| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:21 PM
When Scott Burkholder wanted to raise money to create a mural showing the word "love" spelled out in hand gestures, he turned to the power of the crowd.
Burkholder, the executive director of the Baltimore Love Project, launched a giving campaign online...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Spring has sprung! Have we ever had such an early and warm spring?
West Laurel is especially beautiful in the spring, and it's good to see neighbors out and about.
The Bond Mill Drama Club presented "Night at the Wax Museum" on March 3. Forty-two...
| May 3, 2012
If you love movies, you'll feel like a kid set loose in a candy store when the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival screens 40 feature films and 50 short films May 3-6 on all five screens at the Charles Theatre and also on the single screen at the...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The folks at Colonial Players have found a foolproof recipe for feel-good entertainment at "The Spitfire Grill."
The players' current musical presentation is based on TV writer/director Lee David Zlotoff's 1996 Sundance Film Festival's Audience Award-...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Maryland Film Festival would transform the historic and long-shuttered Parkway Theatre into a venue for small independent films and concerts under one of three proposals to enliven a key intersection in Baltimore's Charles North neighborhood.
| Nov 16, 2011
Michael Fassbender, 'Shame' and 'A Dangerous Method'
You likely first saw Michael Fassbender as the cheeky Lt. Archie Cox in "Inglorious Basterds" or as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in this summer's "X-Men: First Class." But it's the latter part of this year...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:07 AM
Henry Hunt said goodbye to gluten not because a doctor told him to, but because — like so many others — he decided he was better off without it.
"I diagnosed myself," he says, "because I'm really in tune with my body."
| Jan 2, 2012
On a recent afternoon, Rick Kain stood on a homemade wooden platform 30 feet above a leafy hill in the woods behind his Woodbine home, grinning as he strapped himself into rappelling gear.
Then he turned his back to the platform's edge, skipped off...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:04 AM
What started out as movies on a Saturday night at the Reckord Armory in Bel Air has grown into a true film festival on Main Street attracting film lovers of all ages. In its third year, the Town of Bel Air Film Festival will transform Reckord Armory...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:10 AM
Sucker for romantic movies with goosebump-inducing music? "Like Crazy" is for you.
I had never heard of "Like Crazy" until today, even though it won major awards at Sundance. IMDB's description of the film sounds very dramatic: "A British college...
| Feb 8, 1998
| 1:03 PM
While John Waters filmed "Pink Flamingos" a quarter century ago, Steve Yeager, another young moviemaker, filmed him filming "Pink Flamingos."
We know what happened to Waters' footage. After its general release in 1973, "Pink Flamingos" became one the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...