| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Secretariat wins again.
More than 39 years after the super horse won the Preakness on his way to a Triple Crown, the Maryland Racing Commission ruled Tuesday that he had set what was then a track and is still a race record, covering the mile-and-three-...
| Jul 29, 2011
Tres Amigos and Cecil Kincaide perform in a free Music Matters showcase from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Mad City, 10801 Hickory Ridge Road in Columbia. Information: 301-953-1560.
Slayton House Gallery presents a two-...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 10:31 AM
Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney has pushed the release of Kevin Costner's sports drama "McFarland USA" back three months from Nov. 21 to Feb. 20.
"McFarland USA," based on a true story, centers on a coach in a predominantly Hispanic California town...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:17 AM
The Civil War is coming back to Virginia - in the shape of a pilot for a TV drama being produced by Amazon Studios and ABC-TV.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Film Office announced this week that the pilot for "Point of Honor" will be filmed...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The story of 2009 Kentucky Derby standout Mine That Bird follows in the hoofprints of other equine heroes, but while the saga of "Seabiscuit" was suffused in Americana, and "Secretariat" leaned on the success of a pioneering woman in the sport, "50 to 1"...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season.
It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Randall Wallace didn't expect a rock-star reception when he went on the road to promote his faith-based drama "Heaven Is for Real" ahead of its Easter-weekend release.
Yet at the First Assembly of God Church in Phoenix, 9,000 congregants greeted the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
There's at least one indisputable truth in "Heaven is for Real," stated by Reverend Todd Burpo (Greg Kinnear): "What we believe changes what we perceive."
Of course it does. It's the reason some will see that the film is based on a...
| Oct 29, 2013
Originally published Oct. 1, 2010
As a child, Diane Lane really, really wanted a horse of her own. Really.
“I was relatively obsessed,” says the 45-year-old actress, “starting with my rocking horse at age 2 all the way through my...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:29 PM
If you've spent much time at the local public libraries in Hampton Roads, you know that they are about far more than reading the inventory of books and magazines confined within their brick-and-mortar walls.
Today's libraries not only provide a whole...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Good news for fans of the bestseller "Heaven Is for Real": The little boy's story of visiting heaven is coming to the big screen.
"Heaven Is for Real" will star Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo. In the book, Burpo, a pastor, relates the remarkable story of...