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  • Marylander of the Year

    Marylander of the Year
    In 1987, The Sun's editorial board decided to bestow upon the Johns Hopkins University's then-president, Steven Muller, a newly created award: Marylander of the Year. The distinction was meant to honor the person who "contributed the most to Baltimore and...
  • 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-...
  • With 'Drunk History,' Lutherville's Derek Waters has a tipsy hit

    With 'Drunk History,' Lutherville's Derek Waters has a tipsy hit
    Five years ago, Lutherville native Derek Waters was a struggling comedian in Los Angeles. Like thousands before him, he had dreams of being cast on "Saturday Night Live" or making it in Hollywood as a funny guy. But Waters wasn't having much luck. "My...
  • Oct. 10: Drunk History

    With 'Drunk History,' Lutherville's Derek Waters has a tipsy hit Five years ago, Lutherville native Derek Waters was a struggling comedian in Los Angeles. Like thousands before him, he had dreams of being cast on "Saturday Night Live" or making it in...
  • Michael V. Manieri, city firefighter and medic

    Michael V. Manieri, city firefighter and medic
    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...
  • 'Hairspray' applied to Howard County Summer Theatre

    'Hairspray' applied to Howard County Summer Theatre
    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"...
  • The casting director: Living in the house of Bodine

    The casting director: Living in the house of Bodine
    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...
  • A movie date can last all weekend at Maryland Film Festival

    A movie date can last all weekend at Maryland Film Festival
    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...
  • Recap: Maryland Film Festival 2012 draws strong reactions

    Recap: Maryland Film Festival 2012 draws strong reactions
    Station North was abuzz with thousands of cinema addicts and more casual moviegoers this past weekend, for the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival. The Festival brought some 100 films and an even higher number of filmmakers to the neighborhood. As always,...
  • Baltimore's own Divine to be featured at SXSW Festival

    Baltimore's own Divine to be featured at SXSW Festival
    "I Am Divine," a documentary on the life and career of Baltimore's favorite home-grown drag queen, was to make its debut Saturday night at the South by Southwest arts festival in Austin, Texas. Director Jeffrey Schwarz, interviewed for SXSW's online...
  • Judge Elsbeth Levy Bothe dies

    Judge Elsbeth Levy Bothe dies
    Judge Elsbeth Levy Bothe, a well-known former criminal defense attorney who served on the Baltimore Circuit Court for nearly two decades and had a taste for the macabre, died Wednesday at her Homeland residence of complications from a stroke she had...
  • Perry Hall High School prepares to celebrate first 50 years

    Perry Hall High School prepares to celebrate first 50 years
    At age 50, she's still big and beautiful. Beginning this year, Perry Hall High School will mark a half-century of existence with celebratory events stretching 14 months. "It's going to be a party," Principal George Roberts said. The scope of the...