Media & Literature

Media & Literature

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Ernest Shaw's portrait of Thurgood Marshall, More layoffs possible at MICA, New Director at WPADC, Akea Brionne at CPM, New Baltimore Clayworks Resident Artists, Arts Every Day Mural, finding space as a small theater, an arepa cookbook, and more...

Highlights: Keke Palmer, Threads, Spill, Flyana Boss, cats, what sex work teaches us about history, “new normals,” saving Antarctica, re-inventing sails, and the taste of water 

I was exasperated by the internet this week. 

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

The BMA adds more that 100 objects to their collection, Bishme Cromartie returns to the runway, Landis Expandis benefit concert, MCAAHC's statement on SCOTUS and Affirmative Action, New Film Festival in Baltimore, AVAM Summer Film Series, Hazel Dickens’ documentary, and Duckpin Bowling

Today, all of my picks discuss this past week’s SCOTUS rulings, and feature many of my go-to voices in legal journalism.

WHAT A WEEK! The Supreme Court said "fuck it" this week.

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Fourth of July in Baltimore, Cherry Hill Festival, Ghost Signs, Toki Ramen Billboards, the BMA acquires LaToya Ruby Frazier’s More Than Conquerors, Mayor signs new LGBtQIA+ Protections at Pride, LGBTQ Hip Hop, Afrofuturism with Myrtis and Terri Lee Freeman, and Vee Vee Majesty Story Time

Highlights: The Titan and The Titanic, killer orcas, SS Edmund Fitzgerald, a quiet life, Kimora Lee Simons, Moriah Mills, Kesha, and Little Simz 

The internet was chaotic this week!

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Union unity at The Walters, behind the scenes of Church bar, the Brooklyn Museum names BMA's Darienne (Dare) Turner its first-ever full-time curator of Indigenous art, Baltimore Club music, MSGargaritas, an arepa cookbook from Alma Cocina, and more reporting...

A Rare and Revelatory Collection on View

Douglass, as a man, was continuously evolving, just as he fiercely advocated for societal evolution. On view until April 21, 2024, this exhibit reflects how our understanding of his legacy is ever moving forward as well.

Highlights: A potter named David Drake, ICWA, the Iowa Supreme Court, Philip Lewis, Black Women Writers, Kiese Laymon on the Second Person, Myrlie Evers, Juneteenth, the war inside psychoanalysis, and social media babies

I learned a lot on the internet this week!

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Nicole Santiago wins the Bethesda Painting Awards, Maria Broom's former students document her life in film, a fundraiser for Landis Expandis, BOPA and FOPA, the new Baltimore Guitar Center in Hampden, Hons stand with Planned Parenthood, and more

Highlights: being queer in Florida, the Lady Vols, ‘The Ultimatum’, Cornel West, goggles, ‘The Age of Pleasure’, Charlie Wilson, Tea with Queen and J., Kelis and Bill Murrary (maybe?), and Zion Williamson

So many things happened on the internet that I didn’t know what to think of this week.

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Raúl de Nieves receives BMA Meyerhoff-Becker commission, the 2023 Baker Artist Awardees, BOPA Budget Hearings and Interim Director Todd Yuhanick, the Planned Parenthood-Honfest conflict, "People of Pride" Interviews, Fashion designer Justin Shaw, and more!

Highlights: Miss Majors, teaching in a red state, Tina Turner, ‘The Little Mermaid’, hiring a pop star, ‘Succession’, seeing Vermeer, public art, waking up after 20 years, and SCOTUS really doesn’t care about labor.

The internet had some good art and cultural criticism this week, but maybe I’m also just getting back into it!

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Phaan Howng's Dinner Gallery exhibition, BMA + MICA's Elizabeth Talford Scott exhibition + community celebration, Adam Holofcener interviews on Beyond the Studio Podcast, MCHC's Jim Henson exhibition, Catalyst Contemporary moving out of their space,+ more reporting from local + independent sources.

Highlights: Tina Turner, Janelle Monáe, pandemic intimacy, Dr. Money talks the WNBA, Brittney Griner, CitiBikes, Succession, Harlan Crow, trees, and Alyx Weiss.

I learned some things on the internet this week.

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