Mr. Artscape is Dead. Long Live Mr. Artscape

Mr. Artscape is Dead. Long Live Mr. Artscape

As an artist who has been involved in Artscape over the years, I was really excited to meet the new “Mr. Artscape,&...  more...

Sexy Opera

Sexy Opera

It’s getting hot in a practice room at Peabody Institute—and loud. There are 12 people packed against the...  more...

Game On

Game On

From their basement headquarters inside a rowhouse on Eastern Avenue, developers at Pure Bang Games are programming the...  more...

Salon des Refusés

Salon des Refusés

30 years since its founding as an alternative to Artscape, Foodscape munches on  more...

We're The Rats

We're The Rats

In the annals of Baltimore festivals adorned with the “-scape” suffix, DIY music has the proudest legacy.  more...

Conversation Artist

Conversation Artist

At a recent meeting of the Filbert Street community gardeners at the Curtis Bay Recreation Center,...

Murder Ink

Murder Ink

Murders

Heroin Math

The figure was momentous: 20,000 people are thought to be addicted to drugs in Baltimore City,...

The Mail 7/9/14

The Mail 7/9/14

“Snap City: Hitting the wood with...

Review: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Review: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

In Case Of Emergency

In Case Of Emergency

Code Black

Guilty, Pleasure

Guilty, Pleasure

When the movie's called "Venus in Fur," it's guaranteed somebody is getting tied up. And given that the title is only a...

Smarter Than Y'all Think We Are

Smarter Than Y'all Think We Are

This is some white-boy shit. A bunch of shirtless dudes crowd the Ottobar stage. One in coveralls bangs on a bass,...

The King and I

The King and I

Buzz Osborne goes silent right after I ask him a question, and the duration of the pause makes me wonder if he's pulled the...

Debussy Riot

Debussy Riot

A few years ago, I saw Ben Folds perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. It wasn’t the first...

Magic 8 Ball

Magic 8 Ball

I think I tripped every time I walked into “We’re All Strangers Here.” There&...

Putting the art back in street art

Putting the art back in street art

I’ve recently spent some time planning a trip to Berlin and I’ve noticed that, on sites like Airbnb, “...

Forging Ahead

Forging Ahead

The calamitous May 5 thunderstorms that resulted in the well-publicized collapse of a block of 26th Street also...

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Mustachioed truckers attack a camp of crust-punk kids living in the woods and shoot them. They burn...

History Channel

History Channel

Veteran professor of English and drama at the Notre Dame of Maryland University, he boasts an impressive familiarity with...

That Somber City

That Somber City

As a recent transplant to Baltimore, I spend a lot of time sitting on my stoop, watching the pageant of humanity pass by....

You Say You Want a Revolution

You Say You Want a Revolution

MARAT/SADE

Kind of Blue

Kind of Blue

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...

Under Siege

Under Siege

The Apocalypse comes at 6 p.m.

Parmesan Zucchini Fries

Parmesan Zucchini Fries

Crispy, salty French fries seem to be de rigeur in late-night diners, but, to tell the truth, I can...

Roberto's

Roberto's

We first heard about Roberto’s

Spices Galore

Spices Galore

While Indian food in America has become as staid and watered-down as American Chinese, it’s...

Mr. Wrong

Mr. Wrong

Man, I don’t know about you, but I am having a great summer, seriously, I...

Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of Interest

For the first time in decades, City Paper was not invited to the V.I.P. Artscape kickoff party....

Free Will Astrology July 16-23

ARIES (March 21-April 19): "I have complete faith in the continued absurdity of whatever's going on," says satirical news...

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