FritzBall!!!

Behold the rapturous joy on the faces of those celebrating the life and times of the one and only, Kyle Fritz. Attendees waited in lines that stretched through a sea of…

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Spike Jonze’s Her :: Film Review

Deep inside the insular cortex of our brains, a flurry of actions and reactions occur to create the feelings we associate with love.  These aren’t the patterns that are typically…

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Victoria Vox

  In 2011 singer-songwriter Victoria Vox produced a cover song a week, for an entire year to the delight of her fans. In 2012 she upped the ante and wrote an original…

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The 2nd Annual Alley Aerial Festival

Imagine performers hoisted in the air and suspended by industrial sculptures and rigging, set against the vibrantly painted walls of an alley covered in street art. Here are the makings of a one-of-a-kind event that is nothing less than mesmerizing.

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IstanBaltimore

Leaving my world behind allows me to experience other cultures, and also helps me see my own. I’m in Istanbul at the International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA) to find out what others are doing, see the Istanbul Biennale, and talk about prosocial media research. Istanbul is cool. Baltimoreans would love it, as does everyone here, it seems. Since I arrived I’ve been scribbling down notes, trying to better understand my sense that Istanbul and Baltimore are similar in some significant ways, and so are Turkey and the US.

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Open Walls Baltimore

 Gaia completes his mural on North and Charles – photo by Martha Cooper It has been hard to miss the recent stream of excitement surrounding Open Walls Baltimore – a…

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