| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The scenario was awkward before the first note was played.
A long-debated scheduling conflict put the Super Bowl-champion Ravens nearly 1,700 miles away from Baltimore on Thursday night — in Denver — for the team's first game of the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Hello, darlings. We're back in the ballroom, this time with a bunch of new dancers. That All-Star season had its moments, but was kind of a dud overall.
Lordie. Someone's given Barbara Barrie's hair to Kellie Pickler. (Relevant fact about Barrie: She'...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:57 PM
In which we watch everything start to unravel.
Adam and Natalia’s relationship is going swimmingly. They have a lovely, tender first first-time-in-the-bedroom conversation wherein they are open and communicative and sweet.
“I like how clear...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Darlington played host Saturday to the first of many Independence Day celebrations taking place in and around Harford County over the next week, with a parade, Darlington Idol contest and fireworks.
"This is one of the better, what I would call,...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
It's a post-apocalyptic world where teens from across the continent have to hunt one another down in a televised spectacle that's mandatory viewing for the masses.
Sounds like"American Idol,"but actually, it's"The Hunger Games"— the popular book...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:16 PM
The nine young adult performers who participated in the Howard County Arts Council's Rising Star competition all deserve to be considered winners, but only one of them went home with the $5,000 first prize. It was awarded to Samantha McEwen at the 15th...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Atlantic City, N.J.
Guests can make reservations for overnight stays at the new Revel beachfront destination on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The 20-acre, $2.4 billion casino resort is open for an eight-week preview through May 24. Guests can enjoy...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Four vocalists, three instrumentalists, two dancers. That's the field competing this year for the title of Howard County's Rising Star, an honor bestowed annually at the "Celebration of the Arts in Howard County." This year's gala, Saturday, March 24 in...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Christiane Amanpour was spotted Friday by our own Hilary Phelps at Bar Boulud, a restaurant near Lincoln Center frequented by New York Fashion Week attendees. The veteran journo was eating soup and sipping on what appeared to be a pink grapefruit...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:06 PM
"I wasn't sure if I was going to make it through the first audition," said Kiessence Polk, smiling on a stage overlooking the downtown Columbia lakefront Sunday afternoon.
Polk, a 17-year-old senior at Long Reach High School, had just been named the...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Oh boy. Tonight's the night we get Paula Abdul as a guest judge. She always annoyed me on American Idol - will I find her less tiresome here? I don't doubt her credibility, she's arguably more a dancer than a singer.
During the staircase introductions:...