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  • Coppola's "Twixt" trailer premieres, featuring music by Dan Deacon

    Coppola's "Twixt" trailer premieres, featuring music by Dan Deacon
    The trailer for the Dan Deacon-scored, Francis Ford Coppola movie "Twixt" has premiered. Michael Sragow has the trailer over at Gets Reel. Coppola first heard Deacon on National Public Radio last year, and said in an interview he was drawn to Deacon's...
  • Elizabeth Catlett blended art, social goals

    One of Elizabeth Catlett's linotypes could horrify viewers by depicting the aftermath of a lynching, the rope around the victim's neck held taut by the murderers' boots. And in the next room, a statue by Catlett of a mother and child would flood viewers...
  • Officials recover body of missing Ocean City boater

    The body of a boater who went missing in Ocean City was recovered Sunday morning, officials said. Maryland Natural Resources Police officers found the body of a person who fell Saturday from a boat into the Assawoman Bay near 126th Street in Ocean City,...
  • NPR looking into show host Lisa Simeone's role with Occupy Washington group

    NPR looking into show host Lisa Simeone's role with Occupy Washington group
    National Public radio says it is looking into the role that  Baltimore resident Lisa Simeone is playing as a spokeswoman for October 2011, one of the Occupy D.C. groups encamped at Freedom Plaza in Washington. A profile on National Public Radio's "People...
  • Lisa Simeone fires back at NPR for questioning her role in Occupy D.C. movement

    Lisa Simeone fires back at NPR for questioning her role in Occupy D.C. movement
    Baltimore broadcaster Lisa Simeone fired back Wednesday night after a National Public Radio spokeswoman told the Baltimore Sun that NPR was looking into her role as a spokesman for a group involved in the Occupy D.C. movement. The public radio veteran...
  • Lisa Simeone confirms her firing from public radio's 'Soundprint' show

    Lisa Simeone confirms her firing from public radio's 'Soundprint' show
    Public radio host Lisa Simeone Thursday confirmed a report published here and elsewhere that she was fired Wednesday by the public radio series "Soundprint." The firing came as a result of what "Soundprint' executives saw an an ethical violation by...
  • Dollar coins piling up at Baltimore reserve bank

    Dollar coins piling up at Baltimore reserve bank
    In a dimly lit underground vault a block from Camden Yards, the Federal Reserve is holding millions of dollars in cash that nobody wants. The money — stored in cloth and plastic sacks piled high on metal shelving units — is in the unloved...
  • Owner of former Washington Freedom faces players union grievance

    Owner of former Washington Freedom faces players union grievance
    The women’s pro soccer team in South Florida employs several of the U.S. stars from this summer’s World Cup, including Abby Wambach and Hope Solo, but the figure who has drawn much of the attention this season has been its owner, Dan Borislow....
  • NPR back in hot seat over opera show host Lisa Simeone's political activities

    NPR back in hot seat over opera show host Lisa Simeone's political  activities
    Lisa Simeone thinks the media storm over whether, as an NPR show host, she should also be an activist for an Occupy D.C. protest group is "really overblown." "Maybe that's my naivete speaking," the 54-year-old Baltimore broadcaster said in an interview...
  • Marbella: On Lisa Simeone dispute, occupied with media bias

    Bravo, fat lady. Or rather, bravo, "World of Opera," the public radio show that brought a measure of sanity to the drama surrounding Lisa Simeone, the Baltimore-based public radio host who landed in a controversy over media bias last week over her...
  • Simeone deserved better from NPR

    Why do I feel that opera talk show host Lisa Simeone is the sacrificial lamb after being fired for supporting Occupy Wall Street in her private life? ("Lisa Simeone confirms her firing from public radio's 'Soundprint' show," Oct. 21). Putting aside the...
  • NPR drops opera show over host Lisa Simeone's Occupy D.C. activist role

    NPR drops opera show over host Lisa Simeone's Occupy D.C. activist role
    NPR says it will no longer distribute "World of Opera" as a result of Baltimore show host Lisa Simeone's activities with an Occupy D.C. protest group. WDAV, the North Carolina classical music station that produces the show, said it will keep Simeone as...