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Wednesday, October 05, 2005

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Uli Loskot

NEWS

Copping Out: A City Council Report on False Arrests by Baltimore Police Fails to Address the Root of the Problem | Mobtown Beat by Edward Ericson Jr.

Treat Them Right: “Almost, if not better than, 70 percent of the people currently incarcerated in Maryland prisons self-report having some sort of alcohol or drug-addiction problem, according to the [Maryland] Division of Correction,” said Tara Andrews, director of nonprofit offender-advocacy group the Maryland Justice Coalition, at a celebration in Patterson Park last week for former substance abusers. | Quick and Dirty by Christina Royster-Hemby

Murder Ink | The Mail | Comics Feature | Q+A

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COLUMNS

Toxic Art: There are times in New Orleans when everything you think you know suddenly shifts, or fades into the background, or gets turned upside down. | Submerged by Michael Tisserand

Take a Hint: So, Republicans, here's some advice: Keep laying on the tax cuts. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Generation Why?: I remember a lot of O’Jays, a lot of Earth, Wind and Fire, and a lot of Stevie Wonder. Can’t say I remember a whole lot of Bee Gees. | Social Studies by Vincent Williams

Rock ’n’ Roll Over: When Will Campaign Consultants And Strategists Finally Learn That Politics, Rock ’n’ Roll, And Sports Simply Don’t Mix? | Right Field by Russ Smith

Sealed Lips: You two have enough healing to do right now. And in the overall scheme of things, a little easily forgotten, didn’t-mean-anything, never-to-be-repeated comfort sex is not such a big deal. | Think Mink by Mink Stole

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COMICS

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

Shabby Tabby: by Valerie Crosswhite

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ARTS

Use Your Allusion: Peter Bruun’s Art On Purpose Brings Outreach And The Gallery Together | Art by J. Bowers

Monet Talks: . . . But The Lesser-Known Works Are The Real Highlights Of The Bma’s Free-Flowing New Show | Art by Bret McCabe

Land of the Dread: Diffusion now hath made his masterpiece in Center Stage’s King Lear | Stage by John Barry

She’s Gotta Have Hits: Pop-Music Interludes Intrude On The Story Of A Female Music Exec | Books by Makkada B. Selah

Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak by Jean Hatzfeld | Review by Nicole Leistikow

Hide and Seek by Clare Sambrook | Review by Emily Flake

The Third Brother by Nick McDonell | Review by R. Darryl Foxworth

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MUSIC

Sip and Spin: A Rough Guide To The Candy-Painted, Syrup-Soaked Sound Of Houston Hip-Hop | Music by Kye Stephenson

Prime Suspects: Prime: Morphius XII, the Talking Head, Sept. 23-24 | Feedback by J. Bowers

Black Dice: “Smiling Off (Luomo Remix)” | Review by Jess Harvell

Little Brother: The Minstrel Show | Review by Makkada B. Selah

Dayton Family: Family Feud | Review by Ethan Padgett

El Ten Eleven: El Ten Eleven | Review by Raymond Cummings

Heathen Shame: Speed the Parting Guest | Review by Marc Masters

The Short List

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FILM

Thumbsucker | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

Everything is Illuminated | Review by Ian Grey

Non-Player Character | Review by Stephen Snyder

In Her Shoes | Review by Bret McCabe

The Elephant Man | Review by Bret McCabe

Night and the City | Review by Bret McCabe

Corpse Bride | Review by Violet LeVoit

Into the Blue | Review by Bret McCabe

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EAT

Waterfront Hotel | Review by Richard Gorelick

Drifter's Raw Bar and Grill | Review by Gadi Dechter

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