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Wednesday, March 24, 2010


The Ghost Hand: Maryland law enforcers aim to take the pot by secretly sitting at the online gambling table | Feature by Van Smith

Culture Shock: A subculture of the city's Latino community shows signs of growth | Mobtown Beat by Andrea Appleton

Stinking Mess: City crews working on sewage lines in an alley flood resident's basement | Mobtown Beat by Edward Ericson Jr.

Murder Ink | The Mail



Make Money. Gamble Better.: I was in Florida a couple of weeks ago and besides less snow and higher temperatures, they have Dog Tracks down there, although they like to call 'em "Kennel Clubs," because that's classy. | Mr. Wrong by Joe MacLeod



Dirt Farm: by Ben Claassen III

Important Comics: by Dina Kelberman

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake



The Dance on Widows' Row: A comedy about widows doesn't knock 'em dead | Stage by Phyllis Zhu

Curtain Time: DANCING! DANCING! DANCING! Known primarily for creating singers and musicians, the Peabody Institute schools dancers, too, and they take center stage March 27-28 for a Spring Showcase featuring original choreography, guest artists, and, of course, dance students at the Friedberg Concert Hall (1 E. by Anna Ditkoff

Bear Feet in High Heels: Twisting gender and class in the Effervescent Collective's subversively entertaining Dirty Dancing | Stage by Anna Ditkoff

On the Town: A classic play is in good hands | Stage by Anna Ditkoff

Bills, Bills, Bills: Fundreds aims to make News Orleans lead-free through a nationwide community arts project | Art by Bret McCabe



Acting Vocally: Shodekeh looks to bring minds together by words--among other sounds--of mouths | Music by Michael Byrne

Elephant9: Walk the Nile | Review by Lee Gardner

The Short List



Frederick Film Fest: The second annual Frederick Film Festival not only kicks off March 25 with performances from Robbie Fulks and Jenny Scheinman, but it's two-day schedules boasts a number of festival-circuit draws that haven't played Baltimore yet. | Film

Tournées Festival of Contemporary French Cinema: This inaugural festival of contemporary French cinema, spearheaded by the French program of Hopkins' Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures and made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture, is free and open to the public. | Film

Chloe | Review by Bret McCabe

Hot Tub Time Machine | Review by Joe MacLeod

New This Week



Elfegne Ethiopian Café | Review by Mary K. Zajac

Puffs and Pastries | Review by Wendy Ward


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