Harford Artists of All Abilities Sought for “Art Without Boundaries” Exhibit in July; Submission Deadline June 10

From Harford County government: To recognize the 27th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Harford County Commission on Disabilities and Harford County Cultural Arts Board will present “Art Without Boundaries”, a juried art exhibit in July for artists of all abilities at the Bel Air and Havre de Grace […]

Dagger Movie Night: “Alien: Covenant” — In Space, No One Can Hear You Recycle

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Ridley Scott’s “Alien: Covenant” opens with a catastrophic incident: a solar something-or-other that awakens a deep space vessel’s crew from cryo-sleep, and results in the death of a key team member. The deceased’s widow, second-in-command Somebody-or-other Daniels (Katherine Waterson), locks herself in her quarters to grieve, and in Hollywood fashion, she has laid out every […]

Dagger Movie Night: “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” — The Sword in the Groan

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There is a very convincing argument that the Hollywood sausage machine lacks distinctive artistic voices; the meat tends to come out rather flavorless and uniform in appearance. Fanboys (and critics) love to ponder parallel universe scenarios: “Imagine _________ directed by _________.” This typically has more to do with what we imagine we’re not getting from […]

Dagger Movie Night: “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” — Hooked On a Feeling, Again

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You have to hand it to Marvel Studios. Not only have they successfully mastered the seemingly unrepeatable construction of a cinematic multiverse that grows richer with each new installment; they’ve accomplished this using second and third-tier characters, such as the titular Guardians of the Galaxy, who weren’t already licensed to rival companies like their heavy […]