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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Arts & Entertainment
    BEST BAND Roomrunner Grunge. Nirvana. OK, now that we’ve gotten the two entries from the “Idiot’s Guide to Writing About Roomrunner” out of the way, let’s actually talk about this band. Roomrunner is really, incredibly...
  • Miss Tony Stands Alone

    Miss Tony Stands Alone
    Gravel-voiced, with the thickest of Baltimore accents, the six-foot-tall, 350-pound, dress-wearing, bouffant-sporting Miss Tony couldn't help but stand out. Radio personality Frank Ski recalls his first encounter with the club vocalist, local radio...
  • Former steel worker wins prestigious poetry prize

    In the summer of 1970, Afaa Michael Weaver was a clerk recording the weight of the massive tin coils produced at Sparrows Point Steel Mill, tin that would later be turned into soup cans and the like. He used a crayon to mark the coils, which would be warm...
  • Agent of Change

    Agent of Change
    Robbyn Lewis sips a glass of prosecco and eats a few fries at Bistro Rx, a restaurant near the northeast corner of Patterson Park on Baltimore Street, a couple of blocks from her home. The bistro is a neighborhood hangout and one of her favorite places...
  • This Club Won't Drown: Steve Earle at Rams Head Live, July 20

    "I got to know this city over the past seven or eight years," Steve Earle told his Rams Head audience Tuesday night. "I know all about lake trout now. I learned about Baltimore from some guys who grew up here and loved the city enough to turn it into some...
  • Winter TCA Tour HBO

    David Simon, creator and executive producer of the HBO series "Treme," participates in a panel discussion at the HBO Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
  • Down to The Wire

    While the wait was excrutiating, all praise to HBO for renewing David Simon's masterpiece of a TV show, The Wire, with the fourth season set to focus on Baltimore's school system. For more info, start off with the official press release, move on to Sun TV...
  • Query Letter

    hello my name iz shakiyla terrell im 14 years old i live in new york the state of new york and i like to watch the wire show and i was wondering can i audition for the wire and where can i go if this possible thank you Shakiyla Terrell, Elmira, N.Y....
  • American Gangster's "Little Melvin" Williams and the Baltimore Hustle

    | Image by http://www.theurbantwist.com BET's American Gangster series is one of the most fascinating documentary series currenly on television, applying a History Channel/PBS rigor to chronicling the lives of infamous African-American crime figures of...
  • The Wire: Still Simon vs. Sun

    David Simon and his portrayal of the journalism in The Wire's fifth season continues to be the most talked about aspect of the show--and during this writer's strike-plagued 2008 TV season--on the internet. The Washington Post's David Montgomery offers yet...
  • The Wire: Week 2 in the Media Scrum

    Crime Scene Frustration: Has McNulty (Dominic West) finally let the job get the better of him? Only two episodes into the season and already The Wire--and its vocal co-creator David Simon--are heating up the blogosphere. Slate deputy editor David Plotz...
  • The Wire: David Simon Repeats, The Wire's Sun Is Not the Real Sun

    Cutline?: Clark Johnson stars as a metro editor in The Wire's fifth season Baltimore Sun. David Simon is an opinionated man with a big mouth. Anybody who has ever interviewed, worked with, or talked to him knows this. The Wire's fifth season debuted...