| Sep 20, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Expecting the usual entertaining evening delivered by talented players at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, I found instead a life-affirming, near-religious experience watching "The Color Purple" — a musical epic tracing one woman's journey from...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:37 PM
As autumn turns the Manhattan air crisp and cool, Broadway is gearing up for another season. In the 2012-2013 lineup are new plays, star-driven revivals, lavish musicals and shows inspired by movies, books, TV shows and one very well-known comic strip....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:17 AM
Want to rub shoulders with authors from this weekend's Baltimore Book Festival?
Hotel Monaco Baltimore, 2 N. Charles St., is hosting a Mix and Mingle event, Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the living room area of the boutique hotel.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Three decades and more than 25 films into his directing career, and Barry Levinson is still mining his hometown for movie ideas.
But his latest film, a horror-mystery about a murderous parasite let loose in the Chesapeake Bay, is about as far removed...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:50 AM
1) Rachel L. Swarns: While Michelle Obama is not expected to attend the Baltimore Book Festival, author Rachel L. Swarns will be meeting fans at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bank of America Literary Salon, where she'll be happy to discuss her book,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Coming unstuck in time, Pamela Regis was investigating the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime. When the clocks struck 13, she dreamt she went to ... to Manderley? — no, McDaniel.
Strange as it might seem, Regis' dream of jumbled-up...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:31 AM
As teachers bustled around the Lansdowne Middle School library setting up a webcam and projector Wednesday afternoon, 15 antsy students chatted away, adding to the energized atmosphere of the room.
Then the lights dimmed. The chatter stopped.
On an 8-...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 8:40 AM
J.K. Rowling, who created the fabulously successful Harry Potter series of book -- and movies -- will publish her first adult novel, Little, Brown and Co. announced today. The title, date for worldwide publication and further details about the novel will...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 8:07 PM
A movie, workshops and visits by several national Random House authors will all be part of the annual Random House Book Fair, to be held Friday and Saturday, March 2-3, at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster..
The book fair draws...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Tom Miley, a media specialist for Baltimore County Public Schools, relayed something of an odd desire to a group of summer school reading students at Ridgely Middle School in Lutherville on Wednesday, July 25.
"My goal in two or three years is to be...
| Aug 1, 2012
Kurt Delker found a unique way to spend time with his family and see a part of America this summer.
He went bicycling across Iowa with his 82-year-old father and 15-year-old son as part of the RAGBRAI (the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:20 AM
De’Andre L. McCullough, the young protagonist of the book “The Corner”, which chronicled a year on a drug-plagued street corner in West Baltimore and was turned into an HBO miniseries, died Wednesday of an apparent overdose in...