| 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,...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Preakness had its share of glitterati in attendance this year.
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons, and his wife — and "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" reality show co-star — Shannon Tweed hung out in the Jockey Club, while "House of Cards" star Kevin...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Albert Hall, a professional opera singer and choirmaster who began his singing career during his student days at City College, died May 13 from colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Towson resident was 89.
The son of a plumber and a...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
In "Bloody Murder," 2nd Star Productions offers a parody of British murder mysteries with surprising twists and turns.
Charles Maloney, director of more than 20 plays for 2nd Star, is introducing Bowie Playhouse audiences to this amusing 2009 mystery...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Good thing Michael Phelps has been brushing up on his golf game. He's going to need it for a celebrity-filled tournament.
According to organizers of the 2012 Ryder Cup Captains & Celebrity Scramble, Michael Phelps is in, and he'll be going club-to-club...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:07 PM
New York, New York (deep in Cuomo territory) -- With only a few moments to deadline, this reporter breathlessly topped a story with scenes from a fundraiser the James Hotel in SoHo Thursday evening. Not all of the good stuff made it into the paper, so...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The other day, actress Beth Hylton ended up with a friend glued to her face.
The friend came backstage after a performance of "Time Stands Still" at Everyman Theatre and offered Hylton — who plays a wartime photographer injured by a roadside bomb...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Company's coming to Pimlico Race Course.
For the throngs expected at Saturday's Preakness, the hospitality team at Pimlico Race Course is bringing in 7,000 pounds of crab meat and 3,000 pounds of aged tenderloin. Did someone remember to get ice? Yes:...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:34 AM
The Baltimore School for the Arts can boast its first nomination for a Tony Award -- thanks to graduate Shalita Grant, whose debut Broadway bow has won her a nod for Best Featured Actress in a Play.
"Graduates have been nominated for Grammys and Emmy...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Rarely does a literary classic transfer from page to stage as eloquently as Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" does in the current production by the Annapolis Shakespeare Company at Bowie Playhouse.
Everything works beautifully, beginning with Jon...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:51 AM
According to an old song, there’s a broken heart for every light on Broadway.
There’s also a lot of humor to be mined from all that disappointment, all those shattered dreams littering the theater industry, where producers scramble for...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Bay Theatre Company in Annapolis caps its 2012-2013 season with Arthur Miller's "The Price," a play that may be among the lesser-known of his works but nonetheless strikes a nerve with contemporary audiences.
Miller's rarely staged, insightful play...