Charles Theater’s fate: a Baltimorean story.

The Charles Theater, often simply called the Charles, is the oldest movie theater in Baltimore. It is located in a Beaux-Arts building, originally both a cable car barn (north side) and a powerhouse (south side) designed in 1892 by Jackson Coale Gott, a Baltimorean architect.[1] At this time, the city was thriving – 3rd largest … Continue reading

Skizz Cyzyk: The shock value of punk rock, homemade film fests, & eccentric moviemaking

      Skizz Cyzyk is a Baltimore filmmaker who has lived and made films in the city since 1983 when he was seventeen. He was born and raised in Baltimore and really began to emulate one of Baltimore’s most iconic filmmakers, John Waters, after reading his book Shock Value. From that point on Cyzyk … Continue reading