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  • The Mail: Silo Points

    The Mail: Silo Points
    I totally agree that there is a silo within Baltimore—and Kalima’s final paragraph is a good summation on a way to solve it (“State of the Arts,” Feature, Oct. 15). However, intellectual elitism fuels the underlining problem. It is embedded with racial, class, AND gender AND age inequalities. As a young black woman and native Baltimorean who enjoys the art scene within Baltimore, I have to maneuver  through various circles. While I’m not an artist myself, I have friends and family who practice whether it is painting, music, theater, film, or photography. I try to support them in various ways either by patronizing their events and/or purchasing merchandise. 
  • Brutal Reckoning

    Brutal Reckoning
    The McKeldin Fountain (dedicated as The Waterfall), which is expected to be demolished in the next year, sits between the northbound and southbound lanes of Light Street at Pratt. Its upper reaches hold the skywalks that once spread across downtown in a...

    African-American museum executive explains his fear of nonviolent civil rights icon

    African-American museum executive explains his fear of nonviolent civil rights icon
    The executive director of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum held a press conference today to explain why he barred a local civil-rights activist from a panel discussion she had been invited to last week. “I have no ill will toward Dr. Hicks,” Dr....

    Tourist Attractions

    Tourist Attractions
    Beware getting too attached to Baltimore, as doing so may ruin your love of anyplace else. It happened famously to the late poet Ogden Nash, who, in explaining why he and his wife cut short their Manhattan residency to return to her hometown, wrote,...


    Over the next few pages, you’ll see Baltimore’s bars split up into easy-to-understand categories (dive, sports, booze, swanky, and gay). This is helpful for those new to the city, but as soon as you venture out on your own, slicing and...