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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

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Uli Loskot

NEWS

Put it to a Vote: In the 2004 general election, voters were asked to weigh in on 17 ballot questions dealing with such issues as the timing of city elections, age requirements for City Council members, creation of a Department of Transportation, and funding for schools, parks, libraries, community development, and local attractions. | Quick and Dirty by Anna Ditkoff

The Time is Now: Tucked into the edge of a sidewalk on the 1700 block of North Charles Street, a small plaque embedded in the cement marks the spot where, in 1939, Times Theatre owner Louis Shecter buried a time capsule. | Quick and Dirty by Audrey Murray

Cheap Booze Is a Civil Right: City Paper shills for Pikesville Supreme Straight Rye Whiskey. | The Nose

Vote for Change...: We're Not Trying To Tell You What To Do, Just Do Something | Feature by Erin Sullivan

The Others: If You're Looking For Alternatives To The Democrats On Nov. 6, Here's A List Of Everyone Else Appearing On The Ballot | Feature

Ruby Glover: 1930-2007 | Mobtown Beat by Geoffrey Himes

Murder Ink | The Mail | Feature

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COLUMNS

King Rudy: Come the first few months of 2008, if you're an old-fashioned American progressive in need of entertainment, you won't be able to beat listening all over the country for heads exploding across the aisle any time Rudy Giuliani wins a Republican primary. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Color-Coded: Ulysses Barnes promoted a Detroit party that promised free entry for lighter-complexioned black women, everyone appropriately wrung their hands and tsk-tsked the young man until he backed off. | Social Studies by Vincent Williams

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COMICS

Dirt Farm: by Ben Claassen III

Super Amazing Adventures: by Chris Minetree

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

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ARTS

Can't Hardly Wraith: Elkton's Ed Okonowicz Has Turned Ghost Story Collecting Into Historical Storytelling | Arts and Entertainment by Violet LeVoit

Without a Net: Michelle Tea's Debut Novel Returns As Reminder Of Her Nascent Formidable Talent | Books by Rahne Alexander

Love, Sick: Working and Laughing Through Grief in This Poignant, Bittersweet Drama | Stage by Robbie Whelan

The Searcher: Jo Smail Continues Her Journey Into Sublime Subtlety | Art by Deborah McLeod

Musical Apparatus for Orchestral Knitting: "I come from a family of knitters," says local artist Laure Drogoul over the phone. | Art by Bret McCabe

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MUSIC

Country's Soul: The Music Of The Late Arthur Alexander Still Provides A Living Link Between Hillbilly Twang And R&b | Music by Geoffrey Himes

Cosmic Sonic Tag Team: Live In Birmingham | Review by Raymond Cummings

The Agrarians: A Body Through The Day | Review by Raymond Cummings

Fuzz Unlimited: Take A Hit | Review by Raymond Cummings

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FILM

Making America Great Again: Josh Slates' New Short Remembers Another Reason To Hate the 1980s | Film by Molly O'Donnell

Andrew Hershberger and Arnold T. Blumberg: If a flesh-eating plague crash-lands in Baltimore any time soon, you'd better have some DVDs handy while barricaded in your basement. | Q+A by Violet LeVoit

Blade Runner: The Final Cut | Review by Bret McCabe

Control | Review by Ian Grey

This Is England | Review by Lee Gardner

American Gangster | Review by Joe MacLeod

Martian Child | Review by G. Brian Davis

Everybody Loves The Tinklers | Review by Bret McCabe

Plagues And Pleasures On The Salton Sea | Review by Lee Gardner

Syndromes And A Century | Review by Bret McCabe

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EAT

Vito's Pizza | Review by Wendy Ward

Tabrizi's | Review by Richard Gorelick

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