| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:19 AM
It's here! It's queer! Go to it!
B'more Qfest – Baltimore's Queer Film and Media Festival -- strives to build relationships with the community and bring LGBT-themed films to Baltimore on a regular basis. The event comes back to Baltimore June 12-...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The nation's space exploration program had already captivated 12-year-old Howard Weinstein's imagination when the episodes of the original "Star Trek" began airing in 1966.
"The show was the coolest thing happening on TV, outside of space launches," the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Getting out of the local cultural mainstream, I recently took in the premiere of "Where the Whangdoodle Sings" by Generous Company at Theatre Project and the first staged presentation of "Red Giant" by Rhymes With Opera at the Windup Space....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off in Park City, Utah, Jan. 16, which means a handful of LGBT-related movies will be making their premieres. Whether these flicks get picked up for distribution in theaters is another question entirely. But in the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Add "Star Trek" star Chris Pine to a growing list of people speaking out against Russia's controversial anti-gay law.
The legislation ostensibly bans the promotion of "nontraditional sexual relations to minors" and has been responsible for a rise in...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:04 AM
George Takei, speaking by phone from his California home, cannot resist describing the un-wintry view from his window.
"There's a flawless blue sky, golden sunshine and a green garden outside," the Los Angeles-born Takei says in his burnished baritone,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:30 AM
You will not be the least surprised that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has a hit on its hand with "Sci-Fi Spectacular," a pops program this weekend featuring the inimitable George Takei. If you don't have tickets for the remaining performances, beam...
| Jul 26, 2013
Monday, July 29
Movie time The Columbia Association's Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with "Monsters, Inc." (rated G) at 8 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free. Information: 410-...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:14 AM
For years, William Shatner wanted no part of the convention scene, had no desire to appear in front of the Trekkies, fanboys and obsessive sci-fi geeks who all craved a piece of Capt. James Tiberius Kirk.
"That's very true," says Shatner, whose stance...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Here's a bit of trivia, fashioned along the lines of a popular game show:
The answer is: "Who is Cathy Bloedorn?"
The question: "This Howard High School teacher signed a contract that prohibits her from telling how she fared on the TV game show...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Well, we wanted carnage in the season finale of The Walking Dead, and we got it.
I have a feeling most viewers will consider this episode tame, though, since the Governor is still kicking and the war between the prison and Woodbury still hasn't quite...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Even if Caryn Elaine Johnson had never changed her name to Whoopi Goldberg, chances are she would have made a splash. Talent will out.
The 56-year-old Goldberg, who will offer a sampling of that talent at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on...