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  • Talk about the devil dancing: Nancy Grace gets ABC's 'Stars' for being bad

    Talk about the devil dancing: Nancy Grace gets ABC's 'Stars' for being bad
    I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day. But ... I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
  • Concert news: Future Islands, John Waters, Ledisi, Surfer Blood, first Baltimore Soundstage show, Suzanne Vega, Moby

    Concert news: Future Islands, John Waters, Ledisi, Surfer Blood, first Baltimore Soundstage show, Suzanne Vega, Moby
    The new music venue in the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Soundstage, has scheduled its first show for September 6. Big Sam's Funk Nation, a New Orleans funk band, will play the venue's soft opening. Edwin McCain is scheduled to play the day after. The...
  • From Baltimore, a celebration of Woody Guthrie

    From Baltimore, a celebration of Woody Guthrie
    Nearly a decade ago, Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith, a Frederick-born playwright, actor and musician who called Baltimore home for several years, began digging into the life of Woody Guthrie. The fruits of that exploration are now onstage in New York....
  • College student's philosophy program brings Plato and Buddha to Jessup prison

    Donald McColl was ready to start his PowerPoint presentation on the questionable origin of some early Christian artworks, but the equipment was acting up. A student asked, "Does anyone have a paper clip?" It was a joke. No one has a paper clip in prison....
  • Nominated for his first Emmy, Josh Charles plays it cool

    Nominated for his first Emmy, Josh Charles plays it cool
    Josh Charles is a very competitive guy. But he's feeling absolutely no pressure to win as he arrives for his first Emmy Awards telecast as a nominee Sunday. "Someone asked me the other day, 'Are you super-nervous?' And I'm really not right now," says the...
  • John Waters: Sun made a mistake in reassigning Sragow

    I am amazed that The Baltimore Sun is letting Mike Sragow leave his position as main film writer. All a medium size city can do today to compete with the big national newspapers is to cover local news well, and The Sun does do that in politics, crime...
  • Josh Charles: Emmy nominee makes 'The Good Wife' better

    Josh Charles: Emmy nominee makes 'The Good Wife' better
    Josh Charles is a very competitive guy. But he's feeling absolutely no pressure to win as he arrives for his first Emmy Awards telecast as a nominee Sunday. "Someone asked me the other day, 'Are you super-nervous?' And I'm really not right now," says the...
  • 'Diner' to be turned into Broadway musical

    'Diner' to be turned into Broadway musical
    Another classic American film set in Baltimore is headed for Broadway, but unlike "Hairspray" this one may be a less obvious fit. Barry Levinson has adapted "Diner," his well-regarded 1982 movie, for the stage. With music and lyrics by rock singer-...
  • Louis R. Mills Jr.

    Louis R. Mills Jr.
    Louis R. "Lou" Mills Jr., a nationally known and highly regarded recording engineer who was called "Baltimore's Godfather of Sound" and whose Cold Spring Lane studio was a destination for stars and musicians, died Friday of a heart attack at St. Joseph...
  • T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride

    T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride
    Andy York recently bought a T-shirt that captures how he feels about his city. The design includes various implements of violence that include brass knuckles, a switchblade, a noose and a brick in the shape of a heart. "It all comes down to self-...
  • Eileen R. Philips, volunteer, dies

    Eileen R. Philips, volunteer, dies
    Eileen R. "Mimi" Philips, a homemaker and volunteer who enjoyed music, died of cancer Monday at her Richmond, Va., home. The former Roland Park resident was 77. The daughter of a Ford Motor Co. assembly line worker and a factory worker, Eileen Rose Wade...
  • Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore

    Schaefer making one final tour through Baltimore
    William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon. His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...