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Wednesday, June 22, 2005

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NEWS

Election Nights of the Living Dead: Do Deceased Baltimoreans Still Vote Among Us? | Feature by Van Smith

Out of Work: City’s Summer Jobs Program To Turn Away 2,000 Kids Due to Lack Of Funding | Mobtown Beat by Anna Ditkoff

Game Faces: Digital Harbor High School To Host Video-Game Design Summer Program For Inner-City Students | Mobtown Beat by Christina Royster-Hemby

Carlos Batts And Chris X: Carlos Batts is a Los Angeles-based photographer originally from Reisterstown who has shot nudes and fetish stuff for himself and others, plus a couple of covers for this very paper. | Q+A by Joe MacLeod

The Mail | Murder Ink

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COLUMNS

Interleague Play Hater: These interleague rematches boast about as much excitement as watching Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier’s daughters box. | Benchwarmer by Gabriel Wardell

Back to the Wall: Maybe, just maybe, he’ll sell Neverland, get an apartment in New York, and make music that reminds people how he became Michael Jackson. | Social Studies by Vincent Williams

True Lies: Dean has now discovered what it’s like to play by “The Hillary Rules.” | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Frankly Speaking: I’m betting the Sox or Yanks will top the O’s by October, and the blame will have to be heaped on Mazzilli, Flanagan, and Beattie. | Right Field by Russ Smith

Trust But Verify: Marriage is based on trust, but it’s a helluva lot easier to trust someone when you have a clear picture of where they are. | Think Mink by Mink Stole

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COMICS

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

Sheet Comics: by The Hussey Bros.

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ARTS

Living Large: Size Matters in the Minimalist Paintings of Timothy App | Art by J. Bowers

Supply and Demand: Private Shows Bring Underrepresented African-American Art To Underserved African-American Patrons | Art by Christina Royster-Hemby

Pall of Fame: Age Dulls 1930s Skewering of Renowned Theatrical Family | Stage by John Barry

MacBeth: The Rude Mechanicals are an amateur Shakespeare company from Laurel self-described as “wildly inventive and original”—though the only apparent innovation in their Macbeth is a sword-for-pistol substitution that makes Act V’s anti-hero’s dispatch of Siward happily efficient. | Stage by Gadi Dechter

The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia | Review by Violet LeVoit

Snakes and Earrings by Hitomi Kanehara | Review by Violet LeVoit

Mix Tape: The Art of Cassette Culture by Thurston Moore | Review by Michael Henningsen

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MUSIC

Back in the Day: Young R&B Newcomer Urban Mystic Taps Into The Midnight Hour Groove Of Classic Soulsville | Music by Makkada B. Selah

Walk Bliss Way: Azure Ray’s Melancholic Maria Taylor Perks Up On Her Debut Solo Effort | Music by Suzanne Ely

Five Cheesy Pieces: R. Kelly’s Five-Part Infidelity Song Drama Hits Operatic Heights And Plummets Into Mundane Piffle | Music by Al Shipley

The Gamblers: Sleater-Kinney Makes A Stab At Greatness With Its Ambitious New Album | Music by Geoffrey Himes

African American Heritage Festival: June 24-26, Camden Yards, 333 W. | Music by Christina Royster-Hemby

Wilderness | Review by Bret McCabe

The Short List

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FILM

Rize | Review by Bret McCabe

My Summer of Love | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

Bewitched | Review by Bret McCabe

The Flower of My Secret | Review by Bret McCabe

The Perfect Man | Review by Ian Grey

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EAT

Ten-o-Six | Review by Richard Gorelick

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