| May 11, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Pizza restaurant Joe Squared and Leinenkugel's Beer Hall will become the latest additions to Power Plant Live's $10 million upgrade, officials announced Wednesday.
The downtown entertainment hub, which is in the middle of a multimillion-dollar upgrade,...
| Dec 15, 2011
Christmas is a sacred day to many, a time to celebrate with friends and family. You'd think comedians would make fun of it at their own peril.
But no less an authority than John Waters, an unabashed Christmas fan who will be bringing his "A John Waters...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:32 PM
If you want to get folks fired up about Renaissance theater, poking fun at William Shakespeare is one way to do it.
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is doing that now with the second half of its ninth summer season, the parody "The Complete Works of...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Nothing puts as much strain on a friendship as witnessing the friend hook-up, especially when you don’t approve of the potential pairing. From the onset of this soon-to-be disaster featuring two of your friends, you’re keenly aware that...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Irreverent comedian and bad-girl author Chelsea Handler has turned her popular memoir, "Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea," into a new sitcom that makes its debut tonight. The NBC series, "Are You There, Chelsea?" stars Laura Prepon as Handler, while...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:21 PM
When Scott Burkholder wanted to raise money to create a mural showing the word "love" spelled out in hand gestures, he turned to the power of the crowd.
Burkholder, the executive director of the Baltimore Love Project, launched a giving campaign online...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 2:05 PM
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...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:29 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When Karen Rose enrolled at the University of Maryland, the one thing she knew was that she "didn't want to dissect."
It's a funny confession for an author who has written a 494-page novel about a killer who tortures victims with a filleting knife.
| Jun 14, 2011
Paula Poundstone's life might have turned out much differently if her mother had been an early riser. "It would have ruined everything," says the comedienne with a laugh.
"I was the youngest in my family," she explains by phone from her home in Santa...
| Jun 17, 2011
'Moving at the Speed of Life'
The Dignity Players presents this one-woman show, written and performed by Kris Valerio, July 7-10 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. The show addresses issues including technological...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Poor California has suffered its share of unnatural disasters at the movies — everything from giant ants and radiated octopuses to body-snatching space pods and English-mangling Terminators. So it's good to see someone finally sending in the Marines...