| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Last Thursday afternoon, Michael Quattlebaum Jr. waited to board a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Raleigh, N.C., where the 27-year-old would spend Christmas with his mother.
It was a familiar feeling, as Quattlebaum found himself sitting in...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:15 AM
In the town of Medora, Ind., a tiny high school struggles to hold together a basketball team, buildings stand boarded up and one shop owner, when asked to describe the town, called it "closed."
"This is almost what Bel Air was teetering on, in a way,"...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:06 AM
DOWNLOAD: Abdu Ali, "Push + Slay"
Sitting outside a Mid-Town Belvedere coffee shop on a warm October afternoon, Abdu Ali Eaton was dressed a lot like his music sounds. He wore beat-to-hell pink-and-yellow Adidas high-tops, black sweatpants that...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:09 PM
"Hold on. I'm in a weird place," said Zach Williams, leader of The Lone Bellow, as he lost reception while passing through a mountain range over the phone on Wednesday.
That "weird place" could also be applied to his music career at the moment. The...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Race cars speeding down Pratt Street brought Kevin and Debbie Parkhurst the 50 miles from their home in North East to downtown Baltimore for a third consecutive Labor Day weekend this month.
"It's the best thing the city's done," Kevin Parkhurst said...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:27 PM
When “12 O’Clock Boys” director Lotfy Nathan brought his film to this month’s South by Southwest film festival, one of his main goals was to find distribution for the documentary.
Nathan didn’t have to wait long, as...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
"I Am Divine," a documentary on the life and career of Baltimore's favorite home-grown drag queen, was to make its debut Saturday night at the South by Southwest arts festival in Austin, Texas.
Director Jeffrey Schwarz, interviewed for SXSW's online...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:55 AM
It's not quite Mother's Day in America yet, but you can send your parents cool footage of a physicist talking about rubber bands. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 11, 2013.
Richard Feynman's discussion of hacking elasticity...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Beatles fans in the Baltimore area will have an opportunity to see the history of the Fab Four through an insider's eyes this week.
"Good Ol' Freda" chronicles the life and experiences of the Beatles' secretary and fan club manager, Freda Kelly.
| May 8, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Lotfy Nathan spent some five years putting together his film about West Baltimore's dirt-bike culture. Now, with national acclaim for "12 O'clock Boys" promising to turn it into one of the year's breakout documentaries after a February premiere at the...
| May 4, 2013
A dozen films to be shown at this year's Maryland Film Festival have ties to Baltimore or Maryland — a record number, organizers say. Here are some of the highlights:
"12 O'Clock Boys" Maryland Institute College of Art grad Lotfy Nathan's...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Police have taken a new step in their the battle to remove illegal dirt bikes and their freewheeling riders from the streets of Baltimore, creating an email address where residents can report the bikes anonymously.
"All the way around, it's a menace, and...