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The internet was chaotic this week, but patterns are also starting to emerge.

It took eight days of coronavirus symptoms and a trip to the ER to get a test

The US has known about COVID-19 since January. Why are there not enough tests?

Bacurau, streaming via the Parkway, will make you wanna start the revolution—if only you could leave your house

The town of Bacurau fights back, they do some damage, and it feels like a victory for its characters and for viewers, a blueprint for imminent direct action and self-defense.

Organizing my memories into a semi-linear timeline gives me a whisper of peace

The cruelty of our government is overwhelming.

If a good performance is one that resonates, then Collective Dreaming at MICA’s BBOX theater March 6 and 7, was spectacular, as the COVID-19 pandemic has made the performance unexpectedly relevant and poignant.

If a good performance is one that resonates, then Collective Dreaming at MICA’s BBOX theater March 6 and 7, was spectacular.

By and large, we are low-level bored and anxious all the time right now.

Working from home is nothing less than a 21st-century miracle for a productivity-loving multitasker—a description of me I absolutely embraced until last week.

BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

This Week we are featuring online events that you can view from the comfort of your own couch. Stay home, stay healthy, stay engaged in the arts.

Artist, Aesthete, Rock-climbing Aficionado, Towson Studio Art MFA Candidate 

You Wu and their art will undoubtedly survive any impending apocalypse.

This week I spent more time on the internet than I did last week, but still less than previously. I also let myself enjoy the things that made me smile and provided a brief and necessary moment of respite.

A work-in-progress list of resources and ways to support Baltimore-based artists, service-industry workers, and small businesses.

Consider throwing a few bucks towards your favorite bartender who can’t work right now, or contribute to the funds that are being redistributed amongst the community. Donate or become a member of your local arts institutions. Buy work from an artist you like.

On Marnie Ellen Hertzler's Crestone which you can’t watch anywhere right now

Baltimore filmmaker Marnie Ellen Hertzler’s Crestone feels like a great piece of outré journalism. It found the sweet spot of making you feel as though you’re there watching something happen and commenting on it all only when necessary.

A conversation with experimental writer and archivist Megan McShea

Proprietary technologies and planned obsolescence collide to make data harder to extract once a file format is no longer supported, leading to a growing concern about the impact of this current “digital dark age.”

Books Perfect for a Global Pandemic from Greedy Reads' Julia Fleischaker

Losing yourself in a good book is a timeless way to manage uncertainty, unease, and being cooped up in a house with the family and roommates that you love so, so, so much, but seriously can you just turn down the volume on your video games please?

An interview with artist Irene Woodbury, an American living in Italy 

MICA Graduate Irene Woodbury shares her own experiences living with small children under quarantine in Venice during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Honestly, I have spent most of this week avoiding the internet, going online just enough to stay abreast of COVID-19 developments. 

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