| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:49 AM
The comeback narrative is well-trodden pop-music territory: Disappear from public consciousness once the hits stop coming, toil away in the studio quietly for an extended period and then surprise everyone with a major splash of new material.
In the rare...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:54 AM
The On the Run tour, Jay Z and Beyonce's first co-headlining tour together, delivered the type of expensive, finely calibrated spectacle one would expect from a Forbes power couple with a corporate sponsorship on Monday night at M&T Bank Stadium.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:36 AM
For the best showmen, connection to the crowd is paramount. To achieve it typically requires gestures both large and small.
On Monday, as Justin Timberlake performed the infectious, salsa-inspired “Let the Groove Get In” from a conveyor...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:45 AM
UPDATE: Since I posted this story on Tuesday, word has come that the 'Toujours L'Amour' concert scheduled for Friday has been postponed because Stephen Costello has a 'bad flu.' Lyric Opera Baltimore artistic director James Harp says the event may be...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Justin Timberlake, the "Take Back the Night" singer and recent GQ Man of the Year, will bring his world tour to Baltimore Arena on July 14. Tickets go on sale Nov. 18 at 10 a.m.
It was announced Tuesday morning that Timberlake, who released two No. 1...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Welcome back to a Race with 99 percent less facial hair than it had last week. Cue my harrumphy sigh.
The teams take trains from Poland to Vienna, Austria. Overachiever Amy is excited to go where "The Sound of Music" was filmed.
Everyone ends up on...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
When Greg J. Hinkleman was 13, a friend's father taught him how to shuck oysters with a flat-head screwdriver. He has been shucking ever since.
The 28-year-old Annapolis native now lives in Federal Hill, where he works as a manager at Ryleigh's Oyster....
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:39 PM
Notable Ravens fans react on Twitter to the news that the team will be heading to the Super Bowl:
Oriole Adam Jones, @SimplyAJ10: Unreal victory. BMORE STAND UP.
Pastor Jamal Bryant, @jamalhbryant: God is with the Ravens......meet me in New Orleans!!!...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:27 AM
What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far?
"Allowing others to take me off my focus and losing faith at key points in my life. That has made a difference in falling or moving to a higher level."
What's a fact about yourself that will surprise...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Risa Binder is having a moment. Not only did the singer-songwriter deliver a recent buzzworthy performance on the popular TV show "CBS This Morning," but the Columbia native is currently recording a CD with Nashville super-producer Luke Wooten and just...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Organziers are hoping you bring your best hat — and your money — to the third annual Hats Off to Hampden on April 13, a $125-per-person gala fundraiser to benefit the Hampden Family Center. A "top hat" table for 10 costs $1,250.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:00 PM
"Dredd" (R). In the future, a tough cop serves as judge, jury and executioner. With Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby and Lena Headeya. TownMall Cinemas (1:50,4:50* p.m.)
"End of Watch" (R). Police partners form a close bond, and also share a...