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  • Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)

    Joan Jett's Orioles' love letter (and other celeb O's fans)
    We all know singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Joan Jett loves Rock and Roll; she’s proclaimed that plenty of times since her breakout hit in 1982. She also has proclaimed her love for the Orioles for years. It’s hard to forget when she...
  • Brewing the perfect Yuengling TV beer ads in Canton

    Brewing the perfect Yuengling TV beer ads in Canton
    It’s 1:15 on a warm and sunny fall afternoon in Canton, and the downstairs bar and lounge area of the Fork & Wrench is packed with about 30 people. No, it’s not an office party or a surge of late lunchgoers waiting for a table upstairs at the...
  • Baltimore's Pat Moran wins an Emmy for casting on HBO's 'Game Change'

    Baltimore's Pat Moran wins an Emmy for casting on HBO's 'Game Change'
    Baltimore's Pat Moran won an Emmy Award Saturday for casting on HBO's "Game Change." It was the second for the woman who has cast virtually every major film and TV production done in Baltimore for the last 25 years. Moran was also nominated for her...
  • Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana return to prime time tonight with 'Copper'

    Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana return to prime time tonight with 'Copper'
    Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana, the executive producers of "Homicide: Life on the Street," return to prime time tonight on BBC America with "Copper," starring Tom Weston-Jones. (That's Weston-Jones sitting with them in the picture above, taken in...
  • HBO scores with Pacino as Phil Spector in Barry Levinson production

    HBO scores with Pacino as Phil Spector in Barry Levinson production
    What a great weekend: HBO sent a screener for "Phil Spector," a made-for-TV movie about the legendary music producer, starring Al Pacino and Helen Mirren. Barry Levinson is the executive producer, with David Mamet as writer and director. That enough...
  • Sophie Kerr Prize event moved to Baltimore

    Sophie Kerr Prize event moved to Baltimore
    After a two-year detour to New York City, the ceremony to announce the winner of the nation's most lucrative undergraduate literary award, the Sophie Kerr Prize, will be held in Baltimore this year. The decision marks the second time in three years...
  • Barry Levinson: Art Modell's gift to Baltimore

    Barry Levinson: Art Modell's gift to Baltimore
    There is joy in Charm City. The Baltimore Ravens are the champions of the football world. Tuesday, upon the Ravens' return from the Super Bowl in New Orleans, hundreds of thousands of fans lined the streets of Baltimore and filled the football stadium....
  • Ravens' owner Art Modell was no friend of Baltimore

    Ravens' owner Art Modell was no friend of Baltimore
    Contrary to Barry Levinson's assertion that former Ravens owner Art Modell made Baltimore's Super Bowl victory possible, Modell was the reason we didn't get an expansion team ("Art Modell's great gift," Feb. 7). According to former Sun sportswriter John...
  • William C. Brubaker, founding Colts band member

    William C. Brubaker, founding Colts band member
    William Charles Brubaker, a retired aeronautical engineer who was a founding trombone player in the Baltimore Colts Marching Band, died Feb. 12 at Sinai Hospital of complications from injuries he suffered near his Lutherville home. Family members said...
  • 'Diner' Broadway debut pushed back to fall

    'Diner' Broadway debut pushed back to fall
    When it comes to bringing his "Diner" to Broadway, Barry Levinson is feeling a serious sense of deja vu. As detailed in a recent New York Times article, "Diner" is among a number of shows that have had their projected openings pushed back, thanks to a...
  • Premiere of 'Diner,' the musical, delayed again

    Premiere of 'Diner,' the musical, delayed again
    The musical version of Barry Levinson's "Diner," the much-admired 1982 movie about longtime buddies in Baltimore, is going to take longer to reach Broadway. The previously scheduled April 10 opening has been postponed until the fall, the New York Times...
  • Gertrude Brownstein

    Gertrude Brownstein
    Gertrude Brownstein, who worked for eight decades in grocery and department stores and later in a family-owned auction business, died of cancer Dec. 18 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 100 and lived in Owings Mills. Gertrude Fishbone was born...