| May 23, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Columbia's Slayton House has been turned into a strip club. The community center's eyebrow-raising transformation is only temporary, though, because its theater is hosting Silhouette Stages' lively production of "The Full Monty."
| May 18, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Preakness had its share of glitterati in attendance this year.
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons, and his wife — and "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" reality show co-star — Shannon Tweed hung out in the Jockey Club, while "House of Cards" star Kevin...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Albert Hall, a professional opera singer and choirmaster who began his singing career during his student days at City College, died May 13 from colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Towson resident was 89.
The son of a plumber and a...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:08 AM
New York City is the most fashionable place to be seen this week when Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week rolls into Lincoln Center. One of the biggest draws of the event is the opportunity to rub shoulders with the fashion elite: models, photographers, designers,...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:33 AM
It was a steamy weeknight in July on Centre Street, and the extras in black tie were flagging.
The $100 million series "House of Cards" was prepping a crowd scene outside the Peabody Institute, across from the Midtown BBQ & Brew. For more than two hours,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:13 PM
— In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri.
But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Michael Waddell didn't plan on being famous, at least among the hunters who now watch his weekly "Bone Collector" television show on the Outdoor Channel. He never thought about people buying his camouflage hats, T-shirts and other merchandise. He still...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Doug Gardenhour has always had a passion for film, but it was a scene from the movie "Almost Famous" that prompted him to pursue his dream of producing a movie.
In "Almost Famous" music journalist Lester Bangs is seen throwing aside a record from The...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:15 AM
It was standing room only Thursday as family, friends and admirers of Robert Francell Chew said goodbye with a spirited and moving celebration of life ceremony for the actor known as Proposition Joe.
More than 100 persons crowded into the chapel at...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Josh Charles didn't want to wait until the Ravens arrived in New Orleans for the Super Bowl to spend some time hanging out with the AFC champions.
So, the Emmy Award-nominated actor from the television drama series "The Good Wife" has been a fixture ...
| Jan 12, 2013
When Vincent Lancisi was 6 years old, his father sat the boy on his lap for a serious conversation.
"Don't ever go into the music business, Vinny," Ben Lancisi told his youngest son. "You'll never make any money in the entertainment industry. And it's...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 11:31 AM
A caption in King Vidor's silent classic from 1928, "The Crowd," reads: "Marriage isn't a word. It's a sentence."
The couples in "Mixed Doubles: An Entertainment on Marriage," a multi-playwright piece from 1969 enjoying an effective revival at...