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  • Connecticut Rock Legends The Wildweeds Reunite

    Connecticut Rock Legends The Wildweeds Reunite
    Surviving members of the Wildweeds, a popular '60s band who scored a regional hit with "No Good to Cry," will perform together in Connecticut for the first time in 46 years. Singer/guitarist Big Al Anderson, a founding member of the Wildweeds who...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Dec. 21-27

    DON'T MISS: "Homeland" We were so ready to give up on this spy thriller after a clunky Season 3 in which Brody met his maker. But Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin and company have revived our interest with a turbocharged fourth season that, sadly, comes to an...
  • Wesleyan President Sends $10,000 Check To City As Thanks For Police Services During Protest

    Wesleyan President Sends $10,000 Check To City As Thanks For Police Services During Protest
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth sent a $10,000 donation to the mayor's office on Friday as an "expression of gratitude" to the city and the police department for their services throughout the year and particularly during a...
  • In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand

    In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand
    There's a line in New York rapper ASAP Ferg's syrupy new track "Talk It," a musical response to the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent riots in Ferguson, Mo., that underscored the calcified nature of relations between black communities and the...
  • Artists and filmmakers make surprising leaps in 2014

    Artists and filmmakers make surprising leaps in 2014
    Exhibiting raw promise is one thing, but to exceed those initial flashes is something really special. Throughout this year, many filmmakers and performers were pressing on in remarkable ways, showing that even artists who have already exhibited notable...
  • In 'Selma,' David Oyelowo digs deep to play Martin Luther King Jr.

    In 'Selma,' David Oyelowo digs deep to play Martin Luther King Jr.
    Shortly before the actor David Oyelowo began shooting the part of Martin Luther King Jr. in the new historical drama "Selma," he set out on a video-hunting mission. Oyelowo was searching for something that would help him get under the skin of his...
  • Artisans Re-Create Biblical Times, Recent History and Future in Best Pic Race

    The 20th century and its landmark events are major sources of inspiration for at least eight major awards contenders this year and artisans had their hands full re-creating a period of turbulence, war and immense social change. "Selma" takes us back to a...
  • Justin Chang's Top 10 Films of 2014

    Assembling a year-end top-10 list has always been a personal, even self-indulgent, ritual, a way of disguising a whimsical ranking of favorites as a carefully curated declaration of personal taste. At the risk of making things even more solipsistic than...
  • U.S. racial justice quest comes full circle in film 'Selma'

    When director Ava DuVernay wasshooting the Martin Luther King Jr. movie "Selma," she wasnervous how the story of a 50-year-old battle for black votingrights would feel relevant for 21st century Americans. She needn't have worried. "Selma," the first U....
  • Coral Springs to push forward with new City Hall, possibly cut costs later

    Coral Springs to push forward with new City Hall, possibly cut costs later
    Coral Springs will get a new City Hall in the future downtown after all, officials decided Wednesday night. But the squabbling isn't nearly over. Still up for discussion in the coming months is whether the $28 million price tag can be trimmed by...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Visit with Santa Visit with Santa Claus at Arundel Mills, 7000 Arundel Mills Circle in Hanover, through Wednesday, Dec. 24. For hours and information: 410-540-5100 or go to arundelmills.com. 'Jolly Express Cruises' Historic Annapolis hosts evening...