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Wednesday, April 19, 2006

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The Balti: North Baltimore’s Lacrosse Mullet, and the Next Big Thing In Hair | Feature by Gadi Dechter

Retaliation Syndrome: Lawsuits Claim Police Department Gets Back At Its Own | Mobtown Beat by Van Smith

Walking Papers: A sizable defection of Sun home-delivery couriers to the new free Baltimore Examiner wreaked havoc on the older daily’s distribution network in recent weeks, affecting about 100 of the Sun’s 700 delivery routes, and as many as 35,000 paying subscribers, according to a spokesman for the Tribune Co.-owned newspaper. | Media Circus by Gadi Dechter

First Lady: Two weeks ago, the Maryland General Assembly’s Legislative Black Caucus elected Baltimore Sen. | Quick and Dirty by Christina Royster-Hemby

City Paper's 2006 ALL-BALTI College Team: Coach Dave Pietramala Johns Hopkins University (photo not current) Goalie Jason Carter University of Maryland Hometown: Crownsville St. | Feature

The Mail | Councilmania | Murder Ink | The News Hole



Post Script: It could be that the Times is so distracted by the Post that it's letting less fluffy stories slide. | Right Field by Russ Smith

War Games: Everyone, including the U.S. military, has seen this game played before. And already the signs are showing that they won't go along with it again. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Ball of Confusion: This is a story as old as America. | Social Studies by Vincent Williams



Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

Shabby Tabby: by Valerie Crosswhite



Skate Bloomers: Young Women Create Their Own Outlet For Physical Aggression With the Charm City Roller Girls | Culture by Rebecca Alvania

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers: “On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.” H.L. | Q+A by Brennen Jensen

Spoon Popkin: An artist who works with “found art” is obliged to blur the lines between curator and artiste, which can either diminish the authenticity of his or her exhibitions or broaden his or her capacity for expression, depending on how you look at it. | Art by Robbie Whelan

MFA Thesis Exhibitions: MICA peppers April and May with a string of quick, short shows spotlighting the thesis work of its master’s of fine arts candidates from many departments. | Art by Bret McCabe

American Dreamz: Performance Artist Karen Finley Does Sociopolitical Slash Fiction | Books by Bret McCabe

Organic, Inc.: Natural Foods and How They Grew by Samuel Fromartz | Review by John Dicker

Branwell: A Novel of the Bronte Brother by Douglas A. Martin | Review by Jessie Reeder

The Last of Her Kind by Sigrid Nunez | Review by Emily Flake



Brothers in Arms: The Twisted Journey of Justin Broadrick and Kevin Martin | Music by Jess Harvell

Ecstatic Sunshine | Review by Jess Harvell

Prince: 3121 | Review by Bret McCabe

Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Show Your Bones | Review by Anthony Miccio

Madlib: Beat Konducta Vol. 1 and 2 | Review by Michael Crumsho

DJ/rupture: Low Income Tomorrowland | Review by Rod Smith

Toby Keith: "Get Drunk and Be Somebody" | Review by Jess Harvell

The Short List



American Dreamz | Review by Cole Haddon

Friends With Money | Review by Cole Haddon

Diabolique | Review by Tom Scocca

On a Clear Day | Review by Ian Grey

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days | Review by Ian Grey

The Syrian Bride | Review by Bret McCabe

Joyeux Noel | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

Scary Movie 4 | Review by Cole Haddon

The Wild | Review by Violet LeVoit

Zu Warriors | Review by Bret McCabe



Ze Mean Bean Cafe and Wine Bar | Review by Richard Gorelick

King Wok | Review by Bret McCabe


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