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  • Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'

    Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'
    At the start of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel "Dracula," a London lawyer named Harker visits Transylvania to facilitate a real estate deal for a mysterious count who desires new digs in England. Not anything freshly built, or even modestly rehabbed, mind...
  • Look out, 'Dracula' is in your neck of the woods [Review]

    Look out, 'Dracula' is in your neck of the woods [Review]
    "Dracula" seems right at home among the ruins of the Patapsco Female Institute high above Ellicott City. Thanks to the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's outdoor staging, the vampire has taken up residence at this wooded site. It makes for the perfect...
  • Celebrating Halloween with a taste of Marschner's opera 'Der Vampyr'

    Celebrating Halloween with a taste of Marschner's opera 'Der Vampyr'
    In lieu of my Wednesday Midweek Madness post, I figured I would wait a day so I could take note of Halloween. And what better way than with a little bite from Heinrich Marschner's "Der Vampyr"? This 1828 opera, which had some popularity back in the day,...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap, Bone for Tuna

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap, Bone for Tuna
    "Life's better with friends." - Gyp Rosetti Like most men, Nucky Thompson dreams about bacon. Unlike most men, he also dreams about dead choirboys. Yes, the whole "assassinating your surrogate son" thing is finally starting to catch up to Nucky, and it's...
  • Halloween gathering at Westminster Hall raises spirit of Poe, and some cash

    Halloween gathering at Westminster Hall raises spirit of Poe, and some cash
    A gal with a meat cleaver embedded in her head. A living skeleton. Lots of witches, with pointy hats and long noses. And plenty of guys dressed like your host for the evening, the estimable author and, though dead for 162 years, favorite son of old...
  • Baltimore libraries will soon check out Nooks in addition to books

    Baltimore libraries will soon check out Nooks in addition to books
    After Crystal Langdon checks out 22 books from her library on Reisterstown Road on Wednesday, she plans to carry them home on the Metro in her purse. And preteen boys enrolled at St. Ignatius Loyola Academy may soon be able to leave their book bags at...
  • FX's 'The Strain' offers more gore than story

    At the same time "The Strain" was in development, a commercial in heavy rotation showed three catty middle-schoolers stalking a chubby guy on a diet. Whenever he contemplated a calorie-drenched monstrosity, they'd pipe in with a rapid-fire "Ew!"...
  • Starz, FremantleMedia North America Developing Neil Gaiman 'American Gods' Series

    Starz is developing an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's urban fantasy novel "American Gods" with Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for FremantleMedia North America. The pilot script will be penned by Fuller ("Hannibal") and Green ("The River"). If the project...
  • Grim Kilmainham Gaol, a treasure of Irish independence

    Grim Kilmainham Gaol, a treasure of Irish independence
    It is not often that a prison is a must-see tourist attraction. Welcome to Dublin, where the Kilmainham Gaol is a national treasure. It has been called an Irish Bastille. The aging prison, last used in 1924, is a monument forever linked to the Irish...
  • Our culture behind Wisconsin girls' stabbing case

    Our culture behind Wisconsin girls' stabbing case
    What kind of culture produced those two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged with stabbing a classmate 19 times? Our culture. The 12-year-olds were charged as adults. Police said they wanted to kill their classmate so they could cement a pact with an...
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  • John Kass: Our culture behind Wisconsin girls' stabbing case

    What kind of culture produced those two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged with stabbing a classmate 19 times? Our culture. The 12-year-olds were charged as adults. Police said they wanted to kill their classmate so they could cement a pact with an...