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  • In '12 Years a Slave,' all eyes on actor Chiwetel Ejiofor

    In '12 Years a Slave,' all eyes on actor Chiwetel Ejiofor
    One of the most memorable scenes in the film "12 Years a Slave" is a long close-up of actor Chiwetel Ejiofor's eyes, wide with amazement as his character regains his freedom after enduring the brutal bonds of slavery on Louisiana plantations. It is a...
  • Aisha Tyler's funny, busy life

    Aisha Tyler's funny, busy life
    Four days a week, Aisha Tyler works as co-host of "The Talk" on CBS Daytime. Every other week, she steps up to the microphone to voice the character of Lana Kane in the animated show "Archer." And on the weekends, she hops on a plane to perform her stand-...
  • Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere

    Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere
    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. If the...
  • Mr. Lincoln and the press

    Yesterday my worthy colleague Phillip Blanchard posted this opening from a New York Times article on Daniel Day-Lewis and his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the new Steven Spielberg film about Lincoln's last days: “NOW he belongs to the ages,&...
  • 'The Color Purple' will not leave you feeling blue at Toby's

    'The Color Purple' will not leave you feeling blue at Toby's
    "The Color Purple" has an uplifting message. But it rises up from a stark story about an abused black woman in a Southern town in the early 20th century. This best-selling novel by Alice Walker was adapted into a popular Steven Spielberg-directed movie...
  • Toby's Dinner Theatre dazzles with 'The Color Purple'

    Toby's Dinner Theatre dazzles with 'The Color Purple'
    Expecting the usual entertaining evening delivered by talented players at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, I found instead a life-affirming, near-religious experience watching "The Color Purple" — a musical epic tracing one woman's journey from...
  • Lineup announced for 2013-14 Baltimore Speakers Series

    Lineup announced for 2013-14 Baltimore Speakers Series
    Humorist Dave Barry, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak are among those taking part in the 2013-2014 Baltimore Speakers Series. The seven-speaker series, sponsored by Stevenson University, kicks off Sept. 30 with author...
  • A spiritual to mark the 150th anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

    On New Year's Day, 150 years ago, American history was forever changed when Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. As we all know too well, that document alone did not free any slaves, but it was a crucial step that made clear the...
  • E-book for fans of Lincoln movie

    E-book for fans of Lincoln movie
    I don't know about you, but watching the movie "Lincoln" sent me to the bookshelf and Internet to learn more about political wrangling over the adopition of the 13th Amendment. The movie was a great political science lesson, but it was obvious that...
  • The contradiction of Lincoln

    The contradiction of Lincoln
    He had lost a son many years before, the boy barely more than a toddler when he died. Now another son was dead, and grief sat on him like the shawl that draped his shoulders as he rattled around the big, cold house. His wife was emotionally troubled and...
  • Life of Pi movie reviews

    Life of Pi movie reviews
    This holiday season may be the greatest ever for book adaptations, and this week, we have a visual stunner: "Life of Pi," Ang Lee's take on the best-selling Yann Martel novel. Among the other big adaptations is "Lincoln," the Steven Spielberg movie that...
  • What would Lincoln do?

    What would Lincoln do?
    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || ||   || ++++++++++++++++++++ In the rest of the country, it may be just another movie, but in Washington, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has become a political Rorschach test. It seems as if every pundit in the capital...