Applications are now available for the 29th annual Artscape

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is pleased to announce applications are now available online for Artscape, America’s largest free festival of the arts. Once again, local visual and performing artists, craftspeople and fashion designers are called on to make this event a success. The 29th annual summer arts festival is seeking artists, cultural, fashion and children’s exhibitors, dance and theater companies and more. Submission deadlines vary depending on discipline. Applications … Continue reading

Governor O’Malley names Dr. Judith Britz executive director of the Maryland Biotechnology Center

Governor Martin O’Malley today named Dr. Judith A. Britz, a scientist, academician and entrepreneur with more than 25 years in Maryland’s bioscience industry, as executive director of the Maryland Biotechnology Center, a part of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. In her new role, Dr. Britz will lead Maryland’s bioscience efforts, reaching out to the state’s more than 400 bio and life sciences companies to help them grow … Continue reading

Fyodor Biotech relocates to the University of Maryland BioPark

The new facility includes executive office and laboratory space for research and development activities, including for Fyodor’s urine-based malaria diagnostic assay. “Fyodor is now able to conduct its own research and development activities, in addition to the considerable effort currently underway at our contract development laboratory,” said Eddy Agbo, DVM, PhD, chairman and CEO of Fyodor Biotechnologies. Dr. Agbo added that “the advantages offered by the University of Maryland BioPark … Continue reading

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. awarded enterprise asset management contract

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA) announced Jan. 12 it was awarded a contract to provide Enterprise Asset Management Implementation and associated consulting services to the City of Salisbury, Md. This project will enable the City to automate their service request work orders and asset management activities, thus increasing efficiencies and saving money. As an authorized Azteca business partner, EA will be applying Azteca’s Cityworks technology to the project. … Continue reading

Hord Coplan hires new staff

Hord Coplan Macht, Inc. (HCM), a full-service architecture and landscape architecture firm announced Jan. 11 Tom Spies, AIA, LEED AP joined the firm’s education studio as a principal. Spies, along with 12 others from CSD Architects, will increase HCM’s capabilities in higher education, public and independent schools, and healthcare design. “Tom, and these highly talented people are a perfect fit for our firm,” said HCM CEO Lee Coplan. “Their experience balances … Continue reading

The Baltimore Mural Program announces upcoming projects for 2010

The Baltimore Mural Program continues its efforts to make Baltimore city cleaner and greener in 2010. The program is an initiative designed to beautify Baltimore with murals that are representative of the city’s distinctive communities and diverse residents.  In 2010, the Baltimore Mural Program will undertake approximately 10 projects throughout Baltimore city. The locations are:• 210 E. 22nd Street• 1228 Preston Street• 1818 W. Fayette• 3333 Greenmount Avenue, restoration• Baltimore Farmers’ … Continue reading

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, presented by Forman Mills, January 18

Mayor Sheila Dixon, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and the Baltimore Community Relations Commission are proud to announce the 10th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, presented by Forman Mills On Jan. 18 at 12 p.m., the City of Baltimore commemorates the life of an iconic civil rights activist, orator and minister. In honor of the national Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, the parade … Continue reading

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. now business partners with Azteca Systems, Inc.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA) announced Jan. 11 it was recently approved as a business partner for Azteca Systems, Inc., a leading provider of GIS-centric management solutions. “We are pleased to have EA on board as a business partner. Their ability to integrate engineering and environmental capabilities with our technology will benefit local governments in managing their infrastructure assets in these tough economic conditions,” Brian Haslam, President of Azteca … Continue reading

Beautiful handcrafted cloisson� enamel treasures from Japan’s “Golden Age” on view at The Walters Art Museum

The Stephen W. Fisher collection of Japanese cloisonné enamels is one of the finest in the world. Comprised largely of pieces created during Japan’s “golden age” of decorative art production, the special exhibition, Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection, will feature many intricately adorned vases, boxes and trays worked in gold, silver and dazzling colored enamels. On view from Feb. 14-June 13, the exhibition features over 130 … Continue reading