Arts & Culture
Laughter has been shown to be good for the mind, body and soul. It is a great stress reliever and helps to release the endorphins within the brain. There are several places in the Baltimore area which provide a healthy dosage of laughter which could be just what the doctor ordered. Here is a listing of places to help you get your lol’s (laughing out loud) on.
Baltimore has become a microcosm of the world with its very diverse populations. Known for its communities which span the gamut of cultures, Charm City has become the place to visit as well as live. Because of the diverse cultures living in the area, there is a desire and/or need to learn the languages native to the various residents. Here is a sampling of language classes available for people interested in becoming bi-lingual or just studying another tongue.
Baltimore is the center of a newly-formed area called the Station North Arts District. The area showcases the performing, visual and literary arts. It is unique in that there is no other area like it. The Station North Arts District is home to some of the best performances
What is LGBT? LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. The term LGBT was first used in the 1990s and has replaced the more broad term “gay” to describe the LGBT community. LGBT is now the preferred term for describing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Though LGBT Pride Month is generally celebrated in June, Baltimore and surrounding events will take place from late May through late July. Baltimore members of the LGBT communities can participate in local events including Hagerstown Hopes Pride 2015 on May 16, Frederick Pride Out on the Creek on June 27, and the Baltimore Pride 2015 events from July 25 through July 26.
In this age of technology, it seems that cell phones and cameras are everywhere. For some people, it can be a chore trying to capture that special moment to immortalize. One Baltimore expert gives the following tips to the public to make the most of those special moments on a camera phone.
Baltimore is home to some of the most interesting museums. Each museum has its own distinctive exhibits, which make it different and unique from the next. Here is a list of some of the best family friendly museums in the area.
Eager to attract summer vacationers, museums will be throwing open the doors and rolling out the special activities for those interested in opening their minds, expanding their horizons and hands-on fun. Check out some of these upcoming exhibits and get ready to participate in some out-of-the-ordinary entertainment.
Today, there’s basically every kind of festival you can image: you have your beer fests, food fests, music fests, and back by popular demand, a wine fest like none other, Wine in the Woods.
This episode of Foursquare on The Pin covers New York City’s new Whitney Museum and other art favorites.
This is the time of year when a celebration does a winter-weary body well. In the Baltimore area, there are several spring festivals held during that special season. Here is a brief look at the Baltimore offerings.
Each April, the nation begins to focus upon Earth Day and how to make the planet greener by reducing waste and consumption. Baltimore is no exception. There are plenty of activities occurring which will help to make us more environmentally conscious as well as appreciative of the planet as we reduce, reuse and recycle.
No matter your taste in reading or preference in genre, there is a bookstore in Baltimore to suit your need and satisfy your appetite for reading and knowledge.