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  • Greer's OC: Time to shop in style

    When it comes to style, South Coast Plaza has it down from fine dining to luxury shopping to world-class beauty boutiques, concepts and salons. The shopping destination is now taking style to a new level as it kicks off South Coast Plaza Style, Friday...
  • Reel China: Land of cinematic opportunity

    Reel China: Land of cinematic opportunity
    Born in northern China and raised in Beijing, Sally Liu came of age in the 1990s and dreamed of becoming a filmmaker. With the world's most populous nation swelling with thousands of new cinemas, big-budget productions proliferating and box-office grosses...
  • At 102, therapist is too busy to stop working

    At 102, therapist is too busy to stop working
    Lately I've been wading into streams of mail from readers approaching death. Some are fighting it, some are afraid, some are ready to go. And then I heard from two readers with an update on Hedda Bolgar. I wrote about the Brentwood therapist three...
  • Mason reflective as he prepares for return to Baltimore

    Mason reflective as he prepares for return to Baltimore
    The day that Derrick Mason got the call from Ozzie Newsome informing him that the Baltimore Ravens were going to release him after six seasons also happened to be the day he watched his son, Derrick II, wrap up his first day of youth football practice....
  • Movie brings new scrutiny to the real 'Machine Gun Preacher'

    Movie brings new scrutiny to the real 'Machine Gun Preacher'
    Marc Forster was fresh from directing a James Bond film when he first heard the story of "Machine Gun Preacher" Sam Childers. Here was a tale of a biker and drug dealer turned rescuer of African orphans, battling Sudanese guerrilla groups. Even a guy used...
  • 'Water for Elephants'

    'Water for Elephants'
    A circus provides the setting for this slow-paced but well-acted adaptation of Sara Gruen's best-seller, casting "Twilight" fan favorite Robert Pattinson as a Depression-era veterinary student who goes AWOL after his parents die. He hooks up with a...
  • Roger Kennedy dies at 85; former National Park Service director

    Roger Kennedy dies at 85; former National Park Service director
    One day deep in the administration of George W. Bush — a time of tumult among environmentalists and conservationists — Roger Kennedy found himself shaking his head and sighing. The Endangered Species Act was in the cross hairs of a...
  • A close-up look at haute cuisine

    A close-up look at haute cuisine
    Food has become a spectator sport these days. Television has given us a smorgasbord of shows, from “Top Chefs” to “MasterChefs.” For those who like their food with a spicy side of loud and aggressive, the new documentary, “El...
  • Crazy for vintage: Old styles have new appeal at Ellicott City shop

    Crazy for vintage: Old styles have new appeal at Ellicott City shop
    When Maryland Public Television called Cindi Ryland last May to request models to attend a reception for its major donors, the owner of Retropolitan vintage clothing store took the request in stride. After all, she’s had them before. What took her...
  • Ken Burns' doc shows Chicago's special place in 'Prohibition' history

    Ken Burns' doc shows Chicago's special place in 'Prohibition' history
    No city became as heated, violent and infamous in its rebellion against the decade-long social experiment known as Prohibition than Chicago. Directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick explore the city's special role in the debate over the 18th Amendment to...
  • Howard County in the dry years

    Howard County in the dry years
    When Ken Burns’s new documentary “Prohibition” debuts on public television next week, Americans will revisit an era in this country when the people participated in an unusual moral experiment. From 1920 through 1933, citizens were...