Downtown 81, a somewhat fictional, hang-out movie starring Jean-Michel Basquiat and Alla Kovgan's assiduous documentary, Cunningham, screening in Baltimore
Field workers, sharecroppers, mothers, grandmothers (and occasionally fathers too) share space in her oeuvre with abolitionists and civil rights icons, everyone with dirt under their fingernails, everyone in all of their ordinary glory.
BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.
Big Funds for Creative Alliance, Black Femme Supremacy Film Fest Submissions Open, 2020 Saul Zaentz Fellows Announced, BCAN Celebrates Local Entrepreneurs.
Some crazy shit punctuated a mostly boring week on the internet—but there were also some quiet hidden gems.
This is how one should reckon with sport—an expressive, important, often communal thing that is also big business and ultimately comes down to, well, rules that never entirely make sense.
As Budenz makes clear at the beginning of the show, there has always been some version of a fuckboy, always someone trying to slide into your DMs.
Chul Hyun Ahn opening reception at C. Grimaldis Gallery, Schroeder Cherry opening reception at The Gallery at Baltimore City Hall, Larry Cook artist’s talk + closing at Galerie Myrtis, and more.
Highlights: What The Oscars got wrong, shifting our perspective on monuments, a royal exit, the sometimes tragedy of birth, meditating on cats and Elizabeth Bishop, the politics of textiles, the popularization of Botox, you probably aren’t Beyoncé’s friend, and the Bernie/Warren spat.
Baltimoreans in particular might find something familiar in the film Hyenas, where of a town rendered poor by outside forces falls susceptible to corruption.
This week: Amalie R. Rothschild: Rock Icons and Images reception at Goya Contemporary, Reading and Discussion with Kondwani Fidel at the Walters, Black Femme Supremacy Film Festival Taste Test 2020 at Eaton DC, MLK Day events, and more!