| Nov 1, 2013
In just about the same amount of time it takes to drive from Harford County to Ocean City or the Delaware beaches, it's possible to be on the shores of the Garden State.
Though it can serve as a punch line, even without a setup, for jokes about...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:46 PM
When Bowie Community Theatre announced its 2013-2014 season, it promised a bold trio of plays that are largely undiscovered — a move that represented a departure from past seasons.
The company's 47th season opened with a perplexing comedy dealing...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
If you've simply been too busy to read all of the world's great literature, the Columbia Festival of the Arts has got a time-saving program for you.
When the three-member Reduced Shakespeare Company performs "All the Great Books (abridged)" on Saturday,...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Imagine de Tocqueville with a Twitter account. Or maybe Jack Kerouac without a car.
B.J. Hill started walking across the country in March 2008, carrying a then-empty journal and asking people he met if they wanted to write a message to the president they...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Nearly a decade ago, Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith, a Frederick-born playwright, actor and musician who called Baltimore home for several years, began digging into the life of Woody Guthrie. The fruits of that exploration are now onstage in New York....
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Flavorwire has put together an interesting gallery of photos of authors in their young, pre-fame days.
Some drip with irony: a smiling Sylvia Plath, and Jack Kerouac (in a tie!) at Horace Mann. Others are disarmingly cute: Samuel Beckett on his high...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died. He was 89 and had been in failing health.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:53 AM
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David Suchet discusses his 25-year tenure...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 2:51 PM
UPDATED: WESH-Channel 2 reporter Bob Kealing has hit the jackpot in Hollywood.
His book "Tupperware Unsealed" will become a Sandra Bullock movie, The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline.com report.
That's like hitting the Hollywood jackpot twice. Bullock,...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:46 AM
"What a lady," Sentinel columnist Don Boyett wrote when Tupperware legend Brownie Wise died in 1992 at age 79. Boyett remembered the time, in the 1950s, when "Brownie" was a household name in Central Florida.
Her story is well told in Bob Kealing's 2008...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Teamwork was at the top of everyone's mind Monday as the cast and creators - and real-life inspiration of "When the Game Stands Tall" arrived at the ArcLight for the film's premiere. Inspired by the true story of football coach Bob Ladouceur, the De La...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Each week, "Florida Flashback" celebrates our area's past and its preservation. When we travel, we take that love of history along, of course. So here's a vacation postcard from a recent visit to the other west coast — to Monterey Bay in California,...