| Mar 16, 2012
Trips for 2012
Members of the Annapolis Senior Activity Center can stop by the trip desk for a preview of 2012 outings and make reservations and deposits. Trips include a visit to the Peddler's Village Strawberry Festival in Lahaska, Pa., "Journey of...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Being on TV is nothing new for Baltimore. Think of the recent political dramas like "Game Change" and "VEEP" or earlier crime shows like "Homicide" and"The Wire."
But what's going on within a five-acre area of production offices and massive warehouses...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Kevin Costner, a superstar for two dozen years, hasn't had a big film hit in years. But overseas and out of camera sight, he's been renewing connections with international fans — as a singer.
Releasing CDs in Europe while performing on three...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:41 AM
"All Hobbits share a love of things that grow," writes Bilbo Baggins at the beginning of the latest Blu-ray release of "The Fellowship of the Ring." If that's true, the little folks of Middle Earth will go gaga over the new "The Lord of the Rings: The...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:28 AM
Sara Beck knows that people are curious. The Nashville based singer-songwriter, currently on tour with Kevin Costner's band Modern West, is used to being asked the question.
"People want to know if he's actually any good," says Beck of the Oscar...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Towson will celebrate the red, white and blue from morning till night on Monday, July 4.
The Towson Area Fourth of July Parade kicks off on Bosley Avenue at Towsontown Boulevard at 10:30 a.m. with 16 marching bands and 100 units.
"You don't want to miss...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:55 PM
With her 20th novel, "The Beginner's Goodbye," about to be released, Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler is already hard at work on her 21st — a "sprawling family saga that goes on and on and on" that she'll be writing backward, beginning with the ending....
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Derek Jeter has two. Britney Spears? Ten. Beyoncé, Antonio Banderas, Sarah Jessica Parker? They’re all part of the club.
Yes, we’re talking celebrity fragrances, which have recently reached new levels of saturation (figuratively and literally...
| Aug 6, 2011
Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:38 AM
A face can make a movie work. As a black maid employed by a white family in Mississippi in 1963, Viola Davis has such a quietly intense face that it says all that needs to be said in "The Help."
Having grown up under Jim Crow laws, this maid named...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Both have already given at "The Office," but Steve Carell and Jenna Fischer have more to offer movie-lovers in the digital domain this month. Carell's romantic comedy "Crazy, Stupid, Love" and Fischer's single-mom drama "A Little Help" arrive separately...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:03 AM
Director Barry Levinson and cast members from his breakthrough 1982 hit "Diner" will re-unite in Baltimore next month for conversations and screenings in celebration of the film's 30th anniversary.
The centerpiece of the celebration will be a Dec. 10...