Universal Fan Con, billed as inclusionary celebration of ‘geek culture,’ postponed indefinitely one week beforehand

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Universal Fan Con, a convention dedicated to “geek culture” that billed itself as the first to celebrate women, the LGBTQ community and people of color, announced today that it would be postponed one week before it was set to take place.

There is no clear timetable for when the inaugural Universal Fan Con, which was originally scheduled to run April 27-29 at the Baltimore Convention Center, will happen.

Event Pick: Psychedelic rock group The Flying Eyes appropriately bids farewell on 4/20

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Like the best heavy psych rock bands before them, such as early Black Sabbath, Blue Cheer and Vanilla Fudge, local group The Flying Eyes has those enveloping, heavy, fuzzy guitar tones that are deployed in heady riffs and winding solos. Founded in 2007, the band got its name from “a 1962 science fiction novel about giant, disembodied eyes that descend from outer space to control humanity.”

Alec Ross is ‘s(toke)d’ about legal weed, as are some other candidates for governor

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It’s 4/20, which, if you didn’t know, is a big day for weed enthusiasts. Here’s CNN, no less, to explain why.

To mark the occasion, politicians both local and national (mostly Democrats) have been using social media to talk about how they’re ready to decriminalize or legalize marijuana.

Looking to sell your home this spring?

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Established in the mid 90s, the Whit Harvey Group has averaged over $45 million in annual sales – and over 100 homes per year, proof of their commitment to providing the highest level of professional service.

Dallas Dance, former Baltimore Co. schools superintendent, sentenced to six months in prison

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A judge has sentenced Baltimore County Public Schools superintendent Dallas Dance to half a year in prison for neglecting to disclose nearly $147,000 in consulting income he earned while overseeing the county school system.

Grand National Steeplechase Tomorrow, April 21 – Three Miles of Heart Pounding Thrills

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Imagine it’s the late 1800s. Entertainment and sport were quite a bit different than they were today. If you weren’t hunting foxes or quail, you were probably racing your well-trained horse across miles of lush, green fields.

Hot Plate: Sagamore Spirit celebrates one year, Tacos ‘N Taps at Harbor Point and much more

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Sagamore Spirit distillery will celebrate its first anniversary with a day-long party on Saturday, April 21.

There’s never a bad time to be a foodie in Baltimore, but in terms of restaurant events, some weeks are better than others. This week happens to be one of the better ones. Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Weekend Events Calendar: Saying goodnight to Light City; the Orioles are back in town; Cheers to one year of Sagamore Spirit distillery; and more

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It is shaping up to be another beautiful weekend with temperatures in the 60s and the rain holding off. Take advantage of it by checking out Light City before its lights out or head to an Orioles game. Prefer to stay indoors? Check out some musical acts or grab your wallet for a little shopping spree. Want us to feature your event? Send us an email at events@baltimorefishbowl.com.