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New Age of Wal-Mart @ Howl Tonight

It’s the first weekend of Summer Baltimore! Or, as it were, the first weekend after the first weekend of unofficial summer. However you count it, outdoor movie season has officially arrived, and there are almost as many choices for free outdoor movies as there are for bar trivia.

We were going to round them up for you, but Citypaper saved us the trouble. We recommend you go bookmark their 2010 list of outdoor film screenings and get your lawn chairs and half-pints ready like we are.

Bmore Local hosts a New Age of Wal-Mart screening at Howl tonight. 7:30.

Whether or not tonight is the first weekend of Summer, it is the kickoff of the Chop’s outdoor movie watching season, and we’re getting it started in an interesting way with a screening of The New Age of Wal-Mart hosted by Bmore Local.

We know quite well that proper nightlife isn’t getting started until later anyway, so this is the perfect chance to come out and pre-game a little, meet your neighbors, and do something good for your community. And it’s also free, of course.

A discussion with Wake Up Wal-Mart gets underway at 7:30 (and don’t miss it, because that’s the most important part) in the lot behind Howl, and the movie will begin at dusk.

Bring your lawn chairs, bottles and coolers, and most importantly, your desire to stop Wal-Mart from invading North Baltimore.

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Howl (nee Chow, Baby) is located at 3531 Chestnut Ave in Hampden.

If you can’t make it tonight, you can also stream the movie on Hulu for free anytime.

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Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price Screening @ 2640 Tonight

There are scores of reasons to boycott Wal-Mart. Listing them all here would be very near impossible. But if you care at all for human rights, make no mistake, Wal-Mart treats it’s employees like slaves; Literally locking them in the store overnight, collecting on ‘dead peasant’ insurance policies, forcing employees onto medicaid, and union busting.

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price will be shown in a free screening at 2640 tonight. 7 pm.

That’s not what we need in Remington, and tonight the good people at Bmore Local are pleased to present a free screening of Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price at 2640 Space. if you missed the coming out party at City Hall last week, this is another great chance to connect with your neighbors in person and unite to shape the growth of our city in a sensible, positive way.

Come out and say hello, see the film and sign up for the mailing list. Of course, whether you can make it tonight or not you can still join over 500 people on Facebook who make up the Bmore Local group there.

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2640 is located at 2640 Saint Paul Street in Charles Village.

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Bmore Local Rally, Stoop Storytelling in Baltimore Tonight

What’s that Baltimore? You hate Mondays and you worked really hard all day and those reports are due and that meeting was a snoozer and the intern is incompetent and all you want to do is flop down on the couch and eat chocolate Cheerios for dinner and pass out?

Well, forget it. The Chop has plans for you today.

Bmore Local rallies to stop Wal-Mart at City Hall today. 4 pm.

Today, as soon as you get out of work, you’re heading straight down to City Hall to attend the Bmore Local coming out party/ meeting and rally at City Hall, as mentioned in the Mobtown Shank blog late last week. Today’s rally is a direct response to councilwoman Belinda Conaway’s plan to introduce the PUD for the 25th Street Station project, including a 24 hour Wal-Mart.

We can’t say we know too much about Bmore Local as yet, but the Chop definitely aims to show up and find out what they’re about. We’re really hoping this is the larger citywide Wal-Mart opposition we’ve been waiting for.

For more on the Wal-Mart proposal, be sure to check out the Shank as well as the Baltidome Blog.

Stoop Storytelling weaves a yarn at Centerstage tonight. 7 pm.

The good news is that after you sit through most of a boring council meeting, you get to head up Calvert Street to Centerstage for this month’s installment of the Stoop Storytelling Series. You can even get your tickets now to save time and avoid a sellout. Tonight’s topic is ‘Behind the Muse”, in which artists and creative types give their take on the creative process.

You might be wondering what it takes to create a daily blog, but the answer to that is simple: a liberal amount of Scotch, a Google calendar, a touch of internet porn, and a whole lot of righteous indignation.

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Bmore Local rallies on the steps of City Hall, 100 N. Holliday St. at 4 pm. City Council meeting begins at 5 pm.

Stoop Storytelling kicks off with a cocktail reception and live music at 7 pm, show begins at 8 pm. Centerstage is at 700 N. Calvert St. 410-332-0033

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