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  • 'RFP' at EMP and '100% YES' at Current Space use collaborative art practices to emphasize the individual in a community

    'RFP' at EMP and '100% YES' at Current Space use collaborative art practices to emphasize the individual in a community
    As I look through “the Chilly Smart Model,” a thin publication that I picked up from Current Space,  this line keeps catching my eye: “When I come here I learn that how important is my life and how I pass through the pass.” It comes from a poem by an anonymous student who is part of a collaboration between the Refugee Youth Project and the Press-Press initiative, and I only partially understand what it means, but it seems crucial to understanding the work in this show, “100% YES (fill in the blank)” at Current Space and another, “RFP” at EMP Collective, both up through Feb. 28 in the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District near Lexington Market. Through an inclusive and interactive practice, both shows ultimately highlight the irreducible importance of the individual person—his or her life, thoughts, needs—within the context of a larger community, especially a community full of abstract talk about growth and ideas and place-making.
  • The Influence of Anxiety: Dan Deacon riffs on mortality, his new album 'Gliss Riffer,' and the Bill Murray video that changed his life

    The Influence of Anxiety: Dan Deacon riffs on mortality, his new album 'Gliss Riffer,' and the Bill Murray video that changed his life
    Dan Deacon pulls open two unassuming, boarded and chained-up doors to reveal his Charles Street studio. The walls are covered with wires of varying lengths, all hanging on top of a huge multicolor neon mural of oozing and exploding biomorphic shapes. As I...

    No Trivia: Baltimore's Top 10 Most Desirable Singles! Chiffon! War On Women! Abdu Ali! Lower Dens!

    No Trivia: Baltimore's Top 10 Most Desirable Singles! Chiffon! War On Women! Abdu Ali! Lower Dens!
    Oh boy, so earlier this week Baltimore Magazine released a list of the "top 20 bachelors and bachelorettes in Baltimore," or as I've taken to calling it, "the top 20 all straight, mostly white bachelors and bachelorettes in Baltimore who generally don't...

    The Nose on the Senate's 'porn rock' hearings, 30 years later

    The Nose on the Senate's 'porn rock' hearings, 30 years later
    The parents of many, if not most, of the Nose’s gentle readers might not yet have had the sex that spawned them when, in 1985, the issue of raunchy rock lyrics erupted in the U.S. Senate’s “porn rock” hearing. It was a free-...

    Free Will Astrology 2/11/15

    Free Will Astrology 2/11/15
    ARIES (March 21-April 19): I hope you have someone in your life to whom you can send the following love note, and if you don’t, I trust you will locate that someone no later than Aug. 1: “I love you more than anyone loves you, or has loved...