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  • PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert

    PBS makes great television out of Baltimore's 'Star-Spangled' concert
    "Great Performances," the PBS showcase of American performing arts, came to town for the Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Saturday night and showed how to make great, live television. On paper, the lineup of talent for the concert...
  • 'Madam Secretary' channels Frank Capra, not Frank Underwood

    'Madam Secretary' channels Frank Capra, not Frank Underwood
    The new fall network TV season begins this week, and one of the most highly touted dramas of the year is one of the biggest disappointments. So big is the failure of “Madam Secretary,” a new CBS drama starring Tea Leoni as Secretary of...
  • ESPN stumbles in rollout of Rice probe, but report could be bad news for Ravens

    ESPN stumbles in rollout of Rice probe, but report could be bad news for Ravens
      You can only shake your head in wonderment at cable TV when an ESPN show host gets it wrong as to what’s in an investigative report that his own channel just published. And worse, it's on one of the biggest stories in the history of...
  • Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six features BSO, diverse lineup

    Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six features BSO, diverse lineup
    Far from the smoothest production imaginable, and a little too reminiscent of a typical, lightweight PBS fundraiser, the "Star-Spangled Spectacular" concert Saturday night at Pier Six nonetheless delivered a decent level of entertainment for a sizable,...
  • The Bard gets new 'Globe-ish' digs in Baltimore

    The Bard gets new 'Globe-ish' digs in Baltimore
    For the past 12 years, the name Chesapeake Shakespeare Company has been most associated with its outdoor productions in summer and fall, reached by trekking up a hill to the rustic ruins of Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City....
  • MPT salutes all who made Baltimore spectacular [Letter]

    MPT salutes all who made Baltimore spectacular [Letter]
    Our words weren't exactly, "Let's put on a show," but they could have been. Maryland Public Television is forever grateful to PBS, the "Great Performances" series and our colleagues at WNET in New York for responding to our 2012 invitation to join us in...
  • Sparks' Justin Boston to make Nationwide debut

    Sparks' Justin Boston to make Nationwide debut
    NASCAR Sparks driver Justin Boston to make Nationwide debut Justin Boston of Sparks will make his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series start in Saturday night's VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Boston will make two starts in the No.20...
  • Pooches compete for prizes at Dog Show [Old Town Laurel]

    Pooches compete for prizes at Dog Show [Old Town Laurel]
    If you derive great pleasure from being in the company of canines, you will want to attend the city of Laurel Department of Parks and Recreation's annual Dog Show Sunday, Sept. 21 at McCullough Field, on Montgomery Street between Eighth and Ninth streets....
  • Arundel native David Hart builds his menswear business

    Arundel native David Hart builds his menswear business
    David Hart is a bit of an anomaly in the world of fashion. In an industry dominated by larger-than-life personalities, fickle taste and cutthroat politics, he prefers to play nice, stay cool and let his work do the talking. "I really appreciate all...
  • In 'House of Cards,' clothes make the Underwoods

    In 'House of Cards,' clothes make the Underwoods
    The conniving politician at the center of the Netflix drama "House of Cards" is named Frank, but he's anything but honest, forthright and direct. His wife was christened Claire — an ironic choice for a woman who always has an ulterior motive. Even...
  • Robert I. Callahan, radio and TV broadcaster

    Robert I. Callahan, radio and TV broadcaster
    Robert I. Callahan, a veteran Baltimore broadcaster who worked in radio and television and was honored in early June with a star on Maryland Public Television's Walk of Fame, died of cancer Aug. 28 at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Miami. He was 76. "I...
  • Baltimore's deserved heroin reputation [Commentary]

    Baltimore's deserved heroin reputation [Commentary]
    "The Heroin Capital of America" — what an unpleasant way to describe Baltimore. But stay seated, I'll get back to that in a second. I want to talk about something else first, "COAP" which stands for Children of Addicted Parents. For some, it's a...