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  • Design by the book

    Design by the book
    You have to study the piece called "Inversion" for a minute to fully appreciate the joke. Jim Rosenau, an artist based in Berkeley, Calif., has crafted a fully functional and aesthetically appealing bookshelf from five volumes. Three tomes are used for...
  • Laurel Mill Playhouse unveils a mystery in 'The Hollow'

    Laurel Mill Playhouse unveils a mystery in 'The Hollow'
    In 1950, after 30 years of keeping good company, Dame Agatha Christie decided she didn't much like Inspector Poirot in "The Hollow." So she simply axed the tidy little Belgian from her stage adaptation of the mystery, which is currently playing under...
  • Centerstage gets a fresh start with a topical lineup

    Centerstage gets a fresh start with a topical lineup
    The big news in Baltimore theater this season is the arrival of British-born Kwame Kwei-Armah, who is taking the helm as the new artistic director of Centerstage (700 N. Calvert St., 410-332-0033). Kwei-Armah, who replaces Irene Lewis, has said he's...
  • Colonial Players' 'Unexpected Guest' is mysterious opener

    Colonial Players' season opener of Agatha Christie's "The Unexpected Guest" begins with several minutes of suspenseful darkness, before a stranger enters the unlit house and shines his flashlight on a woman holding a gun. The stage lights brighten to...
  • Author Karen Rose debuts new romantic suspense series set in Baltimore

    Author Karen Rose debuts new romantic suspense series set in Baltimore
    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. Rose...
  • Appreciation: Peter Falk's Columbo rivaled best Brit detectives

    Appreciation: Peter Falk's Columbo rivaled best Brit detectives
    Peter Falk had a fine career on the stage and in feature films. His crazed comic performance in "The In-Laws" alone would guarantee a major appreciation from film critics and scholars. But it is his network television work in the 1970s as a modest, sly,...
  • County Digest

    Auditions •The Colonial Players will hold auditions for its production of the Agatha Christie mystery "The Unexpected Guest" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday, July 17-18, at 2132 Reynard Court, Annapolis. Roles are available for seven men age 19 to 50s...
  • Tom's Reindeer Run supports Sarah's House at Fort Meade

    Share your good news and events with the community. Contact Laurel Leader editorial assistant Pat Farmer, paf1@patuxent.com, or phone and fax 410-332-6653. $6 sale — Hosted by Laurel Regional Hospital Auxiliary, Fri., Nov. 18, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., J.R....
  • TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America

    TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY David Suchet discusses his 25-year tenure...
  • Actress Lauren Bacall dead at 89

    Actress Lauren Bacall dead at 89
    Lauren Bacall, the smoky-voiced movie legend who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle in "To Have and Have Not," has died at the age of 89, according to her family. Her death was confirmed by Robbert de Klerk, the co-managing partner of the Humphrey...
  • For Bruce Boxleitner, a personal code shaped by Marshal Dillon

     For Bruce Boxleitner, a personal code shaped by Marshal Dillon
    You might say Bruce Boxleitner owes his career to Marshal Dillon. As a young actor in Hollywood, Boxleitner was taken under the wing of TV superstar James Arness, who had played the heroic marshal on "Gunsmoke." "He changed my life," said Boxleitner....
  • TV Picks: 'Altman,' 'Poirot,' Cartoon Hangover shorts, 'The Killing'

    TV Picks: 'Altman,' 'Poirot,' Cartoon Hangover shorts, 'The Killing'
    "Altman" (Epix, Wednesday). Ron Mann, the director of the documentaries "Twist" and "Comic Book Confidential," has made a movie about Robert Altman. There is no American director working in my lifetime whose work has meant more to me than Altman, and...