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  • Future uncertain, 1st Mariner Arena thrives

    Future uncertain, 1st Mariner Arena thrives
    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-...
  • Songs for choreography by Westowne Elementary School students

    "Hoe Emma Hoe" — slaves' work song, 1800s "Kind Hearted Woman Blues" — Robert Johnson, recorded 1936 "Heartbreak Hotel" — Elvis Presley, recorded 1956 "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" — Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong,...
  • Milan, Dionysus, Butts & Betty's Tavern see their liquor licenses challenged

    Milan, Dionysus, Butts & Betty's Tavern see their liquor licenses challenged
    It's busy season at the Baltimore Liquor Board. Every April, right before all liquor licenses are due for renewal in May, the Liquor Board docket swells up with protests of renewal. This year, 12 hearings on license renewals have been set for April 19...
  • Nils Lofgren, from solo albums to Bruce Springsteen

    Nils Lofgren, from solo albums to Bruce Springsteen
    One look at the discography of Nils Lofgren, the longtime guitarist in Bruce Springsteen's E. Street Band, and it's clear the 60-year-old musician can't slow down. His new album, "Old School," which comes out Nov. 1, will be his 37th solo record,...
  • Westowne students perform black American culture dances

    Westowne students perform black American culture dances
    The culmination of several months work will be on display Friday when 19 students at Westowne Elementary School take the stage for 75-minute performance scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Catonsville Middle school sixth-graders Ryan Ritzes and Luke Pound,...
  • Reggie Watts brings wooly show to the Mammoth

    Reggie Watts brings wooly show to the Mammoth
    Reggie Watts' story is much like that of any other comic: He was a class clown, always goofing off and playing jokes on everybody, much to the consternation of his teachers. But during his youth in Great Falls, Mont., he also was in the school...
  • Many steps to a fresh start

    Angela Jackson strides down Pennsylvania Avenue with pamphlets under her arm, unfazed by the line of dealers hawking drugs beneath blinking police cameras. " James Brown, James Brown!" cries one young man, applying the late soul star's name to his...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': Top 18 perform

     
    Randi and Evan are the first couple on tonight's So You Think You Can Dance, and the interview segments are pegged to 'things America should know about your partner.' We learn that Randi loves her dog and Evan likes cars......
  • 'Aviator' flies high with 11 Oscar bids

    HOLLYWOOD - The Aviator, an old-fashioned Hollywood epic about Howard Hughes' obsessions, romances and crippling neuroses, captured 11 nominations to top all contenders for next month's 77th annual Academy Awards, including best picture, best actor for...
  • A watershed for the Oscars

    At the Oscars next month, an unprecedented contest will unfold. Jamie Foxx, nominated in the best actor category for his role as Ray Charles in Ray, will be up against the highly regarded Don Cheadle from Hotel Rwanda. And for best supporting actor,...
  • Diana Krall in Miami: 3 new songs we'd like to hear

    Diana Krall in Miami: 3 new songs we'd like to hear
    Diana Krall’s arrival at Miami’s Arsht Center Tuesday night offers a departure. The singer-pianist’s performance is part of a tour in support of the album “Glad Rag Doll,” an October release on the Verve Records jazz label...
  • Holiday Guide 2012: Dozens more concerts and 'Carols' for your Chicago December

    Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no avoiding the holidays, and that's true on local stages as well as the shopping malls. But even the Scroogiest of souls could find something to celebrate in the gifts of theater, dance, and music offered up this season by...