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Volume 16, Issue 41 - October 9 - October 15, 2008
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For the Love of Skipjacks
As sailors converge on Annapolis this week for the U.S. Sailboat Show, Bay Weekly celebrates the skipjack with reviews of Jerry Crawford’s Skipjack! and M. Kei’s Slow Motion, The Log of a Chesapeake Bay by Dotty Holcomb Doherty and Sonia Linebaugh continue reading...

Row, Row Your Boat
An early morning row on the Bay approaches nirvana. The glassy water captures each oar stroke in matching whirlpools beside your sun-speckled wake. Rhythmic motions evoke grace and athleticism as you glide over the Dotty Holcomb Doherty continue reading...

Patuxent River Appreciation Days
This weekend’s celebration includes the Great Oyster Summit, free boat rides, an environmental film festival, toy boat building and free admission to both the Calvert Marine Museum and its Drum Point Lighthouse. by Margaret Tearman continue reading...

Getting Around
Getting around by kayak? Is it feasible? If you live in or near a town — Annapolis and even the Beaches or Solomons — it just may be. by Erica Stratton continue reading...

Curtain Call ~ Bay Theatre Company’s True West
The conflict between good brother and bad brother is as ancient as Genesis, but in the Bay Theatre Company’s True West, sibling rivalry also blasts the myths of the American dream and the golden West. If you only see one show this year, make it this one.reviewed by Jane Elkin continue reading...

Music Scene ~ Passionate Broadway with Clare O’Shea
In Passionate Broadway, a musical homage to Broadway shows, Clare O’Shea establishes herself as the sole occupant of the small theatre cabaret niche in Calvert County, where the big-city star now makes her home. reviewed by Dick Wilson continue reading...

What's Inside

Letters to the Editor

Letter from the Editor
A Time for Celebration

Earth Talk
Playing the Green Card: Can an environmentally stressed America still welcome the world’s tired, poor and huddled masses?

Dock of the Bay
For voters, Oct. 14 comes before Nov. 4 • Eat state champion apples while you can • Oktoberfest: Party like it’s 1810 • Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s fall schedule: Stage/2 • This Week’s Creature Feature: Pelicans colonize Chesapeake Bay.

Bay Reflection
by Elizabeth Ayres
Celestial navigation: Our voyages of discovery are guided by the same stars.

News of the Weird
by Chuck Shepherd

Free Will Astrology
by Rob Brezsny

2008 Home & Garden Guide

2008 Bay Weekly Dining Guide

Bill Burton
The slots question: For a few quarters more, we can solve all our problems — Or can we?

Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle
Time-traveling to fishing paradise: Fall can return you to the Chesapeake’s glory days.

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll
Autumn’s watery skies: These constellations are dim, but their celestial roles are bright.

The Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin
Beat back bamboo and kudzu: There’s only one way to root out these invasives, and the striking hour is near.

Where We Live
by Steve Carr
Annapolitan Brian Jones builds a Boat-of the Year contender.

Movie Reviews

Jonathan Parker on
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

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