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Slain Detective murdered day before he was set to testify against crooked cops; Sgt. Alicia White’s administrative charges dropped

The night before a holiday, when most people’s attention is generally not on the news, the Baltimore Police Department revealed potentially shocking revelations about the murder of Baltimore Police Det. Sean Suiter at a press conference, then emailed a statement not long after that announced the administratives charges against Sgt. Alicia White, the last officer […]

Posted inCover Stories

How to Glow Up: Baltimore Youth Arts helps youth inside and outside the justice system

On a Thursday afternoon, Da’Shawn, Ali, and Kendrick sit in the Baltimore Youth Arts gallery space on Mulberry Street with staff members Marketa Wilson, Leisha Winley, Bomin Jeon, and Joey, a volunteer through MICA’s Community Art and Service program, and plan what to sell at their table at their upcoming holiday sale. Da’Shawn wants to […]

Posted inBeat Picks

Celebrate Blackity Black Friday with Not Without Black Women, Leaders of the Beautiful Struggle, and the Greater Baltimore Urban League

Blackity Black Friday Pop-Up Nov. 24 Remember when “Insecure” star Issa Rae was at the Emmy’s back in September and someone on the red carpet asked her who she was rooting for and she was like, “I’m rooting for everybody black”? Some white people clutched their pearls at this, but black people knew she was […]

Posted inEvents

Literary Events: 11/22-11/29

Baltimore County Public Library Cockeysville Branch, 9833 Greenside Drive, (410) 887-7750, bcpl.info. Susan Muaddi Darraj, Jen Michalski, Lalita Norohna, Kris Faatz, and Rebecca Faye Smith Galli discuss how their writing has been affected by their personal experiences in a Writers’ Roundtable. Nov. 28, 6:30 p.m. Baltimore County Public Library Pikesville Branch, 1301 Reisterstown Road, (410) […]

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Movie Screenings: 11/22-11/29

The Charles Theater, 1711 N. Charles St., (410) 727-3464, thecharles.com. “The Florida Project” (Sean Baker, U.S., 2017), now playing. “The Killing Of a Sacred Deer” (Yorgos Lanthimos, U.S., 2017), now playing. “Loving Vincent” (Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchma, Poland, 2017), now playing. “The Square” (Ruben Östlund, Sweden, 2017), now playing. “Lady Bird” (Greta Gerwig, U.S., […]

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Music Listings: 11/22-11/29

Wednesday 22 Baltimore Soundstage. Pierce Fulton, Nvdes, Noosa. The Black Cat. The Mattson 2, Foots x Coles. Cat’s Eye Pub. Ruben Montoya Band. The 8×10. Bunk Buddha, Image.nation, Linkmindz. Echostage. Benny Benassi, Bassjackers. E.M.P. Collective. Null, Synodus Horrenda, Heat Death, Lavender. The Fillmore Silver Spring. Hoodie Allen, Luke Christopher, Myles Parrish. Germano’s Piattini. The Hot […]

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Visual Arts Listings: 11/22-11/29

American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway. (410) 244-1900, avam.org. “The Great Mystery Show,” A group exhibition of self-taught artists exploring the unknown and human imagination. Through Sept. 2, 2018. “Reverend Albert Lee Wagner: Miracle At Midnight,” Art by the late visionary artist who experienced a spiritual epiphany at age 50. Ongoing. Area 405, 405 […]

Posted inArt & Culture

Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” is aggressively ordinary—and it will make you cry

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Lady Bird” begins with its eponymous character, a 17-year-old with blotchy, hydrant-red hair and acne scarring, and her mother Marion, an anxious psychiatric nurse, crying side-by-side in the family car as they drive around Sacramento. They’re listening to the end of a “Grapes of Wrath” audiobook. By the end of the film, my mother […]