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  • PBS show shines light on BSO's OrchKids

    PBS show shines light on BSO's OrchKids
    Baltimore figures substantially in "Arts and the Mind," a two-hour documentary airing on PBS stations around the country. There is a good amount of airtime for OrchKids, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's ambitious music education program launched by...
  • Will action fans keep 'Green Lantern' alight?

    Will action fans keep 'Green Lantern' alight?
    Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and other superheroes have flown across so many movie screens in recent years that it's enough to give an air traffic controller a headache. The latest such do-gooder, "Green Lantern," does not even fly as high as a...
  • Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more
    Plan your week with our guide to what's happening MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Captain America: The First Avenger Friends With Benefits Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Terri¬† NOTABLE TV Guiliana & Bill (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; Style) Hell’s...
  • After summer of flops, a season of quality?

    Hail, hail, the "Gang"'s finally here. That would be "Gangs of New York", Martin Scorsese's long-awaited latest, an epic tale of love and loyalties, played out among the rival immigrant groups of 19th-century New York City. Not since "Titanic" has a film...
  • King of the Oscars

    LOS ANGELES -- The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King journeyed to history last night, winning all 11 of the Academy Awards for which it was nominated -- a clean sweep that also ties the record for most wins by a single motion picture. So dominant...
  • Academy sticks to a tame script

    The motion picture academy's insistence on decorum in the wake of Janet Jackson's Super Bowl debacle gave last night's telecast of 76th Annual Academy Awards all the unpredictability of a sitcom rerun. ABC had hoped to attract the much-coveted young male...
  • Living on the dark side

    Living on the dark side
    It would not, should not, matter a bit to Dennis Lehane that I am late getting around to his books. Without the benefit of my eyes and credit card, he has had a critically and financially successful career since publishing his first novel, “A...
  • Concert-goers pay for music, not politics

    Concert-goers pay for music, not politics
    What's the best way to alienate your audience when you're performing? Promote a political agenda like Madonna did Saturday night at the New Orleans Arena.  With ticket prices averaging north of $100, Madonna packed the Hornets' home with almost 30...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Joshua Tree National Park and Desert Hot Springs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Joshua Tree National Park and Desert Hot Springs
    It's a dry heat – a boulder-studded, wind-raked Mojave heat, in which rock stars lie low, artists think big, marines train, weird plants jut toward the sun like beseeching biblical figures, and climbers cling to granite walls like insects stuck to...
  • Gil Robbins dies at 80; member of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen

    Gil Robbins dies at 80; member of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen
    Gil Robbins, a musician and actor who was a member of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen, died Tuesday at his home in Mexico, said his son, actor-director Tim Robbins. He was 80 and had prostate cancer. "He was very charming, open and funny," Tim...
  • PASSINGS: Gerard Smith, Barton K. Boyd, Mary Robbins, Susan Covel

    PASSINGS: Gerard Smith, Barton K. Boyd, Mary Robbins, Susan Covel
    Gerard Smith Bassist-keyboardist for TV on the Radio Gerard Smith, bassist-keyboardist for the Brooklyn-based art-rock group TV on the Radio, died Wednesday after a battle with lung cancer, the band announced on its website. He was 36. Although he...
  • 'Cinema Verite': Diane Lane, Tim Robbins try on reality TV

    Diane Lane wouldn't want to do a reality show, but she's getting a taste anyway. The Oscar-nominated actress ("Unfaithful") plays one of the original stars of the genre -- Pat Loud, showcased in PBS' 1973 milestone "An American Family" -- in "Cinema...