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  • Food Day: Some pre-holiday season food for thought

    Food Day: Some pre-holiday season food for thought
    Figured out your kids' Halloween costumes yet? The holiday season is almost upon us — the candy, then the pies, roasts, hors d'oeuvres, champagne, and finally the resolutions. Before it begins, let's borrow a play from the political playbook and...
  • Marbella: On Lisa Simeone dispute, occupied with media bias

    Bravo, fat lady. Or rather, bravo, "World of Opera," the public radio show that brought a measure of sanity to the drama surrounding Lisa Simeone, the Baltimore-based public radio host who landed in a controversy over media bias last week over her...
  • 'Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden'

    'Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden'
    Originally televised on HBO, this documentary of last February's New York performances showcases the music ... well, "superstar" doesn't do justice to the huge impact she has had not only on that industry but pop culture in general. Complete with...
  • 'Conan the Barbarian'

    'Conan the Barbarian'
    Without Arnold Schwarzenegger, but with a substantial addition of graphic violence, this update of the Robert E. Howard character casts the appropriately rippled Jason Momoa ("Game of Thrones") as the warrior who encounters more than his share of...
  • 'Sarah's Key'

    'Sarah's Key'
    The always excellent Kristin Scott Thomas ("The English Patient") stars in this drama, based on the Tatiana De Rosnay book, about a reporter whose latest assignment leads her to startling information about her husband (Frederic Pierrot) and his family....
  • Gilmor Homes drug case ends in guilty pleas

    The last of 22 people indicted in a drug-dealing conspiracy at the Gilmor Homes public housing complex in West Baltimore pleaded guilty this week, federal prosecutors said, ending the case shortly before a second trial was set to begin Monday. The first...
  • 'Low-Down' and raw

    'Low-Down' and raw
    Kevin Keller found himself in a familiar spot Monday afternoon — in downtown Huntington Beach, extolling the virtues of his hometown without a script. Keller, the tourism coordinator for the city's Marketing and Visitors Bureau, serves as host of...
  • Piri Thomas dies at 83; Latino writer

    Piri Thomas dies at 83; Latino writer
    For Piri Thomas, being a dark-hued Latino in 1930s New York was far from the best of worlds. His siblings were fair-skinned, like his Puerto Rican mother, but he took after his black Cuban father, whose unsettled feelings about race scarred both of them....
  • NPR drops opera show over host Lisa Simeone's Occupy D.C. activist role

    NPR drops opera show over host Lisa Simeone's Occupy D.C. activist role
    NPR says it will no longer distribute "World of Opera" as a result of Baltimore show host Lisa Simeone's activities with an Occupy D.C. protest group. WDAV, the North Carolina classical music station that produces the show, said it will keep Simeone as...
  • VanDyke to leave Libya in a couple of weeks, mother says

    VanDyke to leave Libya in a couple of weeks, mother says
    Matthew VanDyke — the 32-year-old Baltimorean who was jailed in Libya for nearly six months and then stayed on to join the rebels seeking to overthrow dictator Moammar Gadhafi — plans to come home "in a couple of weeks," said his mother,...
  • Now that both shoes have dropped, my take on NPR-Simeone-Occupy controversy

    Now that both shoes have dropped, my take on NPR-Simeone-Occupy controversy
    Five posts ago, I promised I would report the NPR-Lisa-Simeone-Occupy-DC controversy down the middle until it played out. With the news that NPR will no longer distribute "World of Opera" because of Simeone's political activism, both shoes have dropped....