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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • John Travolta shares memories of 'Hairspray,' 'Pulp Fiction' and other films

    John Travolta shares memories of 'Hairspray,' 'Pulp Fiction' and other films
    A slimmed-down Edna Turnblad shared the stage with her creator, John Waters, last night, much to the delight of scores of star-crazed fans. Well, it wasn't exactly Edna, the zaftig stage mom from Waters' "Hairspray," who took to the stage at the Maryland...
  • The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs

    The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs
    Downloading movies and watching them on a computer is not for George Figgs, who has spent the better part of three decades affording Baltimore cinephiles the chance to experience films the way God intended — in the dark, projected onto a bigger-...
  • 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...
  • Mother's Day, 12 days to go

     
    Here's a first round of Mother's Day gift ideas. Things to do with MomBoordy Vineyards On Saturday and Sunday, from 1-5 p.m., Boordy invites families to picnic in Greenspring Valley. The cost is $12 for adults, $10 for teens, and......
  • Your weekend dining PLUS the sleeping pet of the week

     
    It's that weekend. There's one in the May and one in the Mid-October, when there's so much to do it makes your mind boggle.What's inked on on your Filofax? Did you see the weather forecast? What is this, Santa Barbara.Flower......
  • Your weekend dining PLUS featuring the sleeping pet of the week

     
    So, how was Mother's Day? What did you see at the Maryland Film Festival? Who made it down/up to Mt. Vernon for the Flower Mart? What was your favorite part of the Kinetic Sculpture Race? How was the Sheep &......
  • Another guest post -- 13 favorite vegetarian items on Baltimore menus

     
    And you thought he was just an indispensable film programmer. Eric Allen Hatch, director of programming at the Maryland Film Festival, is also a vegetarian man about town. He posted the following on his facebook page. With his permission, I......
  • Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award

    Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award
    Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award. The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...