| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Giant Food stuck to their own marketing and, as a rule, did not participate in promotions sponsored by the shopping centers where its stores were located. In a recent interview, however, Dennis Berman, son of Laurel...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Few holiday movies give such cinematic chestnuts as "It's a Wonderful Live" and "White Christmas" a real run for their money, but, every now and then, one takes off. In 1983, it was the wry, nostalgic "A Christmas Story." Twenty years later, it was the...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 3:08 AM
Let's start with the local disappointment: Spencer Horsman, brought back by Howard for the wildcard round, who escaped from a vest of locks while wet cement tumbled down on him, was eliminated along with ballsy balancing act Cristin Sandu. Hacky...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:44 AM
At first glance, David Correy and Nelson Emokpae could not be more different.
One is a humble, clean-cut 32-year-old African native with a silky voice. The other is 26, covered in tattoos and piercings and so passionate about his music he breaks down...