| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:18 AM
A little extra bit of Baltimore made its way onto "Dancing with the Stars" last night, thanks to Stevie Wonder.
When the Motown recording legend appeared onstage to play a beautiful, pared-down version of his 1969 hit "My Cherie Amour," he accompanied...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Twins William and Raphael "Rafi" Karkowsky have always shared life's best moments.
That was true again Friday when the brothers and best friends learned where they would begin their careers as doctors.
They were among nearly 16,000 medical students...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Julian Schnabel broadens his canvas for his fourth film, "Miral," turning his lens on multiple protagonists and a half-century of Middle East strife. On the face of it a bold undertaking, the Jerusalem-set feature plays out with an awkward staidness,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 12:46 PM
Foreign films are definitely among the good things in life that come to those who wait. Today, any home can be an art house. You can satisfy your wanderlust without sweating passports or custom forms.
Indeed, the best foreign directors often place a...
| Nov 7, 2011
One afternoon last week I found myself craving a snack. I wasn't hungry enough to go to all the trouble of making a sandwich, I just wanted a little something to hold me over until dinner.
Then I remembered the spicy, crunchy, yummy snack mix that just...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:29 AM
What's the best way to fill an open space with smiles for a summer night?
Fit in a big, bright movie screen, and hundreds are sure to follow. Every summer, in every corner of Baltimore, the light of the silvery moon turns outdoor silver screens into...
| Jul 23, 2011
It looks a little bit like a body board, and it does ride the waves — sound waves, that is. Meet the harpejji, a fretted string instrument invented and built in the Baltimore area.
Coldplay bought one. A.R. Rahman, who composed the score to...
| Jun 11, 2009
| 4:22 AM
No pressure, So You Think You Can Dance, but judge Adam Shankman tweeted today: 'No joke: tonight is one of the best sytycd dance eps ever. The 20 brought it!'I say: Bring it on!Tonight's panel includes Adam Shankman, Mary Murphy......
| Feb 6, 2009
Maryland libraries rank among the best in the country. You pay for them. Now get your money's worth.
The movies you rent. The books you buy for $25 and $35 apiece. The video games costing $50 and more. Barney DVDs. They're often at the library, in most...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:52 PM
To the small but choice list of films that gracefully mix a passion for food with other potent emotions — think "Babette's Feast," "Eat Drink Man Woman," "Big Night," even "Ratatouille" — you can add one more: "The Lunchbox."
| Mar 3, 2014
In a contest that held suspense up until the last minute, Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" took the best-picture prize Sunday at the 86th Academy Awards and established a few Oscar records in the process. Winning three of its nine nominations, the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Capping one of the tightest races in recent Academy Awards history, director Steve McQueen’s searing survival tale “12 Years a Slave” won the best picture Oscar, beating out “American Hustle” and “Gravity.”...