| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Anyone interested in time travel need not settle for an episode of “Dr. Who.” You can be whisked back to the 1950s in a flash just by catching the production of “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at the Kennedy Center.
| Dec 25, 2012
| 10:57 AM
"The Kennedy Center Honors" is one of the nation's great TV treasures. And while this year's show is a little uneven, the high points still make it one of my favorite TV viewing experiences of the year.
Maybe you have to be a little older to...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Two terrific shows premiered last weekend in Annapolis, set in nearly the same period and dealing with history-making creative artists.
At Colonial Players, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is set in 1939 and tells the behind-the-scenes story of making the film...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 6:01 AM
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia is offering what has become a seasonal favorite — Irving Berlin's "White Christmas, The Musical" in evening and matinee performances through Jan. 8.
Not just another holiday show, "White Christmas, The Musical"...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 12:37 PM
"Irving Berlin's White Christmas" is a nostalgia-laced ticket to simpler times, so consider it a gift from Toby Orenstein to your family this holiday.
Here is basically the same show and cast that had audiences at Toby's-Baltimore cheering back in 2009....
| Dec 2, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Tonight, the Top 10 on So You Think You Can Dance get new partners, new dances and voted on solely by the viewers. It's a whole new ball game, is what I'm saying.The first couple (no intros!) is Ryan and......
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I saw the new Wizard of Oz movie. I went last Thursday, the night before "Oz the Great and Powerful" was officially released, to a "preview" that was open to the public.
I got there five minutes before it began. There were nine people in the theater. I...
| Dec 5, 2012
School bonds: An article in the Nov. 29 Section A about a risky type of construction financing used by school districts said that news of one bond issued by the Poway district was first reported by the Voice of San Diego website. That website has...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Billy Barnes, a composer and lyricist whose music and devilishly funny lyrics were displayed on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" in the 1960s and '70s and in his earlier series of satirical music revues in Hollywood that launched the careers of performers such...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:34 PM
They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Angie Harmon has a large fan base for “Law & Order” and TNT's “Rizzoli & Isles.” Now she'll be putting her stardom to use as a UNICEF ambassador. Through public-service announcements, she will try to raise awareness about child...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:45 PM
THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The TV highlights Wednesday: 1. Now that “The Voice” has named its winner, the focus turns to “The X Factor.” Finalists Tate Stevens, Carly Rose Sonenclar and Fifth Harmony perform in a two-hour show...