| Dec 24, 2011
When we think about the year-end holidays, books often are at the center of our memories. Maybe we received a special book as a gift, and it became a cherished memento. Or maybe we read a book about the holidays each year, as a treasured part of our...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:30 AM
I've been watching the ruckus surrounding Denise Whiting, the owner of the Café Hon, with a certain degree of perplexity. I am new to Baltimore, having moved here with my family this past August, so I feel like a person who has stepped into a movie...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Oobleck has to be one of the oddest outgrowths of literature I've ever seen, but the green slime looks like a blast to make in the kitchen.
The Instructables website says Oobleck is "a non-newtonian fluid. That is, it acts like a liquid when being...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Touring companies of Broadway's "Billy Elliot," "American Idiot," "Sister Act," and "Million Dollar Quartet" will make up much of the 2012-13 Broadway series for the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
Also on tap as an off-...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
If you think the name Boliwalou sounds like a fantastical place in a Dr. Seuss book, you’re not far from the truth. It is a made-up word, inspired by the famous children’s author, but it’s not a place; it’s a philosophy, says...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Nyambi Nyambi, who plays wisecracking, educated waiter Samuel on CBS' "Mike & Molly," has had two defining moments for an actor onstage.
He was an understudy in "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," his favorite play, by his favorite playwright, August Wilson,...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:08 PM
There was a Lorax made of chocolate and sushi made of Peeps marshmallow candy, but the star of the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibit at Towson High on Feb. 21 was the Cat in the Hat portrait composed of M&Ms.
Jeremy McCordwon Best in Show for his "Cat in...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Jeremy McCord worked freehand with 3,500 M&Ms, several cans of white icing and a 32-by-40-inch frame. He went withDr. Seuss, the theme suggested for the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibition at Towson High School, and sculpted the bite-sized bits of red,...
| Feb 28, 2012
Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, made up one of the most successful husband-wife teams in children's literature, guiding an empire of books, videos and TV shows about the everyday problems of a family of bears, has died. She was 88.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:20 PM
To commemorate the birthday of famed children's author Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, students is Baltimore County Public Schools will be involved in a variety of reading-related activities and events on Friday, March 2.
| Feb 29, 2012
WGN's Dean Richards sits down with some of the voices behind the characters of the newest Dr.Seuss film 'The Lorax.'
Watch Dean's full interviews with 'The Hangover's' Ed Helms, 'Golden Girl' Betty White, funnyman Danny DeVito, and 'High School Musical'...