Late last month, Tom Cruise heroically came to Sara Lindsey's rescue. More recently, Matt Damon offered the Howard County native a boatload of money to allow his corporation to lease her land. Granted, these events happen in the movies and not in real life, but it's all pretty exciting just the same.
Pumpkin Theatre, the children's theater in Stevenson founded in 1967 by Sister Kathleen Marie Engers, of the Notre Dame of Maryland University, will celebrate its 45th year with a 'birthday' party in Stevenson.
It¿s not often that a sequel is better than the original, especially when the original is as dazzling as BBC America¿s miniseries ¿The Hour¿ was last year.But that¿s the case with the intoxicating mix of lust, longing, superb acting and a little bit of 1950s Brit journalism that debuts Wednesday night at 9 on BBC America.
J. Ernest Green's masterful conducting of the Annapolis Chorale, Chamber Orchestra and soloists in two performances of Richard Einhorn's "Voices of Light," set to Carl Dreyer's 1928 silent film "The Passion of Joan of Arc," brought a unique experience to near-capacity audiences last weekend at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.
Colonial Players' second offering of its 64th season is Sharr White's 2009 award-winning play "Sunlight." This enduring all-volunteer company's bold choice of a topical drama examining recent controversial issues is laudable, although its timing, when many people are experiencing presidential election overload, seems awkward.
The addition of a second wild card team has spawned so many different playoff scenarios during the final week of the season that it¿s still impossible to predict what might happen with just one regularly scheduled day left in the regular season.
What happens on Showtime at 10 p.m. Sunday isn't just a case of art imitating life or scenes ripped from headlines. This is the return of a series that surgically drills into the same current of national anxiety as that generated by such real-life events as the Sept. 11 attack this year in Libya.
The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime's "Homeland," which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as "Mad Men" and "Downton Abbey." But, Baltimore-based productions and stars had a very big night, too.
The evolving friendship between two women seems like something that could be handled through straightforward storytelling, but Diana Son's "Stop Kiss" has numerous short scenes that constantly jump around in time. Although the Fells Point Corner Theatre production of this Asian-American playwright's drama is never confusing, its scrambled chronology seems needlessly fussy.
It's late July and it's hot and in Harford County that can mean only one thing: Farm Fair Week is coming soon. The 25th Harford County Farm Fair runs next Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 26-29, at the Harford County Equestrian Center on Tollgate Road.
HBO's Baltimore productions "VEEP" and "Game Change" got solid Emmy notice with the comedy earning a best actress nomination for Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election picking up best actor and actress nominations for Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson.
See Jane reach. See Jane reach for power and be denied. It might not yet be a full-blown theme, but that story line has made for one of TV¿s more culturally intriguing narratives of this presidential election year.
"NY Med," which is set at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, is visual anthropology at its best with the ABC News cameras taking viewers deep inside a culture of competition, compassion and cutting-edge medicine.
With "VEEP and "Game Change" produced here, I have been writing about Baltimore standing in for Washington a lot lately.But Wednesday afternoon, the TV sleight of hand hit a little too close to home when the Calvert Street entrance to the Sun said in big bold letters "The Washington Herald."
CNN has been under big-time pressure to do something about its ratings, and the news of this hire is that it is moves CNN off the news model it has been following for decades. It also cedes journalistic control as the the show being produced outside CNN.
A new production of Charles Dickens' masterpiece of tragicomedy, "David Copperfield," will be presented at Harford Christian School on Friday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. An encore Dessert Theater presentation of the drama is set for the next day, Saturday, May 19, at 6 p.m
Robert Andino and the Orioles are not stopping to look back at last year's walk-off win over the Red Sox in the regular-season finale. As the team faces Boston for the first time since Andino's big hit, it says its focus is on 2012.
If you love movies, you'll feel like a kid set loose in a candy store when the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival screens 40 feature films and 50 short films May 3-6 on all five screens at the Charles Theatre and also on the single screen at the Maryland Institute College of Art's Brown Center.
Manchester Valley High School drama department will debut its production of Rogers and Hammerstein's classic tale, "Once Upon A Mattress," on Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at the school, 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester.