Photos from men’s and women’s swimming events on Wednesday at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Photos from the artistic gymnastics women’s team final at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Hot air balloons take to the skies at a preview flight to launch next week’s Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on August 5, 2016 in Bristol, England. The four day event event, which will officially open next week on Thursday, is now in its 38th year and is Europe’s largest annual hot air balloon event.
Three weeks before flood waters raged through the streets of historic Ellicott City, artists perched on its sidewalks and hillsides to paint what they saw, sights, it turned out, that in many cases may never look quite the same again.
Forming a unique composite of how the area appeared right before the disaster, the dozens of works created during the Howard County Arts Council‘s annual plein air paint out are also providing a means to help artists recover from it.
Local performer Ruby Rockafella pays tribute to Blaze Starr, the Godmother of Baltimore Burlesque, with photos by Steve Parke, formerly Prince’s art director.