| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:23 AM
"Fela!," the Broadway musical about the Nigerian Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti, is returning to Chicago for a week in February. Yet more surprisingly, the Arie Crown Theater, which has been on ice of late, once again has a Broadway-style show within the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The animated animal friends are still together - and still in loads of entertaining trouble - in this second sequel.
Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith again supply the voices of the pals who hide out in an overseas traveling...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
In the four years since Will Smith last appeared on the big screen, the two-time Oscar nominee has been producing movies with his son, developing scripts and cringing every time his daughter cuts her hair.
He's also dyed his own hair to hide those...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:44 AM
Baltimore native Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband, Will, are expecting Michelle Obama over for lunch -- and some other very fancy guests.
The Smiths are opening their home in Calabasas, Calif., on Oct. 25 for an Obama fundraiser that the first lady...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The Baltimore waterfront's iconic Harborplace has been sold to a New York real estate investment firm that has a reputation for purchasing distinctive retail centers, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., which is...
| Jun 7, 2012
"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted"is one of the fanciest, most carefully assembled cartoons ever put on the screen. The jokes come so fast that they're nearly subliminal. Plot points whiz by, and when things threaten to blur, there's a crazy musical...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:44 AM
A day after Jada Pinkett Smith sent a heartfelt letter to Baltimore's mayor, pleading for her to stand up for circus elephants she believes are being abused, circus officials called the actress "completely misguided."
"She doesn't know the first thing...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blakewants to teach Jada Pinkett Smith a lesson in that old, scratch my back, I'll scratch yours thing.
Earlier this week the actress sent the mayor a letter, asking her to make sure the elephants are well treated when the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
That Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blakewould respond to a letter from constituent Jada Pinkett Smith expressing concern about the welfare of circus elephants with a complaint that the actress had not returned the mayor's earlier calls, demonstrates an...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wasn't exactly jumping when Jada Pinkett Smith asked for her help in protecting elephants earlier this week.
The mayor more or less says she had bigger fish to fry -- that and the actress didn't help her out when the city...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I read The Sun's recent article regarding circus elephants being mistreated, and I feel Jada Pinkett Smith has been misinformed regarding how the circus and other traveling circuses around the country care for their animals ("Jada Pinkett Smith urges...