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The Rubys: 13 Artists in Performing and Media Arts

When creating what are now called the “Rubys,” the Deutsch Foundation and the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance consulted with the pros. The new Baltimore-based program is modeled on a highly effective “venture-capital” approach developed by New York-based Creative Capital, in which artists receive project funding and professional development services. Administered by GBCA with start-up funding…

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Baltimore City walls are a canvas for artists

Take some time to stroll through Station North over the coming weeks and you’ll notice new street art adding vibrancy to the district. Artists – local, national and international – were commissioned to create large-scale murals on the facades of several key buildings in the district, drawing attention to the area as a vibrant cultural sector.…

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Force: Upsetting Rape Culture

Force: Upsetting Rape Culture, an organization founded by MICA grads Hannah Brancato and Rebecca Nagle, has a studio in the former thrift shop at 1400 Greenmount Ave.  around the corner from The Copy Cat Annex and City Arts. Since its inception in 2010, Force has been working to change the dialogue surrounding rape and sexual assault and harbor…

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Jonathan Erwin, Social Design Fellow

Jonathan Erwin sat across the round table with a big smile, eagerly sharing clips from a community newsletter called The McElderry Park Star, which he launched in collaboration with other community organizers and residents, including the Amazing Grace Lutheran Church. Erwin has a lot to be proud of because over the past ten months he has worked to invigorate the east…

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Gründlehämmer rocks Baltimore

  The rustic 2640 Space in Charles Village has a mystic, bewitchery to it and on March 23rd the relic space, which is usually cold and damp, was warm and buzzing with hundreds of eager Baltimoreans ready to get rocked by Baltimore Rock Opera Society’s (BROS) show, Gründlehämmer.  Nearly eight years ago, a few Goucher College grads, living…

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Bmoreart teams up with WTMD for ‘Everything On It’

WTMD Radio and Bmoreart present a new exhibit by Baltimore artists Andrew Liang and Zoe Friedman, with an opening reception and concert from 7PM to 10PM, Friday, March 28.  “Everything On It” will be on display March 24 through April 30 at the WTMD studios, 1 Olympic Place in Towson. The opening reception features live performances by Americana duo Mountain…

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The Empathy Project by Paul Rucker

Paul Rucker, MICA Artist in Residence, stood in front of a computer in the MICA Studio Center with a MICA student in the background giving a massage. Surrounding Rucker, was the work of various artists of all ages and demographics, that have tacked, nailed, constructed or splattered their work within the space of the studio…