Robert Rodriquez not only writes and directs his films but also does the cinematography, editing and scoring. Check out his handiwork in Once Upon a Time in Mexico. page 11.
Spoken-word artist Mums has also made his name as an actor, screenwriter, producer, director and poet. Now, he's on the road promoting Strange Fruit, a 12-cut album of hip-hop-influenced lines and smart, uptown jazz. page 23.
Scuba training -- aka learning to use the Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus -- can open to the door to other hobbies as well. page 30.
High standards are obvious at Rivera's, a family-owned Tex-Mex restaurant in a Severna Park shopping strip. It's warm and welcoming, with an extensive menu, page 16.
More than a dozen local and regional artists contributed to the show death, which explores existential boundaries and opens Sunday at Area 405. page 28.
PICK OF THE WEEK
What: Stage performance of Not a Day Goes By, by E. Lynn Harris
When: Through Sunday (show times vary)
Where: Morgan State University's Murphy Fine Arts Center, 2201 Argonne Drive
Why: Because it's not often you get to see actors of 227 fame (Jackee Harry) and American Idol fame (Trenyce) on the same stage.
Information: Call Ticketmaster at 410-481-SEAT, the Murphy Fine Arts Center at 443-885-4440 or the Morgan State University Box Office at 443-885-1522.