| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:35 PM
The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage will celebrate its 75th anniversary starting April 28 with tours of some of the state's most lustrous historic gems.
Included in the anniversary tour are Whitehall, the home of 18th-century Gov. Horatio Sharpe, in...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:40 PM
A handwritten draft of one of Edgar Allan Poe's earliest poems and a letter to author Washington Irving are among a handful of items that will be part of an exhibit opening April 26 at a Richmond, Va., museum devoted to the writer.
"This is the kind of...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:50 PM
On a rain-soaked, foggy night that could have come straight from the novels they were crafting, several members of Cockeysville Library's Teen Writers Club met last week to exchange ideas, inspiration and encouragement.
The group, which meets on...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Well, they can't all be winners.
Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" on AMC took a step back from last week's installment, when ten zombies were iced and many more had face time.
This week, we spent about 55 minutes (including commercial...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:13 AM
When she was growing up, Ellen Potter was an avid reader, and nothing thrilled her more than settling down with her well-worn copy of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic 1911 children's novel, "The Secret Garden."
The book's heroine, 10-year-old Mary...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Baltimore's two-year commemoration of the War of 1812 began dramatically Saturday at the site of the British bombardment of Fort McHenry.
Students from the Baltimore School for the Arts chose the fort for their open-air staging of "Fighting for Freedom,"...
| May 9, 2012
If you have a yearning for farm fresh fruits, vegetables and products, you're in luck. This week marks the opening of all the Howard County farmers markets located at several library branches, Oakland Mills Village Center and Howard County General...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:08 AM
John Cusack didn't come to Baltimore when preparing to play Edgar Allan Poe in "The Raven."
In fact, he says he's never been here.
But when asked whether this city, Boston, Philadelphia, New York or Richmond has dibs on the author's reputation, Cusack,...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Just a few days before their live performances of "The Nutcracker," the intensity and concentration were evident on the faces of the teenage performers at the Carroll County Dance Center in Sykesville.
Each of the cast members at this rehearsal had...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:37 AM
"Argo" (R). In 1979, after Iranian revolutionaries storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans trapped. With Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and Alan Arkin. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...
| Nov 17, 2012
The holiday season wouldn't be the holiday season without colorful music and dance events.
And, just as department stores break out the Christmas decorations earlier and earlier, some performing arts organizations get into the swing before Thanksgiving....
| Apr 5, 2010
| 4:22 AM
The new episode opens on the coattails of the last one, with Trump asking the teams to choose project managers immediately after the last boardroom. Michael nominates Rod to be project manager. Selita, who's wearing really, really, really high-heeled...