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  • Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight

    Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight
    Two terrific shows premiered last weekend in Annapolis, set in nearly the same period and dealing with history-making creative artists. At Colonial Players, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is set in 1939 and tells the behind-the-scenes story of making the film...
  • Our daily bread

    Our Daily Bread Employment Center, known for its efforts in helping Baltimore's poor change their lives, went through a change itself last weekend. The main eating hall had been cleared of its usual long tables; instead it had high bar tables decorated...
  • Milan Fashion Week: Prada's spring collection a fun mix

    Milan Fashion Week: Prada's spring collection a fun mix
    There was an assembly-line quality to the beginning of Miuccia Prada's spring show Thursday, the highlight of Milan Fashion Week. Set on a raised metal platform with industrial-style lighting, the models came out one after another, wearing boxy short-...
  • Milan Fashion Week: Prada’s Baroque Pop

     
    There was an assembly-line quality to the beginning of Miuccia Prada's spring show, the highlight thus far of Milan Fashion Week. Set on a raised metal platform with industrial-style lighting, the models came out one after another, wearing boxy short-...
  • They wore *what*? A stroll down the AMAs red carpet

     
    Though the 2010 American Music Awards broadcast was definitely tamer and more "family friendly" than last year's Adam Lambert explosion, the red carpet still had its share of "OMG" moments Sunday in Los Angeles -- and no, it wasn't just......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, March 6, 1941

     
    March 6, 1941: HOLLYWOOD AFTER DARK: Carmen Miranda improvising Portuguese lyrics to an American jive tune as she dances with Cesar Romero at the Mocambo. Also on the jump: A roundup of items from Lee Shippey and Tom Treanor....
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Fantastic Four

     
    It’s the semifinals, ballroom fans, and emotions on “Dancing With the Stars” Season 12’s penultimate performance show ran high both on stage and off. There was laughter, a serious injury, tears, frustration, elation. Three...
  • Bob Mackie lets fans own a piece of Hollywood history

     
    He's been called the Sultan of Sequins. L.A.'s own Bob Mackie, the go-to designer for divas everywhere, from Carol Burnett to Cher, Diana Ross to Pink, is giving fans an opportunity to own a piece of Hollywood history. For the......
  • Phoenix worker convicted of nine slayings in Baseline Killer case

     
    A jury on Monday found a former construction worker guilty of killing nine people in the so-called Baseline Killer case that terrorized the Phoenix area during the summer of 2006. Mark Goudeau was accused of attacking his victims as they went about...
  • Ugly dogs take center stage

    Ugly dogs take center stage
    DEL MAR -- A boxer mix was crowned San Diego's Ugliest Dog over the weekend at the 16th annual Ugliest Dog Competition at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. His name is Chomper, and judges agreed that his incredibly long tongue earned him the superlative title....
  • New Directions: Bridge Street Live in Collinsville

    New Directions:  Bridge Street Live in Collinsville
    Anyone hailed as Best New Artist in Brazil, home of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joo and Astrud Gilberto, Carmen Miranda, Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and Seu Jorge, has a lot to live up to. One listen to Lero-Lero, though, Lusa Maita's debut album out on...
  • The Helmut Jahn State of Illinois Center

    The Helmut Jahn State of Illinois Center
    In a cityscape long associated with the flat, black facades of architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the arrival of Helmut Jahn's State of Illinois Center was akin to Carmen Miranda crashing a black-tie ball. From the outside, where it boldly looks out on...