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  • Baltimore-born woman finds 'lost' Renoir at flea market

    Baltimore-born woman finds 'lost' Renoir at flea market
    A "lost" landscape thought to have been painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir will go on the auction block Sept. 29 on behalf of the Baltimore-born woman who purchased the artwork at a West Virginia flea market for $7. "Paysage Bords de Seine," a 6-inch by...
  • Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday

    Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday
    If you want to see the finest new drama of the TV year, tune in BBC America at 10 p.m. Wednesday for the opener of "The Hour," a six-week series starring Dominic West, of "The Wire,"and Romola Garai, of "Emma." He plays a hard-to-read establishment...
  • 'The Wire' update: Here are some cast members doing some very good work

    'The Wire' update: Here are some cast members doing some very good work
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea Monday to conspiracy to sell heroin, it seems like a good time to catch up with what some of the other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. And two of the finest actors in the series, Dominic...
  • 'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped

    'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea last week to conspiracy to sell heroin, one question being asked by fans of "The Wire" is how other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. The answer: Several are doing just fine professionally....
  • Neeson in 'Hangover 2,' Freeman in 'Hobbit'

    Neeson in 'Hangover 2,' Freeman in 'Hobbit'
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: Liam Neeson, who acted with "Hangover" star Bradley Cooper in "The A-Team," has jumped into the role of the Thailand tattoo artist that had been planned for Mel Gibson in " The Hangover 2." Non-"Hangover" Neeson...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Aspen, Colo., auditions

    'American Idol' recap: Aspen, Colo., auditions
    "The altitude's kinda giving me a bit of a headache. Does anyone got (an), Aspen?" Oh, Steven Tyler. It was so funny I forgot to laugh. "American Idol" travels to Aspen, Colo., for the first time, where we learn about Rocky Mountain Oysters and...
  • PBS puts spotlight on War of 1812 on the eve of its bicentennial

    PBS puts spotlight on War of 1812 on the eve of its bicentennial
    While the War of 1812 might be known as "America's Forgotten War" elsewhere, that's definitely not the case in Baltimore and Maryland. Our obsession with all things 1812 is one of the regional characteristics so pronounced that it is lampooned in "The...
  • Why it is wrong to call HBO's 'Girls' racist

    Why it is wrong to call HBO's 'Girls' racist
    I have been watching the backlash against HBO's groundbreaking comedy "Girls" the last couple of weeks, and much of it looks to be coming from writers and wannabe critics who might just be jealous of Lena Dunham's success. Racism is a complicated and...
  • Tuesday morning talkers: The power of Matt Drudge and Hitchens' epic takedown of Chomsky

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National  • The power of Matt Drudge:...
  • Giuliano Bugialli, Dan Rodricks' carrot guru, comes to WYPR

     
    My colleague Dan Rodricks sends news of a cooking teacher, lecturer and author who will be on Dan's WYPR radio show, Midday, at 1 p.m. Tuesday. His name is Giuliano Bugialli, and Dan can personally vouch for the guy's way......
  • Baltimore Book Festival, the foodie angle

     
    No matter what your approach to cooking, this weekend's Baltimore Book Festival has you covered. To give you an idea of the range of offerings, at noon Sunday, chef Galen Sampson of The Dogwood in Hampden will do a cooking......
  • Why we're still intrigued by the duchess from Baltimore

    Why we're still intrigued by the duchess from Baltimore
    At a time when much of the English-speaking world is fixated on the royal wedding, it's worth pointing out that if it weren't for the original Baltimore bad girl, Wallis Warfield Simpson, Friday's nuptials might not be taking place. Without her, there...