Maryland Federation of Art presents: Six in the City

Six female artists exploring urban environments by photographers Frances Borchardt and Carol Donahue and painters Phyllis Dixon, Patrice Drago, Gail Higginbotham and Desiree Holmes Scherini. On view at MFA’s Circle Gallery located at 8 State Circle in Annapolis from January ...

B.o.B. releases third album ‘Underground Luxury’

Hip hop artist/songwriter B.o.B. recently traveled to Baltimore on a promotional tour to discuss his new album “Underground Luxury,” as well as new acting roles on two popular television series.

Baltimore’s Maysa Leak Nominated for Grammy Award

Singer, songwriter and Charm City native, Maysa Leak, has captured her first Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance for the song, “Quiet Fire,” from her CD, “Blue Velvet Soul.”

Cosby to return to NBC in new sitcom

Bill Cosby is returning to NBC with a new sitcom, a network rep told CNN on Wednesday night.

"Picturing the Past" an artist’s view of St. Mary's City

View one of the most beautiful historic sites in the nation through an artist’s eyes. The North End Gallery will present “Picturing the Past,” inspired by Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC), from February 4 to March 2, 2014.

Steve Harvey partners with Coca-Cola to pay it forward

Actor, comedian turned media mogul and philanthropist, Steve Harvey takes on another exciting role by joining the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program. His strong commitment to mentoring is a great complement to the movement that uncaps a world of possibilities ...

Leto, Nyong'o win SAG Awards

Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto led off Saturday's 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards by winning prizes for supporting female actor and supporting male actor, respectively.

‘Speak Life Tour,’ inspires hope, creativity

If you happen to bump into a group of vibrant young people who are speaking positive words with conviction, it is possible that you are encountering the “Speak Life Tour.”

RAMBLING ROSE: Happy Birthday Martin Luther King, Jr.!

Hello to all of you, Honey Child! We got a hell-la-va weekend. Everybody is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and they should. This is an exciting weekend with parades, shows, breakfasts and special events. I love it.

Newseum opens ‘1964: Civil Rights at 50’ exhibit

On Friday, January 17, 2014, the Newseum opens “1964: Civil Rights at 50,” a yearlong exhibit about Freedom Summer, a bold campaign organized by civil rights groups in 1964 to register black voters in Mississippi.

Beyonce: Gender equality is a myth

When Beyonce tells people to "bow down," they listen.

Poet, activist, Amiri Baraka dead at 79

Legendary poet and activist Amiri Baraka died Thursday, January 9, 2014. He was 79.

Gospel artists raise voices, stroke awareness in national singing competition

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Most Powerful Voices gospel singing competition returns in search of dynamic gospel performers who will raise stroke awareness— particularly in the African-American community— through the power of music.

New book for young readers about African American film pioneer

“Oscar Micheaux: A Self-Made Man,” a new release from The Hollywood Press, brings the story of America's greatest African American filmmaker to life. The book is designed for everyone who loves movies and would like to introduce young audiences to ...

Maryland Hall opens two exhibitions

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts opens two exhibitions on January 9: Passing the Torch: Artists Influencing Artists in the Chaney Gallery and Hai-Ou Hou: Window Shopping Paintings in the Martino Gallery. A free reception will take place that evening ...