| May 31, 2014
Journeys of one kind or another — emotional, physical, spiritual — are at the heart of Colman Domingo's 2012 play "Wild with Happy," receiving its Baltimore premiere at Center Stage. There isn't just a road trip in this work, but a car chase....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Adam Rodgers and his grandfather thought they were taking the train to Philadelphia to check out colleges. But the cinema gods had other things in mind.
"We're coming up the escalator," the Baltimore-born director recalled, "and I see this dolly track,...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Kelly Rowland has put on a "Happy Face"! The Destiny's Child alum has reportedly married her manager and boyfriend Tim Witherspoon.
The "Dirty Laundry" songstress, 33, real name Kelendria Rowland, wed Witherspoon on Friday in Costa Rica, according to...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:31 AM
No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did.
Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up.
Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:11 PM
In its battle against online piracy, Hollywood hopes it has found an important ally: the ad industry.
CreativeFuture -- an anti-piracy group of film and TV companies and organizations -- on Thursday sent a letter to advertising associations...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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Under the Dome Stephen King wrote the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:12 AM
When the prolific actress and activist Ruby Dee died Wednesday at age 91, she left behind a show-business career that spanned seven decades on stage and screen, as well a legacy of breaking down barriers for black performers.
Here are but five of her...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:22 PM
The World Cup tends to see plenty of artistry on the pitch. But this is also that quadrennial time when Madison Avenue reaches beyond its usual precincts and ensures we’re likely to see some dazzling creativity during commercial breaks too. Four...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Don Cheadle is looking for some green to fund a film about the man who made "Kind of Blue."
Cheadle intends to star in and make his directorial debut on "Miles Ahead," a movie about the iconic jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer Miles Davis, and has...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:13 AM
When Ruby Dee was in high school, she couldn't get a part in the drama club's upcoming production.
Nothing personal, the club's head explained: There were just no roles for maids.
"I never inquired again," Dee later wrote. "And I never went to see any...