| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:15 AM
James Gummer is no ordinary drummer.
Not only does he perform in an all- percussion show called the Drum Runners, he also will be playing for the jousts and the chess game at this year's Maryland Renaissance Festival, opening Saturday and running...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Inside the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, a fight is brewing.
Seated around a large conference table are 12 people who cannot reach an agreement. They are engineers and scientists, discussing theories and analyzing...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:18 PM
If you're in the mood for some science fiction silliness, "The Intergalactic Nemesis: A Live-Action Graphic Novel" promises to keep you laughing on Friday, June 20, at 8 p.m. in the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake.
This Columbia Festival of the Arts...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Maryland Championship Wrestling is holding its "Tag Wars" Event this coming Saturday, and one of the featured wrestlers is Colt Cabana. I got the chance to talk to him about the upcoming show, his time with WWE and Ring of Honor, the state of...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Monica Snodgrass was a brave woman to invite more than two dozen 7-year-olds into her home for her son’s birthday party. But with spot-on entertainment planned, it wasn’t the headache one might envision. The Clarksville mother of three had...
| 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,...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The older brother has always blended easily with people. He built his career over a quarter century, meticulous step by meticulous step. He'll probably smile at you, even if he doesn't like your question.
The younger brother's talent burned hotter and to...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:05 AM
With summertime officially here, Ellicott City is alive with outdoor activities.
Located in the downtown district's historic 1930 firehouse, the Wine Bin hosts an annual free summer movie series every Saturday night at 9 p.m. The fun starts a half...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:32 AM
The last time Buzz Cusack gave the Baltimore Messenger a tour of the Senator Theatre was in December 2012, six months after it closed for renovations. The single-screen theater's auditorium was stripped bare.
"There wasn't really anything to show you....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Sadly, The Force may be of no help here...
A massive sand dune, racing across the Tunisian desert at some 15 meters a year, is threatening the Tatooine village of Mos Espa -- or at least the movie set that doubled for a young Anakin Skywalker's...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:18 PM
As a kid, Dean Storm would create stop motion animation featuring G.I. Joe characters and make animated action flip movies on bus pass booklets.
"I wanted to be like Dawson on 'Dawson's Creek,'" he said. Storm, who lived in Canton for seven years...
| Jun 1, 2013
John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney.