| May 20, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Medieval knights searching in all the wrong places for the Holy Grail, singing as they go, will help fuel the first full season in the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. So will John Waters, Baltimore's champion of all...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:29 AM
What's the best way to fill an open space with smiles for a summer night?
Fit in a big, bright movie screen, and hundreds are sure to follow. Every summer, in every corner of Baltimore, the light of the silvery moon turns outdoor silver screens into...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Joseph B. Kelly, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine researcher who enjoyed fine dining and listening to vintage jazz, died June 5 of renal failure at Northwest Hospital. He was 81.
The son of a chauffeur and a homemaker, Mr. Kelly was...
| Sep 8, 2011
That morning, as it rained ash, fire and debris all around him, Chris Cordisco sprinted as fast as he could through the streets of Manhattan.
Instinct carried him to the Hudson River as the word "terrorism" bounced around in his head. The surreal...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 10:09 AM
Picture it: Club Venus, Perring Plaza. One night in 1967, booking agent Bill Bateman brought in Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Responsible for making sure the crowd hears the music at the best possible level is the house soundman, Bob Goldstein.
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:48 AM
Infinity Theatre Company is offering a two-show summer season at Children's Theatre of Annapolis on Bay Head Road. The opening production, "My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra," runs weekends through July 10 and features a cast of four singers ...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:36 AM
The next time the Ravens win a game at M&T Bank Stadium, they should be so lucky to get the kind of response four 50-something Irish guys got there Wednesday night.
Thousands of fans - the stadium estimated some 80,000 - welcomed U2 for their first...
| Jul 1, 2011
The Infinity Theatre Company presents "My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra" through Sunday, July 10, at Children's Theatre of Annapolis, 1661 Bay Head Road. Shows at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:39 PM
He says his trash talking actually started on the basketball court years ago, the natural byproduct of participating in a New York summer street tournament that included NBA players.
It’s hard to doubt Shaun Smith on this, especially when one...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:59 AM
Barry H. Landau has rubbed elbows with presidents, helped plan inaugurations, and claims one of the largest collections of Oval Office memorabilia outside museums and presidential libraries. His Manhattan apartment includes a collection of china from...
| Mar 12, 2011
Frank Remesch's mission was clear, if daunting. Somehow, he had to convince people that the hulking, cavernous 1st Mariner Arena, a 1960s relic that civic leaders had been talking about razing for years, was still a player — could still attract big-...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:23 AM
From Norman Rockwell and Leonard Bernstein to Baltimore's Cab Calloway, no one does biography like "American Masters" on PBS.
I've been reviewing these superb productions for all of the 26 seasons that "American Masters" has been on the air, and have...