| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:08 AM
Andrew Zimmern, host of the popular Travel Channel program "Bizarre Foods," will headline the Hippodrome's third annual Foodie Experience, according to officials.
Zimmern follows Anthony Bourdain, Eric Ripert and Alton Brown as main attractions at the...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Want to see a dance critic go berserk? Just take her to a shopping mall during the holidays or watch her in a doctor’s office or chain restaurant — anywhere there’s likely to be a tinkling waltz composed by Tchaikovsky for his grand...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Students at the Catonsville Education Center are among those from four Baltimore County public schools who will get to see a performance of "Disney's The Lion King" for free at the Hippodrome Theater Dec. 8.
In addition to seeing the musical, fourth-...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:55 PM
"The Lion King" still roars. This 1997 Broadway musical is still running in New York. A touring version was a box office smash during a 14-week run at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre in 2005 and now the musical has returned for a month-long stay.
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:11 AM
It was a great experience being arts editor in Howard County the past 25 years. This was a dream job for a guy like me and I can't believe I'm walking away from it this week with nary a kick nor a scream.
I'll always treasure the opportunities the job...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:46 AM
In mid-December, we caught Columbia's Alicia Graf in a premiere program presented by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Seeing her back performing with Ailey as part of the company's 50th anniversary celebrations was definitely a...
| Nov 7, 2006
| 7:48 PM
Buoyed by a national tide against Republicans, Mayor Martin O'Malley declared victory in the governor's race last night, appearing to have prevailed in his long and difficult campaign against a popular incumbent. Despite a poor showing in the crucial...
| Dec 22, 2008
| 4:22 PM
And yet another American Idol alumnus heads to the stage. Season Five winner Taylor Hicks will be at the Hippodrome Theatre for the national tour of Grease (*Reader Alisa says he'll only be in the Feb 3-8 shows, though the......
| Oct 8, 2008
Look at the picture, taken in a dime-store photo booth in 1955. What do you see? A black-and-white snapshot of black and white buddies hanging out - in black-and-white, segregated times. They seem an odd pair. One wears a wide smile, a starched shirt...
| Dec 27, 2009
The economy did the arts no favor. The volatile stock market and then the decade-ending recession wreaked havoc on endowments and grants, and left many ticket-buyers thinking they'd better cut back on luxuries.
But there were happy endings, too.
| Dec 27, 2009
What do we call this decade? The Ohs? If you say that out loud it sounds like a certain baseball team. The Aughts? What's an aught? In a practical but infinitely more gloomy choice, Time magazine settled on "The Decade from Hell."
And maybe it was. A new...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 6:51 AM
Jan. 28, 2001: Ravens win the Super Bowl
July 18, 2001: Train carrying toxic chemicals, right, catches fire under Howard Street
Oct. 16, 2002: The Dawson family home is set on fire, killing 7
Nov. 5, 2002: Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is elected governor...