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  • 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...
  • Oscilloscope buys rights to Baltimore-filmed '12 O'Clock Boys'

    Oscilloscope buys rights to Baltimore-filmed '12 O'Clock Boys'
    When “12 O’Clock Boys” director Lotfy Nathan brought his film to this month’s South by Southwest film festival, one of his main goals was to find distribution for the documentary. Nathan didn’t have to wait long, as...
  • Baltimore's own Divine to be featured at SXSW Festival

    Baltimore's own Divine to be featured at SXSW Festival
    "I Am Divine," a documentary on the life and career of Baltimore's favorite home-grown drag queen, was to make its debut Saturday night at the South by Southwest arts festival in Austin, Texas. Director Jeffrey Schwarz, interviewed for SXSW's online...
  • How much higher can Donkey Kong characters jump if they're on Mars?

    How much higher can Donkey Kong characters jump if they're on Mars?
    It's not quite Mother's Day in America yet, but you can send your parents cool footage of a physicist talking about rubber bands. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 11, 2013. Richard Feynman's discussion of hacking elasticity...
  • Q&A: The-Dream on 'Love IV,' writer's block, the Weeknd and 'wack' R&B beef

    Q&A: The-Dream on 'Love IV,' writer's block, the Weeknd and 'wack' R&B beef
    The word "brilliant" is too often abused by hyperbole, unless you're describing Terius Nash, better known as the prolific 34-year-old songwriter and R&B singer The-Dream. Several of radio's most indelible hits of the past five years — including...
  • Weekend Reading: Lil Wayne's tour, Wiz Khalifa's 'Race,' 'Idol' and more

    Weekend Reading: Lil Wayne's tour, Wiz Khalifa's 'Race,' 'Idol' and more
    - SPIN's Eric Magnuson was in Rhode Island to catch the opening night of Lil Wayne's "I'm Still Music" tour. - Joe Colly gets two grafs at Pitchfork on Wiz Khalifa's "The Race," my favorite song as of late. Rolling Papers! Eleven days! - Another...
  • Greenspan: Baltimore's next rapper to blow up?

    Greenspan: Baltimore's next rapper to blow up?
    This piece was featured in b's "10 People to Watch Under 30" weekend edition. Check out the rest of the class of 2011 here. "Don't care about your top five/Either you like my songs or don't, for real," Greenspan raps on his aptly titled track "Cold." The...
  • Ellie Goulding tries to break through in America

    Ellie Goulding tries to break through in America
    There are so many big-voiced female British singers, it's hard to keep track of them. There's Adele, out with new album "21," and there's Duffy, of the ubiquitous "Mercy." Then there's Florence Welch and Elly Jackson, of La Roux, not to mention the ones...
  • Getting Baltimore in tune with Austin

    Getting Baltimore in tune with Austin
    It's Thursday afternoon, and downtown is awash in live music. Guitar solos shriek through the air, and the crisp snap of snare drums echoes from inside live music clubs. Hundreds of bands are crammed into every nook and cranny, vying to impress the tens...
  • Can conductive inks save the newspaper industry?

    Can conductive inks save the newspaper industry?
    Ever heard of conductive inks? They are a hot little product right now as such inks can be incorporated in circuits that can literally be printed on a printing press. The process generally goes like this: buy a can of conductive ink, pour into an...
  • The week that was: Dr. Sketchy's, Baltimore at SxSW, The-Dream and more

    The week that was: Dr. Sketchy's, Baltimore at SxSW,  The-Dream and more
    Here's a round-up of our week at Midnight Sun: •••• Last month, I attended Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School at the Windup Space. It's a very cool event — driven by sketching and beer, not by the gawking at pasties — thrown by...