X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: July 31, 2002
Ian Greyâ€™s feature examines the impact of digital-video projection on the film-exhibition industry.
In Mobtown Beat, Afefe Tyehimba covers an after-school programs conference.
The Nose is shut down asking questions about police salaries.
In Campaign Beat, Brennen Jensen looks at third-party efforts to access ballots.
Ballot Stuffing thumbnails the Baltimore City Stateâ€™s Attorney race.
I, Investigative Reporter shows voters how to tell whether redistricting moved them.
Brennen Jensenâ€™s Charmed Life takes the Baltimore Ducks amphibious-boat tour.
Christopher Myersâ€™ Howâ€™s it Going? gets answers from Djanit Dahaan, Jâ€™ Hardy, and Cecil Gill.
The Mail has letters from Sten Witzel, Donald Holland, Gerald Ben Shargel, Sally Johnston, Mike Pipkin, Jennifer Talaber, Mark E. Rifkin, and Henry Cohen.
The columns are: Sandy Asirvathamâ€™s Underwhelmed, on being a columnist; Mink Stoleâ€™s Think Mink, on accidental pregnancies and too-late love; and Wiley Hall IIIâ€™s Urban Rhythms, on distrust of the media.
Scocca & MacLeodâ€™s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you donâ€™t have to.
Imprints are: Frank Diller, praising Alice Seboldâ€™s first novel, The Lovely Bones; Mahinder Kingra, giving G.M. Fordâ€™s crime novel, Black River, a back-handed compliment; Lily Thayer, appreciating James Lasdunâ€™s first novel, The Horned Man; and Joab Jackson, disappointed with the John Brockman-edited future-of-science tome, The Next Fifty Years.
In Art, Mike Giuliano showcases ongoing Artscape exhibits.
In The Arts, Matt Oâ€™Brien profiles Baltimore art collector William Goldiner.
John Barryâ€™s Stage finds Vagabond Theatreâ€™s production of Emilio Iasielloâ€™s Cannibals too predictable.
Raymond Cummingsâ€™ Music heralds the new Beat Happening box set.
Bret McCabeâ€™s No Cover surveys upcoming changes at The 8X10, under new ownership.
In Film: Eric Allen Hatch admires Sunshine State and attacks Signs; Adele Marley saysÂ Full Frontal pays off; Richard Gorelick gives Austin Powers in Goldmember a big hug; Andy Markowitz relishes Duck Soup; and Ian Grey throws water on Reign of Fire.
Michelle Gienowâ€™s Dish loves Olive Grove for exactly what it is: standard, old-school Italian.
In Cheap Eats, Brennen Jensen makes a meal of Golden Gate Noodle Houseâ€™s won ton soup.