Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The event, which includes picnicking, singing, dancing and live music takes place Sunday April 28.
As long as the weather holds, this weekend will present a great opportunity to picnic at a local park and take in some folksy sounds. The Baltimore Folk Music Society hosts its Spring Faire at Cromwell Valley Park from 12-5 p.m. April 28. Admission is free, but a voluntary $5 donation will benefit the park. Bring your own picnic and a blanket or some lawn chairs and check out everything from sword dancing and juggling to jamming and dancing; and for those who don't want to pack a lunch, food will also be available for sale. Parkville's own Pavan Foods will offer vegetarian and vegan Indian cuisine and Baltimore's Sofi's Crepes will have snacks both sweet and savory to offer, according to the Folk Music Society's website. Musically inclined…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Check out some live music this weekend in Baltimore and beyond.
Thursday The Pietasters, Big D & The Kids Table, Bumpin’ Uglies and Kill Lincoln The Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard Street, Baltimore Doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. $13 My Son Bison, Ms. Fridrich, Raindeer, Monteclair Bohemian Coffee House, 1821 N. Charles Street, Baltimore 8 p.m., $5 Friday Cris Jacobs and The Band of Johns, Garrett Anderson The 8x10, 10 E. Cross Street, Baltimore Doors at 8 p.m. $12 Mark Bray and the Steel Soul Cowboys Pop’s Tavern, 4343 North Point Blvd, Dundalk 9:30 p.m., no cover Saturday Muddy River Blues Band The Tidewater Grille, 300F Franklin Street, Havre de Grace 8 p.m., No cover Joe Keyes & The Late Bloomer Band City View Bar and Grill, 6700 Security Blvd, Gwynn Oak 9 p.m., no cover Full disclosure: Owings …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Dancing With The Stars features two performers with Baltimore ties.
Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones and partner Karina Smirnoff improved upon their debut performance on Dancing With The Stars Monday night. The pair earned a 20 out of 30, up one point from the week prior. The show also featured Baltimore's Dorothy Hamill, the Olympic and world champion figure skater. She and partner Tristan McManus earned a 15, as Hamill struggled through a back injury. The series airs on Monday and Tuesday nights on ABC. TELL US: Did you watch Monday's show? Who had the best performance? Leave a comment. Related articles:
Friday, March 22, 2013
For National Youth Art Month, student artwork is on display through April 7.
In celebration of National Youth Art Month, a number of Towson area schools are displaying student artwork at the Walters Art Museum through April 7. In total, 78 Baltimore County Public Schools elementary and middle schools are exhibiting more than 400 pieces of artwork, according to a news release from Baltimore County Public Schools. Student artwork from the following Towson area schools is on display: Student artists who were selected to have their work displayed were invited to attend a reception from 1-3 p.m. Mar. 24. where they will have an opportunity to participate in studio activities. All student artwork will be displayed through April 7; the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles Street, is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. and …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Check out some live music in the Baltimore area this weekend.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Dancing With The Stars debuted its new season Monday night, featuring the Ravens receiver and the Baltimore-based figure skating champion.
Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones broke out "the squirrel" with partner Karina Smirnoff in his first performance on Dancing With The Stars Monday night. The season premiere also featured Baltimore's Dorothy Hamill, the Olympic and world champion figure skater. Check out the video with this post for their performances. Jones earned a score of 19 out of 30 dancing to "Cha Cha Cha", while Hamill pulled in a 21 with her perfomance to "Tiny Dancer." The series airs on Monday and Tuesday nights on ABC. Jones was asked to perform on the program after his charisma and dance moves were on display during and following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in February. Jones did "the squirrel" during the Super Bowl, and again during the team's celebration in …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Baltimore Metro area was expecting between 5 and 11 inches of snow during this week's winter storm. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in your Patch area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of your Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. It updates as Skywarn volunteers file their reports, so check back later to see more accurate statistics. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices. The effects of the snowstorm that began Tuesday night have been hit-or-miss throughout the Baltimore Metro area, about 5 inches fell in Westminster but less than 1 inch in Parkville, for example, according to the map. The National Weather Service had forecast that 4-11 inches of snow would accumulate …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Organizers are giving away a pair of tickets to the summer concert at Oregon Ridge Park. Find out how to win and who is headlining here.
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Galatctic and Greensky Bluegrass, BoomBox and AntiBalas are just some of the talented bands who will headline the 2013 Hot August Blues and Roots Festival, organizers announced Monday. Tickets for the impressive lineup happening at Oregon Ridge Park go on sale Thursday, March 7. But organizers want to give you a shot at getting into the show for free. "We will be giving away 2 free tickets on Wednesday!" organizers announced on the official concert Facebook page. How you ask? Just a few simple social media requests. "That's it! Winner will be chosen Wednesday evening! Thanks for spreading the word!!!! Early Bird tickets go on sale Thursday!" the post goes on to say. As of 1 p.m. Tuesday, 510 Facebook users …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Catch hip-hop, metal, funk and classic rock in Baltimore and the surrounding towns this weekend.
Those looking to catch some live music this weekend have an eclectic variety of national and regional acts to choose from. If you're in the mood for hip-hop, head to Rams Head Live on Friday for Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def. If you're in the mood for metal, head to Hampden Saturday night for Necropsy. If you want to jam and dance, head to the 8x10 for Talking Heads Tribute The Psycho Killers on Friday, or Saturday for funk-rock band Subtle Hustle and electro-rock jamband Big Something. Here's what's on tap this weekend: Friday, March 1 Who: Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def Where: Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place, Inner Harbor, Baltimore Time: Doors 8 p.m., Show 9 p.m. Tickets: $40, purchase here Who: Muddy River Blues Band Where: Tidewater Grille, 300 …
Here are the highlights for this weekend in Baltimore city and county.
Here's what's happening around town this weekend. Remember, you can always browse local events or add your own. Just click Events at the top of this page. It's quick, easy and free. All weekend The Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show sails into the Baltimore Convention Center. Friday "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart offers a night of political commentary and comedy at the Meyerhoff. It's First Friday at the Maryland Science Center. Get admission to the exhibits, planetarium and theater for just $8 Friday evening. Yasiin Bey (also known as Mos Def) performs at Rams Head Live. Saturday The Timonium Fairgrounds host a home and garden show Saturday and Sunday. Towson University's basketball teams say farewell to the Towson Center Arena—next…