| Oct 3, 2011
| 10:43 AM
Towson University's new $11 million gateway off Towsontown Boulevard is nearly complete, and those involved with the project say it's a key element in setting the campus identity.
Kevin King, architect for Ayers Saint Gross, said in 2003 that visitors...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:17 PM
LONDON - The exterior of Westminster Abbey is imposing and grandiose.
Our plan was simple: Pay the admission, stick our heads inside to see what it looked like, and then quickly duck out and move on to a museum.
The museum never happened.
| May 14, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Joyce Redman, a two-time Oscar-nominated Irish-born actress whose erotically charged dinner-eating scene opposite Albert Finney was a highlight of the bawdy 1963 British film comedy "Tom Jones," has died. She was 96.
Redman died Thursday in Kent, England...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Natalie Dormer, who played Anne Boleyn in Showtime's "The Tudors," joins the cast of HBO's "Game of Thrones."...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:37 PM
There is so much “business” that the fourth big comic book movie adaptation of the summer has to take care of that frankly, it's astounding that director Joe “Jumanji” Johnston is able to take care of it all, and with style. ...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
While Anna Netrebko might be the opera world's fast-rising "it" girl of the moment, unexpected drama came elsewhere during Tuesday night's staging of the Metropolitan Opera's season-starting production of "Anna Bolena....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Surprised by a trilogy: Hilary Mantel on the discovery that she was writing more than a single novel about Tudor intrigue....
| Apr 17, 2011
Time to buy your souvenir refrigerator magnets and toilet seats — Britain is having a royal wedding. Prince William marries Kate Middleton on April 29. Here are 10 wedding gifts:
1 While actress Grace Kelly's wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:42 PM
It just doesn't seem right watching Natalie Dormer act in contemporary clothing, let alone with her natural blond hair.
"I do quite a lot contemporary stuff," Dormer told me, laughing, during a phone interview from London, "but the American audience...
| May 29, 2011
Complete Works and Correspondence
Edited by Janel Mueller
University of Chicago Press: 648 pp., $65
One of the difficulties of studying Tudor and medieval women is the silence they have left. Medieval people did not write nearly as much...
| Jan 23, 2010
Our book group meets in the Western suburbs. It has been going for 7 years now, and we have a very diverse group- a mix of ages, from 20s to 60s, and various career backgrounds (social work, education, psychology, writing/editing, nannying, medicine,...