Season five of House of Cards debuted on Netflix this week, offering 13 new episodes of the popular political drama. Filmed in Maryland, the series provides locals the opportunity to take on roles as extras, spot a celebrity out and about, or recognize their neighborhoods in televised scenes. In addition
The Maryland Film Festival (MFF) is currently accepting submissions for its 18th season. Scheduled for May 4-8 of next year, MFF has been an annual tradition in Baltimore since 1999. Filmmakers from all over the country visit to screen their works. Past festival participants include Michael Tully, director of Ping
As the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 100th anniversary, the orchestra will conduct its season with special guests, new music, collaborations, and even transport audiences back to music performed five decades ago. A star-studded 2015-2016 lineup brings Baltimore institutions and artists together who have a deep association with the City.
The second annual InvestMaryland Challenge is in full swing. If your business is in need of a jump start, check out this site for more information about the national business competition. The Challenge offers applicants free admission to networking events, social media promotion, scoring and feedback from judges, exposure to venture capital firms and angel investors
Less than seven months before city streets are transformed into a 12-turn, two-mile IndyCar racetrack, Grand Prix of Baltimore planners are drumming up excitement with a new logo and tagline. The former “Festival of Speed” will now be known as a “Celebration of Acceleration.” The new tagline is accompanied by an
by Kate McMillan, Maryland State Arts Council When it comes to leveraging the arts to stimulate the economy, the diverse regions of Maryland present different challenges and opportunities. In 2001, Maryland pioneered a statewide arts and entertainment district program that empowers Maryland localities with a set of tax incentives to
Baltimoreans may once again be seeing stars. Award-winning actors, filmmakers and film crews will soon descend on several locations in and around the Baltimore area to film the Netflix series House of Cards. Originally broadcast by the BBC in 1990, the political thriller starring Kevin Spacey and directed by David
by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia Maryland’s sailing ambassador, Pride of Baltimore II, will embark on a five month voyage to the East Coast, Canada and Great Lakes ports, stopping at over 25 ports promoting Maryland’s important contributions to the War of 1812 and the penning of the Star Spangled Banner.
Organizers of Maryland 9/11 Memorial Reveal Renderings by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia A memorial for the 63 Maryland victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks is under development by the State of Maryland which plans to complete installation by the 10th anniversary of this solemn occasion. Today, Ziger/Snead the design firm
by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia The month of May kicks off the start of summer travel and vacations, and with that means billions of dollars being spent. A May 2010 Harris Poll found that 66 percent of Americans planned to take a summer vacation in 2010, and travel experts say