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  • Md. high court denies new Parkway Theatre trial

    Md. high court denies new Parkway Theatre trial
    A request by the former owner of the Parkway Theatre for a new condemnation trial was denied Tuesday by Maryland's high court. A&E North LLC argued that the city should have paid to remove “automobile parts and other assorted junk” stored in...
  • MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year

    MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year
    As President Fred Lazarus IV expanded the Maryland Institute College of Art over the past 35 years and helped turn it into one of the nation's leading arts colleges, supporters say, he has also focused on Baltimore — to the betterment of his college...
  • 'Hit & Stay' looks to Catonsville Nine and beyond

    'Hit & Stay' looks to Catonsville Nine and beyond
    Joe Tropea thought he was writing a research paper on the Catonsville Nine, a group of Catholic anti-war activists who set draft records ablaze outside a Selective Service office in 1968. But what he was really working on was a movie script. "I just got...
  • Also from Baltimore …

    A dozen films to be shown at this year's Maryland Film Festival have ties to Baltimore or Maryland — a record number, organizers say. Here are some of the highlights: "12 O'Clock Boys" Maryland Institute College of Art grad Lotfy Nathan's...
  • Guy Werner, Videopolis curator

    Guy Werner, Videopolis curator
    Every spring, the Maryland Film Festival takes over Station North, drawing thousands to the Charles Theatre and nearby blocks. Since 2008, a smaller, more experimental video exhibit has run the same weekend inside the Metro Gallery — across the...
  • '12 O'clock Boys' director is riding high

    '12 O'clock Boys' director is riding high
    Lotfy Nathan spent some five years putting together his film about West Baltimore's dirt-bike culture. Now, with national acclaim for "12 O'clock Boys" promising to turn it into one of the year's breakout documentaries after a February premiere at the...
  • Maryland Film Festival 2013 continues event's expansion

    Maryland Film Festival 2013 continues event's expansion
    It used to be that the Maryland Film Festival was just a cool neighborhood event for Courtney Knipp — a bunch of obscure movies being shown just up the street from her home in Mount Vernon. Not anymore, not with thousands of film fans massing in...
  • Katherine L. Vaughns

    Katherine L. Vaughns
    Katherine L. Vaughns, a University of Maryland School of Law professor and secretary of the Center Stage board who immersed herself in the arts community, died of pancreatic cancer May 4 at a Sinai Hospital hospice unit. The Bolton Hill resident was 68....
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • Premiere night is smash hit for refurbished Senator Theatre

    Premiere night is smash hit for refurbished Senator Theatre
    The searchlights shone, the crowds teemed and a movie unspooled again Thursday night at North Baltimore's Senator Theatre, as the city's most beloved cinema house, refreshed and expanded, reopened after 18 months of darkness. And the crowd loved it,...
  • Gay-themed films get screen time at Charm City LGBT Film Festival

    Gay-themed films get screen time at Charm City LGBT Film Festival
    Film festivals do a heft amount of grandstanding about representing diverse perspectives and expanding the definition of cinema. But when it comes to LGBT characters and so-called queer cinema, the festival circuit has a mixed track record. Sure, the...