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Downton Abbey (tv program)

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  • Downton reminds us of lost civility

    In reference to Susan Reimer's commentary ("Our special relationship with 'Downton Abbey,'" Jan. 10), my wife and I were also discussing the reasons why we've been so taken with "Downton Abbey." In our case, it has nothing to do with any preoccupation...
  • As 'Downton Abbey' returns, a refresher on British social/gender etiquette

    As 'Downton Abbey' returns, a refresher on British social/gender etiquette
    With "Downton Abbey" about to start Season 3 on these shores this weekend, taking us once more into the rarefied world of British society and grand meals around elegantly appointed tables, your ever-thoughtful Midweek Madness featurette would like to...
  • From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason

    From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason
    Midseason used to be a time for networks to put on series that weren’t good enough to make the fall lineup. The thinking was: The money has been spent to make these episodes, so let’s try to get something out of them by plugging them for shows...
  • Author Laura Moriarty visits Baltimore

    Author Laura Moriarty visits Baltimore
    It's difficult to imagine what Laura Moriarty's four novels would have been like if she had chosen a place to live other than Kansas, with its endless wheat fields and abundance of ordinary light. Moriarty, 42, focuses her gaze on the most common,...
  • Big Bird is more real than Romney's budget plans

    Big Bird is more real than Romney's budget plans
    Mitt Romney may have won the first presidential debate, but what stuck in many people's minds was his threat to fire Big Bird. Apparently, Mr. Romney thinks America's debt problem can be fixed by picking up pennies along Sesame Street. Pressed to explain...
  • Add Hollywood style to Halloween

    Add Hollywood style to Halloween
    Even though Halloween has become synonymous with "sexy" and "trashy" — heck, there's even a naughty ladies' "Bert & Ernie" ensemble — you have a choice. And you can choose fashion and sophistication. There are plenty of options that will have...
  • Like/Dislike: Katie O. Solomon, actor

    Like/Dislike: Katie O. Solomon, actor
    In Iron Crow Theatre's latest production, "Bad Panda," running through Saturday at Theatre Project, Katie O. Solomon plays Marion, a panda on the verge of motherhood with the other last panda on earth. That male panda falls in love with a gay crocodile....
  • 10 Days: A guide to upcoming events in Carroll County, April 7-16

    Sunday 4/7 Easter eggs An Easter egg hunt will be held April 7, at 10 a.m., at Winters Mill High School, 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster. Face painting, crafts, magic tricks and more. Tickets are $10, with proceeds benefiting Carroll Hospice. 410-871-...
  • Midweek Madness just can't get 'Downton Abbey' out of the mind

    Midweek Madness just can't get 'Downton Abbey' out of the mind
    With the season finale of "Downton Abbey" approaching on Sunday, I couldn't resist devoting one more Midweek Madness entry to the show -- the perfect addition to your paper doll collection.
  • Midweek Madness peers into 'Uptown Downstairs Abbey'

    Midweek Madness peers into 'Uptown Downstairs Abbey'
    OK, I admit it. While the rest of the civilized world was glued to the Super Bowl, the TV in our house was emanating the glow of period drama -- the irresistible "Downton Abbey" on PBS. (I still think the Most Valuable Player Sunday night was Mrs. Hughes,...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Maria Menounos owns 'Classical' night

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Maria Menounos owns 'Classical' night
    It's classical night, which means a whole lot of songs I'll recognize but not know the name of. Oh, look, it's an exaggeratedly expressive violinist and some chicks in Marie Antoinette garb. Never change, DWTS, never change. DUDES IN BREECHES AND...
  • PBS show 'Downtown Abbey' whets appetite for tour of former Turnbull house

    After watching the PBS blockbuster"Downton Abbey"into the wee hours of a recent Monday, I visited another historic home, one right here in Baltimore. Built centuries after Britain's Highclere Castle, the Baltimore home and studio of the late artist...