Kate Drabinski

Columnist Field Tripping

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  • Who Owns History?

    Galerie Myrtis at 22nd and North Charles played host Wednesday night to historian Taylor Branch and artist Leslie King-Hammond, who, with Judge Andre Davis presiding, joined in conversation about the thorny question, Who Owns History? The event was sponsored by the Open Society Institute-Baltimore,...

  • Kayak Class

    This week's field trip started like every single one should start for the next few months: a quick dip in ye olde sunscreen vat. That smell of fake coconut not quite masking the smell of chemicals is my summer signature scent, and with the Memorial Day weekend, I have officially consigned myself...

  • Southern Discomfort

    Ah, South Carolina. Yep, we were in the deeper south, and the roads almost immediately showed the effects of empty state coffers and disinvestment from basic infrastructure.

  • Craftapalooza

    So that's where they get those outfits, I thought to myself, making a mental note to return to the fair if Chico's goes out of business before I age into this fashion style.

  • Getting Malled

    Yes, that's right, people live here. At the mall.

  • Crosstown Traffic

    I got rid of my car a couple months ago-or, rather, my car got rid of me.

  • Spring Heartbreak

    Something's gone wrong in this neighborhood that was the cradle of jazz music.

  • POUNDING FISTS AND GOING FOR THE JUGULAR WITH THE BALTIMORE URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE

    POUNDING FISTS AND GOING FOR THE JUGULAR WITH THE BALTIMORE URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE

    Competition was fierce this weekend as young debaters from Baltimore’s finest elementary and middle schools met at Carver Vocational-Technical High School for a St. Patrick’s Day weekend showdown. Judges met early for training and to get our official badges, clipboards, timers, and ballots before...

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