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  • John Waters to present 'Abuse of Weakness' at Maryland Film Festival

    John Waters to present 'Abuse of Weakness' at Maryland Film Festival
    Trust John Waters to never go for the easy choice. "Abuse of Weakness," the latest work from controversial French filmmaker Catherine Breillat, is Waters' pick for this year's Maryland Film Festival, set for May 7-11, largely in the Station North Arts...
  • Maryland Film Festival 2014 lineup includes 'Ping Pong Summer'

    Maryland Film Festival 2014 lineup includes 'Ping Pong Summer'
    Next month's Maryland Film Festival will feature the local debut of "Ping Pong Summer," writer-director Michael Tully's coming-of-age tale set in Ocean City in the 1980s and starring Susan Sarandon, Lea Thompson, John Hannah and Amy Sedaris. Tully's...
  • Md. film industry is worth preserving [Letter]

    Md. film industry is worth preserving [Letter]
    Kudos to Dawson Nolley for his exquisitely written letter ("Film tax credits pay off for Maryland," March 3). As a lay person to the specifics of the TV and film production industry, I was certainly able to understand and empathize with the...
  • The perfect elopement

    The perfect elopement
    When Mark and I got engaged, I had no idea what I wanted to do for a wedding. All I knew was that we didn't have much money and we wanted to go some place beautiful. Initially, I had wanted a few close friends to be there with me to witness the...
  • 'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts

    'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts
    You could make a plausible argument that '80s pop star Thomas Dolby has been blinded with science. Since he was a teen, Dolby, now 55, has looked for ways to blend technology with sound — whether that meant writing a quirky synthpop anthem that...
  • Senator faults administration effort to keep 'House of Cards'

    Senator faults administration effort to keep 'House of Cards'
    A leading Democratic lawmaker says the O'Malley administration isn't doing enough to keep the popular Netflix drama "House of Cards" in Maryland. State Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer, chairman of the Budget and Taxation Committee, has introduced a bill that...
  • Maryland Film Festival moving from the Charles Theatre

    Maryland Film Festival moving from the Charles Theatre
    After 15 years at the Charles Theatre, the Maryland Film Festival will be moving into new digs in May. The operators of the Charles, James “Buzz” Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Cusack Lyon, chose not to rent their five-screen facility...
  • Video Americain to begin selling off its inventory

    Video Americain to begin selling off its inventory
    The stock of Roland Park's Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last video rental store, will be up for grabs next week, after negotiations for a single buyer to purchase the store's 35,000-unit inventory failed. Store owners Barry and Annie Solan...
  • Like/Dislike with Baltimore's DJ James Nasty

    Like/Dislike with Baltimore's DJ James Nasty
    DJ James Nasty, 32, has been producing and recording music since 2003. The Prince George's County native, who now resides in Mount Vernon, has had the opportunity to play music all over the country, and has heard his songs played on Baltimore radio...
  • Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget

    Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget
    Tax credits for the film and cybersecurity industries could expand as part of the legislative session that starts Wednesday. Gov. Martin O'Malley is interested in adding money to the programs, said aides, who declined to provide details. The governor...
  • Five city projects receive historic tax credits

    Five city projects receive historic tax credits
    A century-old Station North movie theater, an East Baltimore church, a former cotton mill and two downtown office towers are among the renovation projects selected for financing next year under Maryland's historic preservation tax credit program. At a...