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  • Tilda Swinton on Why She Doesn't Consider Herself an Actor

    Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....
  • 'Jazz Lives': An Exhibit Of Two Iconic Photographers

    'Jazz Lives': An Exhibit Of Two Iconic Photographers
    We are one lucky nation to have a homegrown musical form, and cultural force, like jazz. Fortune continued to smile by giving us Milt Hinton (1910-2000) and Lee Friedlander (born 1934), two homegrown photographers with unique visual styles but a shared...
  • Burb's Eye View: Catching the Youth Art Expo's opening

    Burb's Eye View: Catching the Youth Art Expo's opening
    At the gala opening of her show at the Creative Arts Center Gallery, artist Thora Moeller stops a moment to allow her public a quick photo of her with her latest — and possibly most complex — creation. The paper collage may provide commentary...
  • Cannes Film Festival: Early Pics Include Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Homesman,' 'How to Train Your Dragon 2′

    On the eve of the Cannes Film Festival's official selection announcement, a major competition prospect has emerged in Tommy Lee Jones' frontier drama "The Homesman," starring Jones and Hilary Swank as a claim jumper and a pioneer woman undertaking a...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    Juried exhibition The Maryland Federation of Art presents its 37th annual national juried exhibition, "Art on Paper," through Sunday, April 20, at the Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle in Annapolis. The exhibit features more than 75 original works. Hours...
  • Ellicott City

    Band fundraiser The Mount Hebron High School Marching Unit will hold its inaugural fundraising event, "Band A Thon," from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the school, 9440 Route 99. The event is free; donations will help support the 225-member...
  • Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu opens show at MOCA

    Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu opens show at MOCA
    The bizarre performance-art video from Wangechi Mutu, "The End of Eating Everything," is the first of many dispatches from an unsettling world of erotic female androids, androgynous plant monsters and grotesque animal hybrids. The Kenyan artist's eight-...
  • Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'

     Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'
    Think of Byzantium, and a color leaps to mind. That color is gold. The empire ruled from the crossroads of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea for a thousand years between AD 324 and its final collapse in 1453. At the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades,...
  • Weeks of Columbia events planned in honor of Rouse

    Weeks of Columbia events planned in honor of Rouse
    How do you celebrate the 100th birthday of a man who never relished a lot of fuss, and who preferred to save his cake-cutting skills for parties that honored the city he created and loved? That's the question a cast of Columbia pioneers, business...
  • Springfield Re-Imagines Industrial History With A 'Steampunk' Exhibit

    Springfield Re-Imagines Industrial History With A 'Steampunk' Exhibit
    Springfield, Mass., has seen better days. Many industrial cities that boomed during the 19th century are like that. A new exhibit at Springfield Museums turns the timeclock back to the city's Victorian-era glory days and gives that era a bizarre, sci-fi...
  • Poetry Month events continue

    Poetry Month events continue
    The Academy of American Poets offers a number of ways to celebrate poetry every day during National Poetry Month. One is to organize a poetry reading in your area. You can read about it here. Or if you want to see how it’s done, check out a couple...