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  • Travolta, Waters to appear on stage together in Baltimore

    Travolta, Waters to appear on stage together in Baltimore
    Oscar-nominated actor John Travolta will sit down for a public conversation with John Waters at Baltimore's Maryland Institute College of Art. The man who created Edna Turnblad and the actor who brought the zaftig housewife of "Hairspray" to full-...
  • Artscape ends with weekend's biggest crowds

    Artscape ends with weekend's biggest crowds
    The city's three-day Artscape festival came to a close Sunday as the rain held off and the biggest crowds of the weekend jammed streets transformed into galleries, performance space and picnic areas. After a slower-than-usual, rainy Saturday, "All of our...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Week 5: Attack of the '80s

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Week 5: Attack of the '80s
    1980s fever struck 'DWTS' this week, complete with live performances of "Eternal Flame," "Walk Like an Egyptian" and "Manic Monday" from The Bangles, who also graced the show to promote their NEW album "Sweetheart of the Sun" and tour. Who knew? The...
  • John Waters, Ron Shelton, David Simon react to 'Diner'

    John Waters, Ron Shelton, David Simon react to 'Diner'
    "Diner" has resonated with Baltimore-connected writers and moviemakers across the popular and literary spectrum. Here are some of their reactions to the movie's 30th anniversary. The film "shined a light on a time in Baltimore that I was not that...
  • Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti

    Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti
    When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates. Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...
  • Ready, set, shop

    Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
  • Baltimore Bucket List -- Printable version

    Baltimore Bucket List -- Printable version
    Print this list out and keep it with you at all times. You never know when you'll have the opportunity to check another item off your list. 1. Enjoy cinema al fresco ___ 2. See a movie at The Senator Theatre -- while you still can ___ 3. Spend a...
  • 'Witch's Brew' on tap Wednesday night at the Charles

    'Witch's Brew' on tap Wednesday night at the Charles
    "Witch's Brew," the latest effort from horrific Baltimore director Chris LaMartina, gets its world premiere at the Charles Theatre Wednesday night. The movie, filmed in and around Baltimore over the past two years, offers the twisted tale of a couple...
  • Maryland Film Festival kicks off with pleasure and pain

    Maryland Film Festival kicks off with pleasure and pain
    John Waters opened his audience's eyes to a kind of film experience they'd probably never had before. Another writer-director raised in Maryland scared a late-night crowd silly. A movie about a sexual assault left some viewers heading for the exits early....
  • Dr. Sketchy's offers drawing sessions in burlesque settings

    Dr. Sketchy's offers drawing sessions in burlesque settings
    The "Jaws" theme music plays over the Windup Space's sound system as a short, striking young woman stretches out on stage in a shimmering green mermaid costume. Buh-duh. Buh-duh. The woman stays very still, until she notices it — a five-foot-...
  • 'Nutshell' murder dioramas arrive on film

    'Nutshell' murder dioramas arrive on film
    A man hangs from a rope connected to the beam of a barn, his feet smashing through a wooden crate so he looks like he's cut off at the knees. His wife explains that when he was angered or annoyed, he would go to that spot, get up on a bucket, put a...
  • Married couple picks up hitchhiking John Waters in Kansas

    Married couple picks up hitchhiking John Waters in Kansas
    Filmmaker John Waters' crazy cross-country hitchhiking journey continues, with word Monday that he sped through Kansas with a middle-aged married couple from Illinois. Laura Broviac and Michael McHaney, she a county Democratic Party chief, he a circuit...