators are busily building – literally, cutting pieces of a door frame and drywall – for a new classroom. When they’ve finished construction, their long space will be divided into classrooms A and B.
Thirteen months after being suddenly evicted from its longtime headquarters on the first floor of the Bell Foundry building, the Baltimore Rock Opera Society has successfully raised more than $75,000 to build a “forever home” and better secure its future.
Baltimore artist Amy Sherald, known for her life-sized, high-contrast portraits of African-Americans – most recently that of first lady Michelle Obama, to be unveiled next month – will be joining the Baltimore Museum of Art’s board of trustees in February.
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Scott Pennington: Two Minute Joys | Opening Reception
Thursday, January 18th: 6-9pm
By Luke Jackson
The biggest catch of former University of Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs’ career was also perhaps the best moment in Minnesota Vikings history. Diggs sent the Vikings to the NFC championship game with a 61-yard catch-and-run as time expired against the New Orleans Saints Jan. 14.
Dozens of Baltimore nonprofits, school marching bands, black Greek organizations and others paid no heed to an unforgiving chill in the air on Monday as they marched proudly down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Baltimore.
Monday Afternoon Headlines: Patterson Park Statue Defaced; $15 Min. Wage Proposed; Winter Weather Advisory
Patterson Park Statue Honoring the National Anthem is Defaced – The Baltimore Sun
UMBC’s Hrabowski recalls King’s call for the children’s crusade of 1962 – The Baltimore Sun
Two Maryland Democrats Propose $15 Minimum Wage – The Washington Post
Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Northern Maryland – cbslocal.com
Crews on the scene of fatal crash in Clarksville – cbslocal.com