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Academy Awards

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  • The Stone truth: Left-wingers are boring

    The Stone truth: Left-wingers are boring
    When, at long last, will people understand that the left is boring? The question came to mind as I was dipping in and out of Oliver Stone's miasmic 700-plus-page tome. I'll never read the whole thing, and not because it's a left-wing screed full of...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER:  Rainy, with a high near 76. Tuesday night is expected to be rainy, with a low around 67. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning’s issues. TOP NEWS Harford County confronts deaths of four officers: Harford County law...
  • Travolta, Waters to appear on stage together in Baltimore

    Travolta, Waters to appear on stage together in Baltimore
    Oscar-nominated actor John Travolta will sit down for a public conversation with John Waters at Baltimore's Maryland Institute College of Art. The man who created Edna Turnblad and the actor who brought the zaftig housewife of "Hairspray" to full-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bidding farewell to Ed Reed, the most interesting, entertaining athlete in Baltimore

    Bidding farewell to Ed Reed, the most interesting, entertaining athlete in Baltimore
    Sportswriters inevitably get the question: How do you cover teams you once loved as a fan? The standard answer is that you stop rooting for the jersey and start rooting for the best story. That’s true to a point but incomplete. It’s near...
  • What the? Dennis Pitta's on 'Fashion Police' tonight?

    What the? Dennis Pitta's on 'Fashion Police' tonight?
    The Ravens have been fixtures on national television shows since winning Super Bowl XLVII a month ago. Wide receiver Jacoby Jones will be “Dancing with the Stars.” Head coach John Harbaugh and quarterback Joe Flacco, the Super Bowl MVP,...
  • Books on the big screen -- 'Great Gatsby' to launch Cannes film festival

    Books on the big screen -- 'Great Gatsby' to launch Cannes film festival
    Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" will kick off the 66th Festival de Cannes, organizers announced today. "It is a great honor for all those who have worked on 'The Great Gatsby' to open the Cannes Film Festival," Luhrmann said in a...
  • John Williams to conduct Baltimore Symphony in musicians' pension fund benefit

    John Williams to conduct Baltimore Symphony in musicians' pension fund benefit
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, which has slipped back into deficit territory partly because of pension fund obligations, has planned a concert to do something about that. The program has what should be a big draw -- music by celebrated film...
  • Songs about 'boobs'? No wonder people don't watch the Oscars

    Songs about 'boobs'? No wonder people don't watch the Oscars
    I watched Sunday's Oscars hoping that this year they would be better. I have heard that viewers are decreasing yearly. It is no mystery why. The Oscars are supposed to be the entertainment industry's highest award, yet we are continually exposed to...
  • What 'Argo' tells us about America today

    What 'Argo' tells us about America today
    Sunday night, many Americans watched the Academy Awards; celebrating Hollywood's finest, analyzing red carpet entrances, and critiquing stars' fashion choices. For a few hours we are offered a glimpse into a world of glitter and wealth foreign to most...
  • Partying with Oscar, Baltimore-style

    Partying with Oscar, Baltimore-style
    Errol Webber has an unfair advantage when it comes to Oscar parties. He actually has an Oscar, handed out on stage during an Academy Awards ceremony. And it'll be there for all his guests to admire, pose with any maybe even hold for a few seconds when...