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  • POUNDING FISTS AND GOING FOR THE JUGULAR WITH THE BALTIMORE URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE

    POUNDING FISTS AND GOING FOR THE JUGULAR WITH THE BALTIMORE URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE
    Competition was fierce this weekend as young debaters from Baltimore’s finest elementary and middle schools met at Carver Vocational-Technical High School for a St. Patrick’s Day weekend showdown. Judges met early for training and to get our official badges, clipboards, timers, and ballots before joining the hordes of eager young arguers for granola bars and cups of juice—breakfast of champions—in the cafeteria. Nerves rose as we waited for the pairings in the elementary, novice, and junior divisions, and once they were up it was all chaos, pushing through to see match ups, sides, and then everyone was off to the races for a day of arguing about whether or not to install solar panels on all 181 or so Baltimore City Public Schools.
  • Q&A: Guy Blakeslee of the Entrance Band

    One of the founding members of the Convocation-formerly the Convocation Of . . . -Guy Blakeslee moved to California several years ago and formed Entrance, a band that shifted comfortably between bluegrass and folk, lush orchestral rock, and, finally, a...

    Q&A: Local Composer David Smooke on the League of the Unsound Sound, March 20 at the Windup Space

    [caption id="attachment_3338" align="alignleft" width="269" caption="From davidsmooke.com"][/caption] On Sunday night the latest experimental music endeavor with firm Baltimore roots makes it local debut. Co-organized and -founded by local composer and...

    Destination Mercury

    | Image by NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington An enthusiastic, if slightly bleary, crowd gathered early Monday morning at the Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel to watch NASA's Messenger...

    Homeland Security High School by Numbers

    While waiting for a call back from the Baltimore City Public School System and the Parent and Community Advisory Board about yesterday's news that schools chief Dr. Andres Alonso is requesting the closure of Homeland Security High School, I decided to...