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  • A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'

    A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'
    If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters. No, it’s not a leftover...
  • Color Me Funny hopes to color Baltimore … well, funny

    Color Me Funny hopes to color Baltimore … well, funny
    The six guys who make up the Baltimore-based comedy troupe Color Me Funny have a pretty simple goal in life. They never want to hear the following crack ever again: "The best and worst compliment you can get is that you're the funniest person In...
  • Predictions for WWE Payback pay-per-view

    Predictions for WWE Payback pay-per-view
    JOHN CENA VS. RYBACK: 3 STAGES OF HELL FOR WWE TITLE John Cena will win in two straight falls and we won't see an ambulance match. Just kidding. One "guarantee" in this match is that it will go to the third fall. To me, this is more important for...
  • Performer teaches others with autism the art of comedy

    Performer teaches others with autism the art of comedy
    For many people living with autism, it takes years to carve a place in life where they can thrive. But for Matt Kaiser, it took more than three decades for the diagnosis to come. Finding his niche was a much simpler journey. "I've found that when I...
  • Charm City gets Second City treatment

    Charm City gets Second City treatment
    Let's face it. Baltimore is ripe for satirizing. We've probably got more offbeat people, more distinctive edifices, more colorful history and habits per block than any metropolitan area in the country. Oh yeah, and some crime. The folks at Second City...
  • Baltimore Improv Festival marks fifth anniversary

    Baltimore Improv Festival marks fifth anniversary
    A fifth anniversary might not be the grandest of milestones, but it's nothing to laugh at — except in this case. This weekend, the Baltimore Improv Festival marks its first five years with four days of activities at the Creative Alliance. "It's...
  • A Second helping of not-so 'Dangerous' comedy

    A Second helping of not-so 'Dangerous' comedy
    After drawing large crowds to Centerstage early this year with a Baltimore-spoofing blend of scripted skits and improv comedy, a famous troupe from Chicago has returned with a sequel featuring brand-new material. Although "The Second City: Charmed and...
  • The non-football fan's survival guide

    The non-football fan's survival guide
    Autumn! What a magical season. Time to trade in your overpriced iced coffee for even more overpriced pumpkin spice lattes, your window AC units for gas bills that necessitate a second job, and your shorts for… ...Wait, what’s that sound?...
  • Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Bell's Brewery Beer Dinner The Monarch 1745 W. North Ave. 773-252-6053 Executive chef Peter Coenen prepares a five-course dinner including blue crab dip, escargot clam chowder and grilled venison loin, paired with Bell's Oarsman ale,...
  • A new day for Romanian cimbalom master in Chicago

    A new day for Romanian cimbalom master in Chicago
    For the Romanian cimbalom virtuoso Nicolae Feraru, who has lived in Chicago since 1993, life changed last September. That's when he traveled to Washington, D.C., to receive his adopted country's highest honor for folk arts, the National Endowment for...
  • Steve Carell and Tina Fey: from Chicago to TIFF

    Steve Carell and Tina Fey: from Chicago to TIFF
    For reasons only partly related to his virtually unrecognizable presence on screen, Steve Carell appears headed for an Academy Award nomination (actor? supporting actor? tough call) for an eerily subtle portrayal of the unstable and ultimately murderous...
  • Fifth Star Awards lineup announced

    Fifth Star Awards lineup announced
    Singer Kurt Elling, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and The Second City will perform during the Fifth Star Awards ceremony honoring icons of Chicago culture: Lou Conte, Richard Hunt, Ramsey Lewis, Lois Weisberg and the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt...