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Generous Theatre’s Gumbo Festival

February 6, 2013
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Generous Theatre’s Gumbo Festival

No animals were harmed during Generous Theatre Company’s Gumbo festival, but a number of neuroscience books took a beating. Strands of thread dangle down on the Theatre Project stage, entwined with what looks like the remains of a massive amount of paper shredding. Workshop organizer David White says that these are neuroscience textbooks. This...
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Tanya-Tanya in an adaptation at Towson Studio Theater, Dec. 4 to 12

December 3, 2009
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Olga Mukhina, whose play Tanya Tanya runs at Towson University Dec. 4-12, isn’t your average Russian playwright. That is in part because, at least until the early 1990s, there were relatively few practicing Russian playwrights to begin with in a theater culture dominated by adaptations and classics. It’s also because, as a single working...
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Towson University’s Critic! Theatre Artist and Critic Symposium

November 11, 2008
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It was late afternoon on Friday, and I had nothing to do. So I decided to go to the Nov. 7 Theatre Artist and Critic Symposium at Towson University. I had been alerted to it by a woman who was getting me in contact with a lawyer to help out with a parking ticket....
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Behind the 8th Ball: 8th District Challengers Say Holton Not Visible Enough

July 30, 2007
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Behind the 8th Ball: 8th District Challengers Say Holton Not Visible Enough

Ben Barnwell | Image by Photos by Jefferson Jackson Steele City Councilwoman Helen Holton Darryl Jefferson Andre Mahasa David Smallwood It’s official. In 2026, Helen Holton won’t be running for City Council. “If you find me here in 18 years,” she laughs, “I’ll buy you dinner.” Twelve years ago, Holton ran for City Council...
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Campaign Constant: Enigmatic Perennial Candidate Charles U. Smith Launches Campaign For Council President

July 2, 2007
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Campaign Constant: Enigmatic Perennial Candidate Charles U. Smith Launches Campaign For Council President

YOU GOTTA BE IN IT TO WIN IT: This year Charles Ulysses Smith is embarking on his seventh campaign for political office. | Image by Frank Klein Waiting next to the copy machine in the post office on Fayette Street, Charles Ulysses Smith doesn’t look like a politician. His thick bifocals magnify his eyes,...
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