Category Archives: Festivals

HARRY: Baltimore’s Underground Journal debuts (1969)

Scanning through the microfilm rolls of the “Underground Newspaper Collection” in the Enoch Pratt Central Library’s Periodicals department,  I came across the very first issue of “Harry: Baltimore’s Underground Journal” from November 13, 1969. The bi-weekly publication sold for 25 … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Baltimore Underground Newspapers (1968-1970)

We just came across this self-described “very subjective” guide to Baltimore underground press titles on microfilm that John Duda published in the Indypendent Reader. – BoL A Short Guide to Baltimore Underground Newspapers (1968-1970) By John Duda (Indypendent Reader, Winter … Continue reading

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Baltimore Backtrack: Pooba on WTMD

As part of last night’s “Baltimore Hit Parade” show on WTMD (Towson University, 89.7 FM), host Sam Sessa interviewed Baltimore’s legendary Punk Godfather, Dave Wilcox (aka Steptoe T. Magnificent) and played a live track (“Top of the Pops (Bottom of … Continue reading

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The Year Without a Mayor’s Christmas Parade…

…and The Ghosts of Mayor’s Christmas Parades Past By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) No, that’s not the title of  an old Rankin/Bass holiday TV special, but a lament for the 2013 Mayor’s Christmas Parade in Hampden, which was cancelled … Continue reading

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