"They're trying to make people calm by saying, 'Don't worry, this is just an expansion of our CCTV program.' It's not," said Anne McKenna, a visiting assistant professor of law at Penn State University and a legal consultant to the U.S. Department of Justice on the issue of aerial surveillance. "This is not a camera pole that sits in one location and films people walking back and forth."
To local artists, it has felt vitally necessary to form the roiling muck of thoughts and feelings generated by the death of the 25-year-old man and by the subsequent confrontation between police officers and brick-wielding citizens into something that makes sense, into poetry or a sculpture or a melodic phrase. The words and pictures were so vivid and insistent that they practically shoved their way out. They almost demanded that the artists sit down — not tomorrow, but right now —
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.
This week 53 years ago, Bob Dylan's self titled debut album was released (he'd release the song "Blowin' in the Wind" the following year), the first Taco Bell was opened in Downey, Calif., the musical "State Fair" was the No. 1 film at the box office, and the following songs were the most popular in the United States, according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
Jeremy Guthrie strode to the table with a television camera trained on him, settling down behind a pair of microphones. His voice clear and his words concise, Guthrie announced in a mock news conference that he was hanging up his cleats.
The Silver Spring native who graduated from Towson University in 2008 with degrees in acting and electronic media and film, is the ringmaster for "The Xperiment," a daily comedic varietyshow premiering 5 p.m. March 2 on BET.
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.
A large number of volunteers are needed for a variety of positions in this year's Annapolis Film Festival being held Thursday evening, March 26 to Sunday, March 29. Sponsors Maryland Departments of Natural Resources and the Environment are calling on all young photographers, poets, artists and producers in grades K through 12 to submit original creations inspired by Maryland's outdoors for the 2015 "Color Maryland Green" contest. Russett resident, Bill Berned, will be participating once again in
Under Armour on Thursday debuted its newest basketball shoe, the "Dark Matter" Curry One, and a new global brand campaign, "The Book of Will," featuring NBA All-Star Stephen Curry and Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx.
Richardson will return to this year's "An Evening at the Hollywood Canteen" and will be accompanied by Frank Sinatra impersonator James Young. The dinner is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bel Air Reckord Armory. Patrons are encouraged to get their tickets early..
Montpelier Arts Center 2015 Dinner and a Movie season starts Feb. 21 with "Bird," a portrait of jazz visionary Charlie Parker. Montpelier Arts Center celebrates Black History Month with "Glancing Back and Looking Forward: 100 Years of African American Culture and History in Prince George's County, Maryland," an exhibit featuring the lives of selected Prince Georgians who pursued a variety of occupations and community roles. February is also American Heart Month and Million Hearts, a national
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