| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:33 AM
This past weekend in Fairhaven, Mass., I had a chance to catch Mick Foley doing standup comedy.
I have seen him before, at "The Improv" after Summerslam 2012 in Toronto, and at other places. This is the sixth time I have seen his act. Each time after...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 12:14 PM
"Deep" and "sitcom" are not words often used in the same sentence.
But a visit to the "VEEP" soundstage in Columbia gave a glimpse of the larger cultural power of this savvy satire from HBO, returning for its second season Sunday night. I also came away...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:33 AM
The first year members of the Tabernacle Church organized a drive-through scenes of Easter, traffic backed up on the Baltimore/Washington Parkway as curious folks drove to the church tucked away off South Laurel Drive to see what it was all about,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will not be facing a challenge from actress Ashley Judd when he runs for re-election next year. Though he may be happy to have avoided the physical comparison -- she, after all, played Marilyn Monroe in a movie,...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:58 AM
In recent celebrity weddings I've noticed a very "earthy crunchy" theme creeping in. There have been a lot of non-traditional settings, free spirit, wherever the wind takes you type of events within the Who's Who circle. Just take these celeb weddings,...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 6:57 PM
A slimmed-down Edna Turnblad shared the stage with her creator, John Waters, last night, much to the delight of scores of star-crazed fans.
Well, it wasn't exactly Edna, the zaftig stage mom from Waters' "Hairspray," who took to the stage at the Maryland...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 2:05 PM
During Anne Arundel Community College's emergency department simulation, nursing professor Kathy Jo Keever played a patient brought to an emergency room after falling from a tree stand while trying to shoot a 14-point buck.
After having her belongings...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:43 PM
"Avenue Q" is not a puppet show for kids.
Not only do its relationship-challenged young-adult puppet characters swear and drink, but they live in a grungy New York neighborhood that could use a good cleaning.
These puppets may look like they belong...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Venus Theatre owner Deb Randall has done it again with another insightful and entertaining production, "Devil Dog Six," that she not only directs and produces but stars in as well. Randall and five other actors play numerous roles in the show, from...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Oscar-nominated actor John Travolta will sit down for a public conversation with John Waters at Baltimore's Maryland Institute College of Art.
The man who created Edna Turnblad and the actor who brought the zaftig housewife of "Hairspray" to full-...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Five years ago, Lutherville native Derek Waters was a struggling comedian in Los Angeles.
Like thousands before him, he had dreams of being cast on "Saturday Night Live" or making it in Hollywood as a funny guy. But Waters wasn't having much luck.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:42 AM
When a group of actors and actresses from Baltimore School for the Arts performed a set of short plays about the War of 1812 for the middle school students at St. Paul's School for Girls on Oct. 9, the event was also a showcase for one of the play's...