Category Archives: Media

Pratt Library: Your Hustling Journey Starts Here

Having just watched National Geographic’s expose of Baltimore – “Heroin Capital of America” – on “The High Wire” episode of their popular Drugs, Inc. television series, we are still blown away by the unintentional product placement the drug hustlers gave … Continue reading

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Remembering the Baltimore Film Festival

The Indie Film Progenitor of the Maryland Film Festival In celebration of this year’s 16th annual Maryland Film Festival, Siobhan Hagan of the Maryland Moving Image Archive (MarMIA) compiled a history of Baltimore film festivals  and posted the results this … Continue reading

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Still of the Night

A Photo Essay by Patrick Joust (Baltimore Magazine, July 2014) Patrick Joust is a librarian I work with at the Enoch Pratt Central Library. Whenever he’s not helping the good citizens of Baltimore with their queries, tech-savvy Patrick can be … Continue reading

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