College Guide 2014

College Guide 2014

It’s a bizarre time for college kids. There’s no longer a set path laid out for us. Gone are the days of the...  more...

Stripping Away Debt

Stripping Away Debt

At 10 p.m. or so on a given Saturday night, around the same time my friends were leaving for some party or another, I threw...  more...

College Cooking with the Klepto Queen

College Cooking with the Klepto Queen

Dining hall food is one of the worst parts of college: It’s fucking expensive and mediocre at best. Your school...  more...

The Festival of Their Dreams

The Festival of Their Dreams

Amanda Schmidt and Stewart Mostofsky, the organizers of Fields Festival, an arty mindfuck of a D.I....  more...

Camp 83: Homeless Under The JFX

Camp 83: Homeless Under The JFX

By City Paper's count, there are around 20 homeless people living under the I-83 overpass along Guilford Avenue.  more...

We've Lost that Loving Feeling

TenTen Ramen Review: We've Lost That Loving Feeling

In Japan, ramen is a labor of love: Stocks are cooked for hours, flavors are cultivated through decades of experience, and family recipes...  more...

Post-Baccalaureate Bar Hopping

Post-Baccalaureate Bar Hopping

Flash forward. You’re now a resident of the Greatest City In America—an official resident. Your lease does...

Major Shmajor

Despite what years of parental nagging, academic advice, and those endless “What Major Should I Choose?”...

The Socially Awkward Network

The Socially Awkward Network

I have 522 friends on Facebook, 172 followers on Twitter, 272 followers on Tumblr, and 140 followers on Instagram. But...

College Guys, Stop Being So Rapey

College Guys, Stop Being So Rapey

Sup guys, I’m Leo. And I’m a dude. That’s why I’m writing this article, really. I work with nine...

Land Ho!

Film Review: "Land Ho!" Directed by Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens

Look, I wanted to give "Land Ho!" a chance. I really did. Sure, it looked like just another movie obsessed with the lives and choices of...

Fight The Power

After 25 Years, The Themes and Nikes of "Do The Right Thing" Still Feel Contemporary

It's been 25 years since Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" hit screens, ignited debate, and solidified Lee as a major filmmaker. Even a...

Film Review: "The Killing"

Film Review: "The Killing," Directed by Stanley Kubrick, playing at the Charles Theater

Stanley Kubrick was always infatuated with human clockwork, both in terms of what makes each of us tick and how we choreograph our lives,...

The Short List 8/20/14

The Short List 8/20/14

WEDNESDAY: Pennsylvania’s The Big Time and Chicago band 7 Minutes In Heaven play...

Great Sounds Great

Great Sounds Great

The last decade or so has been all about bands getting their due. What I mean by that is bands from the pre-internet era...

Blue Notes

Blue Notes

Oliver!

Alloverstreet Is An Art Walk That Doesn't Suck

Art is the most honest way to deal with our inability to understand the world. Our knowledge of the world and its events is informed by...

Cosmic Thing

Cosmic Thing: Artists Explore Orders Of Scale At Area 405

The only thing missing from Brandon Morse's `Big Ear' installation is a self-serve psychotropics bar. The sound-and-video piece resides in...

Matter of Fact

Matter of Fact: Goya Contemporary Focuses On What Art Is Made Of

As I place my stained fingers on the lid of a wooden box, apparently painted by Nancy Spero, I can¿t help but think ¿Will I get into trouble...

Arcade Games Saved My Life

Arcade Games Saved My Life: Michael Kimball's "Galaga"

Just a few pages into Michael Kimball's "Galaga" (Boss Fight Books), an exploration of the 1981 coin-op arcade game (it's the one where you'...

Stuff White People Like to Write About

Baltimore Author Jess Row Imagines Racial Reassignment Surgery In "Your Face In Mine"

To be white and write about race is to fail at writing about race. That is the best you can do. This should embolden contemporary white...

Droning On

Former Sun Reporter Dan Fesperman Takes On The Terrifying World Of Drones In His New Novel, "Unmanned"

A botched drone mission in Afghanistan kills 13 civilians, mostly women and children. Pilot Darwin Cole, controlling the unmanned aircraft...

Seek Not To Alter

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Presents Funny But Flawed Production of Much Ado About Nothing

What is the handsomest theater space in Baltimore? Everyman Theatre, Single Carrot Theatre, and the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company all...

You Say You Want a Revolution

Annex's Superb Performance Captures The Revolutionary Feel Of Peter Weiss' Play "Marat/Sade"

The Annex Theater keeps its audience waiting on the corner of North Avenue and Charles Street before each performance of its terrific...

Kind of Blue

Effervescent Collective's Founder Lily Kind Says Farewell To Charm City, leaving hole in Baltimore's dance scene

Even when she is sitting, it is obvious that Lily Kind is a dancer. It's not because she has her hair in a bun (rather, it's short and spiky...

Chilled Yellow-Tomato Soup with Mint and Yogurt

Chilled Yellow-Tomato Soup with Mint and Yogurt

Confession: I bought a bunch of beautiful, fragrant yellow tomatoes last weekend at the farmers...

We've Lost that Loving Feeling

We've Lost that Loving Feeling

In Japan, ramen is a labor of love: Stocks are cooked for hours, flavors are cultivated through decades of experience,...

Pussy Riot Hates Me

Pussy Riot Hates Me

On Friday morning, my wife told me Pussy Riot was in town filming “...

I'm Hungry

I'm Hungry

Seriously, I could eat right now, I mean, I just ate, but that was a mere Breaking...

A Slimy Recess

A Slimy Recess

I for one am swollen with relief at the realization that our long national...

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