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  • Towson woman walking in footsteps of father's Olympic gold

    Towson woman walking in footsteps of father's Olympic gold
    Towson resident Charlotte Smith and her family are traveling to London this week to return to the scene of her father's Olympic basketball triumph. "I've heard about the Olympics from my dad all my life," said Smith, the middle school dean at St. Paul...
  • London Olympic security foul-up: Blame crony government, not privatization

    London Olympic security foul-up: Blame crony government, not privatization
    It's hip these days for everyone from world leaders to the Occupy Wall Street crowd to attack free-market, limited-government capitalism as wild and in need of control because it's supposedly the cause of the world economic collapse. This is a myth. It'...
  • Video: Rawlings-Blake was frequent national TV guest in July

    Video: Rawlings-Blake was frequent national TV guest in July
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was a frequent guest on national television news programs in July.  The mayor was featured three times nationally -- twice on CNN and once on the CBS Evening News -- and one time internationally -- on BBC --...
  • Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana return to prime time tonight with 'Copper'

    Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana return to prime time tonight with 'Copper'
    Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana, the executive producers of "Homicide: Life on the Street," return to prime time tonight on BBC America with "Copper," starring Tom Weston-Jones. (That's Weston-Jones sitting with them in the picture above, taken in...
  • Obama better than qualified

    In response to the letter from Gail Householder ("Obama fails VP test," July 18), it is surprising that anyone is still questioning President Barack Obama's experience and qualifications as the chief executive of the United States. Enough! It is an...
  • Things you need to know for Monday

    Things you need to know for Monday
    Good morning, Baltimore. There's a leaker in jail next door, Game of Thrones is a fantasy, and Turkey's flirting with anarchy. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for June 3, 2013. Bradley Manning, the whistleblower accused of releasing a giant...
  • Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals

    Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals
    "We need to buy a movie studio." Amid the umpteen conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through...
  • The ripple effect of the arts

    The ripple effect of the arts
    Popular among economists, sociologists and software engineers, the phrase "ripple effect" has also been adopted by arts and cultural thought leaders to describe the powerful impact of the creative sector on our shared communities. Here at Center Stage,...
  • Kevin Spacey brings star power to 'House of Cards'

    Kevin Spacey brings star power to 'House of Cards'
    It was a steamy weeknight in July on Centre Street, and the extras in black tie were flagging. The $100 million series "House of Cards" was prepping a crowd scene outside the Peabody Institute, across from the Midtown BBQ & Brew. For more than two hours,...
  • Secure the borders, but let's not lock the doors

    Secure the borders, but let's not lock the doors
    Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
  • From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason

    From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason
    Midseason used to be a time for networks to put on series that weren’t good enough to make the fall lineup. The thinking was: The money has been spent to make these episodes, so let’s try to get something out of them by plugging them for shows...
  • Spank Rock, Death Set return for annual Xmas Party show

    Spank Rock, Death Set return for annual Xmas Party show
    For many Baltimoreans, it's not the holiday season until the lighting of the Washington Monument or a stroll down Hampden's 34th Street. But for fans of chaotic, sweaty, dance-fueled scenes, it's not Christmastime until the Baltimore Bass Connection's...