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The week, reviewed: Jan. 9 - 15, Select Lounge, the new Rafters, Coppola and Deacon

The week began on a tragic note, with a shooting near Select Lounge, a bar that had dubbed itself an upscale destination for Baltimore. Liquor Board chairman Stephan Fogleman and Councilman William H. Cole IV warned the deadly incident would likely culminate in yet another round of talks about downtown safety. On Friday, the club planned to open for the first time since the shooting. In lighter news, Francis Ford Coppola tapped local goofball composer and musician Dan Deacon to score his upcoming Gothic romance. Columbia's strip mall bar Frisco Tap and Brew House was reviewed, positively. Coldwave returned to Club Phoenix; read here for a brief history lesson on the sub-sub-genre. The new owner of famous formstone bar Rafters said when it returns in two months, it'll be called Barfly's Pub, and it won't have much of the formstone. Ten ideas were floated to beat the Justin Bieber singing constest. The local rapper Height tipped us to his massive tour. Also in touring news: pop divas Kylie Minogue and Janet Jackson announced DMV shows. The B-52s Fred Schneider confirmed the band will stick to touring in the near future. Hey, at least he didn't compose one of the worst scores of all time.

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