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  • Dario Robleto's 'Setlists For a Setting Sun' is like a religious shrine for scientists

    Dario Robleto's 'Setlists For a Setting Sun' is like a religious shrine for scientists
    There’s a good chance we’re not alone in the universe. We, the citizens of Earth, have yet to knowingly communicate with extraterrestrial lifeforms, unless our cats or David Bowie are keeping something from us, as we suspect they might be. But we have tried, on many occasions, to project our planetary identity into the unfathomable vastness that surrounds us. In 1977, Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan selected images and audio recordings to be shot into space via the “Golden Record” aboard the Voyager 1 and 2 probes. The contents of the record, which continues to float through the cosmos, are intended to express the essence of life on Earth to anyone or thing that will listen. Even if attempts like this are totally in vain, and there is no one on the other end who is listening or even exists, defining ourselves to the universe is an essential of understanding our own nature.
  • 'From Rye to Raphael' at the Walters highlights the collectors' thematic shifts in taste

    'From Rye to Raphael' at the Walters highlights the collectors' thematic shifts in taste
    “I think the museum needs more Gucci stuff, like dope paintings,” reads one of the many comment cards strung along the walls of the final gallery in the Walters Art Museum’s special exhibition “From Rye to Raphael: The Walters...

    Weekly Calendar 1/14/15-1/21/15

    Weekly Calendar 1/14/15-1/21/15
    CLUBS/CONCERTS Wednesday 14 Baltimore Soundstage. Cage, Ceschi Ramos, Seez Mics, Butch Dawson, Drew Scott. Bertha’s. Whale Show. The Birchmere. The Psychedelic Furs. Cat’s Eye Pub. Muleman Band. The Crown. DaikonDaikon, New...

    Wandering Eye: What's next for the H.L Mencken House, Vice publishes the campus rape story you should read, and more

    Wandering Eye: What's next for the H.L Mencken House, Vice publishes the campus rape story you should read, and more
    The supremely flawed Rolling Stone story on sexual assault at University of Virginia has now become fodder to dispute all rape claims, it seems, as Bill Cosby's wife Camille referenced the story as a way to imply that Bill is the real victim in the case...

    Weekly Calendar: December 31-January 7

    CLUBS/CONCERTS Wednesday 31  Baltimore Soundstage. J. Roddy Walston and The Business, Sleepwalkers. The Birchmere. The Seldom Scene. Bumper Jacksons, The Hello Strangers. The Black Cat. Peaches O’Dell and Her Orchestra, Tony Anthony and...