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  • Fresh off the breakout success of his micro-budgeted found-footage flick WNUF Halloween Special, Chris LaMartina returns with his most ambitious outing Call Girl of Cthulhu

    Chris LaMartina needed a new home for his cult. It was April 2013, and the Baltimore filmmaker was shooting his latest feature, a comedy-horror flick with the priceless title Call Girl of Cthulhu, which debuts at the Maryland Film Festival this week. It...
  • Murders this Week: 3; Murders this Year: 46

    Baltimore's homicide rate remained below last year and historical averages last week after a month in which only seven people were killed. The Sun reported that we'd had the fewest March murders since 1983. Last year, as of April 9, Baltimore had 55...
  • An old head remembers blazing up back in the day

    I first started smoking dope in the 1960s. I bought it off of African-American guys who sold it at the Monarch Rubber Co., where I worked in the lab, for $5 a baggie. Baltimore was different then when it came to marijuana and drugs. Even the police...
  • Case Management

    I am a firm believer in the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights. I have great pride that we have a right to a trial by jury, protections from unreasonable searches and seizures, due process of law, and of course, the freedom of speech...
  • Police Perceptions

    The Baltimore Police Department has a serious complex ("Banned, On the Run," Mobtown Beat, May 14). Justin Fenton is not the reason no one believes a word that they say. The murder of unarmed citizens, Tyrone West and Anthony Anderson, may have more to do...
  • At the funeral for standout student, baseball star, and mentor Michael Mayfield, community members search for answers

    The line stretches around the Perkins Square Baptist Church at 2500 Edmondson Ave. Just inside the side vestibule, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts is glimpsed in his dress whites. Uniformed patrol officers line the outskirts of the block...
  • Former Sonar and Talking Head co-owner Dan McIntosh got the best pot-conspiracy sentence he could: a decade in prison.

    When law enforcers first picked up Daniel Gerard McIntosh in 2011 on charges that he was involved in a massive cross-country, decade-long pot-trafficking and money-laundering conspiracy, he failed to recognize how much trouble he was facing, according...
  • Heartless Bastards Rip Off 2640 Space

    Excuse the headline editorializing, but what happened Monday night at 2640 Space, home to everything from punk shows to lectures, is clearly a double-asshole move. According to collective member An Byrne and 2640's web site, sometime between 5 p.m. Monday...
  • The Late Sonny Gunnz Remembered At Sonar

    Clever 1 | Image by City Paper Digi-Cam™ In a year that had already seen the deaths of such notable figures as Mr. Wilson and DJ K-Swift, Baltimore hip-hop experienced yet another loss toward the end of 2008. The little known but beloved rapper Eddie...
  • Member of "Baltimore Four" reviews "Hit & Stay" on 45th anniversary of Catonsville Nine action

    David Eberhardt, 72,  was a member of the Baltimore Four, who poured blood on draft files in Baltimore to protest the Vietnam War in 1967. For that he spent 21 months in federal prison, mainly at Lewisburg, Pa. He is a poet with three books of poetry....
  • Toots Hibbert talks bottle-throwing incident at The Hamilton

    Throughout an intimate acoustic performance with his band The Maytals Wednesday night at DC's The Hamilton, 70-year-old reggae icon Toots Hibbert spoke of last week's incident (see it at about the 2:25 mark in the video below) in Richmond, where a fan...
  • TV Review: Low Winter Sun

    AMC Sundays at 10 pm AMC's newest show, Low Winter Sun, based on the British miniseries of the same name, opens on the head of Detective Frank Agnew (Mark Strong). The camera stays tight as it pans around, and only his face is revealed, the space dimly...