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An Interview with Rick Wade

For the past 30 years, Richard Wade lent his directorial skills to the Annapolis theater scene, frequenting the top of play bills for the Colonial Players, the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, and the Annapolis Opera among others. Shortly after moving to Annapolis in the late 1960s, Wade joined an adult acting group and directed his first play in 1970. He describes his extensive journey as a director and gives insight into what will (hopefully) attract young and future theatre-lovers to join in on the fun.

Eastport a Rockin' 2013

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Wingstock 2013

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Annapolis Arts, Crafts, & Wine Fest 2013

View photos from the Annapolis Arts, Crafts, And Wine Festival 2013

See New Works by Kevin Fitzgerald

Troika Gallery in downtown Easton continues its annual show of exciting new works by renowned painter Kevin Fitzgerald. This is a rare opportunity to see Fitzgerald’s new work. The show continues only until July 10, so be sure to visit soon. Troika Gallery will host a reception with refreshments during Easton’s First Saturday Gallery Walk on July 6 from 5-8:30 pm.

An Interview with Anke Van Wagenberg

Anke Van Wagenberg doesn’t see art as work; she sees it as a hobby. Since October 2011, Van Wagenberg has shared her love and knowledge of the arts with the Eastern Shore community as curator of the Academy Art Museum in Easton. She shares with us how her hobby led her to the Eastern Shore, and how she is helping to ensure the Academy Art Museum remains a cultural center for years to come.

The Art of James Turrell

Globetrotting artist James Turrell spends more than half the year on the road, creating his world-renowned light and space installations throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia, and North America.

Double Diamond Preview

The 2012 Major League Baseball season was the best ever for the Baltimore/Washington area. For the first time in history, both the Orioles and Nationals were in the postseason—a coup that created a frenzy of excitement from one beltway to the next.

Music in Art: Art in Music

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts concludes this year’s Showcase Artist Series with a performance of The Other Band as part of an evening called, Music in Art: Art in Music on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $15; $10 Maryland Hall members.  Preceding the performance, patrons are invited to a free gallery reception from 6-7:30 pm to celebrate an exhibition of woodturnings by Joe Dickey, a member of The Other Band, that will be on display in the Balcony Gallery.  The work will remain on display at Maryland Hall through April 30.

Aimee Mann to Perform at Maryland Hall

Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann will perform at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 pm. Opening for Mann is Ted Leo from Ted Leo and the Pharmacists. Tickets are $43; $38 for Maryland Hall members.