| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:33 AM
A high school English class at Baltimore City College will be featured in a virtual field trip Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m., where students and teachers nationwide can go to the Folger Shakespeare Library and discover techniques for reading and...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:25 PM
USA Network, the American Film Institute and Universal Pictures said today that President Barack Obama will introduce Saturday's airing of “To Kill A Mockingbird,“ the acclaimed adaptation of Harper Lee's acclaimed novel.
The tale of...
| Nov 13, 2011
When Kevin Clash was a boy in Baltimore County, he'd watch TV mere inches from the screen and wish he could walk right into "Sesame Street."
It didn't take him long to get there. At 15, the kid from Turners Station became the regular puppeteer on a...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Live from the Maryland Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Reisterstown in recent days: a calm, confident and casually dressed Gov. Martin O'Malley issuing hour-by-hour reports about Hurricane Irene.
He predicted a "monster storm." He urged Ocean...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:07 PM
Nearly 10 years ago, Wilde Lake High School teacher Herb West flipped on the television in his American government class in time for students to see a live image of a plane flying into the side of the World Trade Center. Students screamed and shouted in...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:48 PM
We asked readers to share with us their memories of Sept. 11, 2001. Here is what some of them said:
Yolanda Milam, Forest Hill
When the attacks on 9/11 occurred, I was at work in Baltimore on a teleconference with Price Waterhouse in D.C. and the New...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:55 AM
CBS made it official Tuesday: Charlie Rose and Gayle King will be the latest in a long, long line of TV personalities tasked with lifting CBS out of last place in the mornings.
Walter Cronkite and the puppet Charlemagne couldn't do it. Diane Sawyer...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 5:00 AM
I am at southside mall just before the big day in December of 2001, my rust-spotted RAV-4 parked in front of Goodwill, when my favorite holiday music starts up over the loudspeaker. "Greensleeves" always brings to mind the first time I heard it....
| Nov 22, 2011
| 11:53 AM
It's a great time to be a history buff, with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War upon us. And there are plenty of other ways to delight history lovers with unique gifts.
1. Tour the United States Naval Academy through black and white photography,...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:57 AM
Baltimore city schools are featured in a documentary set to debut on PBS stations nationally Tuesday.
But Maryland Public Television (MPT) does not have the film, which is based on a Baltimore Sun account of Filipino teachers recruited to Baltimore...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 5:34 PM
"TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV."
That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Random "Jay Walk"ers interviewed by Jay Leno doubtless have forgotten the War of 1812, if indeed they learned about it at all, but Marylanders know all about it, don't we?
Let's see, there's the (original) British Invasion, Fort McHenry, Francis Scott...