| 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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:41 PM
He stands on a grassy slope, right arm extended upward with an alfalfa treat, addressing his 4-ton companion in the tones of a tender friend.
"You're a sweetie, aren't you? You're special," Mike McClure says. And Dolly plucks the treat from his hand,...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The Chicago area's own Michelle Williams has joined the national tour of "Fela!" that's coming to town Feb. 19-23.
Williams, the Grammy winner and former Destiny’s Child, will play Sandra Isadore, show producers Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Two and a half years after she entered the music world with the boisterous (and still excellent) "Whip My Hair," Willow Smith has released her latest single -- only now the showbiz scion appears to be hanging her head.
In "Sugar and Spice," which...