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BROS Add Special Midnight Performance of Valhella

May 17, 2012
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BROS Add Special Midnight Performance of Valhella

Apparently, the gods are pleased with the Baltimore Rock Opera Society‘s current production Valhella, which elicited a standing ovation and a fair amount of drunkery at the performance City Paper attended last weekend. The BROS have decided to add a special midnight performance to their second and final show weekend; based on the emphasis...
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Make a Glass Flower for Mother’s Day

April 25, 2012
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Make a Glass Flower for Mother’s Day

Clipper Mill’s Corradetti Glass Studio is offering up a unique way to celebrate Mother’s Day: workshops on glass-blowing a colorful glass flower. The gallery features works for ogling and for sale, all of which are created on site by Anthony Corradetti and his team; visitors to the studio can watch the glass-blowers at work...
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Everyman Announces 2012-’13 Season

April 25, 2012
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Everyman Announces 2012-’13 Season

Everyman Theatre’s recently announced 2012-’13 season will include two final shows at its current location on Charles Street, plus four shows at its new Fayette Street location before it transitions fully to the new space for the 2013-’14 season. All of the shows in the six-show run are Baltimore premieres. The season opens with...
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Senator Barbara Mikulski, Supernova

April 5, 2012
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Senator Barbara Mikulski, Supernova

Scientists at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) near Johns Hopkins’ Homewood campus today honored Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s long-term commitment to space science by dedicating a data archive in her name and naming a supernova after her. STScI is in charge of operations for the Hubble Space Telescope. Mikulski, who recently became the longest-serving...
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Johns Hopkins Shuttle Cracks Down on Non-Hopkins Riders

February 16, 2012
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Johns Hopkins Shuttle Cracks Down on Non-Hopkins Riders

Johns Hopkins’ JHMI shuttle, a free service provided to Hopkins students, faculty, and staff traveling between the academic/medical behemoth’s various campuses, has long been known to provide free rides to pretty much anyone who shows up at one of the stops along its route, despite official Hopkins policy that riders must be prepared to...
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John Grunsfeld Appointed Head of NASA Science

December 19, 2011
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John Grunsfeld Appointed Head of NASA Science

NASA has named John Grunsfeld, former astronaut and current deputy director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, to head its Science Mission Directorate at headquarters in Washington, D.C., effective Jan. 4, 2012. Grunsfeld will continue to work on and off at STScI until then, according to an STScI spokesperson. The institute...
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Hopkins Spacecraft Breaks Record for Proximity to Pluto

December 2, 2011
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Hopkins Spacecraft Breaks Record for Proximity to Pluto

A probe made by Johns Hopkins’ Applied Physics Laboratory today is closer to Pluto than any other spacecraft in human history. The craft, called New Horizons, launched on Jan. 19, 2006. Since its launch, New Horizons has been traveling more than 621,000 miles a day on its way to the icy orbiter, which is...
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Full Funding Secured for James Webb Space Telescope

November 17, 2011
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Full Funding Secured for James Webb Space Telescope

Minutes ago, the House and Senate came to an agreement on the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) budget, which includes the full requested funding to ensure a 2018 launch for the James Webb Space Telescope. The vote was 70 to 30. Unofficially dubbed Hubble 2.0, the Webb faced elimination when the House...
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Senate Passes Budget With Full Funding for James Webb Space Telescope

November 1, 2011
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Senate Passes Budget With Full Funding for James Webb Space Telescope

The Senate today passed its Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) 2012 Appropriations Bill, which includes full funding for the embattled James Webb Space Telescope, the Hubble successor that will be run largely out of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STscI) in Baltimore. U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, a longtime science advocate, chairs the...
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Mikulski, Maryland Scientists Mark Opening of James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit in Baltimore

October 26, 2011
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Mikulski, Maryland Scientists Mark Opening of James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit in Baltimore

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski announced at a press conference at the Maryland Science Center this morning that next week, the Senate will secure funding for the James Webb Space Telescope, which came under fire in July when the House Appropriations Subcommittee proposed cutting the project due to poor oversight and budget overruns. “Next Tuesday...
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Erotica Show at Pigtown’s Gallery 788

October 11, 2011
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Erotica Show at Pigtown’s Gallery 788

Newcomer art space Gallery 788 opened its second annual Erotica Show last week, featuring Raven draft beers as part of Baltimore Beer Week. At the height of the evening the crowd filled the gallery, some dressed in fetish gear and body paint. The walls of the tiny Pigtown spot were dressed with works including...
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Calling All Towson University Art Alums

October 10, 2011
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Calling All Towson University Art Alums

Towson University’s Departments of Art and Design, Art History, and Art Education are seeking submissions for a fellowship in honor of late former Towson professor Ron Cubbison. Cubbison, who passed away in 2008, served as an assistant professor in Towson’s Department of Art from 1966-1996. To reflect his passion for travel, and the inspiration...
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