Volume 16, Issue 31 - July 31 - August 6, 2008

Proving Her Metal
“I just love getting down and dirty.” says sculptor Kate Costello. Her steel sculpture, Pores, which mimics the layers of skin, with squares of copper welded to the top, representing the epidermis, earned her an emerging artist award from First Sunday Art Fest.
by Diana Beechener
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A Feast for The Senses in the Fight for a Cure
“I know how tough times are, but cancer doesn’t know that,” says Pat Carpenter, this year’s co-chair for the 27th annual 27th annual Celebration of Life Gala at Rod ’n’ Reel. That’s why she hopes you’ll join the revelry and let your hair down, having a great time for a better cause — fighting for a cure for cancer.
by Margaret Tearman
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Getting Around:
Stories on the Move

Within 15 minutes, the average Segway user will adjust to having every tilt of her body echoed by a machine much more sensitive than, say, a bike or roller blades. The sensation of being on a magic carpet may be the reason these machines fly. Segways only go a maximum of 12 miles an hour, however, so even while mounted you are legally a pedestrian.
by Erica Stratton
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Bay Weekly's 101
Way's To Have Fun on the Bay

What's Inside

Letters to the Editor

Beneath These Cameras,
Don’t Be Too Candid

Bay Reflections
by Ying Wang
Beijing huan ying ni:
Welcome to Beijing.

Earth Talk
Mirror, mirror on the wall … who’s the greenest candidate of all?

Curtain Call
previewed by Jane Elkin
Annapolis’ newest theater company, Standing O Productions, pulled out of the station with an express to fun On the Twentieth Century, an award-winning musical that’s been forgotten since leaving Broadway 30 years ago.

Dock of the Bay
A bad season on the water continues … Every boat has a story: This week, Pleiades escapes from Death Row … and this week’s Creature Feature: Time to join the lottery for this year’s bear hunt.

News of the Weird
by Chuck Shepherd

Free Will Astrology
by Rob Brezsny

Bill Burton
The lesser of two evils: I’ll take windmills over global warming.

Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle
The kids are alright: Fishing on the Bay can lure anyone from a video game.

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll
Don’t get lost in the glare: Summer’s Milky Way is a sight not to be missed.


2008 Home & Garden Guide

2008 Bay Weekly Dining Guide

by Alice Snively
Access to Oxford without crowds: Plaindealing Creek on the Tred Avon River.

The Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin
tart your fall garden now: To eat well into winter, take time off harvesting for planting.

© Sony Pictures Entertainment
Look out for John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell in Step Brothers.

Movie Reviews
Mark Burns on Step Brothers: Will Ferrell in particular thrives here, at the corner of Ridiculous and Dumb, where humor is defined by a rampage of physical idiocy.

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