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Local Art Teacher Shares Four Ways “Whiplash” Gets Art and Aspiration Wrong

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Writer/musician Ron Tanner takes Oscar-contender “Whiplash” to task.

Oscar-contender “Whiplash” — about a talented college drumming student under the tutelage of a maniacal master teacher– has made a well-deserved splash with both critics and viewers. The film’s pyrotechnic student-teacher duel plays like a hot-jazz cutting contest and you’d be the odd exception if you came away from the movie without great admiration for the acting: J. K. Simmons is a marvel. That said, the aptly-named “Whiplash” left me shaken because, as a long-time teacher of the arts, I found so much of its message wrong-headed, if not downright wrong.

Cal Ripken’s Business Empire Worth $30 Million

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Courtesy Citybizlist – Cal Ripken Jr.’s business interests generate $30 million a year in gross revenue and include in addition a foundation with a $14 million annual budget, according to Forbes.

House of the Day: Chas. Village Painted Lady With Claims To Fame

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$365,000
2608 Calvert Street North, Charles Village
5 bedroom(s), 3 bathroom(s)
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
2608 Calvert Street North
This Charles Village Painted Lady has CELEBRITY!! Location for HBO Series “Veep” (Gary’s House) and other film/photo shoots. Renovated classic rowhome provides 4 stories of living elegance, including ceramic-tiled, artfully-painted basement. Gleaming h/w floors & exposed-brick throughout. Original pocket doors,16 stained-glass window panes. CAC. Beautiful brick-patio backyard w/fishpond & garage.
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