This Week

  • Thursday: Baltimore Indivisible Town Hall

    Thursday: Baltimore Indivisible Town Hall

    April 20 Seen those videos of angry Republican lawmakers being yelled at and shamed at town halls all over the country? The folks responsible for organizing those—the nonprofit Indivisible Project—are coming to Baltimore. Their reasons for this visit, however, might be a little less shout-y given...

  • Thursday: Blaqstarr's #MagiqManifest: 420

    Thursday: Blaqstarr's #MagiqManifest: 420

    April 20 Persistent Baltimore club innovator and living legend Blaqstarr is the closest club music has to a Lee "Scratch" Perry figure. He makes music that does all the hard-hitting, dance-friendly things club music's supposed to do and must do to get people listening to it and freaking out to...

  • Thursday: Jazz in Blooms at An Octopus's Garden - Spring Flower Display

    Thursday: Jazz in Blooms at An Octopus's Garden - Spring Flower Display

    April 20 I realized last week as the temperature rose and the little gardens and trees bloomed that spring this year has lifted my overall mood more than it usually does (maybe because lately my emotional baseline has been lower, what with the near-constant bombardment of bad news from the White...

  • Saturday: Mr. Trash Wheel's Lost Python Ale Launch Party

    Saturday: Mr. Trash Wheel's Lost Python Ale Launch Party

    April 22 Mr. Trash Wheel, the anthropomorphized garbage-eating oyster-looking thing that sits at the mouth of the Jones Falls and collects all the crap floating in it, has been as busy as ever lately. Recently, a single rain storm let loose 106,480 pounds of trash—or 15 dumpsters worth—that Mr....

  • Saturday: Nuggetfest 2017

    Saturday: Nuggetfest 2017

    April 22 For a time, the City Paper staff was obsessed with the oblong, breaded pieces of chicken known as tenders. There was something about their utility and tastiness and our shared experience of growing up with family dinners of Tyson's tenders (or any other frozen brand, really) that had us...

  • March 31-April 23: "Antony and Cleopatra"

    March 31-April 23: "Antony and Cleopatra"

    March 31-April 23 The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory offers audiences an extremely rare experience to 21st century audiences that has been lost to theatergoers of the last couple hundred years: to hear Shakespeare's words as the Bard himself would have spoken them. When Will wrote his plays in Elizabethan...

  • Wednesday: Wide Angle Youth Media Happy Hour Fundraiser

    Wednesday: Wide Angle Youth Media Happy Hour Fundraiser

    April 26 Last year, on the anniversary of the Baltimore Uprising, Wide Angle Youth Media released a book called "This Is Baltimore," featuring photos and essays by local teens, intent on subverting a common narrative about the city that national media helped propagate while they were in town. "I...

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