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.
Seeing his “Madre Luz” sculpture in shambles last month was difficult for artist Pablo Machioli. The day after Mayor Catherine Pugh had Baltimore’s controversial Confederate monuments removed, activists placed his work depicting a pregnant black woman, child on her back and fist raised, atop the empty base in the Wyman Park Dell that had held statues of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
Now that Baltimore has ripped out its controversial Confederate monuments, the city is soliciting ideas from the public for what should replace each statue on its vacant base.
With a bit of financial backing from the city, Baltimore’s DIY rock opera collective is linking up with Baltimore’s Arena Players for a two-part production in early 2018.
Believe it or not, nearly four months have already passed since the second annual Light City Festival, and the wheels are already in motion for the third rendition next spring.
Artscape ’17 Musical Performers: ‘Queen of Percussion’ Sheila E., Gogol Bordello, Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Baltimore’s ambitiously huge, free arts festival returns next month with an eclectic array of performers in the musical lineup, including a renowned family soul band, a legendary Latin percussionist and a wild and well-loved gypsy punk group.
BOPA Reveals Light City 2017 Economic Impact and Visitor Figures, Announces Dates for Next Year’s Festival
Baltimore’s third Light City festival will run from April 14-21, 2018, following a three-day “Neighborhood Lights 2018” event earlier in the month, the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts announced today.
The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts has whittled down its pool of entries for the city’s prestigious Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.
The hands of time are slowly returning to the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower.