Karen Finley honors artists before her with “Baltimore Psychic Portraits”
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Karen Finley honors artists before her with “Baltimore Psychic Portraits”

Performance artist, musician and poet, Karen Finley recently impressed University of Maryland, Baltimore County with “Venus in Retrograde,” a performance dedicated to giving attention to the issues within…

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Rickenbackers and Punk Rock: Baby Shakes release new album before this weekend’s Hampdenfest

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Rickenbackers and Punk Rock: Baby Shakes release new album before this weekend’s Hampdenfest

For fans of The Ramones, The Go-Go’s and The Runaways: Grunge-rockers Baby Shakes will launch their new LP, “Cause a Scene,” on Sept. 20. On Sept. 21, listeners can…

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The Avett Brothers: A southern time capsule at the Event Center
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The Avett Brothers: A southern time capsule at the Event Center

Faded denim, t-shirts and scattered 24 oz cans of Coors Lite Beer. Scalpers flash tickets to the fans who arrive in boatloads. At the booth, two staffers distribute…

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Review: leave the kids at home when you go see “Good Boys”
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Review: leave the kids at home when you go see “Good Boys”

There is something wonderful about kids screaming expletives. The childish innocence in the delivery of not-so-innocent words is funny. Abundant with that childish fun is Gene Stupnitsky’s directorial…

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PAWS FOR ART: So what’s the big deal about short films anyway?
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PAWS FOR ART: So what’s the big deal about short films anyway?

Short films have only been around for a little over 120 years. Even more recent is the beginning of film festivals, which occurred in 1932. Consequently, short films…

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Musicals to kick off the semester
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Musicals to kick off the semester

Welcome, Retrievers, to a new semester here at UMBC! There are many ways to prepare for the start of classes, including but not limited to looking at course…

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