| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Unlimited access to a huge chunk of the world’s recorded music library (15 million songs and counting) — shareable and searchable — has become reality. On a recent afternoon while driving down Beverly Boulevard, I had 15 million songs...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 10:24 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Blake Edwards, the director and writer known for clever dialogue, poignance and occasional belly-laugh sight gags in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "10" and the "Pink Panther" farces, is dead at age 88.
Edwards died from complications of...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 11:09 AM
Seventeen years ago, when Eva Franchi began annual concerts honoring her husband, the elegant Italian tenor Sergio Franchi, her grief after her husband's death from cancer in 1990 was still fresh. The last thing on her mind was a dress code.
| Mar 14, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Amanda Ottati of Bear and Bird (photo by Beth Black)
BEST PLACE FOR AFFORDABLE ART
Bear and Bird Boutique and Gallery
4566 N. University Drive, Lauderhill, 954-748-0181, Bearandbird.mybisi.com
Because Bear and Bird regularly holds open calls to South...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Baltimore's book festival got here first.
Organizers of the 16th annual Baltimore Book Festival, which opens Friday, say they aren't fazed that a larger, glitzier, more star-studded event is being held on the exact same weekend just 40 miles to the...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 12:32 PM
‘The X Factor’ is starting to weed out the novelty acts and provide more audibly pleasing performances from week to week. However, there are still some possibly tone deaf acts still remaining who need to go as soon as possible.
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:44 PM
The British are coming — to the Newport Theatre Arts Center next season.
Of the six productions just announced for NTAC 33rd season, four of them have their origins in what is now officially known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
| Jul 14, 2011
Summer is officially here when the carnivals come to town, and the Owings Mills Volunteer Fire Company's carnival was 11 days of nonstop fun! As a major fund-raiser, this event has been a mainstay of the community, and has undergone many changes over...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 1:03 PM
In what's billed as "The Final Chapter" of the animated movie franchise, ogre Shrek (still voiced by Mike Myers) gets an "It's a Wonderful Life"-like taste of the world if he never had existed.
It's the result of a prank played by Rumpelstiltskin...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 9:17 AM
Steve Carell has a good animated match for his vocal talents in Gru, a master criminal who wants to be immortalized as the greatest bad guy ever.
A rival (voice of Jason Segel) has his own designs on that title, so Gru takes several orphans under his...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 10:45 AM
I think summer has finally made it to our fair valley. It has been quite hot enough for me. How about you?
On Tuesday my neighborhood lost its power for about an hour. Of course I was working on my computer at the time. Suddenly, everything shut down....