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Home of the Week: 3012 Holly St., Edgewater

By Arden Haley, Mar 06, 2017, Categories: Home+Garden, Today

Waterfront home on Beards Creek off South River with breathtaking views.

Towne Salute: Sally Mastroberti of Positive Strides

By Arden Haley, Mar 03, 2017, Categories: Community, Today

Jumping in feet first, Mastroberti has become a valued volunteer at Positive Strides, being an integral part of their Injury Prevention & Nutrition seminars.

"Maryland Heritage: East of the Bay Bridge" Meet the Artist Reception

By Arden Haley, Mar 03, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Community

Announcing What's Up? Media's 2nd Art Show! “Maryland Heritage: East of the Bay Bridge” Featuring original artwork from Anne Arundel County residents

Best of Party 2017

By Arden Haley, Mar 03, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Community, Eat+Drink+Shop, Towne Social

The Ultimate Best of Party: Celebrate What’s Up? Media’s 20th Anniversary and our Best of Winners with a champagne toast, award-winning food, and live entertainment!

What’s Up?’s 2017 Summer Camps You Should Know

By Arden Haley, Mar 02, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Community, Today

We’ve got the details about some of the best summer camps on both sides of the Chesapeake Bay.

A What's Up? Weekend 03/02/17

By Nicole Gould, Mar 02, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today

Check out our exclusive interview with Kelsea Ballerini, the weekend rundown of events, and more

Kelsea Ballerini Makes History in Country Music

By Nicole Gould, Mar 02, 2017, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Today

Get your tickets now to see Kelsea Ballerini as part of Thomas Rhett’s HOME TEAM Tour Friday, March 10th, 7 p.m. at Royal Farms Arena.

Shocking, but Effective: How the Pavlok device can help break those bad habits

By Arden Haley, Mar 01, 2017, Categories: Today, The Look

Using Pavlovian conditioning, a new device called Pavlok, helps put bad habits to rest by releasing an electric shock—that in turn creates an aversion to said habit.

Double Duty: The Beauty of Multi-Functioning Products

By Becca Newell, Mar 01, 2017, Categories: Today, The Look

Although our list is ever-expanding, here are our current multifunctioning favorites, along with the all-star ingredient your nightly anti-aging serum needs.

That Patchy Skin Problem: Treating Melasma

By Becca Newell, Mar 01, 2017, Categories: Today, The Look

Is patchy skin making you look older? You’re not alone. Between four to five million people in the United States suffer from a common hyperpigmentation disorder called Melasma.


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  • Entering its 26th year, the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail Marathon and Half Marathon will take plac...


  • Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics

    03/26/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    From the moment rock and roll hit the airwaves, it has played a crucial role in politics and soci...


  • The Chesapeake Fine Art Studio in Stevensville brings in the best artists in the country to prese...


  • Striking works of Himalayan art depict wrathful Buddhist deities with fearsome qualities. Althoug...


  • American Society of Marine Artists

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Contemporary American Marine Art highlights the works of marine artists recognized as the best in...


  • Gene Davis: Hot Beat

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Brightly colored stripes multiply in rhythmic repetitions across the surface of a painting by Gen...


  • Paper Dreams

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM

    A fun, interactive story of two delightful creatures who live inside a wastepaper basket. Can our...


  • Maryland Day

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:30PM

    Costumed interpreters represent a century of early Maryland History. Kids can even dress up in c...


  • June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    June Schwarcz (1918–2015) is considered one of the most innovative enamelists working in the late...


  • Helen Delich Bentley Tribute

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    A display of select dresses and hats bequeathed to the BMI by Congresswoman Bentley. Known as mu...


  • Synergies

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Two or more things working together in order to create something that is bigger or greater than t...


  • Transcendent Musings

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    “Transcendent Musings” features artists Christian McCarroll and Colin Lacey of the Open Eye Galle...


  • Smithsonian Gardens presents Orchids: A Moment

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 05:30PM

    Orchids: A Moment, the 22nd annual orchid exhibition presented by Smithsonian Gardens and the Uni...


  • 2017 Flower Show: Modern HOMEsteading

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    For over 25 years, Homestead Gardens has presented a themed flower show every March to celebrate ...


  • Maryland Day Celebration

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:30PM

    Costumed interpreters represent a century of early Maryland History. You can try your hand at mak...


  • Jazz Brunch at Blackwall Hitch

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Join us Sunday, March 26th for brunch and a live performance from Sly 45. Brunch and music start ...


  • Game on! Learn how to create a video game. This interactive exhibition allows visitors to immerse...


  • Jonathan Stone

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 01:30PM

    Bossa Nova Jazz brunch!


  • Learn about the impact that land development has on all animals and their environment. Become an ...


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • Front Room: Adam Pendleton

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Adam Pendleton (American, b. 1984) is a New York-based artist whose work examines and questions t...


  • HERE. a pop-up shop ~ Made in Maryland

    03/26/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    HERE. a pop-up shop will celebrate their 5th year in business and their 20th pop-up shop in the A...


  • Buddhist Service

    03/26/2017
    10:30AM — 12:00PM

    Lama Phurbu Tashi Rinpoche or one of his senior students presents methods for how to approach an ...


  • Four Centuries Walking Tour

    03/26/2017
    10:30AM — 12:45PM

    A period dressed guide in colonial attire will lead you through Annapolis’ historic district and ...


  • On Paper: Finding Form

    03/26/2017
    11:00AM — 06:00PM

    This exhibition celebrates one of the strengths of the BMA’s collection: contemporary drawings th...


  • In the Tower: Theaster Gates

    03/26/2017
    11:00AM — 06:00PM

    Over the past decade, American artist Theaster Gates (b. 1973) has explored the built environment...


  • The BMA presents more than 100 rarely shown artists’ books and related prints by more than 50 ren...


  • Harbor Queen Cruises

    03/26/2017
    11:00AM — 06:00PM

    Watermark immerses people in the history, culture and fun of the Chesapeake Bay region and Harbor...


  • Jazz Brunch

    03/26/2017
    11:00AM — 02:00PM

    Enjoy the tasty sounds at Jazz Brunch every Sunday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.


  • Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait

    03/26/2017
    11:30AM — 07:00PM

    Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he f...


  • Inspired by 1930s cartoons and popular culture, Ronald Markman explores intellectual and artistic...


  • Dinosaur Revolution

    03/26/2017
    12:00PM — 04:30PM

    Uncover facts and fossils about dinosaurs in Dinosaur Revolution, an interactive learning experie...


  • Border Crossing

    03/26/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    Border Crossing presents recent work by Albuquerque-based artist Jami Porter Lara (b. 1969), who ...


  • Camelot

    03/26/2017
    01:00PM

    One of the most beloved musicals in Broadway history CAMELOT, with book and lyrics by Moss Hart a...


  • Navy Baseball vs. Princeton

    03/26/2017
    01:00PM

    The Midshipmen take on the Princeton Tigers in the last game of an intense weekend-long series! E...


  • Avoid costly errors by choosing the right plant for the right place based on environmental condit...


  • Home Landscaping Basics

    03/26/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Avoid costly errors by choosing the right plant for the right place based on environmental condit...


  • Emergent III Opening Reception

    03/26/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    Collaborating with Southern High School for the third year in a row, Captain Avery Museum present...


  • Four Centuries Walking Tour

    03/26/2017
    01:30PM — 03:45PM

    A period dressed guide in colonial attire will lead you through Annapolis’ historic district and ...


  • Mind and Meditation Session

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM — 03:30PM

    A “Mind and Meditation” session will be led by Lama Phurbu Tashi Rinpoche or one of his students....


  • Bowie Community Theatre Presents "Night Watch"

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM — 04:30PM

    Night Watch By Lucille Fletcher Unable to sleep, Elaine Wheeler paces the living room of her ...


  • Pottercon

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    Join your fellow Harry Potter fans across the country for PotterCon, the best day-drinking and mi...


  • Internationally acclaimed Kuwaiti writer/director Sulayman Al Bassam returns to the Kennedy Cente...


  • Witness for the Prosecution

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    Get ready for countless twists and turns - Agatha Christie’s most celebrated court-room drama is ...


  • Los Otros

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    From Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party/Giant) and Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind/P...


  • A stage littered with liquor bottles and café chairs seamlessly transforms itself from the bistro...


  • Three Sisters

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    Stuck in a backwater town, three sisters and their brother search for meaning amidst missed oppor...


  • The Taming of the Shrew

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM

    In The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare puts Kate and Petruchio’s marital power struggles under a...


  • Oysters and Wine on the Bay

    03/26/2017
    02:00PM — 05:00PM

    Crabs and Old Bay. Rockfish and lemon butter. Crab cakes and tartar sauce. The bounty of the Bay ...


  • Meet students, parents, alumni, staff. Tours, slideshows, panel discussion. Refreshments and limi...


  • Hogwarts Professors Visit Flourish & Blotts

    03/26/2017
    02:30PM — 04:00PM

    Prospective Hogwarts students are invited to meet some of their professors Sunday, March 26, from...


  • Stravinsky's Petrushka

    03/26/2017
    03:00PM

    A superb music colorist and BSO favorite, Tortelier has conjured up an enchanting French-inspired...


  • Shear Madness

    03/26/2017
    03:00PM

    Shear Madness is the comedy whodunit that lets the audience solve the crime! Set in present-da...


  • 18th ANNUAL Spring Art Show Delaware Foundation of the Visual Arts Date: Fri.,Sat.,...


  • 18th ANNUAL Spring Art Show Delaware Foundation of the Visual Arts Date: Fri.,Sat.,...


  • TANGO'Brien's Practilonga (Argentine Tango)

    03/26/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Annapolis tango is a group passionate about traditional Argentine tango as found in the dance hal...


  • Trentemøller

    03/26/2017
    07:00PM

    Copenhagen based musician Anders Trentemøller´s talent for heart wrenching melodic moments and ex...


  • Los Otros

    03/26/2017
    07:00PM

    From Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party/Giant) and Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind/P...


  • Come one, come all to AHS Drama Company’s most recent musical adventure. Chronicling the twisted ...


  • Stevie Nicks

    03/26/2017
    07:00PM

    Due to huge ticket demands and stellar reviews for the 24 Karat Gold Tour, the legendary gold dus...


  • Shear Madness

    03/26/2017
    07:00PM

    Shear Madness is the comedy whodunit that lets the audience solve the crime! Set in present-da...


  • Art Sherrod Jr.

    03/26/2017
    07:30PM

    After attending the Naval Academy, Art set sail and began his solo career as a performer and reco...


  • Three Sisters

    03/26/2017
    07:30PM

    Stuck in a backwater town, three sisters and their brother search for meaning amidst missed oppor...


  • Ann Wilson of Heart

    03/26/2017
    08:00PM

    Wilson says fans can expect: "A beautiful, classy set with an elegant, artistic production … The ...


  • Skribe

    03/26/2017
    10:00PM — 01:00AM

    Enjoy music from Skribe every Sunday at 10 p.m.


 

 

 

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