| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The state pension system is Maryland's financial Achilles heel and has been for decades.
All bond rating services have noted that rising pension debt endangers the state's AAA bond rating, and the Pew Center on the States rates Maryland as among the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Anne Arundel County
Abrakadoodle Art Education
June 23-Aug. 22
Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:12 AM
NEW YORK – “House of Cards” executive producer and star Kevin Spacey said in an interview with The Sun on Tuesday that the program will be back for a third season — and that it will film in Baltimore as it has the for past two...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to buy back up to $100 million of its common shares.
"We strongly believe in the long-term outlook of our company and our business model and disagree with the market's current discounted view on broadcast," said...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Ballet Theatre of Maryland is starting its 2014 season in history-making fashion, offering its first full-length production of "Swan Lake" in three performances over the Feb. 21-23 weekend at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.
Artistic director Dianna...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it.
But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In his State of the Union speech last month, President Barack Obama charged Vice President Joe Biden to "lead an across-the-board reform of America's training programs to make sure they have one mission: Train Americans with the skills employers need...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:29 AM
NEW YORK — The green shoes.
That’s what caught my eye as I sat down across from Kevin Spacey at the Regency Hotel last week and took a mental snapshot of his outfit before asking the first question.
Neat, gray pinstriped suit, with a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:35 PM
By now you probably know that comedian Sid Caesar died today at the age of 91.
But judging by the paper-thin pieces I have been seeing on the web this afternoon, I am guessing many readers might not understand how seminal he was to the history of...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:36 AM
In the original 1990's British version of "House of Cards," Francis Urquhart (Ian Richardson) is a conservative ideological extremist who rises through the political ranks by defeating one starry-eyed opponent after another. He is a cold-blooded...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Not to put too fine a point on it, "The Importance of Being Earnest" is the greatest comedy in the English language.
If you harbor any doubt about that, you might want to consider therapy. Better yet, just head to the Shakespeare Theatre Company in...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Since becoming music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2007, Marin Alsop has typically devised a theme of some kind to unify each season. For 2014-2015, the theme is "spirituality and transcendence."
"I started talking about a few pieces,...