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Charles Cohen’s feature assesses the state of the Baltimore Museum of Industry.

In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen reports on labor strife at the Baltimore Sun and Benn Ray profiles the Megaphone Project.

The Nose lets the Green Party vent about Baltimore’s absurd election schedule, drops in on the grand-opening celebration for mayor Martin O’Malley’s re-election headquarters, and checks out the latest development phase of the sadly odiferous Gwynns Falls Trail.

Tom Chalkley’s Charmed Life recounts the Baltimore residency of W.E.B. DuBois.

The Mail has letters from Richard Andrews, Denise Watkins, Adam Meister, and David Edmondson.

The columns are: Brian Morton’s Political Animal, on the Intercounty Connector; Eddie Matz’ Shirts and Skins, on the Baltimore Burn women’s football team; Joe MacLeod’s Mr. Wrong, on retail purchasing; Afefe Tyehimba’s Third Eye, on God and gays; and Mink Stole’s Think Mink, on parenthood and divorce casualties.

Scocca & MacLeod’s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you don’t have to.

Emily Flake’s Lulu Eightball fights back against storm clouds.

In Art, Gadi Dechter expounds on the careers of James Whistler and Mary Cassatt, whose works are on display at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Lizzie Skurnick explains Morning Nyemah Sunday Hettleman’s efforts to promote Juneteenth in The Arts.

In Stage, Brennen Jensen explains the novelty of Fluid Movement’s Go-Go Pirate Show.

In Music, Bret McCabe tunes into the creative crises that Radiohead and Steely Dan have become.

Feedback is Geoffrey Himes on the Stryker/Slagle Band at the New Haven Lounge and Bret McCabe on Leprechaun Catering at the Red Room.

In Film: Eric Allen Hatch breaks The Glass Key; Tom Siebert says Eric Christian Olsen does a good Jim Carrey in Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, and has hope for Harrison Ford in Hollywood Homicide; Ian Grey sends Spellbound off to cable; and Bret McCabe recaps the graf-writing doc Style Wars.

Richard Gorelick’s Omnivore takes it easy at Lucille’s.

In Cheap Eats, Erin Sullivan finds paradise at Thai Heaven.