Although time seems to go much faster as we age, in order to assure the best possible future, it is important to remember — and to learn from — our past. Fortunately, we have many books, films and our own experiences to remind us (if we want to be reminded).
Over dinner at Gertrude's in Baltimore, two Baltimore-based film critics talk about the 2019 Oscars and four great movies you probably won't hear much about during Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony and why they're worth a watch.
Fresh off New York Fashion Week, Maryland fashion designers Christian Siriano and David Hart transitioned from the runway to the red carpet, with nine celebrities wearing their designs at Sunday night's Academy Awards.
In anticipation of both the Oscars on Sunday at the 75th anniversary of Hattie McDaniel's historic win, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Woodlawn native Mo'Nique about the impact winning an Oscar for "Precious" in 2010 has had on her career. The frank conclusion: It hasn't had the affect she was anticipating.
The town's third annual Chili Cook-off and Beer Festival will run from noon-5 p.m. During this time, visitors will have a chance to taste all 17 entries in the chili cook-off. There are two categories this year, said Ivy Wells, Main Street manager and director of economic development. Initially there were three planned but she only received one entry for the vegetarian category. There will once again be a People's Choice Award for the crowd favorite.
Just as life imitates art, the Washington political social world has come to imitate Hollywood. It offers a combination of political and entertainment celebrity "gets" to acquire what passes these days for status for the town where running the country is supposed to be the principal occupation.
Horton Foote crafted gentle dramas about ordinary lives. The late playwright's "A Young Lady of Property," which opens the Rep Stage season, is set in a Texas town in 1925. Although it's such an insular place that it seems unlikely the small-town gossip would even travel as far as the next town, Foote taps into dreams and disappointments that have universal application.
Music director J. Ernest Green talks with true excitement and anticipation as he discusses the upcoming season of Live Arts Maryland, comprised of the 170-voiced Annapolis Chorale, the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Annapolis Youth Chorus and a group of stellar vocalists and nationally prominent guest soloists.
Handlers used special massage techniques to soothe Goldencents' muscular frame and sudsy sponges to stimulate the shine and bloom on the Preakness competitor's chocolate-colored coat — while a sizable entourage seemed transfixed.