March 29, 2013
Cancer fundraiser The eighth annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Howard County Yard Sale fundraiser will take place Saturday, April 13, on the East Columbia library's parking lot, 6600 Cradlerock Way. Set up begins at 7 a.m. Cost to rent a space is $10; please provide your own table. Relay For Life asks for a donation of at least 50 percent of yard sale proceeds as part of the fundraiser. Rental fees will be collected at the time of set up. Information: 410-313-7730.
March 22, 2013
Baltimore helped the avant-garde painter Max Weber forge a national reputation in 1915. Now, nearly 100 years later, this could be the city where the late artist begins his long-overdue comeback. It's not that critics and curators are unfamiliar with the Russian-born, Brooklyn-raised painter's work. As a new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art makes clear, Weber has long been considered one of the most significant American artists of the 20th century. But, at the peak of his career, Weber was a bona fide celebrity, with spreads in "Time," "Life," "Look" and 'The Saturday Evening Post.
March 7, 2013
The object was to depict a vivid memory on colored paper, creating a narrative of depth and symmetry. Marriotts Ridge High School junior Taylor Hensh conjured up a piece illustrating what happens when New Year's Eve fireworks go wrong. The piece recalls a vacation at Deep Creek Lake two years ago with her family and a few others, when the fathers decided to set off fireworks — one of which struck Taylor in the arm, putting holes in her North Face jacket but leaving her otherwise unscathed.