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  • The Short List

    The Short List
    WEDNESDAY: Twangy Southern Maryland bands Penny Pistolero and Run Molly Run perform at the Sidebar. 
  • Sexy Opera

    Sexy Opera
    It’s getting hot in a practice room at Peabody Institute—and loud. There are 12 people packed against the walls, with a pianist sweating over the keys as six opera singers belt away, their melodic lines weaving in and out of each other....

    Debussy Riot

    Debussy Riot
    A few years ago, I saw Ben Folds perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. It wasn’t the first time Folds has played with an orchestra—far from it: He’s been performing with orchestras around the world since 2002, using world-class...

    The King and I

    The King and I
    Buzz Osborne goes silent right after I ask him a question, and the duration of the pause makes me wonder if he's pulled the phone away from his ear to look at it as if it were a dachshund. The Melvins singer/guitarist/majordomo known as "King Buzzo" is...

    Smarter Than Y'all Think We Are

    Smarter Than Y'all Think We Are
    This is some white-boy shit. A bunch of shirtless dudes crowd the Ottobar stage. One in coveralls bangs on a bass, another taps a whiskey bottle like a cowbell, and a big fella scrapes at a washboard hanging from a chain around his neck. Somebody in...