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Five Reasons to Visit Annapolis Arts Week

June 4-12, 2022 marks the start of this year's Annapolis Arts Week. This week-long celebration of the arts encompasses a wide range of artistic creativity that makes up this historic city. Here are our top five reasons to visit Arts Week in Annapolis. Paint Annapolis Attendees can escape the…

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Chesapeake Arts Center

Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) Celebrates Platinum Anniversary The colorful façade gives us a glimpse into the spectrum of creativity, diversity, and community found inside the doors of Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC), a 58,000 square foot multi-disciplinary arts facility in Brooklyn Park. CAC is now…

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Kim Hovell’s Main [Street] Attraction

You know her, you love her, and now you can follow her…all the way to 151 Main Street. Kim Hovell and her iconic oysters are marching—an impressive feat for any nonmotile bivalve—from West Street to nestle into their new digs amongst the historic buildings of Main Street. This spring, Find Kim…

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Annapolis Film Festival – “The Big Picture”

It does not get any sweeter than this! The Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) is back, in person, for its 10 th year and it is bigger, better, and sweeter than ever! Opening night’s feature film “To Olivia,” follows the complex marriage between renowned author Roald Dahl and Oscar-winning actress…

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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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