- They couldn’t silence Billie Holiday’s voice, a voice that took her from an Upper Fells Point alley to New York City concert halls and into the annals of history as a performer and civil rights icon.
- Andra Day won a Golden Globe on Sunday night for best actress in a drama motion picture for her role as Billie Holiday in a newly released movie about the jazz legend raised in Baltimore.
- In the frustrating movie “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” Andra Day gives it her all as Holiday but she can’t save a film that is overstuffed and also thin.
- Director Lee Daniels didn’t want to touch the story of Billie Holiday. Andra Day didn't think she was right for the role. The film they so badly wanted to see made the right way debuts Friday.
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- A Sun reporter visited the Senator during its opening weekend to see if social distancing ruins the magic of movies.
- Local leaders say Maryland's patchwork approach to COVID-19 restrictions and how the state announces them are confusing for business owners and the public.
- Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young says that the city won’t move into Phase 3 of the coronavirus recovery plan announced by the governor, although it will further loosen restrictions in some areas, including restaurants.
- Marylanders may soon be able to go to the movies and to see live shows, as Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that all businesses — including entertainment venues — can reopen starting Friday.
- The star of such films as "Black Panther" and "Get On Up" succumbed to colon cancer at age 43.
- Bengies Drive-in Theatre in Middle River in Baltimore County will reopen Wednesday night with a double feature of the films “Sonic the Hedgehog” and “Jumanji: The Next Level.”
- Elsewhere across the country, drive-in theaters have seen an unexpected boom as families and movie lovers look for an escape from isolation. But not at Bengies in Middle River.
- The Towson bred-actress talks about her role in the indie film, which begins streaming via Amazon on April 17, as well as what it's like to promote a film in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- While avid readers are finding ‘closed’ signs on the front doors of area libraries due to the coronavirus pandemic, the longstanding public institution is proving to be just as busy, if not more, as it finds other ways to serve the community.
- Local arts groups are coming up with creative ways to serve even homebound audiences, from live-streaming concerts and performances to providing virtual access to digital tours of art collections.
- Maryland’s lawmakers have passed emergency legislation to extend unemployment benefits to people who lose their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
- This is an ongoing list of coronavirus related closings and postponements in the arts and entertainment field in the Greater Baltimore area.
- NextAct Cinemas, the independent boutique movie theater inside the much-loved Art Deco building on Reisterstown Road in Pikesville, celebrates its first anniversary in March.
- Matthew Cherry, who was cut by the Ravens in 2006 after he was injured, won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for "Hair Love."
- A trailer for "Charm City Kings," a film about Baltimore dirt-bike riders from executive producers Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, is posted on Facebook.
- Viewers of Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” may have noticed a brief Baltimore cameo. Ahead of the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion, the film’s protagonist Frank Sheeran, played by Robert De Niro, is sent to drive a rig to Florida, with a pit stop at a concrete plant in Charm City.