| Jan 20, 2011
| 3:28 PM
When Walter Hill was flipping through the first 40 pages of the science fiction/horror script that became "Alien," he considered it turgid, a snooze.
"I thought it was just terrible," said Hill, who co-wrote and co-produced the movie with his partner,...
| May 25, 2011
| 12:17 PM
The Death Set's upward rise in the last five years, as electric and spazzoid as its own music, was zapped two years ago when founding member Beau Velasco died of a drug overdose.
But Johnny Siera, the group's other founder, still pressed ahead. In March,...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:53 PM
Artscape, Whartscape, Scapescape — there's been so many -scapes lately, it's hard to keep track.
But it's almost impossible confuse any them with Starscape, the overnight electronic and dance music festival that's now in its 13th year....
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Friday Update: Filming is going to be delayed until further notice, Spike TV spokesman Salil Gulati said.
Another nightlife cable show is coming to Baltimore. After IFC's "Young, Broke & Beautiful" and HDNet's "Drinking Made Easy," the Spike TV show...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:58 AM
In one video, a chubby guy in a Tony the Tiger costume holds a couple of puppets hostage. In another, sock puppets drive a human to madness. And in yet another video, a puppet's snoring is so powerful that people, puppets, anything in its vicinity, are...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:05 PM
There was one blowout fight between Sam Herring and William Cashion during their stay in Elizabeth City, N.C., this past spring.
Herring, the guts-on-his-sleeve singer of Future Islands, and bassist Cashion were at Thumpers Downtown Bar & Grill with...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Erykah Badu will perform at Rams Head Live December 2, it was announced Wednesday. Consider that an early Christmas present. Badu puts on an exceptional show, clever, iconoclastic, a blast.
She's promoting her two-part album, "New Amerikah," whose second...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:53 PM
The Ottobar in Charles Village is well-known for its live music.
Jimmy Eat World, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists and Baltimore's Lower Dens have all played there; electronic musician Dan Deacon, psychedelic band Celebration and duo Wye Oak have announced...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Back in June, it seemed as though Hampden's performance space The G-Spot was going to close this October. With a landlord intent on selling the warehouse to developers, its inaugural Scapescape festival, which featured Dan Deacon and Celebration, among...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Baltimore bands Lower Dens and Beach House are both on the lineup for this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, organizers announced today.
The three-day festival, run by the popular website, is a high watermark for the indie music world. It takes place July...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Celebration is going to perform at Occupy Baltimore November 12.
After organizers sought support from local celebrities and artists, the band is the first to agree to perform at the encampment at McKeldin Square.
Others - Dan Deacon, Wye Oak, Animal...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Occupy Baltimore organizers blamed Baltimore Police for the cancellation of a concert Saturday by the band Celebration.
They said police warned them any concerts at McKeldin Square would be shut down, and the concert was canceled preemptively. Baltimore...