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  • Sunday's super TV event

    Last Sunday, we invited over a lot of people, ordered a bucket of wings, made a potful of chili and bought a keg of beer, all in preparation for the major television event of the season, Downton Abbey, Episode 5 of Season 2. Apparently, one of the...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    A rundown of what's going on the week of 2/13-2/19. MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance The Secret World of Arriety A Separation This Means War NOTABLE TV MONDAY BET Honors (special; 9 p.m.; BET) Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show...
  • 'Abbey' inspires love of antiques

    'Abbey' inspires love of antiques
    If you're a fan of the hit TV series "Downton Abbey," you may have thought about incorporating elements of the Crawley family's mansion into your own home. The setting is decidedly English country, and the house — in real life, a historic estate...
  • 'Star-Spangled Banner' arrangement donated to Fort McHenry

    'Star-Spangled Banner' arrangement donated to Fort McHenry
    A key document in the transition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from popular song to national anthem is coming home to Fort McHenry. A draft of the song's arrangement, drawn up in the early 20th century by a committee that included composer and bandleader...
  • PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master

    PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master
    It's not often in judging the biography of a great artist that you can just pick up the phone and call one of the people who knew him best — and remains a principal keeper of the historical flame. But that is exactly the case with Cab Calloway, the...
  • Daily Download: A guide through the fog of online information

    Daily Download: A guide through the fog of online information
    Built in part on the premise that even some of the smartest and most savvy news consumers sometimes feel themselves drowning in a sea of information online, the Daily Download aims to be an island of orientation. The online site that debuted last week is...
  • WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored

    WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored
    WBFF-Fox45 led Baltimore stations in winning eight regional Emmys announced Saturday night at the Newseum in Washington. But overall, that was only good for a fifth place finish behind one Virginia and three Washington stations in the competition for the...
  • City College students to be featured in 'virtual field trip' learning Shakespeare

    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...
  • Irene takes light from some, gives it to others

    Irene takes light from some, gives it to others
    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...
  • Teachers bring 9/11 events to classroom

    Teachers bring 9/11 events to classroom
    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...
  • Baltimore filmmaker shines light on Islamic art

    Baltimore filmmaker shines light on Islamic art
    Matters of faith continue to divide people in dreadful ways, but there has always been at least one thing that religions have in common — the urge to express belief through art. That's a point driven home in a sumptuous 90-minute documentary by...
  • Readers remember 9/11

    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...