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  • Monday closures and cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy

    Monday closures and cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy
    The following cancellations and closures have been announced in anticipation of severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy: SCHOOLS * Public schools are closed in Baltimore and in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties,...
  • Movie review: 'The Bay'

    Movie review: 'The Bay'
    It's hard to figure which primal fear Barry Levinson doesn't tap into with "The Bay," a horror-thriller in which, it turns out, the problems in the Chesapeake go much deeper than a declining oyster harvest and too much shoreline development. Of course,...
  • When it comes to Baltimore, Travolta does it his way

    When it comes to Baltimore, Travolta does it his way
    John Travolta knew what he wanted to do with the role of Edna Turnblad, the zaftig housewife at the center of "Hairspray." The movie's producers, however, weren't so sure. Especially when he insisted on using a Bawlamer accent. "I got fought on it, by...
  • 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...
  • Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs

    Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs
    This morning, Baltimore young'uns with their eyes all aglow are hoping for a snow day. Republican Senator Rand Paul, meanwhile is charitably hoping that if the glow happens to come from the burning of an illicit substance, the kids' lives won't be...
  • 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...