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Academy Awards

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  • Angela Tiburzi, seamstress

    Angela Tiburzi, seamstress
    Angela Tiburzi, who made men's suits for four decades, died of cancer April 25 at the Stella Maris Hospice. She was 86 and lived in Rosedale. Born Angela DiMarco in Baltimore and raised on Highlandtown's Eaton Street, she attended Our Lady of Pompei...
  • The filmmaker: The critic who didn't get 'Diner'

    The filmmaker: The critic who didn't get 'Diner'
    There are a lot of stories I remember reading in The Sun, many of them about sports — the story about Baltimore getting an NFL football team, and the story about the St. Louis Browns moving to Baltimore. But the review of "Diner" is the one that...
  • 'Crooked Arrows,' the first lacrosse film, took a winding path

    'Crooked Arrows,' the first lacrosse film, took a winding path
    When it comes to lacrosse, all roads lead to Baltimore: That's key to the history of "Crooked Arrows," the first mainstream feature about the sport. It involves a stream of small investors and one genuine big-screen superhero — Brandon Routh, star...
  • Hooked on fish, Parkton boy, 11, writes how-to book

    Hooked on fish, Parkton boy, 11, writes how-to book
    A North County author did plenty of research for a book that is now available on  Amazon.com  in paperback book form or as a download to a Kindle. The book might have come out sooner, but the author had to stop working on it because he had to do his...
  • Kevin Costner forges new frontiers with Modern West

    Kevin Costner forges new frontiers with Modern West
    Kevin Costner, a superstar for two dozen years, hasn't had a big film hit in years. But overseas and out of camera sight, he's been renewing connections with international fans — as a singer. Releasing CDs in Europe while performing on three...
  • Centennial graduate returns to open for Kevin Costner band

    Centennial graduate returns to open for Kevin Costner band
    Sara Beck knows that people are curious. The Nashville based singer-songwriter, currently on tour with Kevin Costner's band Modern West, is used to being asked the question. "People want to know if he's actually any good," says Beck of the Oscar...
  • With 'Jamesy Boy,' Annapolis brothers ready to take on Hollywood

    With 'Jamesy Boy,' Annapolis brothers ready to take on Hollywood
    Growing up in Annapolis, Tim and Trevor White were hardly inseparable. Each brother had his own set of friends and pursued his own interests: Trevor discovered a passion for film early on, while Tim seemed more adrift. But recently, a shared commitment...
  • Giving Steve Carell the boot in 'Crazy, Stupid, Love'

    Both have already given at "The Office," but Steve Carell and Jenna Fischer have more to offer movie-lovers in the digital domain this month. Carell's romantic comedy "Crazy, Stupid, Love" and Fischer's single-mom drama "A Little Help" arrive separately...
  • 'Diner' cast and crew re-uniting in Baltimore

    'Diner' cast and crew re-uniting in Baltimore
    Director Barry Levinson and cast members from his breakthrough 1982 hit "Diner" will re-unite in Baltimore next month for conversations and screenings in celebration of the film's 30th anniversary. The centerpiece of the celebration will be a Dec. 10...
  • Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun

    Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun
    A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in...
  • Duff Goldman baking cake for Uggie the dog

    Duff Goldman baking cake for Uggie the dog
    It's a moment every dog dreams about and Baltimore baker Duff Goldman is going to be an integral part of it. Uggie, the fetching Jack Russel who won hearts by stealing the show in last year's critically acclaimed movie"The Artist,"is getting his paw...
  • Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison

    Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison
    Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...