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  • Happening Saturday: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Future Fest, and more

    Happening Saturday: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Future Fest, and more
    -Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair: Over the course of 50 years, a low-income couple by the names of Herb and Dorothy Vogel amassed one of the most important private collections in the 20th century. The moral of the story: Buying artwork can have an...
  • TCM honors Debbie Reynolds, Rod Taylor

    TCM honors Debbie Reynolds, Rod Taylor
    Turner Classic Movies does the best job of honoring veteran performers, and the invaluable channel continues the trend this month. TCM will salute Debbie Reynolds, who receives the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award later this month, and Rod...
  • Louis C. Blau, Entertainment Attorney Who Represented Stanley Kubrick, Dies at 99

    Entertainment attorney Louis C. Blau, who represented directors Stanley Kubrick and Francois Truffaut, Motown founder Berry Gordy and actors including Donald O'Connor, Mitzi Gaynor, Walter Matthau, Richard Widmark and Lana Turner, has died. He was 99....
  • Debbie Reynolds getting SAG Life Achievement Award

    Debbie Reynolds getting SAG Life Achievement Award
    The unsinkable Debbie Reynolds will receive the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in January. The union saluted Reynolds, 82, as "actor, singer, dancer, author, champion for the preservation of the artifacts of film history and for the...
  • Debbie Reynolds Selected for SAG Life Achievement Award

    Debbie Reynolds has been named the 51st recipient of the SAG Life Achievement Award for her career and humanitarian accomplishments. The award will be presented at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 25. Reynolds has starred in more...
  • Ann Blyth gets a TCM salute for her birthday

    Ann Blyth gets a TCM salute for her birthday
    Singer-actress Ann Blyth loves her fans. So much so that Blyth's been personally answering her fan mail for nearly 70 years. "I get mail from all around the world," noted Blyth, who turns 85 on Friday. "I am so thankful to read their sweet notes and...
  • The water was fine when Esther Williams was in it

    How do you explain Esther Williams to younger moviegoers with no working knowledge of her stardom? She came, she swam, she conquered. The 1940s and 1950s popular culture was, and is, unthinkable without her. And that smile looked just as starry on...
  • 'Elf the Musical' comes to the Lyric

    'Elf the Musical' comes to the Lyric
    Few holiday movies give such cinematic chestnuts as "It's a Wonderful Live" and "White Christmas" a real run for their money, but, every now and then, one takes off. In 1983, it was the wry, nostalgic "A Christmas Story." Twenty years later, it was the...
  • On the Town: City is getting ready to go 'on Parade'

    Putting on an event of the magnitude of Burbank on Parade is an expensive endeavor, and sponsorships and city contributions only go so far in making it happen. While working to raise those funds is not something those who are charged with the duty would...
  • Bonnie Franklin dies at 69; mom on TV's 'One Day at a Time'

    Bonnie Franklin dies at 69; mom on TV's 'One Day at a Time'
    Bonnie Franklin, the actress who created an indelible television character playing a divorced, working mother of two headstrong daughters on the long-running series "One Day at a Time," died Friday at her Los Angeles home. She was 69. The cause was...
  • Onstage, 'Singin' in the Rain' doesn't hold water

    Onstage, 'Singin' in the Rain' doesn't hold water
    You certainly could not accuse Kyle DeSantis, the producer of the Drury Lane Oakbrook's huge new production of "Singin' in the Rain" of failing to deliver the wet stuff — as required for the title number and as immortalized by Gene Kelly in the 1952...