Even though "Rosewood" feels like a light, breezy, procedural-meets-romantic-comedy on the surface, there is much going on underneath with African-American identity, competing notions of masculinity and even existentialism.
Louis R. "Lou" Cedrone Jr., the former Evening Sun film, theater and television critic whose reviews spanned the era from Jayne Mansfield to Madonna, died of a massive stroke. The longtime Lutherville resident was 92.
This week 28 years ago, 93,173 people attended Wrestlemania III, Vincent Van Gogh's "Sunflowers" sold for the equivalent of $39.7 million, Bruce Willis' "Blind Date" was No. 1 at the box office, and the following songs were the most popular in the U.S., according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart.
The opening credits tell us that 10 years ago a tradition began, and we see brief clips of some of the past winners. Then we're told tonight a new dance era begins, before this year's "stars" are introduced. This year more than ever it's hard to defend the show's definition of "star." I have no idea who half these people are.
At least three members of Harford County's delegation to the Maryland General Assembly weren't convinced 25 years ago that the corner of West Ring Factory Road and the new Route 24 was the best site for a new elementary school.