Sondheim Artscape Prize 2016 finalists exhibition at Baltimore Museum of Art

Organized by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPAA) in conjunction with Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival, the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize: 2016 Finalists Exhibition will be on view at The Baltimore Museum of Art’s ...

BMoreFit to host Baltimore’s 2nd annual ‘DanceWalk’ at Artscape 2016

BMoreFit will host Baltimore’s second annual ‘DanceWalk’ in collaboration with Artscape 2016 on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The event encourages friends and family to get active and dance the “musical mile,” as they help raise money to fund the not-for-profit ...

Shakespeare in the Garden: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens July 8

The Annapolis Shakespeare Company will perform six shows of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" during weekends from July 8 to 17 — with a few twists.

Smokey Robinson named next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Acting Librarian of Congress David Mao announced that Smokey Robinson is the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Greater Baltimore’s biggest Fourth of July celebration returns to the Inner Harbor! Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration presented by Ports America Chesapeake takes place Monday, July 4, 2016 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor with live ...

The Maryland Historical Society launches new exhibit

This exhibit contains more than 50 items spanning four centuries of donations to the Maryland Historical Society, including two of Eubie Blake's practice pianos, period clothing, portraits, silver, a wool tapestry of George Washington, the sign from Club Hippo and ...

African-American Festival to feature Common, Angie Stone and others

Last year, Stephanie Mills and Doug E. Fresh were the primary attractions at the annual African-American Festival in Baltimore.

Storm Entertainment releases comic book in memory of Prince

Storm Entertainment is keeping the memory of late music icon Prince alive in a special edition comic book entitled “Tribute: Prince.” B

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Former teacher finds new niche as film producer, prepares for movie debut

Fifteen years ago, Tressa “Azarel” Smallwood took a life-changing leap of faith.

BET Awards: Passion, politics and Prince tributes

Viewers of Sunday night's BET Awards got so much more than just a celebration of black entertainment and Prince tributes.

Scarborough Foundation to honor Earth, Wind & Fire

The Scarborough Foundation will honor music legends Earth, Wind & Fire, Melvin Miles and Dr. Hattie Bailey at its inaugural awards celebration, “A Musical Tribute to Skip Scarborough,” on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at the Murphy Fine Arts Center located ...

New exhibit focuses on being Black in White America

A new exhibit at the Galerie Myrtis Fine Art Gallery explores the politicization of Black identity in the United States.

Morris Day headlines Baltimore concert to honor Prince

Shortly after receiving the devastating news of his mentor Prince’s death, Morris Day stood speechless.

D.C. native’s legacy: Promoting the best of Black music

Last week, as the Washington Informer began its coverage of African-American Music Appreciation Month, we featured veteran disc jockey Russ Parr who recently returned to the Greater Washington Area, bringing his unique style and long-recognized brand to the DMV as ...