In the Studio

Gripping Film

Emmitsburg Filmmaker Conrad Weaver grew up with a camera in his hand. But it was only in the past …

11.05.19 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Stunningly Subdued

The thing that kept the nearly monochromatic palette in this year’s Frederick Design House from being “just ho-hum” was …

09.09.19 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Arts District

“Do it while you can because you never know what the future holds.” From sailing up and down the …

05.01.19 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Re-Imagined Heirlooms

For more than 20 years, Stacey Krantz has been creating custom jewelry. Three years ago, with the help of …

04.15.19 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Art with a Message

Artists always have something to say. Often, it is obvious and right in your face—but sometimes it can be …

02.06.19 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Firm Grasp

Dave Grohl wasn’t talking about the band Clutch, but the music icon/renaissance man might as well have been when …

12.07.18 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music

Flowing in Frame

Anyone who’s ever attempted to paint with watercolor knows the frustration of trying to control the unpredictable medium. Unlike …

07.27.18 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Songs, No Shave

It was a few minutes before a show at Somerford House in Frederick and the Catoctones, Frederick’s own barbershop …

06.06.18 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

History On Walls

Fifteen years ago I was sent out on assignment to interview local muralist, Virginia McLaughlin. Who knew the journey …

03.10.18 – History, In the Studio, Lifestyles

On the Road

In the overall path and trajectory of his career, Scott Marceron sees little logistical change from his early years …

09.11.17 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

String Fling

Some probably thought it was an ambitious idea at first. When Frederick Community College music instructor Lynn Fleming decided …

05.15.17 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Jazz-Age Jams

Jack Sincevich cuts quite a figure when the weather is nice in Frederick.  He saunters, he strolls, he promenades …

03.17.17 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Rings of Fire

It’s a cold, wintry evening when I have my conversation with artist and fiery hula-hoopist Sue Kemp, who prefers …

02.24.17 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Gifts of Hope

Like the blow-up Santas that lay limp and lifeless on the lawn, there is no magic in the jolly …

12.19.16 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, People & Places

O Big Brother

The world is full of busy people, but the director and president of Frederick-based Big Picture Media, a video …

11.23.16 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Loud and Proud

When Patty Reese laughs, her entire body gets in on the act. It is a powerful, rusty laugh as …

07.07.16 – In the Studio, Lifestyles, Music