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Five Women Changing the World of Art

Christen Morrell, singer and songwriter. Image courtesy of Christen Morrell. "The World is Woman. Nothing goes without us". — Davonne D'Neil Art is one of the highest expressions of love in my book. There is something magical, seemingly otherworldly which manifests whenever artists bleed…

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The Annapolis Pottery

The Annapolis Pottery sits at the corner of State Circle & Francis Street in the heart of Historic Annapolis. With views of the State House from the floor of the shop, this whimsical haven has been creating and selling pottery from artists across the U.S. and North America for 52 years…

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Art & the Maryland State House

History is the Maryland State House’s biggest lure for visitors. Fine art is easily overlooked when standing under the great dome of the only state house ever to have served as the US capitol. George Washington Comes to Town When you’re soaking in the aura of the restored Old Senate Chamber…

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Art Under Glass- A Virtual Art Experience

In keeping with necessary precautions to maintain social distance and avoid indoor areas, there’s an arts and crafts exhibit in progress right now, where you can safely window shop for art by local artists and crafters. While viewing the exhibit you can easily launch the Virtual Pop-Up Store by…

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The Music Never Stopped

Oh, how I’ve missed live music. That has certainly been a side effect of Covid-19 that has left an unanticipated emptiness in its wake. Throughout this pandemic, we have been faced with so much uncertainty and loss. We have had to distance from those we love. Important moments and life events have…

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Engagement Rings and Trends

My husband knows he can always brighten my birthday, our anniversary, or Valentine's Day with a beautiful ring. Rings with colored stones and crystals are my essential accessories 365 days a year. This year's jewelry trends are right up my alley as well: bold color overloads and beautiful…

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Athletes for the Arts, Streaming Live!

It’s not too late to sign up for what promises to be a novel virtual program hosted by the Michael E. Busch Center for the Arts at Maryland Hall, online in Annapolis on Wednesday night, January 27, at 7:00 p.m. Not coincidentally, the center is named after the late Maryland Speaker of the House, a…

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KA-CHUNK!! Records

The music scene in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County is a well-established, seemingly low-key but intense amalgam of devoted musicians, music-lovers, and genre adventurers. One store in downtown Annapolis is an example of how deeply this passion is embedded. KA-CHUNK!! Records is for those who…

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Circle Creatives: The Gateway to the Arts District

Circle Creatives stands as the gateway to the Annapolis Arts District. Image courtesy of the author. As you make your way around Westgate Circle in Annapolis, a distinct building may catch your eye, with its colorful angles and large charcoal circle that defines the exterior. You are looking at the…

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The Art of Gifting Beauty

Sadona Salon & Spa offers a full range of beauty and wellness services. Image courtesy of Sadona Salon & Spa. The art of gifting health, wellness and beauty seems apropos in a year in which both have been so challenging. When trying to figure out the perfect gift for a loved one, a spa package or…

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