| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Happy Easter, dear readers!
Today, Good Friday, the Susquehanna Ministerium will sponsor the Good Friday Way of the Cross beginning at Jean Roberts Park (railroad bridge), 503 St. John St., from noon to 1 p.m. For details, phone 410-939-2464.
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:36 PM
With its spring production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid Jr.," the Children's Theatre of Annapolis has found an ideal vehicle to reach its goal of presenting shows highlighting young performers' talents.
This shortened version of the 2008 Broadway...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 1:44 PM
HappyApril Fool's Day, dear readers, on April 1. I hope you are not an April Fool, or a victim of someone's tomfoolery. Beware! Fair warning!
April is Young People's Poetry Month, Multicultural Month and the Month of Mathematics Education.
| Nov 20, 2011
| 10:26 PM
You guys are not even ready for this episode. I mean, did you eat today? Then you can’t handle it, come back tomorrow. [/internet time swoosh] Okay, let’s just dive in.
First up: the teams are still in Copenhagen. They taxi to a statue of...
| Nov 17, 2002
The claims are everywhere: on posters and T-shirts, on the Internet and in books, even sometimes headlining the national news. Thomas Jefferson's eccentricities were actually a form of autism. Albert Einstein's genius flourished despite a learning...
| Jan 26, 2013
Boulevard Brewing in Kansas City, Mo., makes some broad-shouldered ales. This one is in the style of a Belgian tripel, and it's a big one. It pours dark red amber with a high head and a super-malty nose full of aromas of dried fruit, specifically of figs....
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Two announcements Monday about new CG animated films -- Walt Disney Animation Studios' fairy tale-inspired musical "Frozen" and Sony Pictures Animation's untitled Tonka truck movie -- signal the breadth of projects in the bustling animation medium that...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Some of Hayao Miyazaki's most popular films — including “My Neighbor Totoro” and “Princess Mononoke” — are returning to the ......
| Apr 29, 2012
If your destination is Bratislava, be prepared for a few questions: Is that in Eastern Europe? (No, it's in Central Europe.)
Capital of Slovenia, right? (Uh, no.)
Where is that? (The last question courtesy of a Customs employee at LAX.)
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:45 AM
One of the most prominent theater companies in England has found itself under fire for its casting of a classic Chinese play. The Royal Shakespeare Co. in Stratford-upon-Avon is being criticized for casting just three actors of Asian descent in the...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Maurice Sendak, author of the classic children's book "Where the Wild Things Are," has died, a spokeswoman for HarperCollins Publishers said Tuesday. He was 83.
Sendak illustrated nearly 100 books during a 60-year career, winning dozens of accolades as...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:57 AM
The La Jolla Playhouse has been receiving a barrage of negative criticism from members of the Asian American community over its casting choices for the new musical "The Nightingale," featuring songs by the "Spring Awakening" team of Duncan Sheik and...