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Edgar Allan Poe

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  • Celebrity traveler: John Astin heeds call of Aran Islands

    Celebrity traveler: John Astin heeds call of Aran Islands
    Johns Hopkins University students scramble to sign up for a coveted spot in the acting and directing classes taught by John Astin. After all, who wouldn't want to study theatrical techniques with a famous actor? Internationally known for his role as...
  • Lance Armstrong dropped by Nike; where's my refund?

    Lance Armstrong dropped by Nike; where's my refund?
    News that Nike is dropping its sponsorship of tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong brought me back to one of the most poignant sections of his first book, "It's Not About the Bike." Armstrong described the aftermath of his testicular cancer diagnosis in 1996,...
  • 10 Awkward Questions with Bruce Nelson

    10 Awkward Questions with Bruce Nelson
    Bruce Nelson, a longtime Baltimore favorite on the stage, goes macabre for his latest role — the title literary giant in "The Completely Fictional — Utterly True — Final Strange Tale of Edgar Allan Poe." We'll give you a break after...
  • A 'classical revolution' is spreading in Baltimore

    A 'classical revolution' is spreading in Baltimore
    It was a quiet night for a revolution. People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
  • Ravens, the flying kind, not so common in Harford or eastern Maryland

    Ravens, the flying kind, not so common in Harford or eastern Maryland
    Harford County may be the natural habitat for Ravens fans, but it isn't necessarily the best place in Maryland to get a look at the bird for which the Super Bowl-bound team is named. Ravens, described by the Cornell University's Lab of Ornithology as,...
  • Celebration of the Arts puts spotlight on Howard County

    Celebration of the Arts puts spotlight on Howard County
    When Bruce Nelson accepts his Howie Award as Outstanding Artist, it won't be the first time he has walked across the stage at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This actor, who estimates he has appeared in around 12 Rep Stage productions on various...
  • Baltimore sports: From hurrah to harrumph

    Baltimore sports: From hurrah to harrumph
    For Baltimore sports fans, now is the early spring of our discontent. Could it really be that just six weeks ago, we were living in sports fandom ecstasy? The Baltimore Ravens were parading down Pratt Street hoisting a Vince Lombardi Trophy, having won...
  • New large-scale brewery will be Baltimore's first in more than 30 years

    New large-scale brewery will be Baltimore's first in more than 30 years
    The former bottling plant in the Abell neighborhood has been all but abandoned for years. The Beverage Capital Corp. sign outside has faded. The white office walls have yellowed. A nearby mechanic uses the space that used to hold the bottling line as a...
  • Marbella does Edgar Allan Poe: Quoth the Ravens fan, evermore

    Sorry, psychics. I saw in The Baltimore Sun this week that you're going to try to contact Edgar Allan Poe from beyond the grave next month. Nice idea, hope it makes some money to save his house. But I beat you to it. I stopped by Westminster Hall this...
  • Tradition of the Poe Toaster may be nevermore

    Tradition of the Poe Toaster may be nevermore
    Even in a city defiantly proud of its quirks, the Poe Toaster stood out. Every year for more than half a century, in the early-morning hours of Jan. 19, a mysterious figure would quietly leave three roses and a half-emptied bottle of cognac on the...
  • Psychics to try and summon spirit of Edgar Allan Poe

    Psychics to try and summon spirit of Edgar Allan Poe
    Mr. Poe, the microphone is yours. A group of selected mediums and psychics will be spending a March weekend trying to reach Edgar Allan Poe, the literary giant and creator of the modern detective story who has made Baltimore his permanent home since...
  • Top Halloween events

    Top Halloween events
    Here's where the coolest zombies, vampires and other ghouls will be hanging out this weekend As befits a city that counts Edgar Allan Poe among its favorite sons, Baltimore puts on quite the show every Halloween. Whether it's through late-night tours...