Additional media from our October 2013 feature on Baltimore legend, Johnny Eck.
Johnny Eck with his hand-carved miniature circus, 1926.Courtesy Johnny Eck Museum
Johnny Eck and friends, 1925.Courtesy Johnny Eck Museum
Johnny Eck talks about growing up in East Baltimore....
Actor John Astin enjoys a second act, playing professor at The Johns Hopkins University.
Wearing a gray newsboy cap and carrying a leather organizer, John Astin looks like the very model of a Johns Hopkins professor as he strides across the Homewood campus en route to lunch at the Brody...
Despite the economy, the local arts scene keeps thriving, generating excellent work, a calendar full of can't-miss events, and even a few genius ideas — like OrchKids.
It wasn’t that long ago——just over three years, actually——that the Baltimore Opera Company folded after the economy tanked and many observers (us included) wondered if it was a harbinger of more to...
The “Highway to Nowhere” cuts a wide path through West Baltimore, six lanes across and little more than a mile long. The notorious stretch of Route 40 was once part of a grand plan for an east-west...
Local artists and experts choose 37 artworks in Baltimore that you have to see, and their selections just might stir up debate about our perceptions of art and the city around us.
When we asked a group of art aficionados to identify must-see works of art, we expected to hear about pieces in The BMA, The Walters, and other museums and galleries around town. We got that, and a...
1st Mariner Arena So You Think You Can Dance Tour 2010 TV-show finalists show off their dancing talent. Oct. 5. 410-347-2020. 1stmarinerarena.com
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Works...
Baltimore has had a fascinating relationship with Andy Warhol, and the BMA's upcoming Warhol exhibit is the show to see this fall.
Baltimoreans can feel some measure of pride visiting The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. Located downtown in a renovated industrial warehouse—a "factory," if you will—just a few miles from where...
From Poe to Pac, artists connected to Baltimore consistently push the envelope. Is it something in the water?
Think of the artists most commonly associated with Baltimore and a common trait begins to emerge. Poe. Dark, right? Zappa. Eccentric. Waters. An auteur unto his own.
Immediately, other names come to...
From the pages of Rolling Stone to the far reaches of the blogosphere, the national media is hyping Baltimore's music scene as the next big thing.
Baltimore's art scene, especially its music scene, reached a tipping point in April. That's when Rolling Stone published its "Best of Rock" issue, which included categories such as Best Live Band (...
Fall Arts Preview 2006
Experiencing art is, for some people, mere entertainment, a welcome diversion from the banalities of everyday life. Others may think of art primarily as an investment, or something to be consumed....