A track star in high school and college, Melton Holden’s university years were interrupted when he was drafted during the Vietnam conflict.
Since 2005, Harriet Lynn has performed her one-woman cabaret based on the life of Ella Shields, a Baltimore-born male impersonator who sang in dance halls across the U.S. and Europe from 1898 until her death in 1952.
Alvin Eng is a native New York playwright, director, performer, and teacher in the Department of Theatre at Goucher College in Baltimore.
Plummeting toward the gutter of sleep, I scryed / us missing school, huddled in a dank culvert, / dowsing for each other, menthol tongues working. / Only that once. Shit, you whispered. My mistake.
On Oct. 14, the Autumn Leaves Project presents an evening of intergenerational storytelling and art at Baltimore’s Area 405.
Pleasant Hills, East Hanover, Manada Gap. Deep rumble of roadway spindling off behind us, a shup-shup-shup of mile markers flickering in the slipstream.
It took my father nearly four decades to commit suicide. One thing you can say about my dad: he was persistent.
The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death are chilling because they force us to confront how little we know about the way the world works. Each tiny crime scene challenges our assumptions about human relationships.
A lone swallow flutters against a low line of clouds. A stubby finger finds a bloody button in the steaming slickness of a squirrel’s stomach. What does the water say? What do the stars? Fuck the future. Just tell us what to do, what not to do.
A gallery of images glimpsed while walking the tracks of the labyrinth.