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  • 'The Wire' Actor Anwan Glover Stabbed at D.C. Nightclub

    Actor Anwan Glover, best known for his role in HBO series "The Wire," suffered a laceration on the right side of his torso after being punched, kicked and stabbed in Washington D.C., according to a police report obtained by the Washington Post. According...
  • FrightFest to Open with 'Guest,' Starring 'Downton' Star Dan Stevens

    LONDON -- Adam Wingard's killer thriller "The Guest," starring "Downton Abbey" star Dan Stevens and rising thesp Maika Monroe ("The Bling Ring," "It Follows"), is set to open Film4 FrightFest in London. The film, written by Simon Barrett ("You're Next,"...
  • 50 Cent Sent Ideas for Starz' 'Power' With Lots of LOLs and Emojis

    Manhattan's Highline Ballroom was re-adorned Monday night as Truth, the pivotal club of Starz's new primetime drama "Power." Deep into his entourage, executive producer and co-star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson grinned from the balcony as he fielded salutes...
  • Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore

    Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore
    When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...
  • This ain't livin' [Commentary]

    This ain't livin' [Commentary]
    To paraphrase Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues," it makes you want to holler, the way so many people in Baltimore do their lives. Dying is too easy in this city, and neither death nor we should be proud. Even before summer officially arrives, nearly 90...
  • Review: 'Gotham'

    Review: 'Gotham'
    The title and promotional campaign do "Gotham" no favors, fostering expectations about a stronger link to the "Batman" franchise than can possibly exist -- at least, considering the setting, not for another 20 years or so. Taken strictly on its own terms,...
  • 'Autumn Leaves' project explores the art of aging

    'Autumn Leaves' project explores the art of aging
    It all started with a number: 49. Peter Bruun, a Copenhagen, Denmark-born artist who has made Baltimore his home since 1987, created a series of 49 drawings two years ago. "I thought at the time that they were simple sketches," Bruun says. "I then...
  • 'No Good Deed': Five reasons for its surprising box-office success

    "No Good Deed" didn't just go unpunished this weekend — it thrived, topping the box office with an estimated $24.2-million opening and outpacing Sony's prediction that the Screen Gems thriller would gross in the mid-to-high teens. It's...
  • Baltimore's deserved heroin reputation [Commentary]

    Baltimore's deserved heroin reputation [Commentary]
    "The Heroin Capital of America" — what an unpleasant way to describe Baltimore. But stay seated, I'll get back to that in a second. I want to talk about something else first, "COAP" which stands for Children of Addicted Parents. For some, it's a...
  • HBO's 'The Wire' Will Be Remastered, Rebroadcast

    "The Wire" fans can start saying their favorite expletives: Creator David Simon's beloved drama about the gangs, police and other factions that make Baltimore tick is getting a facelift before a marathon viewing. HBO has confirmed that is in the...
  • National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'

    National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'
    Drug sales in broad daylight at Lexington Market. An addict telling viewers Baltimore "is where you want to be for heroin," and then, after she scores, letting the camera watch her cook and shoot up in her car on a street that appears to be in Hampden....