WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS
Mike Preston says Brian Billick has to be careful in how he handles the Ravens' quarterbacks.
BET tonight begins airing Hip-Hop vs. America, a three-part, town-hall style meeting addressing the negative impact of hip-hop music.
Jean Marbella on 'genius grants.' -- Maryland
Dan Thanh Dang on debit-card fraud. -- Business
David Zurawik on "Little Rock Central." -- Today
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Elvis in jazz -- The Cyrus Chestnut Trio -- including Chestnut on piano, Neal Smith on drums and Dezron Douglas on bass -- performs the songs of Elvis Presley tonight at 8 in the Miriam A. Friedberg Hall at Peabody Institute, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place. $5-$15. 410-659-8100, ext. 2.
Devil's helper -- In Reaper, a new series on the CW, a proud underachiever (Bret Harrison) turns 21 and discovers his parents sold his soul to the devil, so he will have to help round up souls who have escaped from Hell. 9 p.m.-10 p.m., WNUV, Channel 54.
Pregnant pause -- The summer comedy Knocked Up features an unlikely pair (Katherine Heigl and Seth Rogen) who end up with child after a drunken one-night stand. In the extras on the DVD, out today, a multitude of extended and deleted scenes showcase director Judd Apatow's comic skill.
Male dolls -- Kevin Brown, the curator of the Station North Arts Gallery, is putting his collection of male dolls on display. The exhibit, titled Doll Boy, runs through Friday at the Station North Arts Gallery, 1816 N. Charles St. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays. 410-625-6440.
Singing the blues -- Indigenous, a family band headed by guitarist, singer and songwriter Mato Nanji, performs its mix of electric blues at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. 8 p.m. $23.50. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com
Serving up biryani
Biryani is found in dozens of variations across India and throughout the Muslim world.
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Fruit of the vine
Spend a day picking grapes at a local vineyard.
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Maryland finds out how its fourth and eighth graders did on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, reading and math tests known as the Nation's Report Card.
Sun restaurant critic Elizabeth Large reveals her list of Top 10 things to know about Italian restaurants -- the ones in Italy.
Day two of Dancing
Reality TV blogger Sarah Kickler Kelber recaps the men's performances on the second of three days of Dancing With the Stars.
Of horses and slots
Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to hold a news conference on a farm in Glyndon this morning to talk about the horse racing industry and slot machines.
The environmental and health effects of the projected traffic increase in Harford County in the coming years will be the subject of an address Tuesday by the county's chief health officer at a meeting of a transportation advocacy group.
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Being clear -- John McIntyre on the English language -- and its abuses. baltimoresun.com/youdontsay.
On the bay -- Stay up-to-date on Chesapeake Bay and environment news and more. baltimoresun.com/bayblog.
MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM
1. Leading Ravens -- Kyle Boller and Matt Stover rose to the occasion to gain Ravens a last-second win.
2. Arrest in shooting -- A man was arrested after a shooting outside Wal-Mart in Bowleys Quarters in which a woman was wounded.
3. Fast Figurs -- Ravens' rookie kick returner Yamon Figurs is a quick study.
4. Middling grades -- Mike Preston's report card on Sunday's game, where he gave the Ravens one 'A' -- in special teams
5. On the MARC -- Maryland's commuter rail service, known as MARC, aims to triple its service.