Baltimore City Paper

Ten Years Ago in City Paper: June 12, 2002

The feature is Brennen Jensen, reporting from the

, with a the


competitors spelled. Afefe Tyehimba's Mobtown Beat profiles

, a Baltimore addiction-recovery program. The Nose examines reports that local grass-roots groups are being


. Michael Anft's Media Circus examines the ongoing feud between

. In Charmed Life, Charles Cohen showcases the career of


has letters from Angela Colter and Joe Roman. The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on

; Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong, on

; Mink Stole's Think Mink, on

; and Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms, on

. Scocca & MacLeod's proto-blog,


, reads the comics so you don't have to. In Art: Mike Giuliano reviews works by Doina Adams, Laura Amussen, and Joyce J. Scott on display outdoors at

; and Bret McCabe checks out the art of a father-and-daughter duo,

, at Beveled Edge Gallery. Lee Gardner, in The Arts, highlights


, a new Baltimore arts journal. John Barry's Stage gets a rise out of The Vagabond Players production of Alan Bennet's

. In Feedback: Jefferson Jackson Steele presents his photographs of


; Anna Ditkoff is a bit bored by

; and James D. Dilts is impressed by the Charlie Byrd tribute band,

. Tony Ware's Music champions

. Film is: Ian Grey, who can't put a finger on why


is depressing, but is certain that


sucks; Lee Gardner, extolling


; Joe MacLeod, explaining what kids like about

Scooby Doo

; Adele Marley, shocked by



and reminded of

's greatness; and Eric Allen Hatch, getting angry at

Bad Company

and seeing a "prescient analogy" in

Nine Queens.

Michelle Gienow's Dish is pleased by


's expanded menu. In Cheap Eats, Anna Ditkoff finds

to be just fine.