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This week's news includes: Rebecca Hoffberger reimagines the Inner Harbor, BmoreArt's Cara Ober profiled, John Waters' best films of 2022, and more reporting from Baltimore Fishbowl, Baltimore Beat, Baltimore Banner, Baltimore Magazine, and other local and independent news sources.

Baltimore musician Ed Hrybyk felt the impact of the pandemic not only as a performer but as a jazz teacher

The Ed Hrybyk Trio will play an upcoming show on Friday December 16th at the Church on the Square as part of the Music on the Square Concert Series

The best weekly art openings, events, and calls for entry happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

This Week:  Nada Average Tuesday at Motor House, Towson University Holiday Art + Pottery Sale, Ballet After Dark's Black Luxury Ball at Eubie Blake, Under $500 at MAP, Art After Hours at the BMA, BREAKING CODES at SNF Parkway, Holiday Heap at 2640, Current Art Market, and more!

Is there a better way to appreciate Baltimore's mix of dignified, artistic, and oddball culture than the Mayor's Christmas Parade?

Photos from the 49th Annual Baltimore Mayor's Christmas Parade held on Sunday, December 4, 2022 by Elena Volkova

Highlights: Hibernation and colonization, Railroad Workers United, killer robots, Twitter,  ‘Yellowstone,’ ‘Queen Sugar,’ Keke Palmer and Angela Bassett, disappearing whales, JLo can’t sing, and Anna Weynat's bio

The internet has been increasingly active the past few weeks

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Memento Mori at The Parlor, Figure / Narrative at C. Grimaldis Gallery, and Manifest Presence at Catalyst

Three Succinct Reviews including a group show about death in a former funeral home, as well as figurative narrative paintings from established masters Grace Hartigan and Raoul Middleman and a new generation of painters in Baltimore

Text and Found Object in exhibitions by Kei Ito and R.L. Tillman

While Ito leans on a more personal narrative to probe the continued legacy of violence, Tillman dissects printmaking history, wartime advertisements and reminiscence in social media today.

Contemplating the legacy of protest art created by the famous American Catholic nun-turned-artist-educator

'We Care: Works by Corita Kent' at Silber Gallery is a vibrant color bomb mission-driven text-heavy advertisement-inspired serigraphs.

Since mastering the craft of vogueing and coming up in the ballroom community, Marquis has also shared his knowledge with younger performers in Baltimore

“Tell yourself you are everything the world needs to see."

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Cavanaugh has successfully steered MAP home to Saratoga Street and built an organization that can be sustainable for the future

These past ten years at MAP may seem to be a blur of exhibits, events, and art walks, but it’s important to realize that none of it would have happened without the determination of one devoted arts administrator.

A new exhibit of recent Baker awardees features work by Laura Amussen, David Page, Ernest Shaw Jr., Susan Waters-Eller, and Pamela Woolford

Baltimore, Addressed features five recent Baker awardees who respond to the past, present, and imagined future of the city and is curated by Brittany Luberda, BMA Anne Stone Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts

Photos from BmoreArt's Nov. 10 Magazine Release Party

Our release parties are an extension of our mission: to create a network of collaborators, to elevate the arts, and to build community through arts and culture

A Sneak Peak at the Transgressive Artist and Collector’s Bequest to the BMA

John Waters wants us to rethink the ludicrous possibility of a masterpiece

Art AND: Dereck Stafford Mangus

On museum unions, getting to know a city by walking, and designed structures

'Gold Rush' Documents the Social and Ecological Impact of Mining on Indigenous Lands

Stephanie Garon uses mine core samples to guide the creation of sculpture, video, sound and photography.

Goofy Gravity and Weighty Gravitas: Jo Smail at Goya Contemporary

Smail's new exhibit is equal parts blended diversity and congruous incongruity.

No Mermaids Without Ghosts: Jennipur Jane at the Alchemy of Art

In two exhibitions, a photographer playfully explores the macabre and the whimsical

Why One Local Business is Giving $10,000 to Keep Artists in the Baltimore region

Baltimore Spirits Company names Penn Eastburn as the first recipient of its LAB award

The Baltimore Arts & Culture Guide

Search: Museums, Galleries, Performance, Film, Organizations & Advocacy, Literary Organizations, Media, Bookshops, Maker, Mixed Use & Studios, Education, Grants & Awards, Residencies, Artist Housing, and Supplies. This guide is for Baltimore area artists, makers, creatives, and anyone who wants to get involved in the arts in the region.

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After immigrating to the US from Laos and working in restaurants for 15 years, Mona Kettavhong opened the Hampden restaurant in 2021

From her friend’s mom who decided to live in Maryland, to the sugarcane operator who pushed her forward, to the friend who introduced her to her wife—each of our lives is a glass box covered with the fingerprints of others.

On museum unions, getting to know a city by walking, and designed structures

For Mangus, an artist, writer, and museum guard, space for reflection is essential to a strong end result.

Saskia Kahn captures experimental fashion show Fantasy Machine

Current Space's epic experimental fashion show Fantasy Machine returned last Saturday for its sold-out fourth edition. Thankfully, photographer Saskia Kahn staked out a spot beside the runway and captured it all.

Photos from Comic-Con 2022 at the Baltimore Convention Center by Jill Fanon

The best place for Cosplay in Baltimore is the 23rd Annual Comic-Con, hosted October 28-30, 2022 downtown at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Keeping it Professionally Personal: Using Social Media as an Artist

A digital strategist’s tips on how to make your art business more effective on social media

Art AND: Christine Buckton Tillman

"When you bring things together, you can make new connections."

2022 Sondheim Semi-Finalists at School 33 Art Center

The Current Exhibition of 2022 Sondheim Semi-Finalists at School 33 Confirms its Relevance as an Exhibition Space

Excess and Access: Contemporary Ceramics at Towson University 

Two ceramics exhibitions at Towson University push the limits of the medium, with an artist talk by kelli rae adams tomorrow, Oct. 6

The Artist Statement & Why They Mostly Suck

Best Professional Practices for Artists: The Artist Statement Made Simple
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Issue 14 considers our shared environment as a source of inspiration for artists, a community supporting social practice, and an opportunity for meaningful engagement in the world. Featured artists include Soledad Salamé, Rhea Beckett, Alyssa Dennis, John Shields, Bokeum Jeon, as well as the Maryland Zoo, Last Resort Space, Glenstone Museum, and The Neighborhood Design Center.

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Stories from Issue 14: Environment
On museum unions, getting to know a city by walking, and designed structures

For Mangus, an artist, writer, and museum guard, space for reflection is essential to a strong end result.

Photos from BmoreArt's Nov. 10 Magazine Release Party

Our release parties are an extension of our mission: to create a network of collaborators, to elevate the arts, and to build community through arts and culture

On abstracting the domestic, home improvement as curation, and being both a mentor and a mentee

Livi is an artist who moves between media seamlessly, always seeking out material that speaks to the domestic space and figuring out how to manipulate it after.

For decades, Salamé has been researching and creating subtle, intelligent artworks around the issue of climate change.

For the artist, distortion of the image reflects the fear of dehumanizing and delegitimizing the real-world phenomena occurring around us.