This Week

  • Thursday: Ward Churchill: Wielding Words Like Weapons

    Thursday: Ward Churchill: Wielding Words Like Weapons

    Sept. 21 The stories that Ward Churchill has told about his incredible life would make a great book. Born to a Native-American family, drafted into the Army to serve as a Long Range Reconnaissance Patrolman in Vietnam, taught the Weathermen how to make bombs, redesigned Soldier of Fortune magazine,...

  • Thursday: City Paper Best Of Baltimore

    Thursday: City Paper Best Of Baltimore

    Sept. 21 Perhaps you hadn't heard, but this here City Paper Best of Baltimore issue is the last. As you can imagine, our staff is dealing with some serious emotions, both as people who work hard to bring you this paper each week and as citizens who understand the loss this means for Baltimore....

  • Friday-Sunday: Baltimore Comic Con

    Friday-Sunday: Baltimore Comic Con

    Sept. 22-24, Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St., baltimorecomiccon.com, $25-$150. Hundreds of creators and fans gather to celebrate comics with three full days of panels, seminars, exhibitors, costume contests, signings, and appearances from legends like Frank Miller.

  • Friday-Sunday: Baltimore Book Festival

    Friday-Sunday: Baltimore Book Festival

    Sept. 22-24 This year's Book Festival got off to a rocky start, to put it mildly, long before the programming was finalized with the announcement that Rachel Dolezal, the white woman who for years claimed she was black, would be a featured author. The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts...

  • Saturday: Gucci Mane

    Saturday: Gucci Mane

    Sept. 23 La Flare, Big Guwop, Mr. Zone 6, Trap God—or whatever you prefer to call him—the Atlanta rapper has had a hell of a comeback season. Gucci was released from prison May 26, 2016 and hit the ground running (Gucci Mane Bolt) and blessed the streets with the celebratory post-incarceration...

  • Saturday: Monumental Moments - A Series of Imaginings

    Saturday: Monumental Moments - A Series of Imaginings

    Sept. 23 Now that the Confederate monuments are gone, taken down by Mayor Catherine Pugh overnight following the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville that left one anti-fascist counter protester dead, the city has a bunch of plinths that could become the home for new works of art. But what?...