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Wednesday, August 11, 2004

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Ben Cricchi


Getting It Under Control: Sometime later this month, a 30-foot-long van will roll into Baltimore’s most drug-infested areas to spread a message of sexual responsibility. | Quick and Dirty by Christina Royster-Hemby

Not Kool: “No one’s against hip-hop,” says Marlene Trestman, special assistant to Maryland Attorney General J. | Quick and Dirty by Christina Royster-Hemby

The Verdict: Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict Cop in Fatal Shooting | Mobtown Beat by Terrie Snyder

Epidemic Proportions: HIV/AIDS Still Ravages Baltimore, but the Disease—and the People Who Have It—Have Changed. How Can the Little-Known Group That Funds the City’S HIV/AIDS Programs Keep Up? | Feature by Rebecca Alvania

Murder Ink | The Mail | The Nose | Mobtown Beat



Speculum Speculations: ...although I’m not usually jealous and I trust my wife completely, for some reason I’ve become really weirded out by her visits to the gynecologist. | Think Mink by Mink Stole

This Gun’s for Hire: How does Springsteen know what Kerry and Edwards “understand”? | Right Field by Russ Smith

Rent-a-Joke: Q: What’s the difference between Alan Keyes and the Hindenburg? | Political Animal by Brian Morton



Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake



Stage Strikes: Four Weddings, a Few Funerals, a Modeling Session, and Sept. 11 Fill the Busiest Weeks of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival | Stage by John Barry and Blake de Pastino

Triple Threat: MAP’s Current Collection of Shows Hits the Trifecta | Art by J. Bowers

Mos’ Deaf: Has Hunter S. Thompson Finally Lost His Senses? | Books by Blake de Pastino



Leaving Home: Dallas’ Pleasant Grove Finally Hits the American Highways After Waiting Two Albums and Six Years | Music by Bret McCabe

The Short List: WEDNESDAY: This Song Is a Mess but So Am I does the bedridden dance at the Talking Head with Dan Deacon. | Music by Bret McCabe

Temp Sound Solutions | Review by Jared T. Fischer



Maria Full Of Grace | Review by Ian Grey

A Home at the End of the World | Review by Richard Gorelick

Last Tango in Paris | Review by Eric Allen Hatch

Without a Paddle | Review by Joe MacLeod



Big Bad Wolf's House of Barbeque | Review by Richard Gorelick

Wagon Wheel Restaurant | Review by Michelle Gienow


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