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The Short List

Jun 24, 2014 05:09 PM EDT

WEDNESDAY: Great local punk trio Canker Blossom plays the Sidebar with Schroeder & The Brillo Pads. Nine-piece Brooklyn funk band Turkuaz concludes its June residency at the 8x10. Pittsburgh progressive punk band Onward Progress plays Club K with Old Vict

Down On The Corner

Jun 24, 2014 04:16 PM EDT

It’s four p.m. on April 22, a beautiful spring day in Baltimore. At the corner of Mount Royal and North avenues, a group of seven people are working in traffic. Dressed in yellow T-shirts, they carry five-gallon buckets with orange tops. When cars stop fo

Corrections of Interest

Jun 24, 2014 03:16 PM EDT

> Last week, Conflicts of Interest began with an error, when I misspelled my friend Dan Pavlik’s name. The error made it through fact checking and copy editing. Then I saw it again as I proofed the story and yet another time when I page-checked it just b


Jun 24, 2014 02:00 PM EDT

Thirty-two of the Earth’s 196 nations

Murder Ink

Jun 24, 2014 12:46 PM EDT

Murders this Week: 2 this Year: 92 nd around 40 people shot, so the start of this year’s summer looks comparatively peaceful in Baltimore. Saturday, June 21 2:12 a.m. The body of Emanuel Johnson, a 28-year-old African-American man, was found, ly

Brewing Up Change

Jun 24, 2014 12:32 PM EDT

At the start of a recent morning interview in one of the book-lined rooms of Thomas Ward’s Bolton Hill house, the former longtime Baltimore City Circuit Court judge and just-appointed chair of the Baltimore City Liquor License Board forbids a reporter fro

How I am Spending My Summer Vacation

Jun 24, 2014 12:14 PM EDT

Arroooo!!! Hey everybody, it’s Summer! In honor of that, even though I am Underemployed from a Day Job, I am going on a Vacation I planned

What’s up with jazz and blues

Jun 23, 2014 08:35 PM EDT

• Tuba player Phil Frazier, bass drummer Keith Frazier, and trumpeter Kermit Ruffins were all teenagers when they started the Rebirth Brass Band in 1983 at the beginning of New Orleans’ brass-band revival. Ruffins departed to launch a successful solo career

Holiday In Baltimore

Jun 23, 2014 08:28 PM EDT

Jello Biafra is still pissed. He’s pissed that the government is still fucked up, that the system still doesn’t work, that politicians are still idiots, and that most of us are still getting screwed. And he’s going to keep yelling about it. It’s been n

The Beat Goes On

Jun 23, 2014 08:23 PM EDT

Ed Schrader has been living and working around Baltimore for nearly a decade, but we are only just now getting to know him. Schrader’s band has a new album, Party Jail, out now on the UK label Upset The Rhythm, and they have a release show at Floristree


Jun 23, 2014 06:28 PM EDT

The blinking, eyeless gaze of Alpha 60 beckons the viewer into the city of Alphaville, a dystopian technocratic dictatorship. When it was released in 1965, Jean-Luc Godard’s Alphaville, a philosophical science-fiction film noir, combined two previously incompatible genres.

Film Review: Ida

Jun 23, 2014 06:00 PM EDT

Movies are often a noisy affair. Their soundscapes are littered with dialogue and sound effects, screeching tires and background chatter, with soundtracks designed to fill every space in between. So the quiet of Ida, from Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski


Jun 23, 2014 05:02 PM EDT

It should be light, so as not to weigh you down in the heat. It should feature bright, bold flavors, capitalizing on the incredible bounty of produce available this time of year. It should be portable and picnic-friendly. And, most importantly, it should co

Tin Roof

Jun 23, 2014 04:55 PM EDT

Tin Roof 32 Market Place, (443) 873-8137, tinroofbars.com Brightly colored chairs populate the interior of Tin Roof, the new music venue in Power Plant Live. Depending on where we were standing, we couldn’t tell if we were inside of a bar for beachco

Parts and flavor

Jun 23, 2014 04:44 PM EDT

After Spike Gjerde’s last venture Shoo-Fly earned mixed reviews from City Paper (“Spike strikes an off note,” Eats & Drinks, Nov. 6, 2013) and others, there was some talk around town that Gjerde and company might have spread themselves too thin. But Gjerd

Under Siege

Jun 23, 2014 11:45 AM EDT

The Apocalypse comes at 6 p.m. By Georgi Gospodinov Directed by Genevieve de Mahy Through June 29 at Single Carrot Theatre Back in 2002, when the so-called “Beltway snipers” were terrorizing the suburbs of Washington, D.C., the area was swept up i

Carved in Stone

Jun 23, 2014 11:39 AM EDT

There’s a two-and-a-half ton granite stone sitting in Kevin Conley’s office at the Barre Monument Company. Conley and the stone have a lot in common

Alice Goffman: On The Run

Jun 23, 2014 11:32 AM EDT

The first time I saw someone cut off his GPS monitoring device I was surprised by the casualness of it. He was a student in a GED class I was teaching, and we were standing outside near the corner of Eager and Greenmount and I thought the young man would

Summer Sunday

Jun 19, 2014 12:16 PM EDT

Embarrassment of field-tripping possibilities, so much so that sometimes it feels oppressive. I mean, last weekend I really just wanted to stay in bed all day and read and nap and read and eat and nap, but the early summer mild weather combined with an O’s game, the farmers market downtown, kayaking

Important Comics

Jun 18, 2014 02:30 PM EDT

Murder Ink

Jun 18, 2014 08:48 AM EDT

For the first time since the second week of March, the murder count held steady for a full week, despite a shooting on Thursday, June 12 that homicide detectives were called to investigate. Police have not updated the identity and condition of that victim.

The Short List

Jun 18, 2014 08:22 AM EDT

WEDNESDAY: Devo plays Rams Head Live on the first night of a tour in which they’ll be revisiting their early experimental work. Buffalo punk trio On The Cinder plays the Sidebar. Local thrash band Exemptus (formerly Executioner) performs at Club K with Li

Gubernatorial is the Most Boring Election

Jun 18, 2014 07:53 AM EDT

Hey Baltimore

Kick the Can

Jun 18, 2014 07:34 AM EDT

“Slick Ass” Dan Pavlik was having a bad night. In his first round of kick the can, all four of Pavlik’s beer cans had skittered across the wooden floor of the practice space and merely bounced off the bottoms of the three trash cans into which he was trying to propel them.

Rock Since the Bee Gees

Jun 18, 2014 07:23 AM EDT

• The Metro Gallery recently announced an Aug. 23 show with Kiwi indie-rock greats The Clean. If you still need a bit of an education on the influential New Zealand garage-rock band, be sure to swing by a record store on July 15 to snag a copy of the four-L

Duty Now For the Present

Jun 18, 2014 07:01 AM EDT

Cult heroes thanks to their 1978 debut, Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!, and made famous when 1980’s “Whip It” became a Top 40 hit, Akron, Ohio legends Devo’s 40-plus year combination of kitsch, irony, artiness, anger, and resentment remains a tonic fo

Outlaw Rising

Jun 18, 2014 06:53 AM EDT


Dirt Farm

Jun 18, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

State of the state’s attorney Race

Jun 17, 2014 11:03 PM EDT

Marilyn Mosby’s campaign office is in a seemingly otherwise vacant building at the corner of Eutaw Place and North Avenue. In the basement, past several workers making signs, back next to what looks like an abandoned commercial juice bar, she sits in a ba


Jun 17, 2014 10:36 PM EDT

The acquisition of language is one of the great philosophical problems: It is impossible to go from not having it to having it without presupposing it. Think of the stereotypical cave man grunting a grunt that means “food.” How can he ever tell the other

Hilarity Ensues

Jun 17, 2014 10:31 PM EDT

WILD WITH HAPPY By Colman Domingo through June 29 At Center Stage There’s a scene early in Colman Domingo’s Wild with Happy at Center Stage where the protagonist, a 40-year-old, underemployed actor named Gil, is pacing around his mother’s apartmen

Film Review: The Rover

Jun 17, 2014 10:15 PM EDT

Directed by David Michôd Opens June 20 When Guy Pearce’s character jumps into a dusty truck and tears off down a scrubby Outback highway in pursuit of three armed thugs who just stole his car, it’s hard not to flash on Mad Max. There’s the title card

Table Tennis Nemesis

Jun 17, 2014 10:00 PM EDT

The opposite of stately and plump, Geoff Dyer walked into Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington D.C., tall and gangly. Even though he is 56 years old and an Honorary Fellow at Oxford, the author is still cloaked with the slightly adolescent air of a

45th Legislative District

Jun 17, 2014 04:46 PM EDT

Location: A swath of east/northeast Baltimore from Midtown to the city line, roughly between Harford Rd. and Route 40 East. Demographics: Adult population of about 89,000, almost 72 percent black and 24 percent white.

40th Legislative District

Jun 17, 2014 04:12 PM EDT

Location: From Northwest Baltimore’s Lower Park Heights corridor to portions of Hampden and Remington, reaching southward to Mount Vernon and Midtown and southwest to Violetville. Demographics: Adult population of roughly 93,000, two-thirds African-A

44th Legislative District

Jun 17, 2014 03:49 PM EDT

Location: The city portion of this city/county district, dubbed District 44A, runs roughly from the Upton and Harlem Park neighborhood west to the area between Frederick and Wilkins avenues out to the city line. Demographics: Adult population of abou

46th Legislative District

Jun 17, 2014 03:44 PM EDT

Location: Wraps around the waterfront from Hawkins Point to Brooklyn, northward to the Inner Harbor, then eastward to the city line, roughly south of Route 40 East. Demographics: Adult population of almost 95,000, about 30 percent black and almost 60

43rd Legislative District

Jun 17, 2014 03:02 PM EDT

Location: In north/northeast Baltimore, roughly between Charles Street and Harford Road from North Avenue to the city line. Demographics: Adult population of about 95,000 adults, almost 63 percent black and 30 percent white.

41st Legislative District

Jun 17, 2014 02:55 PM EDT

Location: A big chunk of the city’s northwest corner, reaching east to Charles Street and south as far as Frederick Road. Demographics: Adult population of almost 92,000, about 68 percent African-American and a little more than a quarter white.

District Line

Jun 17, 2014 01:59 PM EDT

In politics, population is power: The more people a place has, the more legislators it gets. Successive U.S. Census counts since the 1970s have halved Baltimore City’s delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, diminishing its voice in Annapolis from a

In Season

Jun 17, 2014 01:02 PM EDT

Be wary of roadside vendors peddling “local” sweet corn this time of year. Though days are long and the temperature is climbing, it’s still (way) too early for corn and other summer favorites. I get it though


Jun 17, 2014 12:47 PM EDT

We were pleased that Canton Crossing added another local restaurant to its suburban-style assortment of mostly national (except for Samos and soon-to-open Farmstead Grill), casual, fast food and chicken-and-waffle-fry chains. Open about a month, Atwate

ReBorn on the Bayou

Jun 17, 2014 12:26 PM EDT

AFTER YOU’VE CLIMBED THE FRONT PORCH STEPS at Ethel’s Creole Kitchen (1615 Sulgrave Ave., (410) 664-2971, ethelscreolekitchen.com) and admired the freshly planted window boxes, the immaculate picnic tables, and the two stories of French doors that suggest

Chasin’ the Gram

Jun 17, 2014 12:11 PM EDT

The English 101 class I teach at Coppin is the shit. Technology is on point, we have the latest everything, and my students are amazing. I assign hot contemporary books

The Abuse of Beauty

Jun 17, 2014 12:06 PM EDT

Ed Lieberman Through June 30 at Gallery 1301 Charles Bukowski wrote “To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it. To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art.” If style has any role in art, it’s to make


Jun 11, 2014 06:29 AM EDT

With Deathfest

Pride Guide

Jun 10, 2014 05:52 PM EDT

t’s been a year of change for the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Baltimore (GLCCB), the group that organizes the Baltimore Pride Festival, from last year’s sale of the group’s headquarters at 241 W. Chase St., to the move to rented d

Leaving The Gayborhood

Jun 10, 2014 05:44 PM EDT

Baltimore’s gay nightlife can feel a bit claustrophobic. Many think our options are limited to a handful of uptight Mount Vernon clubs, which seem to cater more and more to weekend warriors who wear T-shirts emblazoned with the name of the store where t

Know Your Subculture

Jun 10, 2014 05:34 PM EDT

The LGBTQ community is diverse, and not just in terms of race, class, and gender. We’re also diverse in terms of the stuff we’re into, and just like straight folks, we can get really, really into our shit. And we sort of have to, because for a very long t

Miss Tony Stands Alone

Jun 10, 2014 05:18 PM EDT

Gravel-voiced, with the thickest of Baltimore accents, the six-foot-tall, 350-pound, dress-wearing, bouffant-sporting Miss Tony couldn’t help but stand out. Radio personality Frank Ski recalls his first encounter with the club vocalist, local radio pers

Free Will Astrology

Jun 10, 2014 04:45 PM EDT

ARIES (March 21-April 19): In its quest for nectar, a hummingbird sips from a thousand flowers every day. As it flaps its wings 70 times a second, zipping from meal to meal, it can fly sideways, backward, or forward. If it so desires, it can also hover or g

Sportsman’s Paradise: Baltimore

Jun 10, 2014 03:39 PM EDT

There comes a time in every sportsman’s life when he must enter the great outdoors with boldened heart, a tarp, and something to distract onlookers from his frightened weeping. As the author of the wildly popular Sportsballin column, last week was my time

Please To Not Use My Taxes to Pay for Murals

Jun 10, 2014 03:15 PM EDT

I don’t know about you, but I enjoy and appreciate the Art, as in Fine, and I consider certain kindsa graffiti and outdoor stuff such as murals to be exactly that, Fine Art, as long as you’re not going over somebody’s personal property and respecting othe

Murder Ink

Jun 10, 2014 01:54 PM EDT

We’ve surpassed the one-murder-a-day rate for 2014. Monday, June 2 3:50 p.m. Tavon Henry, a 22-year-old African-American man, was on the 3700 block of Cottage Avenue, in the Park Circle neighborhood, when someone shot him multiple times. Police respond


Jun 10, 2014 01:50 PM EDT

Drivers heading eastward on East Pratt Street after it crosses Central Avenue tend to concentrate on negotiating the slight southwardly curve in the road there, rather than keeping an eye out for signs of a bar. They’re hereby advised to slow down and park:


Jun 10, 2014 01:50 PM EDT

We Americans love a safe experience without risk. Think about Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Va, the amusement park which used to call itself “Old Country.” It’s a caricature of Europe, with busty beer fraus serving watered-down brews

The State of Queer Politics

Jun 10, 2014 01:01 PM EDT

Meredith Moise has spent a lifetime working as a community organizer and offers a unique perspective on what has changed over the years and whether things have gotten better for LGBTQ folks. “For some of us, for gay white men, it is getting better,” she

The Short List

Jun 10, 2014 12:36 PM EDT

Sevey performs at Club K with Jacob Panic and The Lilly Kills. British folk band Treetop Flyers headline the Ottobar. Local art rock band Mongoloidian Glow plays the Sidebar with Puddle and 4 Footer. THURSDAY: New York’s Swearin’ and Massachussetts’

That's OK, We'll Wing it

Jun 10, 2014 11:39 AM EDT

New York improv troupe The Tenderloins have been hammering out comedy via long-form improv, stand-up, and sketches since 1999. In 2011 they scored big with hidden-camera/improv/comedy/competition show Impractical Jokers, now in its third season on truTV,

The Snow Queen

Jun 10, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

A window frames a desolate, hushed town that reveals itself as a pale imitation of life, fighting to be seen, with its weakly flickering signs for an audience of no one in the early hours of the morning. As its gazer looks out, the scene reaches into his ve

Film Review: Chinatown

Jun 10, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

Directed by Roman Polanski June 14, 16, 19 at the Charles Theater In his essay “Collapsing Dominant,” George W.S. Trow notes that, “It was assumed that I would have a fedora hat of my own by the time I was twelve years old . . . I have, in fact, worn

Film Review: Belle

Jun 10, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

Directed by Amma Asante Playing at the Charles Theater Based on a true story, Belle, directed by Amma Asante, opens upon an English trading town in 1769 where Dido (Lauren Julien-Box as young Dido; Gugu Mbatha-Raw as the older Dido), a shy little girl,

In Vogue

Jun 10, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

“You could tell I was not from Russia,” Marquis Clanton says of his trip to St. Petersburg last year. “People would look at me, like, ‘He’s not from here.’” Yeah, an African-American probably sticks out a bit in a country whose population includes less

Member of the Tribe

Jun 10, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

Sylvia is going deaf. And she’s not happy about it. “You don’t know what it’s like going deaf! You don’t!” she says to Billy, who was born deaf and reads lips. She begins to sign while speaking. “I just keep thinking, Am I different? Am I different?

Conflicts of Interest

Jun 10, 2014 11:37 AM EDT

With Deathfest

The Tolerance Trap

Jun 10, 2014 11:37 AM EDT

Last month, Maryland’s northern neighbor had a watershed moment for LGBT rights: U.S. District Judge John E. Jones ruled that Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, and conservative governor Tom Corbett confirmed that he would not a

Bangers and Thrash

Jun 10, 2014 09:10 AM EDT

Now that festival season is (mostly) over, one would be forgiven for assuming that the calendar would be less packed with great shows, but that’s not the case. The Sidebar continues in its recent trend of being the go-to place for intimate yet sick metal sh

Dance My Corpse Paint Away

Jun 10, 2014 09:10 AM EDT

Why Do the Heathen Rage? is a queer-centric take on black metal from The Soft Pink Truth, the dance-oriented side project of Drew Daniel, best known as one-half of Matmos. The record, featuring avant-garde house and techno-tinged covers of metal songs, be

Savage Love

Jun 09, 2014 07:41 PM EDT

I am currently a senior in high school, but come Saturday, I will be a high-school grad! (Fuck yeah!) The only thing I’m worried about besides my hopes and dreams, and making it in the real world? My sex life. I’m a virgin. When I go online, I see all my

Roadside Attraction

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

John Waters refuses the weed I offer him. I had a feeling he would, but there was a good reason to offer. His new book Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America is divided into three sections: “The Best that Could Happen,” “The Worst that Could Happe

Free Will Astrology

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

ARIES (March 21-April 19): “We are born with whirlwinds, forest fires, and comets inside us,” writes novelist Robert R. McCammon. “We are born able to sing to birds and read the clouds and see our destiny in grains of sand. But then we get the magic educate

Booed Music

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

• Local musician, filmmaker, and artist Jenny Gräf is currently on tour in Europe, but that’s no reason not to pick up her new Machines Inside release from Bandcamp. Where last summer’s The Future is a Faded Song found the creative polymath doing her own

Controlled Burn

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Bessma Khalaf: Yes, Even You At Gallery Four through June 7. A beach at sunset is a chill sight to behold. Waves roll in, and the only music that floats into the ears is their gentle rhythm of crests, crashes, and sizzles over sand before they recede.

Baltimore City Power Rankings

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Transgender People, Terps, Qayum Karzai, Teens, and $RB

Listening Party

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Friendbeast First EP This female-fronted, politically minded punk quartet delivers a thundering jolt on its debut. Its four songs move from crust-punk stomp (“A Life of Rot and Decay”) to the anti-animal-testing ear-poke of “Disgusting Beauty,” which inc

Murder Ink

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

A man in a car that was stolen after the double-shooting that killed Oscar Torres in the early hours on Memorial Day crashed during an apparent pursuit by city police (though a police spokesman says the officers were not chasing the suspect), killing a 12-y

Film Review: Ping Pong Summer

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Ping Pong Summer Directed by Michael Tully Showing at the charles june 6 and 7 Perhaps every decade gets the ambitious tracking shot it deserves. In the 1950s, Orson Welles complicated film noir’s black-and-white morality with the subjectively baroque

Kayak Class

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

This week’s field trip started like every single one should start for the next few months: a quick dip in ye olde sunscreen vat. That smell of fake coconut not quite masking the smell of chemicals is my summer signature scent, and with the Memorial Day w

Station North Arts Cafe and Nancy by SNAC

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Hometown Tourist

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Susan Allenback answers the door and leads two reporters and a photographer into John Waters’ library. “His throat’s been a little scratchy,” she warns them as they wait. A moment later, as he begins to come down the stairs: “I think I hear the pitter-patte

Good Ride Number Nine

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

“Trouble started as soon as I displayed Splendor in the Ass and Homo Alone with the covers out instead of spine in. Busybody little prudes noticed and made a big deal out of it, but I stood strong against censorship. Porn parody titles need to be discovered and celebrated.”

The Short List

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

WEDNESDAY: The Brooklyn funk nontet Turkuaz kick off a weekly residency at the 8x10 for the month of June. Pop opera vocal group Il Divo performs at the Lyric. The Baltimore Boom Bap Society digs in the crates at the Windup Space. Sub Pop indie folk band

Sexsomnia, drugs, and rock n’ roll

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

The story of Blacksage is as much about a relationship as it is about a band. Guy and girl meet through a mutual friend at guy’s show. Guy never really makes a move and feels like he blows it. “I was super awkward because I was nervous and I was playing

Pet Peeve

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Last June, long before activists began a campaign to protest conditions and policies at the animal shelter run by Baltimore County Animal Services (BCAS) in Baldwin, Md., cat-rescuer Denise Arnot says she learned what can happen to those who lodge criticism

New This Week

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

EDGE OF TOMORROW Imagine Groundhog Day with Tom Cruise (that is, without humor) wearing a robotic exoskeleton and set on a futuristic battlefield, and you pretty much have the premise for Edge of Tomorrow. Major William Cage (Cruise) is trapped in a time

Hot Fudge Wednesdays

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

It is times like these, times when I am sandwiched between a low ceiling and a 6800 gallon tank of salt water on a metal railing less than a foot wide with no clear way to escape, that I wonder how my life got so awesome. Then I remember: I’m a Lobster Ex

Real Newsie

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Regarding “Left Hook” (Feature, May 28) about the Real News Network: Hurray! I think such ventures must be careful to avoid what Barbara Ehrenreich described in her book, Bright-Sided

Gifted and Budgeted

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Almost a year after Baltimore City Schools CEO Andrés Alonso left Baltimore, some city officials and nonprofit leaders are quietly trying to change a central pillar of his leadership policy. The battle has so far played out politely and behind closed doors,

Lulu Eightball

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Worse Than the Blues

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Bob Dylan sang, “If my thought-dreams could be seen, they’d probably put my head in a guillotine.” Well, you should see John Fahey’s thought-dreams. “All I have ever done with music,” Fahey wrote in 1996, “was to depict various emotions in an organized

Comings & Goings

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

• The Horseshoe Casino, coming soon to Downtown Baltimore (1525 Russell St.), has started to reveal how it intends to feed its gambling hordes, and it involves some well-known food celebrities. Guy Fieri, of bleached blond hair and WTF catch-phrase fame, wi

Make the Call

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Unless you’ve taken shits that have jumped out of the toilet and jammed themselves back into your ass, you really don’t know what it’s like to get buttfucked.

Cultural Revolution

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy By Guo Tai Gong Directed by Evan Moritz Through June 8 at Annex Theater A baby has already been thrown off a cliff, and the play has hardly begun. This is the Annex Theater’s production of Taking Tiger Mountain By Stra

I had a Positive Experience with Bridget from Comcast but the Rest will not Surprise You

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT


Vive Le Garage

Jun 04, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

French food has fallen out of favor in popular culinary circles in the past decade. Beef bourguignon has given way to Korean pork tacos, white-clothed fine dining to paper napkins and food trucks. The hard-held belief that French food is tedious, fattenin

Wild Child

May 28, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Experimental theater has a reputation for being unfriendly, if not downright hostile, toward the audience, but Baltimore’s Lola Pierson has been trying to turn that characterization on its head. Ever since she founded the Ten Minute Play Festival as a Tow

Film Review: Palo Alto

May 28, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Palo Alto Directed by Gia Coppola Showing now at the Charles When James Franco got busted in April for Instagram-flirting with an underage fan, it seemed precursory promotion for this month’s release of the film Palo Alto. Directed by Gia Coppola, Soph

Whose Responible?

May 28, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Outdoor Dining

May 21, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

The Ambassador Dining Room, Captain James Landing, Grand Cru, Kooper’s Tavern, Riptide by the Bay, and more.

Summer Stage

May 21, 2014 12:00 AM EDT

Amadeus, God of Carnage, Measure For Measure, One Glitz Wish, Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy, The Wizard of Oz, and more.