| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:21 PM
I’ll admit it from the get-go: I’m an Elton John nut. I love the man, his music, his melodies, his voice. So let me start not at the beginning, but at the end of last night’s concert at the packed Verizon Center in Washington.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Almost Elton and the Rocket Band starring Craig A. Meyer will perform at the Amoss Center on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Considered to be the best Elton John tribute artist in the market, Meyer's strong vocals, striking resemblances and amazing...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The show opens with Aloe Blacc performing "Wake Me Up." This is one of those songs that I've heard a million times but couldn't have told you the title or the singer.
Now that we've gotten rid of a few couples, we should go back to the individual walk-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Guitars still line the red walls at the Hard Rock Cafe in Baltimore, sharing space with rock stars' jackets, autographed records, suede boots worn by Prince and Madonna's purple sequined shorts.
But 16 years after the themed restaurant's Inner Harbor...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place.
The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:32 PM
It's "Diva Week" at William McKinley High School, where we learn a diva is "not a trick ass hoe," according to Urban Dictionary. Please read that quote in Emma Pillsbury's voice. Thank you. So first up is Beyoncé's "Diva." After this week's epic Super...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:58 AM
As someone who loved the 2000 movie "Billy Elliot," I had doubts that it could be turned into a stage musical.
I figured too much of the gritty mining town atmosphere of the original would be lost, for a start.
And I was suspicious that the many...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 1:33 PM
A British coal mining strike in 1984 seems like a rather sooty setting for an inspirational story, but that gave audiences all the more reason to root for a miner's son who aspires to be a ballet dancer in the 2000 movie "Billy Elliot." Its theatrical...
| Dec 15, 2012
In 2000, the British film "Billy Elliot" generated a flurry of admiration on both sides of the Atlantic. Something about this story of an 11-year-old boy, who decides to study ballet even as it makes him a major oddity in his northern England mining town,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Hide your kids, hide your wives. There's an asteroid/comet/meter coming to Lima, according to Brittany. And we know how reliable she is. So, just in case the world comes to an end, Mr. Schu tells the glee club kids they need to say everything they need to...
| Apr 4, 2012
Ryan Wagner is living proof that your dream job is out there. The 26-year-old Baltimore native and lifelong Orioles fan was recently hired as Camden Yard's public address announcer, and cannot be more thrilled about kicking off the new season Friday....
| Dec 10, 2011
| 8:31 PM
With the broad appeal of a fast-food chain — 54 million people served in 14 countries on five continents — "The Lion King" enjoys a mighty status on Broadway, where it's the seventh-longest-running musical and has packed them in since 1997....