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  • Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor

    Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor
    Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
  • Miller Libraries Enchanted Garden

    Miller Libraries Enchanted Garden
    It’s been a couple of growing seasons since the Enchanted Garden at Howard County’s Miller Branch Library has taken root, its trees and bushes branching, perennials spreading, annuals blossoming and edibles bursting with nutrients and flavor....
  • Zombie Gras attracts living dead in Baltimore

    Zombie Gras attracts living dead in Baltimore
    A gala of gore attracted a human figure adorned with sharp plastic claws and accompanied by a little fake blood cocktail sauce. Baltimore's Zombie Gras is that kind of event. The fourth annual celebration of creative decomposition and masterful makeup...
  • Pasadena artist's body of work is the human form

    Pasadena artist's body of work is the human form
    Ashley Gable of Pasadena paints her artwork on an unusual canvas: the human body. "I think body painting is a very challenging medium," said Gable, 21, "because it takes the 2-D work that you would put onto a canvas, and it makes it come to life."...
  • To protect and serve [Commentary]

    To protect and serve [Commentary]
    Growing up in Baltimore, a small, but major city in America, I never thought much about jobs in the business of protecting and serving. In elementary school, I attended a small private Baptist church-school in Baltimore. Instead of allowing the students...
  • Havre de Grace egg hunt passes in a flash

    Havre de Grace egg hunt passes in a flash
    In less than a minute, it was over. An estimated 350 to 400 children swarmed through Millard Tydings Memorial Park in Havre de Grace, grabbing about 7,000 eggs in 55 seconds on a picture-perfect Saturday afternoon. The event was the Havre de Grace...
  • 'Glee' recap: 'Tina in the Sky with Diamonds'

    'Glee' recap: 'Tina in the Sky with Diamonds'
    As I write this, I’m still trying to process the emotional promo I just witnessed for the Cory Monteith tribute episode coming next week. More about that later. Tonight we were treated to, in my humble opinion, a much better “part two”...
  • 'Pretty Little Liars' recap, 'Grave New World'

    'Pretty Little Liars' recap, 'Grave New World'
    Nothing says Halloween like a party in a graveyard in one of television's scariest cities. Coming off of the best reveal in "Pretty Little Liars" history during the summer finale, it was time for a special hour dedicated to picking up where the show...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Indifference'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Indifference'
    I know I've been harping on how little has happened so far in Season 4 of "The Walking Dead," and at times that was because I was dozing off or not paying enough attention, but I was focused from start to finish during Sunday night's new episode,...
  • 'American Horror Story: Coven' recap: 'Fearful Pranks Ensue'

    'American Horror Story: Coven' recap: 'Fearful Pranks Ensue'
    "Who's the baddest witch in town?" -- Fiona Fiona may be the baddest witch, but her time on top has left a trail of dead people in her wake. And as she ages and her powers wane, she seems more ready than ever to play fast and loose with people's lives,...
  • Wintertime has its own holidays, but they mostly fall flat [column]

    For a lot of years now, I've been convinced that somewhere between Halloween and the week before Thanksgiving, American society largely grinds to a halt for the holiday season. Aside from essential activities, just about every waking hour is consumed...
  • Seniors in need could use a hand from Santa's helpers [Carney]

    We said goodbye to Daylight Savings Time, Halloween, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, and  hello to fallen leaves, early darkness — and now the season for giving. At the Parkville Senior Center, the Adopt-a-Senior and Food Drive is underway again...