| Aug 11, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Grace Arnold Nalls, a retired commercial artist and stage performer, died of congestive heart failure July 30 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Homeland resident was 82.
Born Grace Lucille Arnold in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park, she was a...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Annapolis Summer Garden caps a strong season with "Hairspray," John Waters' nostalgic tribute to 1960s Baltimore that is a perfect fit for outdoor August evenings at City Dock.
Based on Waters' 1988 film, the musical has won eight Tony awards,...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Twelve years after drawing the ire of the Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood for its last expansion, Calvert School is expanding again — but this time with more community support.
A campus master plan presented by the school's headmaster to the...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Kirk McEwen wasn't nervous when he entered the radio booth at Oriole Park last Saturday. The Sykesville resident had been behind a microphone a few thousand times during a long broadcasting career.
But this was different. McEwen was one of 25...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
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.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:16 PM
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....
| Sep 4, 2011
| 3:57 PM
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....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:08 AM
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...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:44 PM
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-...
| Sep 22, 2011
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...