| Jun 23, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Fans of '90s alternative rock will have more than one chance this year to get their fix. Yo La Tengo, almost 20 years old now, will play Merriweather Post Pavilion in September, opening for The National, natch.
And this Saturday, the seminal three-...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:50 AM
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" packs up a lot of troubles into its old kit bag of magic spells and evil ambitions — and the result is smiles, smiles, smiles. The supposedly last installment in Warner Bros.' big-screen "Harry Potter"...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Next year's concert announcements are already starting to roll out.
The German industrial metal band Rammstein will perform at 1st Mariner Arena, of all places, on April 25. Expect lots of pyrotechnics.
The band is promoting a greatest hits package,...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 8:22 AM
The latest issue of Spin is a celebration of "Hip-hop's DIY Movement" (with a great essay from Baltimore scribe and former b contributor Brandon Soderberg). There are so many micro-genres splintering in hip-hop that a magazine has to devote a whole...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:26 AM
There's a good chance your blues career is on the right track if, at 27, you can count Eric Clapton as a fan.
Gary Clark Jr., the prodigious guitar player from Austin, Texas, even counts the six-string legend as a friend. Last June, Clapton picked...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 4:42 AM
At a screening in Columbia, a 16-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl emerged from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" blissed-out but also fighting because he wouldn't kiss her during the movie — he didn't want to miss a single second...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Playwrights sculpt language. Their linguistic craftsmanship, which will be on ample display this summer during the 30th annual Baltimore Playwrights Festival, is certainly present in Marilyn Millstone's "The Sculptress," right now at Fells Point Corner...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 1:16 PM
For all of us who thought the cartoons at the top of the bill were the sweetest part of any night at the movies, Warner Home Video has released the ultimate new animation collection. "Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume I" finds the beloved cartoon...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Team U.S.A. dominated Easter weekend as Disney's "Captain America: Winter Soldier" fended off its competition at the box office, holding onto the No. 1 spot for the third week in a row by drawing in $26.6 million.
Brazil came in second with 20th Century...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Even Johnny Depp couldn't save Warner Bros.-Alcon Entertainment's pricey sci-fi blunder "Transcendence" from a dismal $11.2 million domestic start, with Sony's faith-based miracle "Heaven Is for Real" amassing an estimated $21.5 million in three days,...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Disney-Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" eked out a small lead over Fox's "Rio 2" at the Friday box office. The superhero pic looks to win the weekend in this year's second three-peat (after "The Lego Movie").
The "Captain America" sequel...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Despite the star power of Johnny Depp, "Transcendence" will likely play fourth fiddle in the box office this Easter weekend.
The race looks to be a repeat of last weekend's sequel showdown between Disney-Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and...