Landmark miniseries The Corner, a chronicle of the denizens of the drug world in cities like Baltimore (and filmed in Baltimore), comes to DVD. page 13.
It's that time again -- Renaissance Festival returns, bringing turkey legs, jousting knights, face painting, an artisan marketplace and all-around blast from the past. page 31.
Madlib (an acronym for Mind Altering Demented Lessons In Beats) explores Blue Note Records' underrated jazz-funk era in his new album, the critically lauded Shades of Blue. page 25.
JD's Smokehouse lives up to its name -- the pub-grub establishment cooks most of its food with three smokers and a grill. There's not even an oven on the premises. page 18.
Georgetown embraces its funky side with some new shops and bars, making the area at once patrician and funky, classy and cool, youthful and mature. page 22.
PICK OF THE WEEK
What: Crayola ART-rageous Adventure Tour
When: Tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Crayola Works, Arundel Mills, 7000 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover
Why: Because Crayola crayons are celebrating their 100th birthday, and you can't resist trying out the pretty new colors, playing with the new Crayola products, painting with melted crayon or chalking up the sidewalk. The fun takes place in the store and in and around the tour bus outside the store.
Information: Call 410-799-0400