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  • Baltimore storyteller Jon Spelman makes debut performance of 'Prostate Dialogues'

    Baltimore storyteller Jon Spelman makes debut performance of 'Prostate Dialogues'
    After Jon Spelman got the bad news, he found himself thinking often and at odd moments about "Moby-Dick." Perhaps that's because the behemoth that was attacking the Baltimore storyteller was as submerged, unreasoning and unpredictable as any great white...
  • Like/Dislike with Myxolydia Tyler, actress

    Like/Dislike with Myxolydia Tyler, actress
    Growing up in Rocky Mount, Va., Myxolydia Tyler loved watching local theater company Jack Tale Players. "I was in awe of how they told stories, and then I saw 'A Raisin in the Sun' on a high school theater trip, and that began my love affair with theater....
  • Ulman talks downtown Columbia on WYPR

    Ulman talks downtown Columbia on WYPR
      Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and Mark Thompson, director of downtown development, joined Sheilah Kast on WYPR's "Maryland Morning" on Monday to discuss the future redevelopment of downtown Columbia.  Among the topics discussed were the $100...
  • Spreading cheer, and chow

    Spreading cheer, and chow
    Twenty years from now, I will tell people I was present at the creation. One evening last fall, my colleague Jason Toraldo walked into my office and asked if I could troubleshoot a problem he was having on Facebook. He had recently put up a page for a...
  • The privilege to be weird, and the right to be normal

    The privilege to be weird, and the right to be normal
    Last week, while driving to work, I heard an NPR story that included snippets of an interview with a woman who had just applied for a marriage license. This would not have been newsworthy if not for the fact that she was gay. On Nov. 6, voters in...
  • Anna Karenina movie reviews

    Anna Karenina movie reviews
    Anna Karenina, this week's featured adaptation, is dividing the critics. Shallow, overblown eye candy? Faithful retelling of Tolstoy's tale of doomed lovers? You'll have to judge this one for yourself. But don't be surprised if you get an argument,...
  • Celebrity traveler: Tech expert Mario Armstrong recharges in St. Thomas

    Celebrity traveler: Tech expert Mario Armstrong recharges in St. Thomas
    Mario Armstrong is all about making connections. As a technology commentator on NBC's "Today" show, CNN and NPR, among others, the Baltimore native knows how to effortlessly translate high-tech topics for low-tech audiences. Early in his career, he was...
  • Do coconut beverages have health benefits?

     Do coconut beverages have health benefits?
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Amy Reed weighs in on coconut drinks....
  • Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler grants rare interview to NPR

    Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler grants rare interview to NPR
    With her 20th novel, "The Beginner's Goodbye," about to be released, Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler is already hard at work on her 21st — a "sprawling family saga that goes on and on and on" that she'll be writing backward, beginning with the ending....
  • Stillwater Ales -- Rarebeer 101 release party

     
    Hard to keep up with all of the far-flung events in the Baltimore Beer Festival, but I might try to make it down to Max's Taphouse for tomorrow's Stillwater Artisinal Ales event. "Gypsy Brewer" Brian Strumke, who lives in, appropriately......
  • Google Reader on a Saturday afternoon

     
    My Google Reader feeds me updates from the various food blogs I follow. Most of these blogs are listed in the blogroll, which you can find on this page at right. (Modifying the blogroll, even simply alphabetizing it, turns out......
  • Some reading for the snowbound

     
    Sorry for the slow day, gang.I have been battling insomnia lately. This is new. I'm blaming my cats. They've gone mad. I was also on deadline today.Now, as the sun is setting, I present you with some of the juicier items......