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Welcome to the HALL At Live!

Are you a fan of big-name concerts, stand-up comedy, or sporting events like boxing? Then you’ll be glad to know that there is a new venue in Anne Arundel County, designed just for that. The newest attraction at Live! Casino and Hotel in Hanover, The HALL at Live! officially opened on February…

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Welcome Winter with the Performing Arts!

Though there’s never a bad time to enjoy the wide-ranging performing arts scene in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, winter is hard to beat. It is also a time when turning the calendar to 2022 might inspire you to expand your cultural horizons. Luckily, three of the region’s leading performing…

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Holiday Theatre Returns!

The holiday season is upon us, and following on the heels of a year like no other, our favorite community traditions return! Every business and organization adapted gracefully to the challenges, but there are few events so ready to be experienced live quite like the performing arts. As artists are…

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First Sunday Arts Festival

First Sundays on West Street If you are looking for the perfect way to spend an afternoon, look no further than the First Sunday Arts Festival in downtown Annapolis. This Sunday will be the last festival of the season, wrapping up the festival’s 20 th year! The festival takes place on the first…

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Let's Go Music Fest

There’s a new music festival in town, and the buzz is big! Let’s Go! Music Festival is the passion project of John O’Leary, who has been bringing us another favorite Annapolis tradition, the St. Patrick’s Day parade, since 2012. But for this event, he and his co-planning partner Liz Rawlings have…

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Meet Poet Laureate of Annapolis, Maggie Benshaw

You knew Annapolis had sailing, history, and crabs, but did you know we also have…poetry? As of April 2021, Mayor Gavin Buckley appointed a new Poet Laureate of the City of Annapolis: Maggie Benshaw. Maggie is a creative writing teacher at Annapolis High School, and it was my pleasure to speak to…

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Annapolis Art in Public Spaces Commission

It started as a rivulet of eye-catching murals several years ago and has since turned into a torrent of talent adorning the continually changing canvas of a City as steeped in the challenges of history as it is committed to the essential element of evolution. Thanks to a sagacious focus on the…

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