| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Even in a group of overachievers, Monica Lopez-Gonzalez would likely stand out.
The 30-year-old native Baltimorean has two bachelor's degrees — in French and psychology — and an M.A. and Ph.D. in cognitive science, all from the Johns Hopkins...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 11:07 AM
"Ghost" refuses to give up the, er, ghost. This 1990 hit movie was transformed into a 2012 Broadway musical with the bluntly straightforward title "Ghost the Musical."
It played at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre this past April; and now, in what amounts...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Let's go to the movies
"Elkridge (Washington Blvd.) Sun.-Tues., 'A Hard Day's Night;' Wed.-Sat., 'The Sword of Ali Baba,' 'The World of Abbott and Costello.'
"Lake (Eldersburg, Md) Sun.-Tues., 'How to Murder Your Wife;'...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:06 AM
It has been said that the United States has never really stopped fighting its Civil War. A glance at any current news source will suggest that we may never be finished with the post-9/11 conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, either.
All of which makes...
| May 11, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Grumblings seemed few as the 16th Maryland Film Festival wrapped up Sunday, having weathered a forced relocation to North Avenue and other nearby areas.
"I've been really enjoying it," cinephile Greg Golinski said Saturday, about halfway through his...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
If you want to feel good again about what’s possible for public television, don’t miss “Coming Back with Wes Moore,” which airs Tuesday night on Maryland Public Television.
At a time in American life when we are seeing reports...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:26 AM
City slickers, be forewarned. One visit to this picturesque and utterly charming town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, and even devout urbanites may be tempted to pull up roots, pack their bags and change ZIP codes.
That's no exaggeration. Berlin has in...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:01 PM
It's Preakness Week in Baltimore, which is only slightly more sober than a New Orleans Mardi Gras, more tradition-filled than the Little League World Series and definitely more diverse than the Masters Tournament. It's the city's time to shine, and no...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:40 PM
When Baltimore's government, colleges, businesses, non-profits, arts institutions and citizens work together, the city's future comes into more distinct focus. It is a future where creativity and innovation are competitive advantages, where our culture...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:20 AM
In a scene from the documentary "A Place of Truth," opening Thursday at the Creative Alliance, Abi Mott sits behind a small desk on a city street corner with a sign that reads: "Name a price. Pick a subject. Get a poem."
She is greeted by a customer and...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:06 PM
One of the cool ventures that Kwame Kwei-Armah initiated as artistic director of Center Stage was a project in 2012 to mark the theater's 50th anniversary: "My America," a digital collection of monologues by a cross section of playwrights and actors....