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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.
  • Happening Saturday: Miniature golf in Fells, Barbarellesque, Bleachers, and more.

    Happening Saturday: Miniature golf in Fells, Barbarellesque, Bleachers, and more.
    -Baltimore Barstool Open: For the first time, Fells Point bars are transforming the town into a nine-hole mini-golf course—because drinking should always be paired with a metal club in hand. Come with a team (in costume of course), knock out some...

    'Interstellar' is a tripping-balls space epic that has as much heart as cinematic vision

    'Interstellar' is a tripping-balls space epic that has as much heart as cinematic vision
    The Earth is dying. This message is reinforced in every terrestrial scene in Christopher Nolan’s space epic about death and destiny, “Interstellar.” If it isn’t a character discussing blighted crop harvests, we’re looking...

    Project Runway: A new book investigates all the ways women relate to their clothes

    Project Runway: A new book investigates all the ways women relate to their clothes
    When it comes to clothes, I’ve always been pretty girly. But when I was a sports copy editor for a small newspaper, my femme fashion leanings kicked into overdrive. I’d show up for work in lace dresses, high heels, floral chiffon skirts,...

    Immortal Beloved

    Immortal Beloved
    When Rita Dove comes to Howard Community College next Wednesday, the former U.S. Poet Laureate will be joined on stage by violinist Joshua Coyne. After she has read a few poems from her latest book, “Sonata Mulattica,” he will play a classical...