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Grandmaster Flash, G. Love & Special Sauce named headliners of Light City

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Grandmaster Flash. Image via Facebook.

Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash, blues fusion band G. Love & Special Sauce and synth-pop artist Kimbra will headline this year’s Light City festival.

Jurors for Installations, 12 ‘Neighborhood Lights’ Spots Announced for Light City 2018

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“Light Happenings Part II,” by Labbodies. Photo by Stephen Babcock.

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.

BOPA Reveals Light City 2017 Economic Impact and Visitor Figures, Announces Dates for Next Year’s Festival

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“Light Happenings Part II,” by Labbodies. Photo by Stephen Babcock.

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 Allens, Light City’s Creators, and the City Reach a Settlement in Their Trademark Court Battle

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“Light Happenings Part II,” by Labbodies. Photo by Stephen Babcock.

The legal dispute between the City of Baltimore and the couple who created Light City appears to be coming to a close.

Light City Exhibit Offers Look at Bygone Relics Through Augmented and Visual Reality

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Slightly more than two years ago, Islamic State militants stormed through Mosul, Iraq, destroying priceless artifacts that its members had deemed “idolatrous.” This week at the Columbus Center in the Inner Harbor, Light City is offering a chance to visitors to peer in at these lost relics using augmented and virtual reality tools.

Hot Plate: Center Cut Doughnuts Officially Opens, Spring Menu Additions, Easter Brunch Options

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Fork & Wrench updated its menu this week, adding a new batch of seasonal dishes.

Between Opening Day, Light City and a (mostly) gorgeous stretch of weather, Baltimore has been the place to be this past week.

Local restaurants are keeping the magic going next week, too, with new menu additions and events. They’re also looking ahead to the following weekend, with big plans for Easter brunches. Here’s a look at what’s happening next week and Easter weekend:

At Light City, A Discussion on Black Identity from Two Baltimore Thought Leaders

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Johns Hopkins School of Education assistant professor Wendy Osefo (left) and Baltimore author D. Watkins.

How does one define what it means to be black – and does it help anyone to try?

Leaders Discuss How to Fix Homelessness at Light City’s Social Lab

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Molly McGrath Tierney, director of the Baltimore City Department of Social Services (left) and Jeff Singer, former director of Healthcare for the Homeless, talk on stage.

Homelessness doesn’t hit softly; it’s more like a hurricane that sweeps through a city, according to Jeff Singer, former director of Baltimore’s Health Care for the Homeless.

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