My publisher at Green Writers Press is floating the idea of printing Old New Worlds on hemp—and my instinctive response of “oo!” has quickly turned to Google. “Hemp hurds are favorable in comparison with those used with pulp wood.” – Jason L. Merrill, U.S. Department of Agriculture chief scientist in 1916 So what on earth is […]
The CityLit Project, whose mission is to create enthusiasm for literary arts in Baltimore and throughout Maryland, is presetnting its 16th CityLit Festival this month. Writer and Board Member, Lisa Lance, has more.
Clarinettist, composer, and conductor, Jorg Widmann, will join the Hagen Quartet for a program that includes compositions by himself, Mozart, and Dvorak at Shriver Hall. SHCS Excutive Director, Catherine Cochran, is excited!
Four years in the making, the extraordinary exhibition Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s has been curated by Oliver Shell, the Baltimore Museum of Art’s Associate Curator of European Art. He shares his thoughts.
The Art of Fugue, a suite for solo cello, choral motets, and more will be on the bill for the annual Bach Marathon at St. David’s in Roland Park. Douglas Buchanan is the Director of Music Ministries for the Music Series at St. David’s.
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is presenting the Bard’s Henry IV Parts I and II through the end of March. The Founding Artistic Director of the company is Ian Gallanar.
play+work = plork is the ethos of the creative writing MFA program at the University of Baltimore. Yet, despite its playful name, there is a serious commitment. On Booknotes this month: Director, Betsy Boyd and alumnus, D. Watkins, whose latest book, We Speak for Ourselves is forthcoming from Atria Books.
After being displaced for a season and a half, the Shriver Hall Concert Series is returning to their newly renovated namesake hall with the annual Piagorsky cello recital, featuring Johannes Moser and Till Fellner. Here is the series Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.
In a drive to increase exposure to live music for young audiences and help engage and inspire the next generation of symphony goers, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has launched a new initiative called Young and Free. Here is the BSO’s Vice President & General Manager, Tonya McBride Robles.
The spring semester of the Odyssey program at John Hopkins University offers Bach, opera, theater and more. Here is the program Director, Douglas Blackstone.