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  • Poet honors Stephen Pitcairn in new collection

    Poet Shirley Brewer woke up on Monday, July 26, 2010 and turned on her computer to read the news online. She immediately saw a disturbing headline in The Sun about her neighborhood: "Murder in Charles Village." The killing had occurred the night before,...
  • Documentary finds America's foremost daily paper struggling with the future-and itself

    Page One: Inside the New York Times Directed by Andrew Rossi Opens July 1 at the Charles Theatre “You have lived through the worst cyclical recession the publishing business has ever seen in modern times,” New York Times media columnist...
  • DJ History takes up the publishing mantle for dance music

    The Record Players: DJ Revolutionaries By Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton Black Cat Music has, by necessity, become less and less the dominion of major labels—and so, too, have books gone. Writing of all kinds has fallen prey to a downsized...
  • . . . but who are these guys, anyway?

    The Baltimore Grand Prix has been billed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other civic leaders as a tremendous win for the city and its residents, with a potential $100 million economic impact on the local economy and a $6 million boost to the city&...
  • Jamilah Barnes Creekmur writes about growing up in Baltimore with her single mom--who loved a married man

    Jamilah Barnes Creekmur Participating exhibitor, 2010 Baltimore Book Festival Visit baltimorebookfestival.com for details “You know how it feels when you have a lump in the back of your throat?” Jamilah Barnes Creekmur asks as she talks...
  • Another Arthur Miller play wanders through the minefield of the nuclear family

    All My Sons By Arthur Miller At Everyman Theatre through Dec. 12 The truth is a double-edged sword, Chris Keller learns in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. It’s easy to be a crusader for truth when it coincides with your goals, such as marrying...
  • Will print-on-demand technology save publishing or deliver its final death blow?

    “It’s a platform to engage with people,” Ellen Lupton says. “It was never meant to be a bestseller.” The MICA professor/graphic designer/DIY publishing guru is talking about Sexy Librarian, the debut novel by Julia Weist...
  • Big Books Issue 2010

    Newsflash: The publishing world is having a rough go of it. You might have read something about this if you’ve paid attention to newspapers for the past, well, decade at least. And depending on what newspapers you paid attention to, this fraught...
  • Gregg Wilhelm finally steers his ambitious CityLit project into publishing

    CityLit At the 2010 Baltimore Book Festival Visit baltimorebookfestival.com for details Gregg Wilhelm has the right look for an independent publisher: He’s tall and lanky; he wears plastic-framed glasses; his hair is spiky in that done, but not...
  • In Her Own Write

    Peacock-proud rock writers like to point toward the wild late 1960s and early ’70s as a time when critics’ voices and writing really let the shit fly. But by the time the boys were making noise about rock ‘n’ roll in Crawdaddy!,...
  • New book documents Charm City's extensive jazz history

    A few Music at the Crossroads authors talk about the book Baltimore Book Festival Sept. 26 from 6-7 p.m. See baltimorebookfestival.com for details. Baltimore’s jazz contributions might have been somewhat eclipsed by more recent music phenomena,...
  • James Franco is way too pretty to play Allen Ginsberg, but he manages to inhabit the poet's idiosyncratic skin

    Howl Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman Opens Oct. 29 at the Charles Theatre First off: James Franco is way too pretty to play Allen Ginsberg. Not saying Ginsberg was ugly—it’s difficult to think of another American writer who...