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  • Senior briefs

    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...
  • 'House of Cards' brings Hollywood to Harford County

    'House of Cards' brings Hollywood to Harford County
    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...
  • Kevin Costner forges new frontiers with Modern West

    Kevin Costner forges new frontiers with Modern West
    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...
  • With these 'Rings,' we can put the quest to bed

    With these 'Rings,' we can put the quest to bed
    "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...
  • Centennial graduate returns to open for Kevin Costner band

    Centennial graduate returns to open for Kevin Costner band
    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...
  • Celebrate Fourth with parade, fireworks in Towson

    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...
  • Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler grants rare interview to NPR

    Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler grants rare interview to NPR
    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....
  • Celebrity fragrances: Taylor Swift, Fergie, Khloe & Lamar get into parfum

    Celebrity fragrances: Taylor Swift, Fergie, Khloe & Lamar get into parfum
    Derek Jeter has two. Britney Spears? Ten. BeyoncĂ©, 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...
  • Finding work as role players

    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...
  • 'The Help' gets a big boost from Viola Davis

    'The Help' gets a big boost from Viola Davis
    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...
  • With 'Jamesy Boy,' Annapolis brothers ready to take on Hollywood

    With 'Jamesy Boy,' Annapolis brothers ready to take on Hollywood
    Growing up in Annapolis, Tim and Trevor White were hardly inseparable. Each brother had his own set of friends and pursued his own interests: Trevor discovered a passion for film early on, while Tim seemed more adrift. But recently, a shared commitment...
  • Giving Steve Carell the boot in 'Crazy, Stupid, Love'

    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...