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  • Wandering Eye: SPLC updates its Maryland 'Hate Map,' PETA protests the circus at RoFo Arena, and more

    Wandering Eye: SPLC updates its Maryland 'Hate Map,' PETA protests the circus at RoFo Arena, and more
    The Southern Poverty Law Center's "Hate Map" has been updated for 2015, and finds that six of Maryland's 15 hate groups are here in Baltimore: Crew 38 (non-member supporters of the white-supremacist Hammerskins), the Israelite Church of God in Jesus Christ (a black-separatist group), Jamaat al-Muslimeen (a Holocaust-denying anti-Semitic group with a controversial online magazine), Maryland State Skinheads (reportedly associated with the controversial music company Label 56), the Nation of Islam, and the National Socialist Freedom Movement (a neo-Nazi group that dubs itself the "American Nazi Party"). Another way to track hate groups, Marylander Raymond Franklin's  "Hate Directory," hasn't been updated since 2010. (Van Smith)
  • Cirque de la Symphonie and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, March 11

    One totally hairless gold man is supporting another hairless gold man entirely with his neck. No joke: Atop a platform placed front and center on the Meyerhoff stage, two male acrobats clad in goldish trunks and tinted with golden body paint, slowly...

    Making a Splash

    Making a Splash
    True to their name, Femi the DriFish & The Out of Water eXperience operate best in fish-out-of-water situations. The seven-piece band, fronted by spoken-word artist and rapper Femi Lawal, has just released its first live album, "OWX Live." Instead of...

    A new book shows the role of an elephant in P.T. Barnum's and Thomas Edison's parallel races for power

    While looking through the Maryland Historical Society's archives, City Paper contributor and Curator of Films and Photographs at the Historical Society Joe Tropea was struck by two mysterious photographs of an elephant. The elephant wasn't relaxing in a...

    Rene Trevino melds the ancient and the modern in a series of paintings

    Axial Precisions By Rene Trevino At C. Grimaldis Gallery through March 8 Looking at Rene Trevino's dense paintings is a bit like flipping through an encyclopedia or roaming through a history museum; they're full of French fabric, Greek athletes, the...