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  • Oft overlooked Battle of North Point again slighted by PBS documentary

    Despite its promotion by The Sun last week, the recent PBS television program about the War of 1812 once again ignored the Battle of North Point, which was fought in 1814 around the area of what is now Dundalk-Edgemere. This seemed like a deliberate...
  • 10spot: Dew Tour and nine other favorites this week

    10spot: Dew Tour and nine other favorites this week
    1. Dew Tour 2011 I will never be cool enough to be a skateboarder. Or a BMXer. Generally, extreme sports ... out. But that doesn’t mean I can’t watch pros such as Bucky Lasek, Shaun White and Ryan Nyquist do their action-sports thing for the...
  • Disappointing PBS documentary on the War of 1812

    The Public Broadcasting Service recently presented a two-hour documentary on the War of 1812, the so-called "forgotten war." Well, they forgot to include the Battle of North Point, one of the few land battles the Americans won against the British....
  • Baltimore's Theatre Project is still radical at 40

    Baltimore's Theatre Project is still radical at 40
    The headline on a 1972 article in The Baltimore Sun neatly summed up the recently formed Theatre Project: "New and radical — and free." Today, the intimate venue on Preston Street still offers plenty of theatrical experiences that qualify as new...
  • HBO's Harry Belafonte biography is one sweet song of a film

    HBO's Harry Belafonte biography is one sweet song of a film
    One measure of a great biography is that you start into it thinking you know the subject. and by the end of it, you admit to yourself that you knew only the tip of the iceberg. "Sing Your Song," n HBO documentary film on the life and word of Harry...
  • Freedom Ride revisited: Looking forward, but seeing the past in a mirror

    Freedom Ride revisited: Looking forward, but seeing the past in a mirror
    We are on the 2011 Student Freedom Riders bus rolling toward Augusta, Ga., watching "The Murder of Emmett Till," a PBS documentary on the savage 1955 lynching of a black boy in the nothing town of Money, Miss. On the old newsreel footage, white person...
  • Learning the tricks of Baltimore's 'Tradesmen'

    Learning the tricks of Baltimore's 'Tradesmen'
    Richard Yeagley fueled his punchy new film, "The Tradesmen: Making an Art of Work," with a fierce hometown nostalgia. This first-time documentary maker grew up near Loch Raven High School — he's a 2002 graduate — and went to Stevenson...
  • Movie review: 'The Tradesmen' celebrates the salt of the earth — or asphalt

    Movie review: 'The Tradesmen' celebrates the salt of the earth — or asphalt
    "The Tradesmen: Making an Art of Work" is a potent grass-roots documentary — and it's all the stronger because its leaves of grass poke up through the asphalt. Writer-director-editor Richard Yeagley salutes the virtuoso craft, practical...
  • Senior events in Howard County

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, go shopping, sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9...
  • Catonsville native has escaped death twice while filming sharks

    Catonsville native has escaped death twice while filming sharks
    Nick Caloyianis has cheated death by shark at least twice in his career as an award-winning underwater videographer. Somewhere in his basement are the jaws of a bull shark that almost tore off his foot in 1993. And sitting in his neatly manicured...
  • Your turn: Should the Ravens do 'Hard Knocks' if HBO asks?

    Your turn: Should the Ravens do 'Hard Knocks' if HBO asks?
    It’s starting to look as if the NFL lockout will affect training camps this summer, but that hasn’t stopped speculation about which team will be the focus of HBO’s popular documentary series, “Hard Knocks.” So far, teams...
  • Clarksville: Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble concert March 25 will be music to your ears

    Is the sound of a woodwind instrument skillfully played sweet music to your ears? Then, you will definitely want to hear the third annual Regional Repertory Wind Ensemble Sunday March 25 at 3 p.m. The ensemble is composed of high school musicians from...