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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

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Sam Holden


Big Music Issue 2010: The more things change, the more they stay the same. | Big Music Feature

Might Don't Make It: Baltimore hip-hop may never go mainstream--is it up to its iconoclasts to carry the torch if it doesn't? | Big Music Feature by Al Shipley

Brand of Outsiders: Boutique labels reinvent the artist-label relationship | Big Music Feature by Michael Byrne

Labeled: An incomplete guide to Baltimore imprints | Big Music Feature by Michael Byrne

Drinking Songs: Patuxent Records keeps barroom bluegrass alive in Maryland | Big Music Feature by Geoffrey Himes

Blaster Master: Landis Expandis can't live without his radios | Big Music Feature by Lee Gardner



Working Overtime: Correctional officer indicted in prison-gang RICO conspiracy | Mobtown Beat by Van Smith

Room for Improvement: Celebrated crime control measure actually a flop, former chief reveals | Mobtown Beat by Edward Ericson Jr.

Murder Ink | The Mail



Animals: Late last month, a 1-year-old cat named Rainbow--so called likely because of the gray and tan splotches that stand out against her white coat--was pelted with stones shortly after giving birth to a litter of kittens. | Where I Come From by Lionel Foster



Dirt Farm: by Ben Claassen III

Important Comics: by Dina Kelberman

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake



Creative Proof: Documentarian Steven Fischer pushes artists to talk about what makes them make art | The Arts by John Barry

Super Art Fight: From shows at Baltimore's Metro Gallery and the Ottobar to venues as varied as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Super Art Fight is working to become a phenomenon. | Art by Max Robinson

Wink Wink Nudge Nudge: A modern send up of Molière offers plenty of laughs | Stage by Andrea Appleton

Quick Sketches



The Return of Kuchar: Legendary underground filmmaker brings some new works to town | Film by Martin L. Johnson

The Girl Who Played With Fire | Review by Bret McCabe

New This Week



Clementine | Review by Mary K. Zajac

Vaccaro's Italian Pastry Shop | Review by Tim Hill


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