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  • Blinded With Science: Hopkins brings in Thomas Dolby to 'do a neighborhood' and evangelize for its troubling model

    Blinded With Science: Hopkins brings in Thomas Dolby to 'do a neighborhood' and evangelize for its troubling model
    Thomas Dolby, looking dapper in a boater hat and hip glasses whose lenses reflect the light of his laptop, sits at a back booth of Canteen in Station North, only a couple blocks from the new Hopkins/ MICA buildings—the old Parkway and Centre theaters on North Avenue—where he will help run a new program, which the university sees as a sort of digital incubator that will change the neighborhood and turn it into what Katherine S. Newman, dean of Hopkins’ Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, called “a Silicon Valley for the arts,” according to The Sun. 
  • Sound City at SXSW

    The South by Southwest Conference got underway yesterday with SXSW Film, one leg of the tripod extravaganza that also features Interactive and Music components. Twenty-two different movie were shown on 13 different screens, and the surest sellout was...

    SXSW: Danny Boyle talks up new film Trance

    On Saturday morning, the British filmmaker Danny Boyle was interviewed before a large theater of South by Southwest badge holders. Boyle couldn't screen his new movie Trance--the tale of a stolen painting, hypnotism and violent revenge—because the...

    Much Ado About Nothing

    A few minutes after his new film, Much Ado About Nothing, had finished screening at the South by Southwest Film Conference, Joss Whedon climbed atop a riser in front of the screen. Surrounded by almost all of the film's large cast, the director...

    MD Film Festival Update: Drinking Buddies goes down easy

    At a QnA session following the second screening of his film Drinking Buddies at the Maryland Film Festival Friday, director Joe Swanberg likened his status as an independent filmmaker to that of a small-time brewer. It was an apt comparison, given that...