| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Geoffrey Holder, the Tony-winning director and costume designer from Trinidad who brought an exuberant style to his work in dance, theater, movies and even a series of soft drink commercials, died of complications of pneumonia Sunday at a New York...
| Oct 9, 2014
“You wanna go?” George Clooney asks in a new teaser for “Tomorrowland,” Brad Bird's upcoming live-action feature based on a […]...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:37 PM
The 2014-2015 season of Live Arts Maryland's Annapolis Chorale and Annapolis Chamber Orchestra promises to be a celebration of music director J. Ernest Green's 30 years with the organization.
Green has enriched Anne Arundel County's cultural scene by...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A press release from Random House sent Jan. 4, 1960, proclaimed “a book for which publishers have been angling for years has been signed and sealed.”
That book was “The Judy Garland Story.” The then-37-year-old star of such...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The wizard behind "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will soon be getting his own movie. Author L. Frank Baum, who created Dorothy Gale, the Cowardly Lion and the Wicked Witch of the West, is the subject of a script that's just been picked up by New Line...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Date: July 3
Her story: Pamela Woolford, 47, grew up in Columbia. She is a fiction writer and a former community correspondent for The Baltimore Sun. Her mother, the Rev. Sadie Woolford, lives in Columbia. Her father, Llewellyn Woolford Sr., died in...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Tinley Park officials said they've given "tentative approval" for the Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival to land in the village in September.
Just weeks before the festival was set to arrive in Orland Park, festival organizer Dave De John announced that...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
"Ghostbusters" director Ivan Reitman came up with the seminal tag line "Coming to Save the World This Summer" for the film's pre-release poster as a way of "focusing that this movie is perhaps larger than you expect."
The quirky horror comedy starring...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:05 AM
What would happen if the tornado that took farm girl Dorothy Gale for a spin had set her down in a modern fashion designer's atelier instead of in Oz? Would her blue gingham pinafore and demure white blouse be tossed out like yesterday's news?
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Just six weeks before the Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival was set to arrive in Orland Park, the organizers said it was moving to Tinley Park, although that was news to officials there.
The event's website last week said the festival celebrating the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:00 PM
To understand what's wrong with Hollywood today, you have to go back to the British philosopher and historian Sir Isaiah Berlin and his concept of the hedgehog and the fox.
Riffing off a fragment attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus,...