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  • Is Marc Steiner smarter than a sixth grader?

    Is Marc Steiner smarter than a sixth grader?
    Is Marc Steiner smarter than Denise Koch? Can the president of Baltimore's City Council outwit the president of a local college? Are any of them brainier than your average sixth grader? Baltimore will find out Saturday when local celebrities play "Are...
  • Renee Fleming on how to dress a diva

    Renee Fleming on how to dress a diva
    When Renee Fleming appears Sept. 15 with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for the BSO's Gala Celebration, the appeal will be both sound and sight. The world-renowned soprano is famous not just for her voice, but for her gowns, designed for her by the...
  • 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...
  • Connie Britton, Callie Khouri make 'Nashville' network TV's best new drama

    Connie Britton, Callie Khouri make 'Nashville' network TV's best new drama
    Drama is not exactly something the networks do well any more -- especially drama that has any kind of cultural resonance. But "Nashville," which debuts at 10 p.m. Wednesday on ABC, is the one new network drama that pretty much has it all. In the world...
  • More on Miss USA Maryland Nana Meriwether

    More on Miss USA Maryland Nana Meriwether
    Miss Maryland, you did us proud. Sunday night in Las Vegas, 27-year-old Nana Meriwether, from Potomac, finished as the runner-up in the 2012 Miss USA pageant. The title went to Miss Rhode Island, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo. Clearly, Meriwether didn't lose...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brian Sher's determined journey from the William Morris mailroom to 'Boss'

    Brian Sher's determined journey from the William Morris mailroom to 'Boss'
    A decade after graduating from Baltimore’s Gilman School, some alumni might be vaulting up the ladder in careers as executives or politicians. But Brian Sher, Class of ‘86, was looking at the lowest rung — starting out as a trainee in...
  • This season, designers give you carte blanche to wear white after Labor Day

    This season, designers give you carte blanche to wear white after Labor Day
    In years past, Sima Blue would never have dreamed of stocking her Green Spring Station boutique with ivory sheath dresses, cream lace blazers and eggshell pleated skirts this late in the season. But times are changing. With major designers including...