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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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January Get Out

Cultural History It’s extraordinary how powerful viewing a single object can be. Like the shackles, worn by an actual slave, on display in the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture’s­ new exhibition, “The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey—Where Art and History …

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December Get Out

Musical Napalm Although his former flames may wish he remained silenced, John Mayer’s fans are thrilled that he’s fully recovered from throat surgeries and headed back to the Baltimore to promote his newest album, Paradise Valley—which, by the way, features a duet with on/off/on girlfriend and fellow musical heavyweight (yes, …

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Get Out November 2013

Bigmouth Strikes Again Like a “light that never goes out” Johnny Marr’s perennial sex appeal and legendary guitar playing shine as bright as ever. While sometimes overshadowed by the brooding, mononymous Morrissey (lead singers always do that) Marr actually founded The Smiths when he was just an 18-year-old lad from …

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Fall Arts

Mercury Rising After an 11-year run at London’s Dominion Theatre, We Will Rock You, the award-winning musical based on the mega-hits of legendary British band Queen, will open its North American tour here in Baltimore. Set in a future world where originality and creativity are eschewed and rock ’n’ roll …

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