| Jul 25, 2011
| 1:52 PM
The lively new production of the Broadway musical “Hairspray” at Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre is another opportunity to consider the deep local roots of this show — and to ponder your preference for it in one medium or another.
| May 20, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Medieval knights searching in all the wrong places for the Holy Grail, singing as they go, will help fuel the first full season in the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. So will John Waters, Baltimore's champion of all...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:15 AM
Shifting through kitschy clothing in Dreamland, the legendary John Waters Baltimore-inspired boutique in Hampden last week, New Mexico transplant and former Charm City resident Connie Murphy had a lot to say about the lingering controversy over the...
| Mar 4, 2008
Baltimore has been many a musician's muse over the years.
Today, the indie rock group Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks release their latest album, Real Emotional Trash. Malkmus was the primary singer and songwriter for the indie rock band Pavement until...
| Aug 24, 2009
| 2:34 PM
KISS at the Verizon Center on Oct. 13. Buckcherry will be the opening act. Tickets go on sale Aug. 29. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.
Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers (featuring Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin and Wood) at the...
| Feb 1, 2009
As far as the makers of He's Just Not That Into You are concerned, the biggest thing Baltimore had going for it - and the reason they set their movie here - is that it's not New York or Los Angeles or Chicago or any other big city where romantic...
| Jul 17, 2003
Buddy Deane, a Pied Piper to a generation of Baltimore teen-agers with his rock 'n' roll television dance show that became an inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hairspray, died yesterday of complications from a stroke at Jefferson Regional Medical...
| Apr 26, 1997
For a generation of children, a high point of their day was sitting in front of the television to watch "Romper Room," hoping Miss Nancy would see them in her "magic mirror."
"Romper bomper stomper boo, tell me, tell me, tell me do, magic mirror tell...
| Dec 17, 1982
Dental history of sorts was made in Baltimore yesterday when movie star Edith Massey lost her last remaining tooth.
"I just touched it and it came right out," she said. "I threw it into a box of stuff I have at home. Maybe it'll bring me good luck."...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Directed by Harmony Korine
Canny provocateur that he is, director Harmony Korine (Gummo, Kids) has packed his new film Spring Breakers with enough publicity-generating, meta-textual talking points to make the actual quality of...
| Mar 4, 2013
Baltimore's Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, once the city's supreme skyscraper, always delivers a smile. It's a symbol of kitsch and nostalgia, like the city itself. It's a reminder of a gritty past and an uncertain present.
And right now, it's making me feel...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Two-time defending national football champion North Dakota State signed Warner standout Jarrod Tuszka Wednesday.
The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Tuszka is a projected defensive end. The three-time all-stater did it all for Warner, playing linebacker, tight...