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Event Pick: A Screening of Black Brazilian Short Films at the Motor House

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An international film series based in Burkina Faso is eyeing inroads in North America in 2017, and it may all start with tonight’s black Brazilian short film showcase at Station North’s Motor House.

Women’s March to be Held Saturday in Baltimore

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Photo by Xandra Ellin, via Jmore

By Simone Ellin

Until the 2016 presidential campaign season, Owings Mills resident Jill Hornstein wasn’t the least bit interested in current affairs. “I hated history and politics,” says Hornstein, a mother and physical therapist who attends Beth Israel Congregation.

An Interview with (Possibly) the Oldest Brewery Worker in the World, Union’s Henry Benesch

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Henry “Zadie” Benesch holds one of the cardboard trays he folds for Union Craft Brewing. Photo by Brandon Weigel.

Right next to the large tanks in Union Craft Brewing is a table stacked high with cardboard trays that the brewery uses to package multiple six-packs.

Event Pick: Peter Stern Discusses His Aerial Photography at Creative Alliance

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Photo by Peter Stern, courtesy of Creative Alliance.

Peter Stern’s photographs look at once familiar and indistinguishable. There are large splotches of earth tones and snaking lines in his compositions, and upon close inspection, you’ll see the image is actually a coal mine or an Eastern Shore landscape.

Baltimore Architecture Foundation Will Revive the Legendary Marble Bar for Fundraiser

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The Congress Hotel. Image by Frederic C. Chalfant, via Wikimedia Commons.

“Iggy loved it,” LesLee Anderson recalled in a 2012 interview with City Paper. “I remember I was mopping the floor and he was standing against the bar saying, ‘This is a great rock ‘n’ roll bar—this is going to be a rocking night.'”

Pro Skaters Helping to Raise Money for Rash Field Skatepark at Fundraiser this Saturday

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Local skateboarding prodigy-turned-professional Joey Jett spent the last year traveling the world and filming with two skateboarding icons. This Saturday, Jett will unveil their finished work at a fundraiser for a new skatepark at Rash Field.

Event Pick: Listen to Your Favorite Video Game Tunes at Itty Bitty Bit Gen 2

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Fresh off the video game convention MAG Fest at National Harbor, Bit Gen Gamer Fest is coming to Ottobar in itty bitty form for a night of video game music that promises to warm you up “like an overheating PS2.”

Event Pick: A Discussion on the ‘Downward Spiral’ of Baltimore’s Water Billing System

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What happens when water and sewer rates are too high for at least a third of households to afford their monthly bills? Presently, Baltimore’s solution is to keep hiking the rates. This isn’t going to work out, says one economist.

Event Pick: Warm Up Tonight at Save Your Soul

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It is 18 degrees as I write this, and it’s supposed to drop to as low as 12 degrees by 11 p.m., according to the Weather.com app on my phone. That’s really, really freaking cold.

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