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  • Laura Lippman takes an unflinching look at the life of a "suburban madam."

    Heloise Lewis gets into an argument with some strangers in line at Starbucks in the opening scene of And When She Was Good (William Morrow, hardcover), the latest novel from acclaimed crime writer and Baltimorean Laura Lippman. The point of contention...
  • Five years after the artist's death, an acolyte recalls the universe he created

    It was the day after Thanksgiving in 2007 when writer Barry Michael Cooper called to tell me that our friend, artist Larry Scott, was dead. For a moment, I was silent, trying to figure out if what I heard was what was really said. "Yeah, man," he said...
  • 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...
  • Metro Scene

    The Charles Theater, 1711 North Charles St., Baltimore, will host a screening and discussion of "The House I Live In," a prize-winning film about America's War on Drugs at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Eugene...
  • 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...