Ten Years Ago in City Paper : Feb. 6, 2002
The feature is the second installment of Molly Rathâ€™s exploration of whatâ€™s wrong with Marylandâ€™s juvenile-justice system.
In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen reports that a live-theater company has leased the shuttered Playhouse movie theater.
The Nose sniffs out Johns Hopkins Universityâ€™s largesse from state coffers and former gubernatorial candidate Eileen Rehrmannâ€™s new job helping the city collect more money from its water-metering system.
Brennen Jensenâ€™s Charmed Life gets a tour of the American Brewery building.
The columns are: Sandy Asirvathamâ€™s Underwhelmed, on cartoonist Phoebe Gloeckner; Mink Stoleâ€™s Think Mink, on sad solitude and birth control; Wiley Hall IIIâ€™s Urban Rhythms, on adoption by gay couples; and Tom Scoccaâ€™s 8 Upper, on Super Bowl 36.
Scocca & MacLeodâ€™s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you donâ€™t have to.
In Imprints: Michael Anft drifts with Cees Nooteboomâ€™s novel, All Souls Day; Heather Joslyn stoically bears Madelon Sprengnetherâ€™s memoir, Crying at the Movies; and Ned Oldham gets Alan Lichtâ€™s memoir, An Emotional Memoir of Martha Quinn.
Lee Gardnerâ€™s Art checks out Situated Realities, a digital art show at Maryland Institute College of Artâ€™s Decker and Meyerhoff galleries.
Bones is Megan Snyder-Campâ€™s poem, “Mardi Gras“.
In Stage, Jack Purdy praises Rep Stageâ€™s production of Elizabeth Egloffâ€™s The Swan.
In Music, Rjyan Kidwell goes to auditions for a new Limp Bizkit guitarist.
Geoffrey Himesâ€™ Know Your Product talks with June Star about their new album, Telegraph.
In Film: Eric Allen Hatch enjoys the discomfort of Storytelling; Luisa F. Ribeiro says Burt Lancaster is at his best in The Train; Jack Purdy puts Whoâ€™ll Stop the Rain among the best of second-tier films of the â€˜70s; and Lee Gardner casts ABC Africa as a heart-wrenching, well-shot vacation video, while being charmed by Gold Diggers of 1933.
Michelle Gienowâ€™s Dish goes back to Thai Restaurant to find its reinvention isnâ€™t as good as the original.