Locus Magazine release party on Saturday March 1 at Metro Gallery

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Locus Magazine will release Issue 4: Vernacular on March 1, 2008 with a Release Party at 8pm at Metro Gallery in Baltimore. A $10 cover includes a copy of the magazine and live music by: The Offering (VA), Anup Kishore Pradhan (MD), The Up Set (MD), and Baby Venom (MD).

Issue 4: Vernacular features twelve local artists, whose works draw upon a common language of everyday experience. Featured artists include: Seth Adelsberger, Ramsay Antonio-Barnes, Michael Benevento, Rachel Bradley, Luca Dipierro, Andrew Laumann, A.D. Loveday, T.J. Proechel, Fred Scharmen, Alexandr Skarlinski, and D.B. Stovall. Each full-color magazine will include one original trading card by Baltimore artist Lillian Bayley Hoover. Issue 4: Vernacular is printed in a hand-numbered limited edition of 300, and remains, as always, advertisement-free.

Locus Magazine is very excited to produce an exhibition to accompany the release of issue 4: Vernacular. The exhibition will feature works by issue 4 artists, and will open simultaneously on March 1st at Metro Gallery. The exhibition will be open to the public from March 1 – March 22.

Metro Gallery is located at 1700 North Charles Street, across from the Charles Theater, in Baltimore’s Station North Arts District. For more information on Metro Gallery, please visit their website at

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