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Detroit Transplant Patrick Brander Tries to Spread Techno in House-Loving Baltimorenew

If techno is a minority player in Baltimore, as it is in many American cities (by European standards), at least some of that has to do with the landscape. Heavily molded by rock club culture and a painful 2 a.m. last call, Baltimore is not well equipped to give a techno party the hours needed to dig in for longer than a taste.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Michael Byrne  |  09-02-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Daily Life in Sao Paulo is Anything but Dullnew

Director Chico Teixiera is best known for his documentaries -- his first film was the doc Favelas -- and his first narrative feature speaks to the honest and intimate way he is able to convey the life of an urban, middle-class Brazilian family.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Jennique Mason  |  01-23-2008  |  Reviews

One For You, 99 For Menew

John Boehner's genius in the House leadership race was to cast "reform" in terms of good PR.
New York Press  |  Jeremy Lott  |  02-09-2006  |  Politics

Home, Sweet Venuenew

Calvin Johnson and other troubadors rock, yes, a three-bedroom apartment in Oakland, Calif.
East Bay Express  |  Rob Harvilla  |  12-22-2005  |  Concerts

Alan Lomax Uncovered: Challenging the Delta Historiannew

Alan Lomax has long been a controversial figure among roots-music insiders. Lost Delta Found inflames that controversy with the publication of work by other researchers that Lomax used without proper attribution.
Boston Phoenix  |  Ted Drozdowski  |  10-27-2005  |  Nonfiction

Bush Blindfolds the Publicnew

From the Patriot Act to presidential records, George W. Bush has presided over an unprecedented rise in government secrecy.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  10-28-2004  |  Politics

Chefs Visit James Beard Home to Create Feastnew

Unwilling to take a chance on the availability of food and condiments in New York, chefs for a Beard banquet take their support staff and most of the makings with them.
Seattle Weekly  |  Roger Downey  |  06-08-2004  |  Food+Drink

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