| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:35 AM
It happened during his senior year at North Carroll High School, John Patrick Barry recalled.
As Mark Twain, the Asian-American actor wore a lot of makeup, a wig with hair everywhere and a fake mustache.
It was his favorite role of his high school...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Anne Arundel County Police are warning drivers to expect heavy traffic on Saturday, especially in Annapolis and Crownsville.
A number of events are expected to draw thousands to the area on Saturday, including the U.S. Powerboat Show in Annapolis, the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:42 PM
When some folks want to take a trip back in time, they read a book. Jonathan Yoke, a 25-year-old engineer, straps on a pair of tights and becomes Alfonso d'Este Duca di Ferrara.
As an actor in the annual Maryland Renaissance Festival, Yoke will...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Chautauqua is the name, and living history is the game. This weekend, the Maryland Humanities Council begin its 19th annual Chautauqua tour throughout the state, starting with free performances on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:57 PM
A combination of feather-covered body armor, 5-foot wings and a sharp helmet make for a wardrobe more suited to a Roman soldier than a football fan. But for Pasadena resident Roderick Allman, 39, the suit allows him to become "Ravenous Maximus" on the...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Every year, Terry Brukiewa transforms himself from the grant accountant for the Howard County Public School System to King Francis I of France for the last weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival in October.
"It entirely changes your attitude, the...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 4:22 PM
So, where is everyone going out to eat this weekend? It feels like EATING weather, doesn't it? I'm in the mood for big soups and fried oysters. Who has reservations, who's staying in? Who has been trying to get a......
| Oct 23, 2011
| 6:54 AM
On any given day at the Maryland Renaissance Festival, there is a seemingly endless combination of actors and performers dressed in period clothing, demonstrating period activities. And from stage combat to leather working, from longbow building to a flea...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:29 AM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday unless otherwise noted)
The Debt (Wednesday)
Seven Days in Utopia
Shark Night 3D
Basketball Wives LA (series debut; 8 p.m. Monday; VH1)
| Aug 28, 2011
| 9:02 AM
Send info about openings and closings to firstname.lastname@example.org.
•The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds will re-open Sunday at noon following an inspection of the grounds and rides.
•The Town of Ocean City will...
| Aug 25, 2011
The Maryland State Fair returns this year Aug. 26-Sept. 5, to the state fairgrounds, in Timonium. As always, there will be lots of midway rides, 4-H contests and live entertainment. Highlights include performances by Selena Gomez (Aug. 26), Blake...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 10:44 AM
b's rundown of everything going down this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Attack the Block
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
Our Idiot Brother
Monday Night Football: Preseason: Chicago at NY Giants (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN)