| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:27 AM
On Jan. 14, 2013, a crowd gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on West Fayette Street at the site of what had been the Empire Theatre a century earlier. With a restored, glistening facade and entirely new interior, the venue officially opened as the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:35 AM
It happened during his senior year at North Carroll High School, John Patrick Barry recalled.
As Mark Twain, the Asian-American actor wore a lot of makeup, a wig with hair everywhere and a fake mustache.
It was his favorite role of his high school...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Rebecca Jessop is the new Harford County Cultural Arts Board coordinator, the Department of Community Services announced.
Jessop discovered the arts in the early 1990s. She studied acting and was involved with Baltimore's thriving community theatres....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and TV industry or, one day, will the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Fans waiting impatiently for the ever-in-gestation "Ghostbusters 3" can take solace in something that may be even better.
"Ghostbusters" Night at the Windup Space (8 p.m. Thursday, 12 W. North Ave., no cover), will, yes, involve screenings of both...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:55 PM
No one can beat the Irish when it comes to spinning a yarn. And when they weave threads of satire and bittersweetness in between the humor, we’re talking a little bit of verbal heaven.
"Stones in His Pockets" is a cool example. The witty work from...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Brian Lewis figures he could have dealt with the rape.
It's the Navy's response to the attack that still haunts the Baltimore native.
Lewis, the son of a Defense Department civilian who commanded his JROTC battalion in high school, sailed through...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Baltimore-made "Veep" and "House of Cards," and stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Kevin Spacey came up big in Golden Globe nominations announced Thursday.
Dreyfus was nominated as best actress both in film and TV comedy by the Hollywood Foreign Press...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The eternally vexing issue of race in America has been examined and dissected in so many ways by now that it’s hard to say something new. So it’s all the more surprising that a playwright should have managed to generate a fresh take on this...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:37 PM
A curtain is falling on the era of X-rated movie theaters in Baltimore with the city's last adult movie house up for auction next week.
The Apex, which has shown pornographic films in a squat two-story brick building in Upper Fells Point for more than...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:18 AM
"If you hold the door for someone and they don't say, 'Thank you,' that person deserves to be in hell," Chuck Palahniuk rails — in the most mild-mannered way possible.
"It also ticks me off when someone pushes the button on the elevator more...
| Oct 1, 2013
Jason Ambrose, the co-owner and founding chef of Salt, has agreed to purchase a tavern on Haubert Street in Locust Point.
"It won't be anything restaurant-y like Salt," Ambrose said. "It will be a 'bar with food.' " There isn't enough room inside the...