| Jun 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Rebecca Houseknecht was destined to be a star.
Everyone said so: her ballet teachers, the judges at international competitions, the director who chose the Odenton teen from among hundreds of aspiring ballerinas to feature in "First Position," a...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The chance to chronicle a teacher's battle with multiple sclerosis while learning documentary movie-making and earning a slot in a new film competition — it all came together for 18 students at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute with their nonfiction...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Pat Johnston, like many Baltimore residents, was fuming Sunday as she faced another day without electricity. Describing her frustration level, she said, "On a scale out of 10, I'm at 11.2.
"You can't get through to find out [when power is likely to...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates.
Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:06 AM
Filmmaker Oliver Stone will be in Baltimore Thursday, screening his new documentary and fielding questions about it.
"Oliver Stone’s Untold History of the United States," a series that re-examines American foreign policy, is now airing on Showtime....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Commuters north of downtown will see major traffic disruptions Thursday, as Baltimore deals with another problem with its aging water infrastructure — this time the failure of a 90-year-old main that closed the intersection of North Charles Street...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:50 PM
After a day in which they temporarily became waterfront businesses, shops and cafes on North Charles Street began reopening Thursday, when the river created by a massive water main break at 20th Street receded.
While several blocks remained closed to...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Lois G. Caplan, a retired library supervisor and film buff, died Dec. 25 of cancer at her Arnold home. She was 71.
A daughter of dungaree manufacturers, the former Lois Gloria Simons was born and raised in Philadelphia, where she graduated in 1960 from...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:01 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:55 AM
A new Sofi's Crepes has opened in Fells Point.
The new cafe is in the Brown's Wharf complex on Thames Street, which also houses Amuse Toys and Ten Thousand Villages. The new location, which is set back in the courtyard, facing the pier, will have a...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:16 AM
In 2006, local painter Lauren Boilini left the Midwest for graduate school in Baltimore, and she never left. She stayed to teach and become a part of the art community, and now is a painting and drawing instructor at MICA.
Boilini, 29, was born in...