Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Oct. 11, 2000

The feature is Michael Corbin on Baltimore's life-saving, little-discussed

. Mobtown Beat is: Brennen Jensen on

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; Tom Scocca on

; and Terrie Snyder on

. The Nose

and

. Charmed Life is Charles Cohen on anti-censorship crusader

, a film-history buff who ran the Rex Theater. The columns are: Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong, apparently

; Mink Stole's Think Mink,

; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms,

; Joab Jackson's Cyberpunk,

; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper,

. In Imprints: Michelle Gienow is intoxicated by Cathy Newman's "glorious"

; Mahinder Kingra extols the "precision" of Jane Stevenson's collection of four novellas,

; and Heather Joslyn bemoans T.R. Pearson's "less than satisfying" novel

. In Art, Mike Giuliano finds that the American Visionary Art Museum's exhibit

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lacks focus. Bones is Frank S. Palmisano III's poem

Stage is Anna Ditkoff, liking the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival's production of Paul Rudnick's

. Music is: Daniel Piotrowski's appreciative review of

' sad songs; Geoffrey Himes' Feedback on the

at the Baltimore Museum of Art; Adam Baer's Feedback on

at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall; and Lee Gardner's Feedback on

at the Sidebar. In Television, Heather Joslyn is informed by the PBS documentary

, which profiles third-party presidential candidates, and Ron Hube picks apart

, the Independent Film Channel's documentary about horror films. In Film: Jack Purdy gets

but hates

; Luisa F. Ribiero thinks

is salvaged by the acting; Ian Grey likes

; Adele Marley admires

; and Heather Joslyn finds

utterly clichéd, but

respectable. Belly Up is Susan Fradkin, giving high marks to

.

(Editor's note: Please remember that this restaurant review is exactly a decade old, so take any information within with a shaker of salt.)

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