A Choir Sings

By Olivia Dudley On August 16, 2018, the beloved ‘Queen of Soul,’ Aretha Franklin, passed away in her Detroit home at the age of 76 surrounded by friends and family. It had been reported three days prior that she was in grave condition due to an advanced form of pancreatic cancer. Her life will forever…

What’s playing at Baltimore Center Stage

  By Lawanda Johnson Web Content Manager For over three decades, Baltimore Center Stage has succeeded at delivering quality performances through their classical and contemporary way of bringing innovative and enjoyable theatrical entertainment. Recently, the theater wrapped up their latest production, a religious-based play, The Christians. The play highlighted different challenges faced within most modern-day…

Ellicott City’s Hell House

Looking for Hell in all the wrong places: Part I – Satan’s Alma Mater. My search for Ellicott City’s Hell House doesn’t go as planned       By David Chiodaroli Staff Writer Hell. Most people try to avoid it, others think that they’re already there. We even tell others to go there when they cut us off…

Letter From the Editor: Thanksgiving, turkey, and memories

“I don’t stop eating when I’m full. The meal isn’t over when I’m full. It’s over when I hate myself.” -Louis C.K. It’s finally November. This means two things. First of all, the weather has become more tolerable. I don’t have to spend my day hiding in air conditioned basements anymore! Secondly: Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving: that…

Skin deep: Into the world of emblems

A UB graduate’s harrowing dramatization of assault couldn’t come at a better time By David Chiodaroli Staff Writer In the world of Emblems, the powerful and emotionally charged screenplay by the recently graduated Rachel Jackson, victims of sexual and physical assault are branded by a telltale mark on their face. While the mark fades overtime,…

Charm City Fringe Festival returns to Baltimore for its sixth year

By Liz McMahon Staff Writer Looking to expand your theater palate? Maybe branch out from your regularly scheduled weekend Netflix binge? Fringe theater is calling your name. “It’s indie performing arts,” Zachary Michel, co-founder of the Charm City Fringe Fest (CCFF), tells the UB Post. “It’s anything that is off-the-cuff, away from your run-of-the-mill theater.”…