| Sep 13, 2012
| 5:52 PM
— In one corner, comedian Sandra Bernhard, wearing a sparkly black skirt, chatted with a longtime fan. In another, Broadway producer Paul Boskind made a pitch to Susan Sarandon. Somebody shouted that Josh Charles had just arrived.
"This is a hip...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Katie Couric’s visit last week to Baltimore’s WMAR proved at least one thing: She is serious about making her new daytime talk show, “Katie,” a winner. She did not do such intense promotion in the summer of 2006 even when she was...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Two cool summertime art exhibits located in different neighborhoods, and very much in different financial brackets, provide welcome diversion from the heat.
C. Grimaldis Gallery in Mount Vernon offers a show that brings together several notable artists...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Michael Vincent Manieri, a Baltimore City firefighter and medic, died of heart disease Wednesday at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 40 and lived in Towson.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Parklawn Avenue, he attended Shrine of the Little Flower...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 1:21 PM
It's been a cathartic 12 months for Denise Whiting. She gave up her frowned-upon 'Hon' trademark, and apologized publicly for thinking that she could own a common term of endearment.
She cried on national television, as the celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay,...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Brett Bidle, Frederick County town councilman, tea party supporter and devout Methodist, is John Waters' new BFF.
That old saying about politics making strange bedfellows? Apparently, politics has nothing on hitchhiking. Back in mid-May, Bidle, a 20-...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Paul DeBoy may have a genetic inclination toward the stage.
The Baltimore-born actor, starring in the national touring production of the perennially popular musical "Mamma Mia" that hits the Hippodrome this weekend, first revealed the tendency during his...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 12:20 PM
From Baron Ambrosia dueling with John Waters on the Cooking Channel on Friday, to Adam Richman featuring Faidley's crab cake sandwich this week on the Travel Channel, Baltimore has been getting its share of foodie TV lately.
But it looks to be mere...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:55 AM
A fixture on the local nonprofit theater scene since 1975, the Howard County Summer Theatre does big musicals that involve lots of county residents both on the stage and in the audience.
That'll be the happy case when its production of "Hairspray"...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Could you imagine Bill Murray stopping by your Baltimore pad, carrying a "bottle of whine [sic] or vegetable tray"? Oh, to dream.
The humor site Super Official News announced that the actor is to embark on a six-week Party Crashing Tour, scheduled to...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
When I was a little girl, I read from an early age. I come from a family of big newspaper readers, and one of the first (and favorite) things I remember reading was the Brown section in the Sunday Sun, so-called because it was sepia in tone. Other kids...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Supporters of Maryland's new same-sex marriage law look to the Empire State for cash this evening at a fundraiser hosted by a bevy of boldfaced names.
Susan Sarandon, Josh Charles, John Waters and ice hockey player Sean Avery are among the stars expected...