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  • Reunited Guns N' Roses re-enforce rock-canon status in Washington

    Reunited Guns N' Roses re-enforce rock-canon status in Washington

    Despite only releasing one album of original material in the past two and a half decades, Guns N’ Roses has changed significantly in the last few years. When the band came to the Fillmore Silver Spring in 2012, frontman Axl Rose and his eccentric cast of replacement players were touring theatre-sized...

  • 'From the Harvest' recipes [Pictures]

    'From the Harvest' recipes [Pictures]

    Check out the recipes from our "From the Harvest" series, focusing on ingredients that are in season each week.

  • 'This Is Us' recap: Another twist

    'This Is Us' recap: Another twist

    I’m calling it. Breakout star of 2017: Ms. Lyric Ross, aka Deja on “This Is Us.” This young woman is everything right now, pulling out all the stops on a complex, nuanced performance I’d be impressed by if it were coming from an actor with three times her experience. If you haven’t yet seen last...

  • Walters Art Museum's spectacular collection of Asian arts reopens

    Walters Art Museum's spectacular collection of Asian arts reopens

    The Awakened One had big feet. Judging by “Seated Buddha,” the 18th- to 19th-century statue from Myanmar (formerly Burma) on view in one of two newly renovated galleries at the Walters Art Museum, his trotters were the size of small paddles — and just as flat. That’s because he wanted to leave...

  • Flying Dog puts new Frederick brewery plans on 'permanent hold,' eyes distillery

    Flying Dog puts new Frederick brewery plans on 'permanent hold,' eyes distillery

    Flying Dog Brewery, Maryland’s largest producer of craft beer, has placed its major expansion plans “on permanent hold” because of recent and much-debated legislation regarding state brewery regulations, chief executive Jim Caruso said in a statement on Friday. Late last year, Flying Dog purchased...

  • Controversial Ukrainian pianist performs at BSO this weekend

    Controversial Ukrainian pianist performs at BSO this weekend

    More than a year ago, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra hired pianist Valentina Lisitsa to be this weekend's soloist in a Mozart concerto, based on her musical reputation and her unique position as an uber-YouTube phenomenon who has chalked up 95 million views of her performance clips. The Lisitsa...

  • 'Gotham' recap: Jerome is back, and he's officially the Joker

    'Gotham' recap: Jerome is back, and he's officially the Joker

    Jerome’s back, and all hell is about to break loose. In other words, “Gotham” is good again. “Mad City: Smile Like You Mean It” was one of the best “Gotham” episodes aired recently. Sure, the bringing back villains from the dead trope has been played out more than Jerome’s laugh track, but this...

  • 'The Wire': Where are they now?

    'The Wire': Where are they now?

    Have you ever found yourself wondering, "Where's Wallace?" Turns out, he was starring in a little movie called "Creed." In honor of the 15th anniversary of "The Wire," see what the series' stars have been up to for the past decade and a half.

  • 20 years after Tupac Shakur's death, remembering his Baltimore beginnings

    20 years after Tupac Shakur's death, remembering his Baltimore beginnings

    Legendary rapper Tupac Shakur died 20 years ago today, six days after being shot on the Las Vegas strip. Although his career was centered around the West Coast, Tupac spent a portion of his youth in Baltimore, where he attended Dunbar High School and Baltimore School for the Arts. The following...

  • 'The Good Place' recap: All aboard the Ethics Express

    'The Good Place' recap: All aboard the Ethics Express

    Good morning, class. Today on “The Good Place,” we’re going to learn whether it’s better to run over a friend wearing hideous boots or five strangers just trying to make a living. Chidi’s lesson plan focuses on the “trolley problem,” the famous ethical dilemma of either allowing a runaway train...

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