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Western Africa

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  • Snap City

    Snap City
    Trains of skaters up to 10 deep are ripping around the rink. People are doing a little dip known as the “Baltimore Bounce,” snapping half turns in double and triple time, skating backward, kicking their legs out, both controlled and supremely relaxed as they groove to the music. The lights inside the Shake & Bake Family Fun Center are low except for the starlike strobes that splash the skaters with celestial rain, like the street lights outside reflecting on the passersby strolling up and down Baltimore’s historic but disheveled Pennsylvania Avenue.
  • Free Will Astrology July 16-23

    ARIES (March 21-April 19): "I have complete faith in the continued absurdity of whatever's going on," says satirical news commentator Jon Stewart. That's a healthy attitude. To do his work, he needs a never-ending supply of stories about people doing...

    Waverly Feedback

    Alessandro Bosetti is a composer and sound artist splitting his time between Baltimore, Berlin, and Milan. In November of last year, Bosetti released African Feedback with the European publishing house Errant Bodies. It's an audio project and accompanying...

    “Wagba” emerges from the shadows of the Baltimore- West Africa heroin trade

    A man named George Frimpong Ebo-Amissah appeared in Baltimore's federal court in on Tuesday. His nickname is Wagba, which may be familiar to CP readers who saw the May 2012 cover feature entitled "Straight Outta Accra." The story opens with a Wagba who is...

    Walters explores the role of Africans in the world of Shakespeare and Leonardo da Vinci

    Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe At the Walters Art Museum through Jan. 21, 2013 Anyone who's taken a 10th grade American history class is generally familiar with the contours of African-American history, which dates back to the...