“Sweat,” at Everyman Theatre through Nov. 25, touches on the troubled times and lives of steel country in Reading, Pennsvlvania, in the early 2000s amid a union dispute. While the story happens roughly 100 miles away from here, and decades after the painful decline of industry in Baltimore, the tale should ring some familiar bells in 2018 in this once industrially renowned town, Tim Smith wrote in his final theater review for The Sun.
Baltimore’s newspaper of record bid farewell this week to two of its remaining arts writers, with longtime classical music critic Tim Smith departing this past Wednesday and music critic and nightlife reporter Wesley Case leaving today.
Baltimore acupuncture provider Mend is opening a new clinic at Pikesville’s Quarry Lake development, adding to its locations in North Baltimore’s Remington neighborhood and on York Road in Lutherville.
Protesters, elected officials gather outside City Hall to demand Trump’s new AG step off of Mueller investigation
“Democratic backsliding–does anybody know what that is?” posed Councilman Kristerfer Burnett to a crowd of at least 200 people downtown on Thursday night. “It’s the gradual deterioration of democratic institutions and practices, and erosion of free and fair elections, of free speech, of free association, of the rule of law. That’s what we’re seeing happening.”
It’s still early November, but somehow it feels like Halloween was forever ago (blame the election hangover). Resist all you want, but you may as well embrace the cold-weather season and approaching holidays.