| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:37 AM
The 2014-2015 lineup presented by Broadway Across America at the Hippodrome does not boast blockbusters on the order of this season's "The Book of Mormon." But it will offer several recent Tony Award winners, a couple of dirty dancers and a famous...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:55 PM
There was a time when wallpaper was reminiscent of grandma's parlor and furniture with plastic slipcovers, but those days are so over. What's haute now: the era of wallpaper 'wow.'
Wallpaper is experiencing a renaissance, design aficionados say, one that...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions about the Ravens' 12-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday.
Andy in Hagerstown: I've been on board with Joe Flacco and this coaching staff, but I am off the bandwagon....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:10 PM
"I Love Lucy" Cocktail Hour: The kitsch-friendly folks at the Adrienne Arsht Center may well spike the cocktails with Vitameatavegamin. A gathering to mark the imminent arrival of the venue's "I Love Lucy: Live on Stage" musical (Sept. 30-Oct. 5), the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Q: Please tell me A&E isn't canceling "Longmire." My husband and I think it's one of the finest dramas on TV.
A: The modern-West drama based on the novels by Craig Johnson has indeed been dropped by A&E after three seasons. This upset viewers because,...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:20 PM
— If tennis had a Richter scale, this one would have been a 9.2. Before they play Sunday's women's final, they better check for cracks in the stadium.
There will be tennis fans all over the world who were busy Saturday afternoon and not watching...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:06 PM
The Word: Boy-band sensation "One Direction" has staked their claim on the pop charts, with six number one singles and three Billboard Music Awards in their career. Concert reviews say the boys eschew classic boy-band...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:02 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Television is rightly basking in the glory of its perceived new Golden Age, with even high-minded literary bastions and sequel-weary film critics increasingly showering praise upon the medium.
At times, though, the corollary of...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When the Marx Brothers made their final film comedy, "Love Happy" in 1949, they found a new outlet for their outrageously funny shenanigans on the new medium of television.
Groucho scored a huge success bringing his popular radio game show "You Bet Your...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:29 AM
When I first heard about the open lecture in town where a top art historian and architect were going to talk about design using math, I sensed a migraine coming on.
Why take a fun creative act – decorating -- and ruin it with math? There is a...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews:
"The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time" by Martin Gitlin; Scarecrow Press (430 pages, $65)
It's one thing to argue whether "Seinfeld" is the greatest sitcom ever, as writer Martin Gitlin claims in...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In much the same way that dramas like AMC's "Breaking Bad" and HBO's "The Sopranos" made flawed antiheroes easy to root for, a new wave of comedy is putting the oddball front and center. Instead of Jerry Seinfeld playing the straight man to his quirky...