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  • TCM Classic Film Festival opens in Hollywood with 'Oklahoma!'

    TCM Classic Film Festival opens in Hollywood with 'Oklahoma!'
    The curtain goes up Thursday on the fifth TCM Classic Film Festival with the world premiere of the restoration of Fred Zinnemann's 1955 "Oklahoma!," based on the landmark Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Shirley Jones, who made her film debut in the hit,...
  • MDE faulted for lead-paint follow-up

    MDE faulted for lead-paint follow-up
    The Maryland Department of the Environment has not followed up on at least 900 rental housing units with hazardous lead paint whose owners failed to maintain annual registration with the agency, state auditors have found. In a letter this week to a joint...
  • Brand Library restores earlier chapter of its history

    Brand Library restores earlier chapter of its history
    Historic elements of the Brand Library & Arts Center — the bright painted ceilings, elaborate glass windows, a stone fireplace, wooden sliding doors and an intricate art pedestal — that were hidden by modern renovations over more than five...
  • Italo Auteur Marco Bellocchio Appointed Cineteca Di Bologna Prexy

    ROME - Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio has been appointed president of Italy's Cineteca di Bologna, the prominent film archives known globally as a prime film preservation entity and also for its annual Il Cinema Ritrovato fest dedicated to revival and...
  • Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer

    Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer
    When New Haven's Shubert Theater celebrates its 100th anniversary in December, the grand dame of Connecticut theaters will have a 21st Century look. Gone will be the angled entrance and popcorn- textured exterior in favor of a reconfigured lobby,...
  • 10 hidden dangers at home

    10 hidden dangers at home
    We like to think of our home as a safe haven where we can rest, unwind and enjoy times with friends and family. But there's danger lurking where you least expect it. More than half a million Marylanders suffered injuries that required hospital...
  • Condemned frat house becomes rewarding restoration

    Condemned frat house becomes rewarding restoration
    When Ron Tanner, an author and writing professor at Loyola University Maryland, purchased a condemned Victorian brownstone in Charles Village 14 years ago (against his real estate agent's advice), he knew nothing about restoration. The fact that the...
  • Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood

    Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood
    The scaffolds enshrouding Baltimore's Washington Monument offer passersby a temporary skyline change, but some residents and small-business owners in the Mount Vernon neighborhood worry about the two-year project's impact on their lifestyles and...
  • State awards firm $4.8 million contract to finalize central Pratt Library renovation plans

    State awards firm $4.8 million contract to finalize central Pratt Library renovation plans
    State officials agreed Wednesday to spend $4.8 million to complete design plans for a major renovation of the central Enoch Pratt Free Library. The move indicates the state will approve additional funding for a $99 million renovation of the 1930s-era,...
  • SXSW: Restored 'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Heading for Release

    MPI/Dark Sky Films will be releasing a restored version Tobe Hooper's 1974 "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" in celebration of the film's 40th anniversary. The South by Southwest Film Festival will unveil the restoration Monday at the Topfer Theatre in...
  • Hearing on plan to sell Baltimore's public housing draws concerns

    Hearing on plan to sell Baltimore's public housing draws concerns
    The Baltimore Housing Authority's plan to sell 22 of its 28 apartment and townhouse complexes drew dozens of concerned tenants and workers Wednesday to a City Council committee hearing. Floyd Vines, a resident at J. Van Story Branch high-rise, one of...