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  • Mykki Blanco aims for the masses

    Mykki Blanco aims for the masses
    Last Thursday afternoon, Michael Quattlebaum Jr. waited to board a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Raleigh, N.C., where the 27-year-old would spend Christmas with his mother. It was a familiar feeling, as Quattlebaum found himself sitting in...
  • Americana trio Lone Bellow on 'surreal' trip

    Americana trio Lone Bellow on 'surreal' trip
    "Hold on. I'm in a weird place," said Zach Williams, leader of The Lone Bellow, as he lost reception while passing through a mountain range over the phone on Wednesday. That "weird place" could also be applied to his music career at the moment. The...
  • Push and slay: Abdu Ali finds his voice

    Push and slay: Abdu Ali finds his voice
    DOWNLOAD: Abdu Ali, "Push + Slay" Sitting outside a Mid-Town Belvedere coffee shop on a warm October afternoon, Abdu Ali Eaton was dressed a lot like his music sounds. He wore beat-to-hell pink-and-yellow Adidas high-tops, black sweatpants that...
  • Film about dying Indiana town shows what Bel Air could have been, town officials say

    Film about dying Indiana town shows what Bel Air could have been, town officials say
    In the town of Medora, Ind., a tiny high school struggles to hold together a basketball team, buildings stand boarded up and one shop owner, when asked to describe the town, called it "closed." "This is almost what Bel Air was teetering on, in a way,"...
  • City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore

    City moves to replace Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Race cars speeding down Pratt Street brought Kevin and Debbie Parkhurst the 50 miles from their home in North East to downtown Baltimore for a third consecutive Labor Day weekend this month. "It's the best thing the city's done," Kevin Parkhurst said...
  • Q&A with Rodney Henry of Dangerously Delicious Pies

    Q&A with Rodney Henry of Dangerously Delicious Pies
    They call him the Ramblin' Pie Man, and he lives up to the name. These days, Dangerously Delicious Pies founder Rodney Henry spends more time on the road than he does at home in Baltimore. Almost nine years after he opened his first pie shop, in...
  • Baltimore documentary to premiere at South by Southwest

    Baltimore documentary to premiere at South by Southwest
    "12 O'Clock Boys," a documentary looking at West Baltimore dirt bikers, will get its world premiere at next month's South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. Director Lotfy Nathan's film was one of eight documentary features chosen to be...
  • Catonsville resident co-produces Beatles film at Maryland Film Festival

    Catonsville resident co-produces Beatles film at Maryland Film Festival
    Beatles fans in the Baltimore area will have an opportunity to see the history of the Fab Four through an insider's eyes this week. "Good Ol' Freda" chronicles the life and experiences of the Beatles' secretary and fan club manager, Freda Kelly. The...
  • '12 O'clock Boys' director is riding high

    '12 O'clock Boys' director is riding high
    Lotfy Nathan spent some five years putting together his film about West Baltimore's dirt-bike culture. Now, with national acclaim for "12 O'clock Boys" promising to turn it into one of the year's breakout documentaries after a February premiere at the...
  • Also from Baltimore …

    A dozen films to be shown at this year's Maryland Film Festival have ties to Baltimore or Maryland — a record number, organizers say. Here are some of the highlights: "12 O'Clock Boys" Maryland Institute College of Art grad Lotfy Nathan's...
  • Baltimore police unveil email address to report illegal dirt bikes

    Baltimore police unveil email address to report illegal dirt bikes
    Police have taken a new step in their the battle to remove illegal dirt bikes and their freewheeling riders from the streets of Baltimore, creating an email address where residents can report the bikes anonymously. "All the way around, it's a menace, and...
  • 4th annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival Kicks off at Bel Air Armory Oct. 19

    4th annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival Kicks off at Bel Air Armory Oct. 19
    The Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission has announced that the fourth annual Town of Bel Air Film Festival will be held this weekend - Oct. 19-21 - at the Bel Air Reckord Armory at 37-41 North Main St. This year's festival features four documentaries, all...