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  • Laurel High has the golden ticket to 'Willy Wonka'

    Students in Laurel High School's Performing Arts Department are presenting "Willy Wonka" from Feb. 7-9 in the school's auditorium. About 100 Laurel students are participating in the show as cast, crew or musicians. Based on Roald Dahl's book, "Charlie...
  • Golden ticket admits one to 'Chocolate Factory' role

    When Jessica Case, 11, opened the chocolate bar she bought from a Liberty High School drama club fundraiser, she discovered — along with the candy — a golden ticket inside. "I jumped around and gave it to my mom," said Jessica, a sixth-grader...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Employment Edge. Thu., April 4, 6:30 p.m. Topics include job search tools, resume writing,...
  • County Digest

    Annual picnic The Annapolis High School Alumni Association will hold its annual picnic from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, on the grounds of Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Cost is $25 per person. RSVP by Friday, Sept....
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 16 'The Witches: A Tribute to Roald Dahl' The Children's Theatre of Annapolis presents this play about how a boy and his grandmother defeat a witch and her followers, who are holding a conference in a seaside hotel. Show continues through...
  • Local companies blossom at Maryland Home and Garden show

    Local companies blossom at Maryland Home and Garden show
    A pair of local companies has their landscape work featured at the Maryland Home and Garden Show, which begins Saturday, March 3, and continues through this and the following weekend at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium. The featured garden at the show...
  • Giving Steve Carell the boot in 'Crazy, Stupid, Love'

    Both have already given at "The Office," but Steve Carell and Jenna Fischer have more to offer movie-lovers in the digital domain this month. Carell's romantic comedy "Crazy, Stupid, Love" and Fischer's single-mom drama "A Little Help" arrive separately...
  • Wrapping up the world of entertainment on DVD

    Wrapping up the world of entertainment on DVD
    For all of us who thought the cartoons at the top of the bill were the sweetest part of any night at the movies, Warner Home Video has released the ultimate new animation collection. "Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume I" finds the beloved cartoon...
  • Mel Stuart dies at 83; 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' director

    Mel Stuart had firmly established himself as an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker in the 1960s when his daughter Madeline, a big fan of Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," insisted he turn the popular children's book into a movie....
  • Random House and Penguin publishers may merge

    Random House and Penguin publishers may merge
    John Grisham and Tom Clancy in the same house? It’s possible, if newly confirmed merger talks between the publishers of the mega-authors are confirmed. Pearson, which owns Clancy publisher Penguin Group, issued a statement Thursday saying that it...
  • Girl with IQ of 161: Nice, but could she outsmart Anakin Skywalker?

     
    This week we got word that British Mensa had accepted 3-year-old Alice Amos as the youngest member of the organization ......
  • A case for reading out loud to (older) children

     
    I still read out loud to my son. He is in fifth grade and an avid reader. He plows through books and is currently devouring "The Hobbit" which he calls "addicting." But he still likes it when I read out loud to him before bed. I've always read to him. I...