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Postmodern Memory Lane

“Once a Jester” and “Eating Fish While Bowling for Spirituality” (acrylic on 48-by-48 panel) In his 20 years as a painter, Steven Pearson has transitioned from figurative painting to still life and, finally, to abstraction. According to the associate professor at McDaniel College, this evolution’s pretty atypical. “I have students who jump …

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Get Out January February

Everyman When he’s not portraying the Emmy-winning role of news anchor Will McAvoy on HBO’s “The Newsroom” or getting into another round of idiotic antics as Harry Dunne (is he “Dumb or Dumber,” by the way?), Jeff Daniels sings. Onstage with nothing but his guitar, Daniels belts out acoustic ballads, …

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Get Out December

Lonely Boys They may not be the flashiest rockers on the planet—Stephen Colbert refers to them as “Beardy and Glasses”—but The Black Keys’ music speaks for itself. The Grammy-winning, indie-garage sensation from Akron, Ohio, is bringing its second world tour to Baltimore to promote “Turn Blue,” the dynamic duo’s eighth …

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Portfolio

Civil rights activist Joseph Lowery Never one to shy away from provocative subject matter, J.M. Giordano has shot portrait series featuring everyone from drag queens and death metal musicians to exotic dancers and their doormen. The City Paper photo editor found inspiration for his latest indie project while attending the …

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November Get Out

Grand Entrance Consider the score settled. In 2004, STYLE contributor Jim Burger declared closing the Baltimore Museum of Art’s main entrance in 1982 one of 10 decisions that changed Baltimore for the worse. Now, 32 years later, it was worth the wait for the grand reopening of the Robert G. …

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Main Event: Double Trouble Get Guide September/October 2014

“Husband/wife filmmaking duo Bodine and Alexis Boling struggled shooting their smart and tender sci-fi thriller, “Movement + Location,” which scored the coveted Audience Award for best feature at this year’s Brooklyn Film Festival. During the 18-day February shoot, they endured a blizzard, two fires (no, they weren’t responsible), several near-misses …

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July-August Get Out

bringing sexy Back Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to swoon. Pop music superstar Justin Timberlake is bringing his 20/20 Experience World Tour to the Baltimore Arena, where fans of the former ’N Sync lead vocalist can sing and dance to his plethora of recent and throwback hits from his four …

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May-June Get Out

Bloke of Genius “Because that’s what narcissism is all about; looking in the mirror every day and thinking ‘Damn, I’d like to shag myself.’” There’s no question that Eddie Izzard is a sexy beast—not to mention a force of nature. So we couldn’t be happier that the sage surrealist is …

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April Get Out

“So I went to a club the other day, which is timely because my self-esteem had been hovering right around ‘normal’ and I had been meaning to knock it down to negative 1,000.” Bravado. Mike Birbiglia ain’t got it. Adorable, self-deprecating charm? That’s our boy. Fresh off the heels of …

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March Get Out

Game for Mah Jongg Some of us remember our moms and grandmothers playing, some of us play ourselves, but even true mah jongg mavens may be less than fluent in the game’s history, which is as colorful as the decorative tiles used to play the game. Popularized in America during …

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