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  • Free Will Astrology 5/20/15

    Free Will Astrology 5/20/15
    ARIES (March 21-April 19): James McNeil Whistler was an influential painter in the latter half of the 19th century. He advocated the “art for art’s sake” credo, insisting that the best art doesn’t need to teach or moralize. As far as he was concerned, its most important purpose was to bring forth “glorious harmony” from chaos. But the immediate reason I’m nominating him to be your patron saint for the coming weeks is the stylized signature he created: an elegant butterfly with a long tail that was actually a stinger. I think you’ll thrive by embodying that dual spirit: being graceful, sensitive, and harmonious and yet also feisty, piquant, and provocative. Can you manage that much paradox? I think you can.
  • Wide Stance: The Hippo is closing, but in a city like Baltimore, what's the point of a gay bar?

    Wide Stance: The Hippo is closing, but in a city like Baltimore, what's the point of a gay bar?
    By now you have likely heard the news: The Hippo is dying. The 43-year-old Baltimore gay club and Mount Vernon institution announced this month that it would soon shutter its doors and lease the space to a CVS Health location. Like any lost icon, we're...

    Wandering Eye: Community defends officer in Freddie Gray case, the Sy Hersh saga continues, and more

    Wandering Eye: Community defends officer in Freddie Gray case, the Sy Hersh saga continues, and more
    Sy Hersh's big bin Laden story in the London Review of Books has drawn lots of ire and pushback from other media (Slate has slapped at it five times already). But A.J. Hillhouse thinks the legendary journalist got it right—because he copied her. In ...

    Black tourist attractions seek more prominent role in Baltimore

    Black tourist attractions seek more prominent role in Baltimore
    On April 29, two days after the biggest spasm of violence following the death of Freddie Gray, the City Council’s taxation, finance, and economic development committee took testimony about “Establishing a Baltimore City African American...

    Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?

    Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?
    Quick—what is the big issue facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Marylanders in 2015? Both the state legislature and voters made 2012 the year that the state chose same-sex marriage. In 2014, the legislature passed expanded anti-...