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  • Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'

    Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'
    Journeys of one kind or another — emotional, physical, spiritual — are at the heart of Colman Domingo's 2012 play "Wild with Happy," receiving its Baltimore premiere at Center Stage. There isn't just a road trip in this work, but a car chase....
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •ABC's of Herbs and Spices. wed., March 5, 11 a.m....
  • Filmmaker crafts an homage to crafty brew newbies

    Filmmaker crafts an homage to crafty brew newbies
    Filmmaker Shannon Mortimer is a wine drinker. Her significant other is a craft beer guy and in her words: "He was dragging me around to all these industrial parks" — where many small breweries are based — "and trying different craft beers. And...
  • Yaya DaCosta Joins Jazz Biopic 'Bolden' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Yaya DaCosta, fresh from portraying Whitney Houston, has joined jazz biopic "Bolden" opposite Nelsan Ellis, Ian McShane and Gary Carr ("Downton Abbey"). Buddy Bolden was a New Orleans cornet player who was a key figure in...
  • 'If I Stay' star Chloë Grace Moretz's box-office stats and future films

    'If I Stay' star Chloë Grace Moretz's box-office stats and future films
    Chloë Grace Moretz has played such outsize characters as a foul-mouthed adolescent assassin, a telekinetic teen outcast and a deceptively fresh-faced vampire, but this weekend she returns to theaters in quite a different role: a normal girl. In "If I...
  • 'Butler' director Lee Daniels faces lawsuit by hip-hop mogul

    'Butler' director Lee Daniels faces lawsuit by hip-hop mogul
    (Reuters) - Director Lee Daniels is facing a $25 million lawsuit over claims he failed to pay back hip-hop mogul-turned-fashion entrepreneur Damon Dash, or give him production credits, after Dash invested millions of dollars in his projects. Attorneys...
  • "Butler" director Daniels faces $25 million suit by hip-hop mogul

    By Daniel Wiessner Aug 14 (Reuters) - Director Lee Daniels is facing a $25 million lawsuit over claims he failed to pay back hip-hop mogul-turned-fashion entrepreneur Damon Dash, or give him production credits, after Dash invested millions of dollars...
  • Film Review: 'Get On Up'

    Is it possible for a single movie to capture James Brown in all his multitudes, contradictions and reinventions? Probably not, but "Get On Up" makes an admirable, fitfully successful stab at the life of the brilliant but volatile funk-soul legend who wore...
  • Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee

    Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee
    The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up. Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
  • Academy Invites 271 New Members

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks. Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
  • A full list of Academy member invitees

    A full list of Academy member invitees
    Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...
  • L.A.'s Ghetto Film School teaches moviemaking to disadvantaged youths

    L.A.'s Ghetto Film School teaches moviemaking to disadvantaged youths
    When it was Ashley Perez's turn to play director, she got straight to the point. "You," she told her actor. "Look sad." "And you. You're going to look dead. Like really, really dead." So began the 14-year-old's first attempt at the art of...