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Annapolis Collection Gallery

The Annapolis Collection Gallery is located in the last historic block of West Street, fittingly beneath the watchful eye of the mural next door painted by one of the gallery's master artists, Jeff Huntington. The gallery was founded 15 years ago as owner and curator, Katherine Burke, moved…

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Drawn to Deale at SOCO Art Labs

Deale, MD sits in Southern Anne Arundel County surrounded by water and gorgeous views of the Chesapeake Bay. Image courtesy of Peter Moreno. Can we all agree we have been cooped up inside for too long now? Yet, the great outdoors is still just that, great! So, get outside and enjoy the fresh open…

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Red Octopus Tattoo

As is the case in much of the country, there are plenty of places to get a tattoo in Anne Arundel County. Indeed, a simple Google search of “Anne Arundel County tattoo shops” will provide you with dozens of options, from the super-sleek Black Lotus Tattoo in the BWI Business District to the…

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Kaleidoscope

Author Nakeia Homer reminds us that, “Behind every strong woman is a story that gave her no other choice.” From March 13, 2021 - May 9, 2021, Annapolis Town Center is home to the pop-up exhibit Kaleidoscope, an art installation that tells the stories of the women in our community and beyond. The…

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The Beauty of May Day

May Day in Annapolis is really one of the most wonderful days of the year. It is a tradition that has been a part of our lovely town, hosted by The Garden Club of Old Annapolis Towne now for 66 years! I, myself, growing up in downtown Annapolis have been participating in the event for many of…

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AR Workshop, Creativity for All Ages

Creativity is intelligence having fun. — Albert Einstein A group of teens show off their completed artwork from a DIY class at AR Workshop. Image courtesy of AR Workshop. The last year came with a lot of thinking, planning, strategizing, and re-strategizing to find some path toward normal…

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We Are the World: 9th Annual Annapolis Film Festival

The Annapolis Film Festival takes on the task to rethink, replan, and relaunch a different kind of festival this year by bringing a trip around the globe into your living room. Lights, camera, action! These words were heard a bit less last year due to the pandemic-induced lockdown that greatly…

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Current Scoop on the Vintage Loop

Article Updated: November 23rd, 2021 to reflect December Holiday Pop Up Market. Captain Harvey’s Antiques , once a country store, is chock full of irresistible antiques and collectibles. Photo courtesy of Captain Harvey’s. Now that we’ve gotten all of the de-cluttering out of our systems…

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