Meet the Editor


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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And the 2018 Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize Goes To . . .

Winning artist announced during a ceremony at the BMA.

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Wickerham and Lomax Generate Dialogue for Creatives in New Reginald F. Lewis Installation

The 2015 Sondheim prize winners visually depict the messiness of creative work in new exhibit.

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Culture Club: Cirque du Soleil, Sondheim Finalists, John Lingan, and Artscape

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

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‘Betty: They Say I’m Different’ Film Screening Coming to WTMD

Betty Davis is the legendary ‘Queen of Funk’ you’ve never heard of.

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Step Inside the Ornate Rowhome of Late Artist Les Harris

Bolton Hill rowhome of the renaissance man is on the market.

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Culture Club: Creative Labs, Nights on the Fringe, and Talib Kweli

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

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Mini Film Fest at Motor House

Afro-Caribbean stories come to life on the screen.

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Amy Sherald and Lafayette Gilchrist Among the Winners For Baker Artist Awards

Visual and interdisciplinary arts winners will present their work at the BMA this fall.

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Why We Work Opens at the Baltimore Museum of Industry

New BMI exhibit curated by JHU and MICA students depicts a more personal side of industry.

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We Ask Everyman Theatre Actors, And The Real-Life Characters They Portray, The Same Five Questions

Get to know the cast of The Book of Joseph, which premieres on May 11.

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Culture Club: Björk, Charlotte Salomon, and MICA Undergrads

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

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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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