Hoodoo Dance Party

Conjuration, my friends. That’s the word for the day. Whether or not you believe in the supernatural, I’m here to tell you that everyone has experienced an occasion in which they were moved by an unknown spirit of sorts. It’s the energy in a room that pervades when we completely forget ourselves and submit to the moment. It’s when we are surrounded by like-minded comrades and engaged in some semblance of ritual that these experiences have the potential to be transformative, transcendent, and at times, magical.

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Baltimore Afrobeat Society

Performances by the Baltimore Afrobeat Society are both intense and deeply cathartic experiences as well as important cultural gatherings that have become a ritual for many of us. As the dates for their most recent performances approached, fans of the ensemble spoke of the impending celebrations with reverence knowing that these happenings aren’t your typical live shows. They are rites of affirmation.

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We Did It!

Well folks, it was a nail biter, but we made our goal of raising $10,000 to help keep What Weekly alive! We wanted to take a moment to thank everyone…

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Spike Jonze’s Her :: Film Review

Deep inside the insular cortex of our brains, a flurry of actions and reactions occur to create the feelings we associate with love.  These aren’t the patterns that are typically…

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Robert Marbury

Where I can produce ridiculous things, I will.” – RM Stuffed animals, coffee cups, and merit badges aren’t usually thought of as modes of expression. That’s where Robert Marbury shines…

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Ada

1.) Ada is beautiful from any angle. The proof is in her OkCupid photos. My favorite: an aerial-view headshot, half of her face is obstructed by the edge of the…

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