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  • The hero-villain of the NFL

    Art Modell's story could have been a testament to the American Dream. A Jewish kid from Brooklyn who, soon after his father died, dropped out of school at 15 and started working on ships at the docks to help keep his family afloat. At 18, during the...
  • A peek inside a museum that time-and nearly everybody else-forgot

    If you’ve ever driven past “Baltimore’s Only Black American Museum,” you probably missed it. Located on a side street across from Clifton Park, in a white, vinyl-shingled rowhouse, it has only a faded sandwich board for a sign,...
  • A group of former volunteers says the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter has gone to the dogs

    Six years ago, the Baltimore city animal shelter was, by all accounts, a nightmare. A tiny staff of city employees with no particular interest in animals manned the place. Funding was extremely tight. Underfed, sick, and wounded animals lay on unsealed...
  • An African art exhibition celebrates the beauty in everyday objects

    Hand Held: Personal Arts from Africa At The Baltimore Museum of Art through Feb. 5 More at weekly.citypaper.com African art exhibitions tend to feature exalted objects: masks, headdresses, and other pieces of ceremonial, religious, or royal distinction....
  • A guide to Baltimore's online news ecology

    In the early 1800s, Thomas Jefferson was really into hating the press. (It hated him first.) As he put it, “Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.” Brutal. That was in 1819, near the end of the great American...
  • What to do and where to go this season

    This is the year, the year you are going to actually enjoy the holidays. Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve usually passes in a blur of carols heard over mall sound systems, fever pitch shopping, obligatory family get-togethers, and frantic decking of...
  • Doreen Bolger

    Doreen Bolger has energy rivaling the whole of MICA’s freshman class, the inside scoop on the local underground haps, and the connections and contacts that come with her esteemed position as the director of the Baltimore Museum of Art. Tirelessly...
  • the most restless klezmer/rock/jazz/avant-garde/funk guitarist in Baltimore

    Michael Raitzyk plays with Charm City Klezmer Creative Alliance on Dec. 17 For more information visit creativealliance.org. As both a leader and a sideman, guitarist Michael Raitzyk has played with many Baltimore bands in many genres: with his own...
  • . . . or as close to gratis as you're going to get in Baltimore

    As any college student knows, it’s easy to restrict yourself to the campus bubble. Schoolwork is tiring enough; who has time to think about the outside world, much less explore it? Kids in New Haven may have the luxury of using this excuse, but if...
  • Baltimore and its schools according to its students

    Jason Palaigos Age: 22 Hometown: Catonsville School: Loyola University, Class of 2011 Major: biology What’s the best cheap place to eat near campus? There’s a couple options. There’s Panera nearby, but they don’t take the...
  • The arts community bids farewell to Nancy Haragan

    Arts advocate Nancy Haragan dedicated her life to building a collaborative community. And, as a measure of her success, people just couldn’t stop talking at a recent celebration of her life. Scores of people filled the Baltimore Museum of Art’...
  • Former Creative Alliance resident artist Joseph Norman is back, with a massive mural of the slave trade

    The Middle Passage Mural Creative Alliance through Oct. 29. For more information, visit creativealliance.org. Perching at the top of a ladder, Joseph Norman, 54, draws a silhouetted human form onto one of hundreds of sheets of paper covering the wall at...