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  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' has an identity crisis, reviews say

    The "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" franchise has always been something of a tonal grab bag. Its heroes, after all, are at once adolescents, outcasts, warriors and, uh, reptiles. That's a lot to balance, and according to the latest movie reviews, the new...
  • Musikfest reaches new heights with Aerial Mind

    Dangling upside down in the air on a trapeze or silks, you become at one with yourself — at least that's what Christine Gorigoitia hopes happens through Aerial Mind, the company she began to foster her passion for bringing the body and mind...
  • Jae Sinnett says his new jazz CD will be his last

    Jae Sinnett says his new jazz CD will be his last
    Jae Sinnett, the 58-year-old drummer, composer and radio personality from Chesapeake, recently released his new CD "Subject to Change," his 12th full-length jazz recording. As usual, he is joined on the record by his Jae Sinnett Trio: bassist Terry...
  • Living amid violence but not defined by it

     Living amid violence but not defined by it
    They've been interviewed by Scott Simon on NPR's "Weekend Edition." They've appeared on WBEZ-FM radio and Fox 32 News, and are scheduled to be on the WGN Morning News Monday. On Aug. 20, they'll be guests at a Jane Addams Hull-House Museum program on...
  • NPR veteran Ben Roe to be executive director of Heifetz Institute

    NPR veteran Ben Roe to be executive director of Heifetz Institute
    The Heifetz International Music Institute, a summer training program founded by violinist and Ellicott City resident Daniel Heifetz, has named public radio veteran Benjamin K. Roe executive director. The 18-year-old institute, which was based for a time...
  • TV Review: 'Outlander' Two-View: A Bonny Bore or Scotch Delight?

    A BONNY BORE -- Brian Lowry For those who turned "Outlander" into an international bestseller, seeing the characters brought to life, with Scotland as the bonny backdrop, will doubtless be something of a kick. For everyone else, the resulting series is a...
  • 'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know

    A few words about the "poor door." Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
  • COMEDY

    COMEDY
    Anthony Jeselnik: The Pittsburgh comic and frequent insulter on recent Comedy Central roasts may well have earned the "dark prince of standup" moniker he gave himself. His snarky humor involves jokes about death and disease, and the one-liners he lobs...
  • Brown and Kashkari down to final hours of debate preparations

    Brown and Kashkari down to final hours of debate preparations
    As Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger Neel Kashkari were making final preparations for their sole debate Thursday night, advisors for both were trying to keep expectations low. “The fact of the matter is the governor’s been...
  • Stakes are high for Kashkari in Thursday's debate with Gov. Brown

    Stakes are high for Kashkari in Thursday's debate with Gov. Brown
    After months of struggling to disrupt Gov. Jerry Brown's widely presumed glide to reelection, Republican Neel Kashkari will have a chance to shift the dynamics of the lopsided contest Thursday in the candidates' first and only debate. The televised one-...
  • Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell Discusses Topping The Charts And Guitar Artistry

    Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell Discusses Topping The Charts And Guitar Artistry
    Every major touring band will likely encounter the same ups and downs: the nights when you aren't feeling it, the shows where it all clicks into place, where the music plays itself, the fears, the exaltation and the nightly rituals of winding down after a...