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  • Talbot County grub and grit

     
    New York Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton fills today's review of a Greenwich Village restaurant with all sorts of Baltimore references, most related to The Wire.He mentions Wire characters Avon Barksdale and Stringer Bell. He ends the review by...
  • Baltimore perfect setting for 'He's Just Not That Into You'

    Baltimore perfect setting for 'He's Just Not That Into You'
    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...
  • Just-announced concerts

    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...
  • Recipe Makeover: The Smith Island Cake slims down

    Recipe Makeover: The Smith Island Cake slims down
    By Leeann Adams, The Baltimore Sun It was no surprise when Health Magazine rated the Smith Island cake as one of the 50 fattiest foods in the United States. After all, the cake is mostly just a frosting delivery system. In traditional versions, the...
  • Take a break from shoveling and check your quiz score

    IN CASE YOU missed it - and chances of that are pretty good - I promised to produce answers today to the Winter Day Quiz, presented in this space Monday as a public service to snowbound readers of The Sun. Some of you might have found the quiz through...
  • Small-scale exhibitions of big importance

    The most notable thing about this season of museum and gallery shows is that, for the first time in years, it seems, there's no blockbuster event in the offing to monopolize all the attention, interest and ticket sales to the public. Instead, area...
  • 'Hairspray' snags eight Tony Awards

    Hairspray put the final rhinestones in its tiara last night when it swept the 57th annual Tony Awards with eight of the little silver trophies, including the top prize, for Best Musical. A radiant Margo Lion, the show's Baltimore-born producer,...
  • A debut at home

    When Hairspray launches its national tour at the Mechanic Theatre on Tuesday, one cast member will be making his professional debut in his former home state. And no one is more surprised than that actor himself - Bryan West. A 1995 graduate of the...
  • UM law program turns 'Hairspray' into a playbook

    Lawyers and musical comedy might not seem to have much in common, but the University of Maryland School of Law is linking the two in a program that uses the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray as a springboard to examine race relations in 1960s...
  • Tour guide adds dab of 'Hairspray' to her gift of gab

    Zippy Larson has always had a thing for obscure local history, but it's the act of sharing little-known facts with others that really gets her going. More than two decades have passed since she discovered this proclivity for dropping know- ledge, but the...
  • A new part, a brush with fame

    Aja Maria Johnson makes her Broadway debut Saturday in Hairspray. A month ago, the 12-year-old Baltimorean had never been to a Broadway show. Aja - who is dropping her last name and using only her first and middle names as her stage name - will be taking...
  • Actress takes heavy duty in stride

    A lot of overweight teens dream of losing weight and becoming stars. Nineteen-year-old Carly Jibson is rapidly achieving stardom - with the added bonus of being encouraged to keep her pleasingly round shape. Jibson heads the cast of the national...