| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" will kick off the 66th Festival de Cannes, organizers announced today.
"It is a great honor for all those who have worked on 'The Great Gatsby' to open the Cannes Film Festival," Luhrmann said in a...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Now offering its fifth production since opening in the 2011-2012 season, Compass Rose Theater seems comfortably rooted in its strip-mall Eastport Shopping Center location. The cozy storefront lends an offbeat charm to the company's current offering,...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:31 PM
"Some mistakes we never stop paying for." — Roy Hobbs, played by Robert Redford, in "The Natural," the 1984 Barry Levinson film based on the Bernard Malamud novel.
The announcement of Ray Lewis' retirement and his team's breathtaking run to...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Every now and then in community theater, you happen across a moment when the stars seem to align. The Laurel Mill Playhouse's stellar opening night performance of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park," directed by Ed Higgins, was one such instance.
| Apr 8, 2012
Congratulations to Glenelg Country School senior Hailey Kim, who recently earned national recognition in the 2012 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.
Hailey's winning painting titled, "Beyondness,"...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Emilio Martinez's first exposure to art came early in life, when his parents took him to the Visionary Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art.
"I think I was, like, an infant," said the Roland Park native.
But his first exposure may have been even...
| May 8, 2012
| 2:09 PM
An exhibit of black and white photographs by Todd Holden of Bel Air is showing at the gallery in the Harford County Council building at 212 S. Bond St. in Bel Air.
The free exhibit is set to run through the end of May and is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:27 AM
The trailer for "The Great Gatsby," Baz Luhrmann's new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, shows promise. (It certainly couldn't be as bad as the 1974 adaptation, which was flat and passion-less, despite a cast that include Robert Redford,...
| Jul 6, 2012
100 years ago
From a Times article on horse training, sans the whips —
"Handling the colt, kindness and firmness make it easy.
I have seen colts broken at two years old with whip and main force, but I think my way is best, the way we...
| May 2, 2011
| 5:25 AM
Maybe you've heard these phrases before:
"If you have a phone, you have an attorney."
"You're making a big mistake."
"Nobody bothers me."
"Jack says 'Yes.'"
For better or worse, these are the catchphrases of Baltimore advertising, lines delivered...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:30 AM
From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
| Nov 5, 2008
Finally, blessedly, it's over. After the longest, most expensive campaign in American history, the voters have decided who will be the next Great Man to take the helm of our ship of state. Sen. Barack Obama has been swept into the presidency on a wave...