| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Katie Couric’s visit last week to Baltimore’s WMAR proved at least one thing: She is serious about making her new daytime talk show, “Katie,” a winner. She did not do such intense promotion in the summer of 2006 even when she was...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The mother and daughter relax on a cushy sofa, laughing quietly as they speak of their unusual yet utterly normal life together.
"Sometimes I get a little frustrated [with you], don't I, Talynn?" the mom asks.
"Yes, but we always work it out," the 9-...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Freeman A. Hrabowski III, the longtime president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County whose trailblazing work in educating minority students in the sciences has catapulted the university onto the national stage, has been recognized as one of the...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 7:56 AM
After convincing his mostly preschool audience to chant, "Dance, Kinderman, dance" a few times, John Taylor pretended to timidly oblige.
But he cleverly surprised his young spectators when he flamboyantly cocked his right hip and unleashed a sample of...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:19 AM
Stedman Graham is one self-help author who practices what he preaches almost every day of his life.
If he didn't, he would likely be lost in one of the largest and most overwhelming shadows in American life.
Graham, known to millions as "Oprah Winfrey's...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"Someday, my prince will come." -- Snow White, 1937
In a hotel in Canada hangs this picture, someone's mischievous take on Snow White a few years after happily ever after. She is posed in an anonymous suburban den. Behind her, Prince Charming slouches in...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Oprah’s former personal chef and "Top Chef Masters" competitor Art Smith married his longtime partner in Washington last weekend in a production so grand, it should have been directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Two Baltimore culinary figures were among...
| Apr 1, 2010
| 4:22 AM
OK, y'all, I know American Idol is the king of product placement. But tonight's results show begins with a mashup between recapping last night's show and a giant commercial for the new film Clash of the Titans. It's unreal. But......
| May 3, 2011
| 8:14 AM
We write to commend The Baltimore Sun for the editorial, "Truancy and the courts" (May 1), calling for a continuum of interventions to reverse the epidemic of chronic absence that continues, despite some improvement, in the Baltimore City Public Schools....
| Jan 3, 2011
| 12:36 PM
From the Z on TV blog:
WBAL-TV Monday answered one of the bigger questions of Baltimore media 2011: Who will replace Oprah in Channel 11's afternoon lineup?
The answer is Ellen DeGeneres, according to Jordan Wertlieb, WBAL's general manager.