| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:35 AM
If performers generally need to be quick on their feet, that's especially the case for Rhythmic Circus. Its energetic show "Feet Don't Fail Me Now!" — part of the Columbia Festival of the Arts that runs through June 29 — is likely to get the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The racy, mega-selling novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," by E. L. James, has spawned a stage parody that is heading to Baltimore.
"50 Shades! The Musical," which has been quite a hit in Chicago, New York and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, will be performed...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 6:36 AM
For the past 10 years, the annual CCBC Women's Expo has attracted 1,200 to 1,500 people per day for a weekend of motivational speakers, workshops and booths for and by women.
This year, organizers want to give the number a boost.
"We've been pretty...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Summer is a good time to catch professional dancers with Howard County roots on hometown visits between gigs. Some are now dancing professionally in other parts of the country, and others are gearing up for big fall tours.
Ashley Blair Fitzgerald is...
| Aug 29, 2014
The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com.
Monday Night Cabaret Series
REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Bummed that you're not heading out of the city for the long weekend? Instead of dreaming up lies about yachts, glamping and other nonexistent Labor Day weekend plans, head to one of the five festivals going on around Chicago this weekend. There's plenty...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently:
A seven-night Caribbean cruise with a balcony cabin for just $549 per person double occupancy is a good deal. The Online Vacation...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:41 PM
The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, the oldest Fringe Festival in the United States, announced its officers and board members for 2014-15 following its annual board retreat this month.
This next Fringe, by the way, is May 13-26, 2015,...
| Aug 21, 2014
EUSTIS — Women believe their friendships are longer, stronger and deeper than men's. So when Mindy Kaling thought about writing a play about friendship, she got together with her best friend, Brenda Withers.
They wrote "Matt and Ben," a comedy...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:16 AM
Organizers of the Annapolis Fringe Festival have launched a crowdfunding campaign leading up to the October event.
With the fourth Fringe Festival scheduled for Oct. 4, event organizers said Thursday they are hoping to raise $5,200 through a Kickstarter...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:24 AM
(Reuters) - An Irish-American stand-up comedian has dramatically increased the size of his potential audience by learning to perform his act in Mandarin Chinese.
Des Bishop, 38, left his home in Dublin and moved to China in 2013 for a year to immerse...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Anyone who loves theater in the Orlando area knows instantly what the word “Fringe” means.
Just say the word to a theater-going crowd, and someone will say the full title: the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, held every May...