Welcome to the middle of the summer, Baltimore. Of course, that means Artscape has arrived. Get the lowdown on what’s happening inside and around the Station North festival. Plus, a few foodie events and chances to combine fitness and awareness. Get out there:
He’s turned up in Washington, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Dublin, Rome, Rio de Janeiro, Sydney–more than 60 cities in all.
Now he’s found a spot in Baltimore as well.
Turns out an assist from Reddit was not required for Spencer Grundler to open the century-old safe he found in a hallway at the Copycat Building.
After consulting the messageboard in May for tips on how to open the 4-foot-tall black safe found in the hallway of the old industrial warehouse, a different lead to a professional locksmith, Advanced Security Safe & Lock, came through, and earlier this month, on the Fourth of July, the safe was cracked.
Q&A: Ratscape organizer Josh Schleupner talks reviving the festival, the need for new practice spaces and more
When I met Josh Schleupner for coffee earlier this week, the music festival he’s helping to organize, Ratscape, was “starting to morph,” he told me. Last-minute confirmations from bands were still rolling in, and he was waiting for some vendors to sign on.
These half-priced tickets are available through Culture Fly. Culture Fly is a program of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA). GBCA nurtures and promotes a vibrant, diverse, and sustainable arts and cultural community essential to the region’s quality of life. GBCA speaks boldly in advancing the idea that arts and culture matter to the current and future success of our region.
After 6 months without a CEO of the nonprofit that serves as the city’s official arts council, Mayor Catherine Pugh today announced Donna Drew Sawyer as the new head of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts.
Dan Deacon, J Pope and the HearNow, Wume and many more to play Believe in Music and Md. Science Center’s Halloween party
Electronic musician Dan Deacon, hip-hop soul group J Pope and the HearNow, hip-hop artist Joy Postell and experimental duo Wume are just some of the highlights from this year’s stacked Halloween party hosted by Believe in Music and the Maryland Science Center.
This year marks four decades in business for Black Classic Press, a company that owner Paul Coates has operated with a mission of advancing and disseminating works of black thought. The Baltimore City Council honored that history tonight.
If there’s anyone with enough intimate knowledge about the devastating tenure of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force to write a book on it, it’s the local reporter duo of Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg. That’s now in the works, as both have officially signed a book deal with New York-based trade publisher St. Martin’s Press.