| Aug 18, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Since moving to Carroll County last fall, Terry Pitt has found herself immersed in pastries and books.
As the founder of The Stone Soup Foundation, a nonprofit that provides meals for the homeless and people in need in Carroll County, Pitt raises money...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 4:00 AM
To Zac, my son:
As you prepare to enter college, one of your childhood pleasures — the "Harry Potter" books and movies — is ending in theaters around the world. What a journey author J.K. Rowling provided for you and millions of young...
| Aug 25, 2011
The lingering effects of racism percolate through Alonzo D. LaMont Jr.'s "Zulu Fits." Although the production directed by the playwright at Heralds of Hope Theater has some rough edges, it's a thoughtful play about how young African-Americans are...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 2:40 PM
When science center directors from around the country gather in Baltimore this month for their annual conference, they'll be able to see one of the largest scientific instruments ever made: a full-scale mock-up of the James Webb Space Telescope.
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Does the approach of autumn's more rigid schedules and cooling temperatures seem like too much to bear? Give the excitement of summer one last hurrah. Take a vicarious wild ride with these volumes of international thrills.
by Matt Potter...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:35 AM
When most people think of Halloween, images of pumpkins, witches and ghosts usually come to mind. Whether you like to be scared senseless in a haunted house, learn more about true ghost stories or prefer a simple hayride on the farm to pick out pumpkins,...
| Oct 11, 2011
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is always looking for intriguing ways to lure new audiences into exploring the classics. For the company's current production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," director Ian Gallanar is inviting patrons in as specters....
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Twelve years ago, Walters Art Museum curator Will Noel opened a parcel and discovered what he calls "Archimedes' brain in a box."
Thus began a search for buried treasure — in this case, the lost writings of Archimedes of Syracuse, a famed Greek...
| Oct 18, 2011
Students at Glenwood Middle School will be spending this evening reading. Students are planning an evening in the media center, with pillows, blankets, and a few of their favorite books, magazines, or graphic novels, as part of their fourth annual...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:40 PM
If life is a banquet, playwright and actor Al Letson doesn't let a crumb go to waste.
"I do a lot of autobiographical work," said the author of "Crumbs," currently on the boards at Theatre Project. "I am concerned with the truth, if not the literal...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:23 AM
Jonette Butler wants something understood: Balticon is not a comic book convention.
"It's nothing like a comic book convention," said the chairwoman of this weekend's Balticon 45, which started Thursday and will run nearly continuously through 4 p.m....
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:25 AM
Should you spy a bunch of folks in hockey masks hanging around Hunt Valley this weekend, don't go looking for a game.
The area will be crawling with dozens, if not scores, of aspiring Jasons, the masked killer and overwhelmingly demonic presence of the...