| Dec 23, 2012
| 1:33 PM
A British coal mining strike in 1984 seems like a rather sooty setting for an inspirational story, but that gave audiences all the more reason to root for a miner's son who aspires to be a ballet dancer in the 2000 movie "Billy Elliot." Its theatrical...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:11 AM
An article in the Dec. 17, 1937, edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian heralded the new tradition of outdoor lighting for the holidays.
Following an editorial in The Herald two weeks ago suggesting more extensive outdoor lighting of...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Anthony Bourdain brought his "Guts and Glory" tour to Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre on Saturday night. In typical Bourdain fashion, he began his performance with a round of shots.
"Guts and Glory" is essentially stand-up comedy about Bourdain's...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:35 AM
Performing at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore is an opportunity that many artists dream of.
For nine Lansdowne High School students, that dream will come true this week.
The Guitar II/III class at the high school has been working with renowned...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Change has swept through the University of Baltimore — and the surrounding neighborhood — over the past decade. Striking new academic buildings, an apartment building and the university's first dormitory have appeared among the brownstones...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Billy Woodward is living his dream. He has performed in Japan, toured Memphis, and has recorded in Sun Studios, Elvis Presley's original recording studio.
For Woodward, Presley has always been a musical influence.
"I was immediately drawn to his raw...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:46 PM
When Anthony Bourdain brings his Guts & Glory tour to the Hippodrome on Saturday, it will be a return engagement for the notoriously opinionated "chef-at-large".
Bourdain launched the Hippodrome's annual Foodie Experience series in May 2010, when he...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:14 AM
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5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acting Up! Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:34 AM
All of us can agree that the findings of a recent state audit of the Baltimore City school system are unacceptable. There is no excuse for wasting money, and the burden is now on the city schools leadership to fix the problems.
While we monitor that...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's something about "Les Miserables" that keeps me coming back.
It's not that "Les Miz," running through Sunday at the Hippodrome Theatre, is my favorite musical. Far from it.
It's all too easy to point out the technical flaws in Claude-Michel...
| Sep 4, 2012
More than 30 Baltimore chefs have been lined up for the third annual Farm to Chef culinary competition. Produced by the American Institute of Wine & Food Baltimore chapter, the event partners chefs with local farms to create recipes using locally grown...
| Nov 7, 2011
The Hippodrome Theatre is largely defined by marquee Broadway shows, from "The Lion King" to "South Pacific." But starting Monday, the theater aims to be a hub for local arts groups, becoming much more than just a stopping-off spot for touring artists and...