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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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    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...
  • 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...
  • Shirley Jones will perform at Boscov's White Marsh opening

    Come shop at Boscov's in White Marsh Mall Oct. 5, and hear Shirley Jones belt out the show tunes. The department store's return to the mall, where it will fill the empty anchor spot it left nearly four years ago, will be kicked off with a special ticket-...
  • Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys

    Baltimore, 'Homeland' have winning night at 2012 Emmys
    The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
  • 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,...
  • 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...