| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The DeVos Institute of Arts Management, founded in 2001 by Kennedy Center president Michael Kaiser and based at the center since then, will move to the University of Maryland’s College Park campus effective Sept. 1.
Kaiser, who was to have stepped...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:14 PM
"Jersey Boys," the durable jukebox musical about the Four Seasons, has worked its way back to Baltimore, hanging on to what it's got — a whole bunch of popular songs interspersed with tales of triumph, tribulation and more triumph.
For those who...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Remember how fun it was to play "Musical Chairs" when you were a kid? Now imagine playing that again, but instead of just grabbing a seat, you are cooking.
This week’s QuickFire Challenge is just that for the cheftestants. The chefs are joined by...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The run of the city's last adult movie theater finished last month and the 672-seat venue in Upper Fells Point is now available for rent.
The Apex, which showed pornographic films in the building for more than four decades, stopped screenings Nov. 31,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Brian Cali, a 2001 graduate of St. Vincent Pallotti High School, is currently a cast member of the Broadway traveling production of the musical "Sister Act," which was on stage Oct. 29 to Nov. 10 at the Kennedy Center. He is the son of Denise and Al...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:06 AM
DOWNLOAD: Abdu Ali, "Push + Slay"
Sitting outside a Mid-Town Belvedere coffee shop on a warm October afternoon, Abdu Ali Eaton was dressed a lot like his music sounds. He wore beat-to-hell pink-and-yellow Adidas high-tops, black sweatpants that...
| Nov 6, 2013
A peaceful Veterans Day to you, dear readers,
Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is a tribute to all of those who served in our armed forces. The day is also titled Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in Canada, in recognition of the surrender of Imperial Germany in...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Frankie Valli made it seem so easy, spinning out those distinctive falsetto notes in hit songs as lead singer for the Four Seasons, starting 51 years ago with "Sherry." But what came naturally to Valli takes honing for the guys who have to approximate his...
| Nov 2, 2013
On the night of Nov. 9, 1938, a well-orchestrated anti-Jewish pogrom erupted throughout Germany and Austria. Synagogues, businesses and homes were attacked, lives were lost. The vicious destruction continued into a second night.
The amount of broken...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Featuring a cast and crew of 68 students, "Beauty and the Beast" is the first big production for Meredith Birmingham, its director.
After a successful show in the spring, Birmingham said she was ready to tackle a musical.
"There are more students...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:06 PM
America needs a new kind of hero, not a well sculptured hunk trying to impress us with his awesome physique or some newly minted techno-geek. We don't need anything strange or fancy. We just need an ordinary hero.
I nominate Michael J. Fox.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Brandon Dial has a big hook to fill. The River Hill High School senior is playing Captain Hook, one the most infamous villains in children's literature, in the school's musical performance of "Peter Pan" that opens Friday, Nov. 1.
Physically, he fits...