| May 5, 2012
| 2:32 PM
John Waters opened his audience's eyes to a kind of film experience they'd probably never had before. Another writer-director raised in Maryland scared a late-night crowd silly. A movie about a sexual assault left some viewers heading for the exits early....
| Oct 19, 2011
| 6:07 AM
"Witch's Brew," the latest effort from horrific Baltimore director Chris LaMartina, gets its world premiere at the Charles Theatre Wednesday night.
The movie, filmed in and around Baltimore over the past two years, offers the twisted tale of a couple...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
We're in the middle of Annapolis Restaurant Week. One participating restaurant, Yellowfin, is going a little Icelandic.Beginning tomorrow, and continuing through Sunday, Yellowfin will welcome Victor Viktor örn andrésson, head chef at the Reykjavik...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:16 PM
The former owner of the Senator Theatre declared his candidacy Thursday for president of the Baltimore City Council, saying he wants to lead the body he called "a sorry crew."
Tom Kiefaber, who lost the historic theater founded by his grandfather to...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Following closely on the heels of the Fourth of July comes Bastille Day July 14, often referred to as the French Independence Day.
And local French restaurants, crepe makers, bakers and chocolate sellers are playing up that holiday for all it's worth....
| Jul 8, 2011
| 6:00 AM
After two and a half years in the works, Liam Flynn’s Ale House will have its official grand opening Saturday at 4 p.m.
Flynn said the bar, which looks like “a traditional ale house," will serve ales predominantly.
“We want to...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster."
The comedian, actor, radio...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Thomas A. Kiefaber, a candidate for City Council president, has been ordered to stay away from the historic theater he once owned after its new operator alleged he assaulted staff members on the opening night of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -...
| Oct 9, 2010
There's a Kelly green aerial lift parked in the lobby of the Senator Theatre, and a steady sound of scraping as an art restoration expert in the auditorium carefully extracts paint samples from the proscenium arch flanking the stage.
A section of the...
| May 4, 2012
| 5:57 AM
Five short narrative films, on themes ranging from a modern-day urban cowboy to a scamming extraterrestrial, kicked off the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival at MICA's Brown Center Thursday night.
Maryland's festival remains the only one of its kind...
| May 5, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Alice Pinkham Davies, who helped thousands of clients with their business careers as the co-owner of a resume writing service, died of Alzheimer's disease Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 85 and lived in Towson.
Born Alice Arnold Pinkham in...
| May 6, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Station North was abuzz with thousands of cinema addicts and more casual moviegoers this past weekend, for the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival.
The Festival brought some 100 films and an even higher number of filmmakers to the neighborhood. As always,...