| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Actor Kevin Bacon brought his star power to a charity event Wednesday at the University of Maryland, College Park. But the cheers the actor received were not as loud as the hoots and hollers directed toward the six student groups competing for $5,000...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:40 AM
Today's forecast calls for highs in the upper 60s and a chance for morning showers. Lows are expected to be around 50 degrees tonight.
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| Feb 26, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Hollywood's biggest fashion parade, the red carpet outside the Oscars, began heating up on Sunday afternoon ahead of the world's top film awards where silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie.
Early arrivals included "Artist"...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"Someday, my prince will come." -- Snow White, 1937
In a hotel in Canada hangs this picture, someone's mischievous take on Snow White a few years after happily ever after. She is posed in an anonymous suburban den. Behind her, Prince Charming slouches in...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:33 PM
"Hello, Dolly!" is a big musical and the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre is small. Its in-the-round stage is only 13-by-16-feet, so the current production spills over into every available corner and aisle. It's still a tight fit, but the advantage is...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Richard Nixon really works up a sweat in "Frost/Nixon." When the former president agreed to do a series of television interviews with David Frost in 1977, he had reason to perspire during that English interviewer's questions about Watergate. You'll be...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:08 AM
John Cusack didn't come to Baltimore when preparing to play Edgar Allan Poe in "The Raven."
In fact, he says he's never been here.
But when asked whether this city, Boston, Philadelphia, New York or Richmond has dibs on the author's reputation, Cusack,...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Royal intrigue at the 17th-century French court is still good for gossip in Lynn Nottage's 2002 play "Las Meninas." It made a striking impression when it was staged at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2010 and there's now a strikingly...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Shakespeare's drama "The Merchant of Venice" is one of his trickiest plays to stage, because its central character, a Jewish merchant named Shylock, seemingly embodies anti-semitic stereotypes. It's not an easy play to sit through for anybody who...
| May 3, 2012
If you love movies, you'll feel like a kid set loose in a candy store when the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival screens 40 feature films and 50 short films May 3-6 on all five screens at the Charles Theatre and also on the single screen at the...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:26 AM
In case you're wondering, the title character does fly above the stage of the Hippodrome Theatre in the 2006 Broadway musical "Mary Poppins." Just as there are rather obvious wires making her flight possible, the show itself tends to be obvious.
| May 5, 2012
| 5:41 AM
Compass Rose Studio Theater will complete a successful inaugural season this spring, capped by Lionel Bart's classic musical "Oliver."
Based on Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the story of an impoverished orphan sold to an undertaker before escaping to...