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  • Printer demonstrates craft as part of nine-month road trip

    Printer demonstrates craft as part of nine-month road trip
    Kyle Durrie had established a decent living, handcrafting and printing wedding invitations, but truth be told, she was at the end of her creative rope. As in the cowboy songs she loves, the open road called to the resident of Portland, Ore. The life of a...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    No reason to stay indoors. Here's a look on what's going on this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Anonymous In Time Puss in Boots The Rum Diary Take Shelter NOTABLE TV MONDAY Hoarders (mid-season premiere; 9 p.m.; A&E) Possessing Piper...
  • Table Talk: Chazz to open for previews by the slice

    Table Talk: Chazz to open for previews by the slice
    It's the opening of the year, so far. Chazz: A Bronx Original opens Friday in Harbor East. If you haven't received your VIP invitations, don't panic. The grand opening isn't until June 23. But the "soft opening" will give Baltimore diners (think of them...
  • Looking for LOL at the Contemporary Museum

    Looking for LOL at the Contemporary Museum
    When Sue Spaid started her job as the Contemporary Museum's executive director in November, she said she wouldn't be offering "an easy art experience." But she didn't say it couldn't be fun, or even funny. And that's the point of her first show at the...
  • Ultimate Baltimore 2011: Best of the City results

    Ultimate Baltimore 2011: Best of the City results
    BEST CELEBRITY: John Waters Before "The Wire" made Baltimore the cultural proxy for dysfunctional locales, John Waters' sense of the absurd put our often-incorrigible and provincially original burg on the map with movies such as "Hairspray," "Polyester"...
  • Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more

    Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more
    MOVIES OPENING A Better Life Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part The Trip Winnie the Pooh NOTABLE TV Eureka (season premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, Syfy) MLB Home Run Derby (special, 8 p.m. Monday, ESPN) Warehouse 13 (season premiere, 9 p.m. Monday, Syfy)...
  • Restaurant review: Step right up and see the underappreciated restaurant

    Restaurant review: Step right up and see the underappreciated restaurant
    If it took me too long to get to Mr. Rain's Fun House, I'm in good company. Approaching its second anniversary, the delightful restaurant has yet to penetrate the city's culinary mind. For one thing, I don't think that wacky name has been doing it any...
  • Dining review: Mr. Rain's Fun House at the American Visionary Art Museum

    Dining review: Mr. Rain's Fun House at the American Visionary Art Museum
    Mr. Rain's Fun House, the top-floor restaurant at the American Visionary Art Museum is the answer to the question, What is Baltimore's most shamefully overlooked restaurant. The review goes into a few of the reasons why this is so -- the name isn't doing...
  • Nov. 23: OMG! Gifts!

    Gift guide 2011: 10 gifts with Baltimore flavor -------------------- Sloop Betty Vodka $31.99 Area liquor stores; see sloopbetty.com/location.html Can't have a holiday without a little holiday cheer. So stand out from the crowd by giving Sloop...
  • 'All Things Round': AVAM covers fertile ground

    Going around the exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum is a thematically circular exercise. That's because this show is true to its title: "All Things Round: Galaxies, Eyeballs and Karma." As in most of its previous, long-running, museum-filling...
  • CMW student's anglerfish sculpture wins award in Rethink Recycling'

    CMW student's anglerfish sculpture wins award in Rethink Recycling'
    Margaret McGill, a C. Milton Wright High School student, created an anglerfish sculpture using compact discs, nails and light bulbs. It was her entry in Friday's 10th annual "Rethink Recycling" Sculpture Contest, hosted by Maryland Department of the...