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.
The Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Baltimore Integration Partnership (BIP), today announced that it would host “Open To Growth: A Procurement and Reverse Vendor Fair for Small Businesses” on Friday, January 19 from 7:30 to 11:00 AM. There is no cost to attend, but advance registration is required.
Right next to the large tanks in Union Craft Brewing is a table stacked high with cardboard trays that the brewery uses to package multiple six-packs.
Peter Stern’s photographs look at once familiar and indistinguishable. There are large splotches of earth tones and snaking lines in his compositions, and upon close inspection, you’ll see the image is actually a coal mine or an Eastern Shore landscape.
“Iggy loved it,” LesLee Anderson recalled in a 2012 interview with City Paper. “I remember I was mopping the floor and he was standing against the bar saying, ‘This is a great rock ‘n’ roll bar—this is going to be a rocking night.'”
Local skateboarding prodigy-turned-professional Joey Jett spent the last year traveling the world and filming with two skateboarding icons. This Saturday, Jett will unveil their finished work at a fundraiser for a new skatepark at Rash Field.
Fresh off the video game convention MAG Fest at National Harbor, Bit Gen Gamer Fest is coming to Ottobar in itty bitty form for a night of video game music that promises to warm you up “like an overheating PS2.”
What happens when water and sewer rates are too high for at least a third of households to afford their monthly bills? Presently, Baltimore’s solution is to keep hiking the rates. This isn’t going to work out, says one economist.