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Wednesday, July 25, 2007

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Ben Cricchi

NEWS

The Music According to Lafayette Gilchrist: When Lafayette Gilchrist celebrated the release of his 2005 album Towards the Shining Path at Highlandtown's Creative Alliance at the Patterson, he wore his gray Kangol hat with the gold piping at a jaunty tilt and stomped on the keyboard pedals with his basketball shoes. | Feature by Geoffrey Himes

On Any Wednesday: Pros and Amateurs Tear up the Timonium Short Track | Mobtown Beat by Chris Landers

Billboard Busted: Clear Channel Removes Illegal Billboards Advertising Liquor Products | Quick and Dirty by Edward Ericson Jr.

And Then There Were Nine: Nine Democrats Vie For 4th District Seat Being Vacated By Ken Harris | Campaign Beat by Anna Ditkoff

The Mail | Murder Ink | Councilmania | Campaign Beat

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COLUMNS

Dog Days: Ah, the heat of summer. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Graceland: I went to Graceland last week. | Social Studies by Vincent Williams

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COMICS

Dirt Farm: by Ben Claassen III

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

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ARTS

Mischief Makers: Artscape 2007 Art Refreshingly Worth Seeing | Art by Bret McCabe

Great Works: ...Less So When The Author Can't Stop Reminding You Of Their Greatness | Stage by John Barry

Einstein: A Biography by Jürgen Neffe, translated from the German by Shelly Frisch | Review by Edward Ericson Jr.

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MUSIC

Baltimore Jukebox: Lafayette Gilchrist: When we sat down with Lafayette Gilchrist for our "Baltimore Jukebox" feature in this year's Big Music Issue, the pianist ended up filling nearly three whole cassettes with his intelligent and wide-ranging ruminations on everyone from ragtime master Eubie Blake to young club producer Blaq Starr to smooth-jazz sensation Kim Waters. | Q+A by Jess Harvell

Up, Tight: Britt Daniel loosens up lyrically and musically on Spoon's latest release | Music by Michaelangelo Matos

That Thing He Does: Fountains of Wayne Bassist Adam Schlesinger is a Man Of Many Voices | Music by Geoffrey Himes

The Short List

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FILM

Streets Is Watching: Local Novelist Thomas Long Hits The Big Screen | Film by Jason Torres

Rescue Dawn | Review by Ian Grey

Sunshine | Review by Cole Haddon

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EAT

Dutch Pot Café | Review by Jason Torres

Eat Me

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