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  • 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-...
  • Baltimore City Paper editor to leave after 10 years

    Baltimore City Paper editor to leave after 10 years
    Lee Gardner, editor of Baltimore's City Paper, is leaving the alt-weekly to become a senior editor of the Washington-based Chronicle of Higher Education. Gardner, 47, said 17 years at the City Paper — including 10 as the editor — was simply...
  • 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......
  • 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 &......
  • 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...
  • Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies

    Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...