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  • 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...
  • Ervin M. Milner, founded production house

    Ervin M. Milner, founded production house
    Ervin M. Milner, who founded Milner Productions in the basement of his Northwest Baltimore home and turned it into one of the nation's largest producers of educational audiovisuals for physicians and hospitals, died Aug. 17 of complications from...
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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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Chaplin films coming to the Charles Theatre

    Chaplin films coming to the Charles Theatre
    The most towering figure in Hollywood history wore ill-fitting clothes, including shoes several sizes too big, and never said a word. Beginning Saturday, he'll be spending a year at Baltimore's Charles Theatre. Charlie Chaplin, a British expatriate who...
  • Oscar nominations: snubs, surprises, Muppets

    Oscar nominations: snubs, surprises, Muppets
    No shock that “Hugo” and “The Artist” dominated this year’s Oscar nominations (for a full list, go here. I even wouldn’t have been surprised if the dog from “The Artist” had scored a nom. But there were...