| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' official United States debut, when they first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show — the country's most watched television program — and lit a generation on fire. By the end of 1964, John Lennon,...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Executive producer Frank Rich says Stephen Sondheim made just one demand before he gave his blessing to the film “Six by Sondheim,” which premieres Monday night at 9 on HBO.
“Just don’t do the same old, same old,” Rich...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The performing arts scene is revved up for another holiday season.
In addition to the usual flurry of such perennial favorites as Handel's "Messiah" and Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," this year's lineup gains fresh spice from several new-to-Baltimore...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer.
Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...
| 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"...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Twelve students from Cockeysville Middle School are having their artwork displayed at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
The exhibition coincides with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's February concert series, which includes a multimedia performance of...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Fabian Forte, who in the late 1950s and early ‘60s was a teen idol who had a half-dozen chart hits in a year, says teen idols haven’t changed much. He says current idol Justin Bieber, who is besieged of late......
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Take it from Fabian, who once was a teen idol who had a half-dozen chart hits in a year: Don't be so hard on The Biebs.
Yes, current teen idol Justin Bieber is besieged of late by charges of breaking the law by racing his high-end cars on city streets,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Actress-dancer Gail Gerber, a vivacious blonde with a shapely figure and a flair for comedy remembered most for her appearances in a few beach and Elvis films during the mid-'60s, died from complications of lung cancer in Sharon, Conn., on March 2. She...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The rebirth of Beatlemania and the fourth studio album from country singer Eric Church supplied some much-needed lift to the U.S. album chart last week.
The Beatles' catalog received an enormous lift in the week following the Feb. 9 CBS special...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:54 AM
MOUNT DORA — Micky Dolenz palled around with Paul McCartney and hung out with Harry Nilsson, Jimi Hendrix and Jack Nicholson.
Although he was a force of nature after starring in his first TV role — Corky in "Circus Boy" at age 11 —...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The sternly worded notice on the squadron bulletin board said that Beatles haircuts absolutely, positively would not be tolerated at Kadena Air Base, on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa.
That notice left most airmen scratching their heads. There'...