| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:57 PM
A leading Democratic lawmaker says the O'Malley administration isn't doing enough to keep the popular Netflix drama "House of Cards" in Maryland.
State Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer, chairman of the Budget and Taxation Committee, has introduced a bill that...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:30 AM
You will not be the least surprised that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has a hit on its hand with "Sci-Fi Spectacular," a pops program this weekend featuring the inimitable George Takei. If you don't have tickets for the remaining performances, beam...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Giuliana Rancic is a red carpet warrior.
For the past 12 years, she's interviewed almost every celebrity as they've headed to the Academy Awards ceremony. And her fans have noticed.
When Rancic joined E! News as a correspondent in 2002 and then became...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:58 PM
You could make a plausible argument that '80s pop star Thomas Dolby has been blinded with science.
Since he was a teen, Dolby, now 55, has looked for ways to blend technology with sound — whether that meant writing a quirky synthpop anthem that...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:06 AM
Some final tidbits from backstage at the Oscars 2014:
-- Spike Jonze, clutching his Original Screenplay Oscar for “Her,” said he wasn’t necessarily foretelling the future with his film about a lonely man who falls in love and carries...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Over the course of 24 years, Signature Theatre has given 42 premieres, 18 of them musicals. This commitment to new work cannot be praised enough, even if it's hard to summon much enthusiasm for the 18th of those musicals, "Beaches."
This piece is based...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Wayne Shipley returned to Chesapeake Arts Center last weekend to host the premiere of his second independent Western film, "Day of the Gun."
Before his filmmaking career, Shipley taught English and theater arts for 30 years at Andover and North County...
| Mar 8, 2014
A down-to-earth guy from a working-class city is determined to succeed in a tough business. Punching above his weight, he beats the odds and makes it into the ring, cheered on by a crowd that includes a woman who shares his modest roots and encourages his...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:45 AM
I stopped paying much attention to Lifetime after the cable channel branded itself “Television for Women” in the 1990s and started offering exploitative made-for-TV movies like the 1997 production of “My Stepson, My Lover” with...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Prepare to be thrilled, Baltimore. The Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour is coming to town.
Mansour Abdessadok, 30, of Montpellier, France, is a part of the action, traveling the world as a mime, the main character in the Cirque du Soleil show,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Joel Haddock and Chris Klimas regularly have, what they call, a "date night." No dinner. No movie. Nothing like that. To them, "date night" is working on a personal project — Twofold Secret, an independent gaming studio the two founded in 2010.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Actor Woody Harrelson, known for his characters in the TV show "Cheers" and movies such as "No Country for Old Men" and "The Hunger Games," has a new role: landlord of Fells Point's Inn at the Black Olive.
The celebrity joined John "Jack" Dwyer,...