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Maryland Film Festival

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  • Baltimore's A&E scene bursting with new projects

    Baltimore's A&E scene bursting with new projects
    Hurry up and finish, willya? That's becoming almost a rallying cry on the Baltimore arts and entertainment scene, as filmgoers, theater lovers, lounge lizards, even merry-go-round riders wait eagerly for new and refurbished venues to open. Some...
  • Md. film festivals offered advance look at Oscar nominees

    Md. film festivals offered advance look at Oscar nominees
    Local film fans may have a leg up on the competition when it comes to their Oscar pools, thanks to the folks at the Maryland Film Festival and Chesapeake Film Festival. "Beasts of the Southern Wild," which enjoyed a long run at The Charles Theatre last...
  • Baltimore's own Divine to be featured at SXSW Festival

    Baltimore's own Divine to be featured at SXSW Festival
    "I Am Divine," a documentary on the life and career of Baltimore's favorite home-grown drag queen, was to make its debut Saturday night at the South by Southwest arts festival in Austin, Texas. Director Jeffrey Schwarz, interviewed for SXSW's online...
  • Baltimore colleges push to improve neighborhoods

    Baltimore colleges push to improve neighborhoods
    Change has swept through the University of Baltimore — and the surrounding neighborhood — over the past decade. Striking new academic buildings, an apartment building and the university's first dormitory have appeared among the brownstones...
  • 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...
  • Video Americain to close next year

    Video Americain to close next year
    And then there were none. Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last, and certainly best, video rental store, is on its way out. Barring some final-reel reprieve, the filled-to-the-rafters store in Roland Park — where film buffs could find...
  • Matt Porterfield's new film gets Baltimore release date

    Matt Porterfield's new film gets Baltimore release date
    Matt Porterfield's new film, "I Used To Be Darker," has been a festival favorite abroad. But soon Baltimore will get the first wider-release peek. According to a statement, the Baltimore director's third film will have its national opening in Baltimore...
  • Double Dagger to host '333' release party on Record Store Day

    Double Dagger to host '333' release party on Record Store Day
    Eighteen months ago, Baltimore post-punk heroes Double Dagger played its final show at the Ottobar. But the trio of Nolen Strals, Denny Bowen and Bruce Willen aren't finished celebrating the band's career. On April 20 — internationally known as...
  • 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...
  • Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance

    Md.-made 'Ping Pong Summer' to debut at Sundance
    Writer-director Michael Tully's "Ping Pong Summer," inspired by summer vacations in the Ocean City of the 1980s with his parents, will have its world premiere at January's Sundance Film festival. The movie was filmed in Ocean City in autumn 2012. Its...
  • Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13

    Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13
    This winter, Baltimore is shaping up to be a place where talk is cheap — and enlightening. Two new free speaker series are in the works: The Contemporary museum will present artists with national reputations talking about their creative process....