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  • From 'Salinger' to 'Mitt' and 'Chicagoland,' TV rediscovering documentaries

    From 'Salinger' to 'Mitt' and 'Chicagoland,' TV rediscovering documentaries
    Documentaries were supposed to be a dying genre -- and living proof that we were becoming dumber as a nation. Reality TV is cheaper and easier to make. And who has time for lengthy, in-depth explorations of anything any more in the age of Twitter? Docs...
  • Former Maryland State Trooper enjoys role in front of camera

    Former Maryland State Trooper enjoys role in front of camera
    It happened during his senior year at North Carroll High School, John Patrick Barry recalled. As Mark Twain, the Asian-American actor wore a lot of makeup, a wig with hair everywhere and a fake mustache. It was his favorite role of his high school...
  • Baltimore's beloved Senator Theatre is in good hands

    Baltimore's beloved Senator Theatre is in good hands
    The Senator Theatre is like your favorite old aunt — the busy, independent one who never married but who loved her nieces and nephews and spoiled them with candy and fantastic stories. She dressed like a Hollywood starlet, with rhinestone glasses...
  • Discovering a polished gem in Infinity's 'She Loves Me'

    Discovering a polished gem in Infinity's 'She Loves Me'
    Infinity Theatre Company is capping its third season with a polished production of a largely unknown gem, "She Loves Me," continuing into early August. Co-producing artistic directors Anna Roberts Ostroff and Alan Ostroff present a musical with a large...
  • From Edgewood to Hollywood: Johnathon Schaech's busy acting career

    From Edgewood to Hollywood: Johnathon Schaech's busy acting career
    One of the top television series of the summer of 2013 has a Harford County native among its cast members, an actor who has spent nearly 25 years working with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. "I just thought I really wanted to do...
  • Maritime union hopes film on 2009 pirate attack will raise awareness

    Maritime union hopes film on 2009 pirate attack will raise awareness
    After Navy SEAL snipers killed three Somali pirates during the dramatic rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips off the Horn of Africa in 2009, the merchant mariner became an overnight star, lauded as a hero for sacrificing himself to save his cargo ship's crew....
  • Infinity Theatre making connections between Annapolis and Broadway

    Infinity Theatre making connections between Annapolis and Broadway
    From its start, Infinity Theatre Company has had a mission to bring New York City productions to Anne Arundel County. It was a goal fulfilled in the troupe's first full season in 2011 with the show "My Way," which played in Annapolis after previewing in...
  • SpaceX pushes back the final frontier

    SpaceX pushes back the final frontier
    If all goes as planned, sometime this morning a spacecraft will blast off from its launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Fla., and ride a fiery plume of contrails upward through the pre-dawn darkness to begin a two-week journey to the International Space Station...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Nov. 4, 2012

    now playing "Argo" (R). In 1979, after Iranian revolutionaries storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans trapped. With Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and Alan Arkin. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...
  • 25 years ago: Harford lawmakers oppose Ring Factory site for new school

    From The Aegis dated June 25, 1987: At least three members of Harford County's delegation to the Maryland General Assembly weren't convinced 25 years ago that the corner of West Ring Factory Road and the new Route 24 was the best site for a new...
  • Nora Ephron in Baltimore, or When Meg Ryan met Rosie O'Donnell at the Woman's Industrial Exchange

    Nora Ephron in Baltimore, or When Meg Ryan met Rosie O'Donnell at the Woman's Industrial Exchange
    The author and filmmaker Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday night, had a famous love affair with food. Ephron was the maven who knew where to get the best coffee cake, cappuccino and smoked salmon in New York City. She didn't just back into the idea of...
  • Nora Ephron came to Baltimore for the movie, but she'd have stayed for the food

    Nora Ephron came to Baltimore for the movie, but she'd have stayed for the food
    Nora Ephron was really all about the food. An acerbic observer of life whose wit translated so easily to the big screen, she was often as interested in the menu as she was in the script, and her appetite for moviemaking and crab cakes brought her to...