Beetlejuice Screening @ AVAM Tonight

Last month this blog opined that the only thing better than Summer outdoor movies is Fall outdoor movies. No mosquitoes. No humidity, and no waiting around until 9 pm for it to be dark enough to start the show. Well tonight we’re in luck because the Visionary Art Museum’s Flicks from the Hill series is […]

Mondo Baltimore @ Windup Space Tonight

Much in the same way that baseball is at its best during a pennant race and farmers’ markets come to life in Spring and Summer, so too does epically bad cinema reach its zenith in October. Sure, there’s plenty of groaners in b-movie history that focus on Summer camp and beach parties, and no shortage […]

Free Fall Baltimore Begins Today

For many people it can be hard to say goodbye to Summer. For the Chop though, there’s no better time than October to be a Baltimorean. Today marks the start of Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts’ annual Free Fall Baltimore celebration, when many of the city’s pre-eminent cultural institutions offer special programming and […]

Flicks From The Hill, Mondo Balto Tonight

Tis the season for free outdoor movies in Baltimore. July and August bring screening series’ to Fell’s Point, the AVAM, and Little Italy on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays respectively. The Flicks From the Hill series is our favorite of the three, and tonight they’re showing one of the Chop’s all-time favorites, Raising Arizona. Not only […]

Guide to Baltimore iPhone Apps, Part I

[Click here for part two of this post.] One of the most popular ad taglines in recent memory has been ‘Don’t leave home without it.’ It applied to the American Express card initially, but since the phrase first hit the airwaves it’s burrowed itself deep into the public consciousness and been applied to anything and […]