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Let's Go To The Hop

Mobtown Ballroom brings the Lindy Hop to Pigtown and holds benefit for Poe House

Stained-glass windows line the walls of a former church,...

The Freddy Gallery Bars Its Windows, Courts New York, Hosts Show Of Miniatures

A caravan of miniature automobiles sets the scene: A...

Transmodern Comes Back Bigger Than Ever And Tackles The Underworld With Experimental Performances

At dusk on the autumnal Equinox, Valeska Populoh watches as...

Force: Upsetting Rape Culture Brings Its Monument Quilt Back To Baltimore As Part Of A National Tour

Emma Sulkowicz started her senior year at Columbia University last week with some...

High Zero Returns With Its Inimitable Brand Of Avant-Garde Weirdness

“I actually paint on a treadmill,” the man...

NOISE

No Trivia: My earbuds made me metal

Last week, I lost my "good" headphones. They weren't a really nice noise-canceling pair that cost...

"A Night of Satie" at Lil' Gallery

There's a strange bittersweet feeling that certain artworks or moments in life conjure. Sometimes,...

Following a rise to national acclaim, Future Islands return home for a triumphant Hampdenfest show

Following Future Islands' March performance on Letterman, the band's secret got out and the group...

Come Mayor $RB, Won't You Smoke a Little Weed With Me?

Come Mayor $RB, Won't You Smoke a Little Weed With Me?

They arrested me for having weed in my high school...

Best of Baltimore

Best of Baltimore

Even my hangover is hungover after what...

Copycat Kids Grow Up

Copycat Kids Grow Up

A few weeks ago, I started corresponding with Brooks Kossover ...

Freedom and Order

Freedom and Order

My wife, CP contributor Nicole King (pictured, left), and I were sitting in a park sipping from a...

Pussy Riot Hates Me

Pussy Riot Hates Me

On Friday morning, my wife told me

Cubists, gods, strippers, and slow contraptions

Cubists, gods, strippers, and slow contraptions

The writer Lawrence Weschler has spent the last several...

Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of Interest

Watching the electronic duo Matmos on the stage in the...

Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of Interest

For the first time in decades, City Paper was not invited...

Dead Men Riding Shotgun

Local Writer Drives Into The City's Possible Future On A Summer Road Trip

This is what rolled with me as I logged nearly 4,000 miles--Baltimore to the Great Lakes to Maine...

El Ojo Del Tigre

El Ojo Del Tigre: Creative Alliance Show Digs Into Latin-American Identity

The coolest thing on any wall in Baltimore right now hangs in one corner of the Creative Alliance at...

Contemporary Icons

Stephen Towns' Paintings Bring Traditional Styles Together With Contemporary Figures To Ask Difficult Questions

The five colorful portraits of African-Americans (including a smiling child) hanging in the...

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...

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...

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...

Short Order

Short Order

It’s a Tuesday night at the Bryn Mawr School’s dance space and Lynne...

This Modern World

This Modern World

“Base Period”

High and Lonesome

High and Lonesome

“I’m Not a Very Good Cowboy,”  a...

A Slimy Recess

A Slimy Recess

I for one am swollen with relief at the...

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