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

  • Maryland Film Festival, Everyman Theatre to collaborate on film series

    Maryland Film Festival, Everyman Theatre to collaborate on film series

    The 1993 film version of “M. Butterfly,” starring Jeremy Irons as a French diplomat who falls in love with an opera singer, will be the first entry in a film series at the Parkway tied to Everyman Theatre’s 2017-2018 season. Set for 7 p.m. Sept. 26, the screening of “M. Butterfly,” directed by...

  • Prime Rib, Loch Bar among most 'charming' places in Baltimore, says InStyle magazine

    Prime Rib, Loch Bar among most 'charming' places in Baltimore, says InStyle magazine

    Mount Vernon mainstay The Prime Rib and Harbor East’s Loch Bar are among the seven most charming spots in Baltimore, according to InStyle magazine. The list, compiled in consultation with local interior designer Patrick Sutton (who’s designed “some of the city's coolest restaurants, distilleries,...

  • Baltimore Improv Group moving into former Everyman Theatre space

    Baltimore Improv Group moving into former Everyman Theatre space

    Come October, there will be a lot more room in Baltimore to be funny. The Baltimore Improv Group (BIG), bringing unscripted laughs to Charm City since 2004, will be moving from the intimate confines of Howard Street’s Single Carrot Theatre, where their performance space had a capacity of about...

  • The Week's 10 Best

    The Week's 10 Best

    Mary J. Blige The Queen of Hip Hip Soul brings her Strength of a Woman Tour (and when it comes to Blige, that’s a lot of strength) to Pier Six Pavilion, 731 Eastern Ave, at 8 tonight. With opening act Lalah Hathaway. Sold out, although tickets remain on the resale market, starting at about $70....

  • Elvis visits Baltimore for the last time

    Elvis visits Baltimore for the last time

    When The King made his last visit to Baltimore 40 years ago, no one knew he would be dead less than three months later. But many suspected that something was wrong. The Elvis Presley who took to the stage at the Civic Center (now Royal Farms Arena) on May 29, 1977, was not the Elvis most of his...

  • YBS Skola, Tate Kobang to headline scaled-back AFRAM Festival

    YBS Skola, Tate Kobang to headline scaled-back AFRAM Festival

    Baltimore rappers YBS Skola and Tate Kobang are among the musical highlights for this year’s scaled-back AFRAM Festival, set for Saturday* in Druid Hill Park. A smaller version of the African-American Festival that was held over two days in the M&T Bank Stadium and Camden Yards parking lots, AFRAM...

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