The Duke of Sussex is set to testify in the first of his five pending legal cases largely centered around battles with British tabloids.
‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ swings to massive $120.5 million opening
“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” opened in U.S. and Canadian theaters with a massive $120.5 million, more than tripling the debut of the 2018 animated original and showing the kind of movie-to-movie box-office growth that would be the envy of even the mightiest of Hollywood franchises.
William G. ‘Hotzie’ Hotz Sr., Navy veteran and Baltimore Sun photographer known for his versatility, dies
William G. ”Hotzie” Hotz Sr., a Baltimore Sun photographer and Navy veteran, died May 18 at his Berlin, Worcester County, home. He was 85.
Baltimore artist and Holocaust survivor Gigi McKendric sees world’s darkness, fills it with ‘glimmer of light’
A survivor of both the Holocaust and an earthquake that destroyed her town in Romania, Baltimore artist Gigi McKendric believes she was saved for a reason. Her works, often inspired by tragic world events, aim to emphasize inhumanity and suffering while communicating a “glimmer of light” coming from the horror.
Cynthia Weil, lyricist who helped write ‘You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling’ and ‘On Broadway,’ dies at 82
Cynthia Weil, a Grammy-winning lyricist of notable range and endurance who enjoyed a decades-long partnership with husband Barry Mann and helped write “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” “On Broadway,” “Walking in the Rain” and dozens of other hits, has died at age 82.
Padma Lakshmi to exit ‘Top Chef’ after season 20: ‘It’s time to move on’
“After much soul searching, I have made the difficult decision to leave ‘Top Chef,’” Lakshmi wrote in a statement.
Baltimore City Council threatens to trim $1 million from BOPA as budget hearing looms for arts group
The proposed cuts introduced by City Council members Zeke Cohen and Odette Ramos would cut Baltimore's annual allocation to BOPA by nearly one-third.
A ‘lost’ story by the late Baltimore noir master James M. Cain is being published
'Blackmail' features three iconic James M. Cain characters: a disabled Korean War veteran, a tough guy and a streetwise blond on the make.
Bramble Baking Co. in Northeast Baltimore will close in July
In a letter sent to customers Thursday, owner Allie Smith said the Baltimore bakery’s last day in business will be July 16.
Things to do in Baltimore June 2 to June 8
Watch Olympic ice skaters on ice, listen to a classic rock legend in concert, catch fish and raise money for a good cause, enjoy a causal day in the city or learn about the college athlete experience.
Three local spots make Esquire’s 2023 list of America’s best bars, showing ‘how cool Baltimore has become’
While the bar scene has embraced classic cocktails in recent years, Esquire’s editors sought out “the weird and wonderful” for their 2023 list that includes three Baltimore bars.
Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts names interim CEO
BOPA’s board of directors said Todd Yuhanick will take over the role June 2, according to a news release Thursday.
Jordan’s crown prince weds scion of Saudi family in star-studded ceremony
Jordan’s crown prince married the scion of a prominent Saudi family in a palace celebration attended by royals and other VIPs from around the world.
‘Sex and the City’ shocker: Kim Cattrall to return as Samantha Jones with ‘And Just Like That…’ cameo
Kim Cattrall will reprise her iconic role as Samantha Jones in the Season 2 finale of “And Just Like That,” Max’s revival of HBO’s “Sex and the City.”
Danny Masterson convicted of 2 counts of rape; ‘That ‘70s Show’ actor faces 30 years to life
A jury found “That ‘70s Show” star Danny Masterson guilty of two counts of rape Wednesday in a Los Angeles retrial in which the Church of Scientology played a central role.
Booked for summer: 10 beach reads with ties to Maryland
Escaping Baltimore with a trip to the beach? Pack your imagination along with the sunscreen and a few good summer reads.
5 ways to celebrate Pride 2023 in Baltimore
Celebrate LGBTQ Pride 2023 with a list of fun things to do in Baltimore from parties to concerts to sporting events.
BSO’s Jonathon Heyward to become music director of Lincoln Center’s summer orchestra, Mostly Mozart
Jonathon Heyward, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's incoming music director, to lead Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Orchestra, which will be renamed.
Veteran character actor John Beasley, who appeared in the TV drama ‘Everwood,’ dies at 79
John Beasley, the veteran character actor who played a kindly school bus driver on the TV drama “Everwood” and appeared in dozens of films dating back to the 1980s, has died. He was 79.
3rd man charged in 2002 shooting death of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay
A third man has been charged in the 2002 shooting death of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay, prosecutors said.
Bits & Bites: Baltimore gets new market, Clavel owner opens tropical bar, JBGB’s spreads it on and Pitango expands
A few dozen vendors have set up shop on an empty lot at the corner of West Baltimore and Poppleton streets, bringing much-needed fresh food options to the area.
Baltimore area events
In latest fallout from Baltimore Catholic Church sex abuse report, some of those identified leave their roles
There have been several resignations, a priest put on leave and another whose transfer was canceled after it was revealed they're in the Catholic Church abuse report.
‘The Little Mermaid’ dominates Memorial Day box office with $118 million debut
Thirty five years after the animated story of Ariel, a flame-haired siren of the sea who falls for a prince, charmed audiences, a live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid” dominated the Memorial Day weekend box office. The Disney release is on track to debut to a massive $118 million over the four-day holiday, with $96 million of that coming over the weekend. It ranks as the fifth highest Memorial Day opening in history.
James J. ‘Jim’ Hennessey, prolific Baltimore artist and longtime MICA faculty member, dies
James J. ‘Jim’ Hennessey, a prolific Baltimore artist and educator, died May 17 at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. He was 87.
Maryland State Boychoir founder resigns after he is named among redacted abusers in AG report on the Catholic Church
One of the former Catholic officials whose names were redacted from a child sex abuse report founded the Maryland State Boychoir.
‘Anatomy of a Fall’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival
Justine Triet’s “Anatomy of a Fall” won the Palme d’Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in a ceremony Saturday that handed the festival’s prestigious top prize to a twisty French Alps courtroom drama.
Things to do in Baltimore May 26 to June 1
Sci-fi and fantasy fans unite at a yearly convention, rock out to a '90s band, blow bubbles in the park, try German food, attend an arts festival or enjoy a comedy show.
DelFest celebrates past and present of Maryland bluegrass
Del McCoury's namesake annual DelFest, which is marking 15 years over the Memorial Day weekend, maintains a connection to bluegrass’ origins.
Australians felt special connection to Tina Turner through their Nutbush dance and rugby league
Tina Turner’s death is being mourned around the world. But in Australia, many people felt a special connection to the singer.
Bishop Leroy H. Cannady Sr., founder of Refuge Way of the Cross Church of Christ, dies at 100
Bishop Leroy H. Cannady Sr., founder of the Refuge Way of the Cross Church of Christ in Baltimore, died May 13. He was 100.
Legendary singer Tina Turner dies at 83
Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer, has died at 83.