It was 118 years ago that black sociological pioneers W.E.B. DuBois and Thomas Calloway presented a new face for the African-American to the world, showcasing a series of studio portraits of the black middle class from Georgia at the 1900 Paris World’s Fair. In the 21st century, local photographer Antonio McAfee is putting a new face on their time-honored work here in Baltimore through a series of transformations—first through colored holograms, and now through abstract collage.
Maybe you knew that Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, is one of Baltimore’s sister cities, but did you know just how similar they are? They “have approximately the same geographical and population size.
Weekend Events Calendar: Maryland State Fair, Maryland Renaissance Festival, Vegan SoulFest, Dog Days of Summer
This weekend, there’s plenty to do in the city. Bring the dog to get cleaned up and party, check out locally made films or explore vegan and Japanese culture. Outside the Beltway, a pair of the state’s biggest events get underway. Make the most of it:
If you think you missed Charles Village Pub during its three-month-plus hiatus, know this: CVP missed you, too.
Donuts are thought of as a thing you eat in the morning. Most famously, the bleary-eyed Dunkin’ Donuts mascot “Fred the Baker” got up early in the morning because it was “time to make” the delicious confection.
Tonight, though, the Donut Alliance in Beverly Hills is bucking convention to serve its small-batch vegan donuts in the evening.
R. House’s food hall setup is all about choice, and that is doubly true today when the Vintage & Handmade Market sets up shop. More than a dozen vendors and makers will be selling their wares, a group that includes the jewelry company Falling Branch Studio, the printmaker Beertanicals, vintage fashion purveyor Hemlock Vintage and the mixed-media artist Vanaadon Creations, just to name a few.
Event pick: TT The Artist and DJ Trillnatured—plus Philly’s DJ Diamond Kuts—play a block party in Hollins Market
If a free Saturday night summer block party in one of Baltimore’s more interesting historic neighborhoods isn’t enough to grab your attention, ther’’s this: Modern-day Baltimore club stars TT the Artist and DJ Trillnatured and Philly radio star and remix queen DJ Diamond Kuts are providing the soundtrack.
With the temperature this time of year still climbing up into the 90s, as it’s supposed to today, a refreshing, drinkable beer is still very much a necessity. It’s far too early for those heavier pumpkin and Oktoberfest beers soon to be leering from the shelves of your local liquor store.
Weekend Events Calendar: Hot August Music Festival, Lindy 500, Red Bull Amaphiko Festival, Baltimore Fashion Week
This weekend, get out on the streets for block parties and focus in on festivals that showcase fashion, dance and social entrepreneurship. Plus, there are options to grab some time by the pool or an outdoor movie before summer gets too close to the end. Here’s the lineup:
Die-hard “The Office” fans have cycled through the binge-worthy series enough to know the equally vital and disastrous role of alcohol in Dunder Mifflin Scranton’s holiday parties. But it’s unlikely that they’ve seen them all back-to-back, outdoors, in the dead of August.