The Baltimore Sun

Chris Kaltenbach

Writer

Chris Kaltenbach is a native of Baltimore, a graduate of Loyola University Maryland and a three-decade veteran of The Sun; he covers Baltimore arts and entertainment, with an emphasis on film and pop culture. His work has been recognized by the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper and the National Association of Secondary School Principals. He teaches film at Harford Community College. His favorite movie is “King Kong,” his favorite band is the Rolling Stones, and he believes that life begins anew on Orioles’ Opening Day.

Recent Articles

  • Six highlights of Artscape 2016

    Six highlights of Artscape 2016

    Even if they're not necessarily about outer space (learn more about the space-themed exhibits/events here), six things you shouldn't miss at Artscape 2016. For more information, go to artscape.org. Prince, Bowie tributes: The past year has been a tough one for rock's all-too-mortal gods, and two...

  • Trailer for restored John Waters film 'Multiple Maniacs' released, world gasps

    Trailer for restored John Waters film 'Multiple Maniacs' released, world gasps

    "Multiple Maniacs" is coming, and it's too late to stop it. The trailer* for Janus Films' restoration of John Waters' 1970 signature statement, the movie in which Divine plays the frontwoman for a "Cavalcade of Perversions" and gets violated by a 15-foot lobster for her trouble, has been released....

  • Artscape 2016 finds inspiration out of this world

    Artscape 2016 finds inspiration out of this world

    Artscape is an enormous undertaking, whether you're one of the organizers trying to stage what is annually billed as the country's biggest free arts festival or an attendee hoping to enjoy all it has to offer. So, perhaps, in choosing the vastness of space, organizers have finally found the perfect...

  • Much of Mayfair Theatre to be razed

    Much of Mayfair Theatre to be razed

    The crumbling 112-year-old Mayfair Theatre, its roof collapsed and much of what remains damaged by a fire at an adjacent building, will lose all but its ornate facade and some 35 feet of its front lobby. Two engineering firms have determined that its continued presence in the 500 block of North...

  • Patriotism, Caribbean Festival and 'My Little Pony' to hit Baltimore this week

    Patriotism, Caribbean Festival and 'My Little Pony' to hit Baltimore this week

    Fourth of July parades and fireworks Time to get your red, white and blue on. The U.S. celebrates it 240th birthday Monday, and parades are clearly the preferred method of celebrating. Baltimore County offers four parades to choose from: Dundalk's starts at 8:15 a.m. at the Logan Village Shopping...

  • Light City expands to 8 neighborhoods for 2017 installations

    Light City expands to 8 neighborhoods for 2017 installations

    Eight Baltimore neighborhoods have been chosen to host their own Light City installations during next year’s Light City Baltimore festival, set for March 31-April 8. The eight neighborhoods -- three more than this year -- will each host satellite installations (dubbed “Neighborhood Lights”) to...

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