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  • Rivalry, discipline and 'A Game of Honor'

    Most college students need worry only about grades and any extracurricular activities -- school-sanctioned or otherwise -- they decide to pursue. For football players at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., or the U.S. Naval Academy at...
  • Searching for a lost son in spellbinding 'Progress'; worthy 'Opus'

    Searching for a lost son in spellbinding 'Progress'; worthy 'Opus'
    "The Word Progress on My Mother's Lips Doesn't Ring True" **** In an essay in the Dec. 4 edition of the New York Times Magazine, Kenan Trebincevic, a Bosnian muslim who fled to the United States during the 1990s wars, recounts his recent visit to his...
  • Sholem Aleichem: Grandson views new documentary on Yiddish writer

    Sholem Aleichem: Grandson views new documentary on Yiddish writer
    About 90 audience members watched the opening show of a new documentary on the great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem. But none watched with more interest than Mitchell Waife, who was watching the story of his grandfather. "Terrific job," Waife said Oct....
  • How should society (and media?) depict women?

    How should society (and media?) depict women?
    The staccato images and messages of the documentary "Miss Representation" are nearly overwhelming in total: scene after scene, fact upon fact, outlining the diminution of women in America. YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago offered the first of two sold-out...
  • George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker

    George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker
    George Kuchar was perhaps the most prolific and influential filmmaker most moviegoers have never heard of. With his twin brother, Mike — and later, alone — Kuchar made some of the earliest films in the 1960s explosion of underground movies....
  • As leadership ages, Mountain Club of Maryland looking for new trailblazers

    As leadership ages, Mountain Club of Maryland looking for new trailblazers
    Reuben Dagold wasn't sure what he was going to do when he retired as a bureau director of the Baltimore City Health Department 11 years ago at age 62. He knew one thing. "I told myself that I wasn't going to take on any responsibility," Dagold recalled....
  • Nancy H. Suerth, casting agent

    Nancy H. Suerth, casting agent
    Nancy H. Suerth, former owner of a commercial cleaning and janitorial services company who later established a casting and talent agency, died Dec. 8 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Edgewood...
  • Movie review: 'Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone'

    Movie review: 'Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone'
    Early in Laurence Fishburne's narration for the documentary "Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone," it is posited that the band could have come together only in Los Angeles, not least because when they first united in the early 1980s, the then-teenage...
  • Candidates tout antiabortion views before Iowa film premiere

    Candidates tout antiabortion views before Iowa film premiere
    For more than a generation, abortion has been a litmus test in American politics. Democrats, in the main, support legalized abortion. Republicans, for the most part, are opposed. So when four of the GOP presidential hopefuls appeared Wednesday night at a...
  • Malloy Would Not Have Said "Not Playing With A Full Deck''

    Gov. Dannel Malloy distanced himself Friday from a comment by his chief spokesman that an attorney critical of his administration  was not "playing with a full deck.'' Malloy was responding to criticisms of Rich Rochlin, a University of Connecticut-...
  • City Lights: Looking back on an interview with Christopher Hitchens

    City Lights: Looking back on an interview with Christopher Hitchens
    Christopher Hitchens would have been a darn good high school teacher. That was one of my first memories after hearing that the prolific author and columnist had died Thursday at the age of 62. A leftist for years, then an adamant supporter of the War...