All posts by "Rafael Alvarez"

In December of 2015, Rafael Alvarez ​published his ninth book - Crabtown, USA -- ​a collection of essays and observations of Baltimore along with portraits of the everyday people who make the city so strange and beautiful and compelling. The new book follows Tales from the Holy Land, a short story collection, also about Alvarez's hometown. A screenwriter who wrote for the HBO drama The Wire, ​Alvarez recently completed a script for an independent movie about the German occupation of Greece ​during World War II and Nazi atrocities there. He can be reached via orlo.leini@gmail.com ​

Captain Beyond, an early 1970s supergroup now headed by former Johnny Winter drummer Bobby Caldwell, will play the “Days of Darkness” All Hallow’s Eve metal festival at the Inner Harbor ...