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  • Setting Foote on stage with 'A Young Lady of Property'

    Setting Foote on stage with 'A Young Lady of Property'
    Horton Foote crafted gentle dramas about ordinary lives. The late playwright's "A Young Lady of Property," which opens the Rep Stage season, is set in a Texas town in 1925. Although it's such an insular place that it seems unlikely the small-town gossip...
  • Doing the time warp as Rocky Horror returns to Carroll Arts Center

    Doing the time warp as Rocky Horror returns to Carroll Arts Center
    Toast will fly, rain will fall and rice will be thrown when Carroll Arts Center presents two showings of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on Sept. 28. This is the sixth year the Arts Center will show the movie — a cult favorite famous not only...
  • HCC Arts Collective to present 'Why Am I Not Famous?'

    Howard Community College's Arts Collective will host a musical revue by former HCC student Jason Downs and other alums this weekend. The show, "Why Am I Not Famous?" is a comical exploration of fame and celebrity by Downs, who in his 30-year show-...
  • Ed Reed agrees to a deal with the Houston Texans

    Ed Reed agrees to a deal with the Houston Texans
    For so long, they had been the two faces of one of the league’s most dominant defenses, Ray Lewis the punishing tackler and Ed Reed the unrelenting ball hawk. Now, they are both gone and the mass exodus from the Ravens defense continues. About...
  • Stevie Wonder plays Baltimore-made instrument harpejji during 'Dancing with the Stars' appearance

    Stevie Wonder plays Baltimore-made instrument harpejji during 'Dancing with the Stars' appearance
    A little extra bit of Baltimore made its way onto "Dancing with the Stars" last night, thanks to Stevie Wonder. When the Motown recording legend appeared onstage to play a beautiful, pared-down version of his 1969 hit "My Cherie Amour," he accompanied...
  • William H. Macy offers star power to Maryland documentary

    William H. Macy offers star power to Maryland documentary
    Actor William H. Macy, will offer a bit of Hollywood glamour to a documentary about his home state. According to the Cumberland Times-News, Macy is going to appear in the Maryland Public Television production "Our Town," which takes a look at...
  • Capt. Kirk beams into Baltimore

    Capt. Kirk beams into Baltimore
    For years, William Shatner wanted no part of the convention scene, had no desire to appear in front of the Trekkies, fanboys and obsessive sci-fi geeks who all craved a piece of Capt. James Tiberius Kirk. "That's very true," says Shatner, whose stance...
  • Season of note unveiled for Live Arts Maryland

    Season of note unveiled for Live Arts Maryland
    Music director J. Ernest Green talks with excitement as he discusses the coming season of Live Arts Maryland, made up of the 170-voice Annapolis Chorale, the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Annapolis Youth Chorus and a group of vocalists and nationally...
  • What has Ben Affleck got above his fireplace?

    I pay no more attention to the Academy Awards than to the Miss America pageant and other reality shows, but the heavy-breathing coverage of the Academy Awards sometimes sparks a faint interest. This from Slate: Now that Ben Affleck’s Iran...
  • Google Maps, Golden Globes, the 12-12-12 Concert are rocking the trends today

    Google Maps, Golden Globes, the 12-12-12 Concert are rocking the trends today
    Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today. Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
  • Rock star status: Preakness horses get royal treatment

    Rock star status: Preakness horses get royal treatment
    Handlers used special massage techniques to soothe Goldencents' muscular frame and sudsy sponges to stimulate the shine and bloom on the Preakness competitor's chocolate-colored coat — while a sizable entourage seemed transfixed. Outside the...
  • Three companies win $100,000 prizes in Md. start-up contest

    Three companies win $100,000 prizes in Md. start-up contest
    A pharmaceutical company, a corporate-data analytics firm and a lighting company learned Monday night that they won the top prizes at the state's inaugural competition for start-up firms — $100,000 each. The InvestMaryland Challenge drew entries...