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  • 'Lunch Poems' by Baltimore-born Frank O'Hara turns 50

    'Lunch Poems' by Baltimore-born Frank O'Hara turns 50
    Frank O’Hara wrote that his theory of poetry—a theory that he dubbed "Personism" in a mock manifesto by the same name—places the poem “squarely between the poet and the person, Lucky Pierre style, and the poem is correspondingly gratified.” If you’re unfamiliar with the term, a quick Google search will show that a “Lucky Pierre” is 1940s slang referring to the man in the middle of two fellow partners during a threesome.
  • Introducing our new blog series of art ruminations, Art Fart. Some thoughts on 'The Ideal City' at the Walters Art Museum

    Introducing our new blog series of art ruminations, Art Fart. Some thoughts on 'The Ideal City' at the Walters Art Museum
    In this new weekly feature, City Paper's art critics wll look at a single work of art that is on view somewhere in the city. Except, as this first installment shows, it is almost impossible to talk about a single work without being drawn, inexorably,...

    The problem isn't if Thomas Dolby fails, it's that we still don't know how Hopkins intends for him to succeed

    The problem isn't if Thomas Dolby fails, it's that we still don't know how Hopkins intends for him to succeed
    Thomas Dolby responded, via Twitter, to our story about his new position at Johns Hopkins University, with the same grace he displayed in the interview. In person, Dolby had a lot to say about the possibility of failure in Station North. "I'm very...

    Crapstract Expressions: Markus Baldegger brings rehashed style to Baltimore

    Crapstract Expressions: Markus Baldegger brings rehashed style to Baltimore
    Despite its history as Baltimore’s oldest contemporary gallery, C. Grimaldis Gallery feels detached from the rest of the city’s largely DIY and artist-run communities. So it’s no surprise for the gallery to exhibit a very un-Baltimore...

    Q&A: Boister's Anne Watts on 'Intolerance'

    Q&A: Boister's Anne Watts on 'Intolerance'
    Boister, the chamber-pop ensemble led by composer/keyboardist Anne Watts (who won CP’s Best Pop Composer this year), will perform their original score to D.W. Griffith’s 1916 silent film “Intolerance,” at AFI Silver in Silver...