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  • Harry's education, and yours: A father sends his son off to college, with wisdom from a boy wizard

    Harry's education, and yours: A father sends his son off to college, with wisdom from a boy wizard
    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...
  • Phantom pains of racial wrongs haunt 'Zulu Fits'

    Phantom pains of racial wrongs haunt 'Zulu Fits'
    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...
  • Full-scale model of Webb Telescope coming to Inner Harbor

    Full-scale model of Webb Telescope coming to Inner Harbor
    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. Northrop...
  • Unwind with these worldly webs of intrigue for fall

    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. "Outlaws Inc." by Matt Potter...
  • Harford County has fun-filled Halloween adventures for the entire family

    Harford County has fun-filled Halloween adventures for the entire family
    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,...
  • 'Our Town' finds new life under the open skies

    'Our Town' finds new life under the open skies
    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....
  • Walters researchers decode the secrets of the Archimedes Palimpsest

    Walters researchers decode the secrets of the Archimedes Palimpsest
    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...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg: Glenwood Middle School students ready for fourth annual Literature Lock-In

    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...
  • Playing with 'Crumbs'

    Playing with 'Crumbs'
    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...
  • At Balticon, it's all about science fiction and fantasy

    At Balticon, it's all about science fiction and fantasy
    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....
  • Monster-Mania: Jason goes to Hunt Valley

    Monster-Mania: Jason goes to Hunt Valley
    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...
  • Duff Goldman is California dreaming

    Duff Goldman is California dreaming
    Duff Goldman has just baked a cake of Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon. And it looks just like the city's most famous landmark — right up to the statue of the nation's first president that stands atop its tower and down to the fine...