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  • Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more

    Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more
    MOVIES OPENING A Better Life Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part The Trip Winnie the Pooh NOTABLE TV Eureka (season premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, Syfy) MLB Home Run Derby (special, 8 p.m. Monday, ESPN) Warehouse 13 (season premiere, 9 p.m. Monday, Syfy)...
  • Ultimate Baltimore 2011: Best of the City results

    Ultimate Baltimore 2011: Best of the City results
    BEST CELEBRITY: John Waters Before "The Wire" made Baltimore the cultural proxy for dysfunctional locales, John Waters' sense of the absurd put our often-incorrigible and provincially original burg on the map with movies such as "Hairspray," "Polyester"...
  • Looking for LOL at the Contemporary Museum

    Looking for LOL at the Contemporary Museum
    When Sue Spaid started her job as the Contemporary Museum's executive director in November, she said she wouldn't be offering "an easy art experience." But she didn't say it couldn't be fun, or even funny. And that's the point of her first show at the...
  • Table Talk: Chazz to open for previews by the slice

    Table Talk: Chazz to open for previews by the slice
    It's the opening of the year, so far. Chazz: A Bronx Original opens Friday in Harbor East. If you haven't received your VIP invitations, don't panic. The grand opening isn't until June 23. But the "soft opening" will give Baltimore diners (think of them...
  • Baltimore's outdoor summer film series overflow with personality

    Baltimore's outdoor summer film series overflow with personality
    What's the best way to fill an open space with smiles for a summer night? Fit in a big, bright movie screen, and hundreds are sure to follow. Every summer, in every corner of Baltimore, the light of the silvery moon turns outdoor silver screens into...
  • These are a few of their favorite films

    Programming for open-air festivals is like programming for neighborhood theaters: You've got to know your audience. The Little Italy Outdoor Film Festival almost started a mini-riot one year when organizers decided not to open with "Moonstruck." Never...
  • Like/dislike: Loring Cornish

    Like/dislike: Loring Cornish
    With a few shards of glass, tile and other discarded bits, Loring Cornish can re-create his world into a shimmering mosaic wonderland.  After growing up in Reservoir Hill and studying at Morgan State University, he has established himself as an artist,...
  • Baltimore man goes from museum waiter to museum artist

    Baltimore man goes from museum waiter to museum artist
    Five years ago, Shawn Theron was waiting tables and managing the bar of the Joy America Cafe inside the American Visionary Art Museum. Today, his work is hanging on the gallery walls. He says it's all because his beloved grandmother — who raised...
  • Table Talk: Bobby Flay's burger is matriculating at College Park

    Table Talk: Bobby Flay's burger is matriculating at College Park
    Did you hear the one about the hamburger that went to college? Bobby's Burger Palace opens Thursday in College Park, the seventh in a small but quickly expanding group of restaurants launched in July 2008 by the chef, restaurateur and television...
  • American Visionary Art Museum brings San Francisco to Baltimore

    American Visionary Art Museum brings San Francisco to Baltimore
    When Scott Weaver's alcoholic father walked away from his family to live on the streets, the then-9-year-old boy found solace in working on an assignment for his fourth-grade class to a create a sculpture from toothpicks. Forty-two years later, Weaver is...
  • Mr. Rain's Fun House: Fall menu

    Mr. Rain's Fun House: Fall menu
    Mr. Rain's Fun House, the restaurant in the American Visionary Art Museum, is sprucing up for fall. It's pretty spruce already, though. Starting Oct. 6, chef Bill Buszinksi is rolling out an opening-weekend chef's tasting menu inspired by the harvest...
  • Cheap theater, free museums and performances: Cheap Trick Thursday

    Cheap theater, free museums and performances: Cheap Trick Thursday
    Here are a few reminders for ways to gorge yourself on cultural experiences without blowing your entertainment budget. Sat., Sept. 24 is the Smithsonian's Museum Day, with free admission at institutions all across the country. Go to the Museum Day...