In this week's cover story, Charlie Vascellaro looks back, forward, and sideways at
this year, and in
, columnist Jim Meyer makes a Birds fan Bucket List.
In Mobtown Beat, Deborah Rudacille, the author of
Roots of Steel
, reports from the old
J.M. Giordano, no slouch behind the camera himself, brings us a portrait of
, a pinup photographer, for this week's City Folk.
In the Arts, Bret McCabe goes into the Uncanny Valley with
at Creative Alliance and digs into America's roots as a
(illustrated by students in CP freelance illustrator Alex Fine's Sophomore Illustration 2 class at Maryland Institute College of Art). Baynard Woods digs
at the Walters, and reviews Iron Crow Theatre's angst-ridden production of
. In Music, Al Shipley previews the
, tells us what's up with dance music in
, and, as always helps you plan your musical week with the
. In film,
, rounds up a plethora of films opening this week, including John Waters' classic
, whose director, Harmony Korine, might just be trying to play Raymond Marble to Waters' Babs.
In Eats and Drinks, John Houser III is surprised by
, Martha Thomas has the scoop on
, and Brandon Weigel reports on Baltimore's least likely