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  • Baltimore's Ariel S. Winter shoots new life into noir

    Like the main character in his novel, Ariel S. Winter walks out of the Owl Bar at the Belvedere and pushes his way through the revolving door in the lobby onto Chase Street, where uniformed officers still stand guard after the Aug. 10 shootings at the...
  • Ratscape, Rebirth Brass Band, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, and more

    Big in Japan with Katrina Ford Back in 2011, Katrina Ford of Celebration began singing with Big in Japan (formerly a Lake Trout side project). Making music that is, by turns, crushingly beautiful and sonically smashing, Katrina Ford and Big in Japan are...
  • Competition at Southwest Baltimore's "Crab Corner" is good for crab lovers

    This looks to be a banner year for crab lovers. According to the Chesapeake Bay Program, Maryland’s and Virginia’s annual winter-dredge survey results, released in April, showed a two-thirds increase in the Bay’s crab population over...
  • Redemption Song and Dance

    Redemption Song and Dance
    "I'm sorry I let you in the door," Melvin Williams says as he ushers a reporter out of his warehouse office to the sidewalk outside, where the conversation continues. The old gangster has long been called "Little Melvin," and he's dressed all in black,...
  • Readers pick the best movie theater and more.

    Best Rock Band Winner: Fools and Horses 2nd: Beach House 3rd: Loving the Lie Best Hip-Hop Act Winner: (tie) Get 'Em Mamis and A Cool Stick 2nd: Rap Dragons 3rd: Height With Friends Best Solo Music Act Winner: Caleb Stine 2nd: Kevin Hock 3rd:...
  • Wired

    Wired
    Anthony B. Leonard’s Downtown Southern Blues restaurant on North Howard Street’s Antique Row had a meteoric run starting in 2002, drawing a clientele of local notables, including many in politics. But today, the Howard Street location is...
  • David Simon asks Bourdain to write for Treme, sounds like

     
    Patricia Talorico, the food writer for the Wilmington Post, has just revealed this juicy bit. Anthony Bourdain told her in an interview that he will be contributing to David Simon's current HBO show Treme. UPDATE: The Times-Picayne and other outlets......
  • HBO's 'Veep' gets off to promising start in Baltimore

     
    “Veep,” the big-name, much-buzzed-about HBO pilot starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, wrapped filming Saturday after six days in and around Baltimore. The producers, who include Louis-Dreyfus, cultural critic Frank Rich and writer-director Armando...
  • Felicia 'Snoop' Pearson, actress in 'The Wire,' arrested in Baltimore drug raid [Updated]

     
    In an ironic twist of truth imitating fiction, Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, who gained acclaim for her portrayal of a ruthless drug assassin in HBO's landmark series "The Wire," was arrested Thursday in Baltimore during a drug raid by police. The......
  • HBO's 'Treme' -- Season 2 starts April 24

     
    Season two of the David Simon/Eric Overmyer New Orleans drama "Treme" will start April 24, HBO announced Thursday.The cycle will consist of 11 episodes and air on Sunday nights on television's top channel. Jon Seda, one-time member of the ensemble for...
  • HBO's Treme: Season 2, and the music even better

     
    Last season in previewing HBO's "Treme," I said that in 30 years of writing about television, I had never heard music used as organically, wisely and powerfully as it was in the New Orleans-based series created by David Simon and Eric Overmyer. I also...
  • HBO's Treme: Music coming to Kennedy Center

     
    Here's a great reason to book a night in DC in June -- a concert of the music from the HBO series "Treme" at the Kennedy Center. And Wendell Pierce, aka Antoine Batiste, narrates this touring project of music, history and culture. Few people know the...