| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:39 AM
I always feel bad for people who are giving graduation speeches. I honestly feel like it's one of the hardest tasks there is.
Unlike some other times in life, when people are actually excited about hearing a speech, those who are about to graduate are,...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:13 AM
"The Other Wes Moore," a book written by Baltimore native Wes Moore, is currently being developed into a feature film, with Oprah Winfrey attached as executive producer, and a script penned by John Ridley (writer of "Three Kings" and "Red Tails"),...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:45 PM
When Wes Moore swings a sledgehammer, he does it with his whole body, with the easy confidence of someone who's used to manual labor.
It's early on a Saturday morning, and Wes is one of a couple dozen volunteers who have gathered in the Oliver...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:30 AM
I'd love to see "The Other Wes Moore," developed into a movie, as Oprah Winfrey is planning. The book, by a former Johns Hopkins student named Wes Moore, focuses on the factors that can affect whether a child grows into a meaningful life or is dragged...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:07 PM
When Oprah Winfrey likes something, she makes no bones about letting the entire world know.
Famous for being an ardent dog lover, the TV and magazine queen gave her blessing again this year for the art of a Howard County pet-portrait studio in the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:00 PM
In case you couldn't tell by the title, this episode is about dreams–Finn's dream of becoming a teacher (yes, that Finn); Rachel landing a role on Broadway; and Marley becoming a singer-songwriter, much like Taylor Swift, but not nearly as annoying....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Danielle DiFerdinando's resume was already packed. The Ellicott City native's handbags had been stocked by the likes of Bergdorf Goodman, sold from Fifth Avenue to Tokyo, and carried by tastemakers like Rachel Zoe and Anna Dello Russo.
But last October,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:21 PM
March has been a rough month for Maryland Republicans.
In Annapolis, they watched helplessly as Democrats worked their way through an ambitious ideological wish list that includes new taxes and spending, death penalty repeal, Second Amendment...
| Oct 28, 2012
Center Club officials like to joke that their kitchen staff has a better view of the Baltimore skyline than do most CEOs.
The panoramic vistas of the Inner Harbor and west side from the 15th and 16th floors of the club's headquarters at 100 Light...
| Aug 31, 2012
The final show of the musical comedy based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon runs Sunday, Sept. 2 at Toby's Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Road. Tickets are $34.50-$53. Information: 410-995-1969.
'Color Purple' musical...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:55 PM
In 1994, at the age of 26, “Hairspray” sweetheart Ricki Lake had one of the hottest daytime talk shows in the history of television.
With a daily audience of 5.8 million viewers after only one year on-air, “Ricki Lake” was...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:56 PM
It's noon, and Christian Siriano has already accomplished a lion's share of work on what he calls his "laundry list."
With his spring collection fashion show a little more than a week away, he started the day with a quick trip to his Manhattan boutique,...