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Lauren LaRocca

Lauren LaRocca grew up in Pittsburgh and Hagerstown and studied writing at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC. She came to Baltimore magazine as its arts and culture editor after 12 years covering the arts at The Frederick News-Post. She's also an astrologer, herbalist, and musician and loves making zines and abstract collages and cards.


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New Reginald F. Lewis Museum Exhibit Features MICA Artists of Color

Exhibit highlights diversity at renowned art school.

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Post Typography Creates Underwater Art Piece For Light City’s Art Walk

Baltimore design agency teams up with PI.KL Studio and Figure 53 for installation.

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Culture Club: Jack Whitten, CityLit, and #RiseBmore

Our monthly roundup of openings, events, and news from the art world.

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10 Things Not to Miss at Light City

What to see, hear, and do at the art and innovation festival that begins April 6.

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Stephen Towns Exhibit Chronicles Rumination and Reckoning at The BMA

Baltimore artist examines slavery’s effect on modern society through a series of quilts that tell the story of Nat Turner.

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Resort, A New Contemporary Art Gallery, Opens Downtown

As Baltimore’s DIY art spaces disappear, Seth Adelsberger and Alex Ebstein open a gallery to usher in some hope.

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Culture Club: Devin Allen, Stephen Towns, and The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Our monthly roundup of openings, events, and news from the art world.

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Moon Dust Opens at the Baltimore Museum of Art

The much-anticipated installation will light up Fox Court for the next seven years.

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Light City Expands to Three Weekends and 14 Neighborhoods

Musical acts to include Grandmaster Flash and G. Love and Special Sauce.

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Amy Sherald Unveils Portrait of Michelle Obama

The Baltimore artist was celebrated this morning at a ceremony in Washington D.C.

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Art Activist Jesse Krimes Brings Awareness to Mass Incarceration

Work made—and smuggled out—during his six-year prison sentence is on exhibit at Loyola University.

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Culture Club: The Cone Sisters, The Community Project, and the African-American Arts Festival

Our monthly roundup of openings, events, and news from the art world.

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MICA Alums Collaborate on Hiroshima Project at Baltimore War Memorial

Two artists whose grandfathers were on opposite sides of the Hiroshima bombing use art to reconcile an inconceivable past.

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Local Orthodonist Co-Authors Children's Book on Overcoming Bullying

Before publishing the book, Dr. Stuart Sheer spent time helping children with cleft palates.

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Hamilton Slated to Make its Baltimore Premiere

Hippodrome Theatre’s upcoming season showcases a stunning lineup of productions old and new.

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Culture Club: Mother Earth Poetry and Paying Homage to Martin Luther King Jr. and Edgar Allan Poe

Our monthly roundup of openings, events, and news from the art world.

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Human Being Studios Opens in Bolton Hill

The new studio will be a community hub for local videographers and photographers.

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BMA’s New African Art Exhibit Explores Humans’ Relationship With Birds

The earthy, exotic exhibit Beyond Flight is on display through June 17.

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Co_Lab Books Opens This Month in Old Goucher

When architects design a bookstore, aesthetics are the focus.

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