Owings Mills native Amanda Lipitz won a special jury prize at Sundance for her documentary "Step," which follows the step team at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, and the lives, ambitions and creative expressions of three of its young members. But when asked about her recent success, she gave all the credit to the film's stars.
Immediately after reading the script for "The Birth of a Nation," Jason Berman knew this was a movie he wanted to produce. Now, the Friends School graduate is confident the film will succeed despite controversy.
On June 10, Columbia Festival of the Arts will open its annual summer festival of music, dance, food and art. With the theme "Silk Road Stories," the festival will feature Asian-inspired art as well as the premiere of the Columbia Film Festival.
The 26th annual Columbia Festival of the Arts once again brings an impressive roster of performers to Howard County from June 14- 29. Some of these performers are returning favorites, while others are first-timers. Some will take a bow on their own, while others will collaborate with homegrown talent. All of them are booked by the festival in order to provide memorable artistic experiences for local audiences.