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  • 'Hunger Games' hits the target with local young adults

    'Hunger Games' hits the target with local young adults
    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...
  • McEwen sings her way to the top in Rising Star competition

    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...
  • Day trips: The beach, the blossom and the arts

    Day trips: The beach, the blossom and the arts
    Atlantic City, N.J. Revel 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...
  • Heavy-hitting diva Franchon Crews sets her sights on London Olympics

    Heavy-hitting diva Franchon Crews sets her sights on London Olympics
    On a quiet Friday morning in a West Baltimore gym above the Cash USA pawnshop, Franchon Crews unleashes a powerful flurry outside the ring. "It's been a long, a long time coming," she roars. "But I know change gonna come, oh yes it did." Her final...
  • Clarksville teen starring on Radio Disney talent competition

    Clarksville teen starring on Radio Disney talent competition
    Dan Geraghty first picked up an electric guitar when he was 10 and now, at 17, he nearly always has his hands on one. Though just last spring he was a junior at River Hill High School, right now he and the other four band members of Hollywood Ending...
  • City youth showcase their talents in an 'idol'-like contest

    City youth showcase their talents in an 'idol'-like contest
    Immanuel "Mannie" Payne is practicing daily for what he calls his big chance. At 12, the West Baltimore middle schooler will be the youngest of seven contestants to take the stage in the first Charm City Talent Contest Thursday. And, he is the only...
  • From Sun Magazine: Behind the scenes with 'Modern Family,' the sitcom's new savior

    From Sun Magazine: Behind the scenes with 'Modern Family,' the sitcom's new savior
    Jason Winer was directing Julie Bowen on first episode of "Modern Family" when inspiration struck. "In the initial draft, Julie's character was described as mildly controlling and neurotic," Winer says of the suburban sitcom mom. "But what she didn't...
  • For Webb, stardom is just a way to help others

    For Webb, stardom is just a way to help others
    Each week, when Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb shows up to do his radio show at the Al Packer Ford dealership in White Marsh, fans eagerly await, the majority of them hungry to get his autograph. During commercial breaks, they stand in line until it's...
  • Confessions of a (former) TV addict

    Confessions of a (former) TV addict
    I'm not going to lie. When my husband was deployed, certain rules and routines in our house kind of fell apart. The worst of these was probably TV. Between pregnancy, a hellacious cold that kept me up at night for literally weeks on end, sciatica that...
  • Maryland's small but growing connection to 'K-pop'

    Maryland's small but growing connection to 'K-pop'
    Last winter, Leann Kwak put her senior year at Arundel High School on hold to pursue her dreams as a chart-topping pop singer. For nearly three months, thousands of TV viewers determined whether or not she'd move on to the next round of the competition....
  • WWE interviews from Summerslam 2012 in Los Angeles

    WWE interviews from Summerslam 2012 in Los Angeles
    This year I've had the opporrtunity to enjoy all the action from Los Angeles in the days leading up to Summerslam 2012. Here are the tidbits I have collected from several WWE Superstars: Stephanie McMahon gives an interesting answer on whether or not she...
  • Rachel Marsden on Waiting for a European Santa Claus

    Rachel Marsden on Waiting for a European Santa Claus
    While your co-workers hover around the water cooler debating whether it matters if Mitt Romney bullied some kid in his youth, a formerly First World nation called Greece is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Why, you might ask, should Middle America...