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Not Alone

Not Alone

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

High Concept

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

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: 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...

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...

NOISE

Raz-Ber-Ritas, trombone breaks, and goofing on Michael McDonald: A Steely Dan live review

Wednesday was the anniversary of my Natal Day, and along with the usual well-wishes from well-...

At Merriweather Post performance, Jack White adds a little Nashville twang to his garage rock

"OK-do-you-feel-good-OK-now!" Jack White said as he walked on stage, addressing the Merriweather...

A Comic Review of the 2014 Small Press Expo

Last weekend, I went to the Small Press Expo, an independent publishing...

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...

Report from AAN

Report from AAN

Last week, I was in Nashville for the conference of the Association of...

The Power of Powers

The Power of Powers

Baltimore’s art scene is often lauded as being collaborative...

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...

Profusion Not Confusion

Profusion Not Confusion

Sondheim Semifinalists

Magic 8 Ball

Magic 8 Ball

I think I tripped every time I walked into “We’re All...

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...

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