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Biz Markie, Papadosio Among Musical Artists Slated to Play Light City 2017

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“Apparatus Florius Leeds 2016” by Tom Dekyvere, photo by Mark Pickthall
Lawsuits aside, the second annual Light City festival is coming back strong. Organizers today announced the musical performers, art installations and other new and returning attractions planned for the festival this spring.

Artists Selected for ‘Neighborhood Lights’ Component of 2017 Light City Festival

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Courtesy What Works Studio
Courtesy What Works Studio

Eight local artists or artist teams have been selected to take part in Neighborhood Lights, the community-based artist-in-residence program for the second annual Light City festival.

Light City 2017’s Innovation ‘Labs’ Now Include Education and Food

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Courtesy Light City/Facebook
Courtesy Light City/Facebook

Despite the intensifying testy legal battle between Light City Baltimore’s founders and the city, the show must go on. Last Friday, Baltimore’s arts promotion office announced it had opened registration for the nine-day festival’s innovation conferences (now called “labs”), along with some of the speakers and a couple new focuses.

Light City creators file countersuit against BOPA

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Peacock by Scofield and Kyle Miller. Photo via lightcity.org.

The battle between the creators of Light City and the city over the vibrant event’s intellectual property rights has taken a new turn. Brooke Hall Allen and Justin Allen on Friday responded to a city lawsuit, filed last month, with a countersuit accusing the city of fraud, trademark infringement and civil conspiracy, among other claims.

Top Stories This Week: Thomas Building Sold, Hot Lauraville Home for Sale, Roland Park Development Restricted

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Thomas Building Urban Landscape

This week, Ed Gunts’ news that the historic Thomas Building changed hands stole the show. The six-story structure, which has survived since the early 1900s, is expected to be preserved and incorporated into a larger development.

Half Off Light City U Tickets, Today Only

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For Leap Day only, Light City U, the innovation conferences taking place as part of the Light City Baltimore festival March 28 – April 3, is offering all-conference tickets for $99, more than 50 percent off of the $200 regular price. Light City U is a series of four conferences with the theme of “Powering Social Change.”

Artists to Light Up Neighborhoods for Upcoming Festival

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As a part of Light City Baltimore, the Baltimore Office of Promotion has selected five local artists and artist teams to complete projects for a new public artist-in-residency program called Neighborhood Lights.

Light City is Bringing 29 Art Installations, Concerts, Performances to the Harbor

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LED flotilla by Aether & Hemera (rendering via Light City

A weeklong festival at the beginning of spring is set to light the area around the harbor from Harbor East to Federal Hill. Along the 1.2-mile stretch, Light City will also feature musical performances from Dan Deacon and classical groups, art installations and a conference focused on social change and innovation.

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