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  • City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family

    City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family
    The Baltimore Development Corp. has agreed to sell the historic Senator Theatre to its current operators, officials said Thursday. The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, announced the sale to Kathleen Cusack and her father James "Buzz" Cusack...
  • Senator Theatre sale, for $500,000, to be approved Wednesday

    Senator Theatre sale, for $500,000, to be approved Wednesday
    Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is expected to approve the sale of the Senator Theatre to its current operators Wednesday for $500,000. Senator Theatre LLC, a company controlled by James “Buzz” Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, has...
  • Kiefaber's home auctioned off by state

    Kiefaber's home auctioned off by state
    In less than five minutes, Tom Kiefaber said, he was left with nothing. "They've taken my home, my principal residence. They've taken my job," Kiefaber, the one-time owner and operator of Baltimore's storied Senator Theatre, lamented Thursday morning. He...
  • Promising dancer bows out of Washington Ballet to study at Towson

    Promising dancer bows out of Washington Ballet to study at Towson
    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...
  • 'Health, Interrupted' led to assumptions, challenged

    'Health, Interrupted' led to assumptions, challenged
    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...
  • Coping with second day of no electricity frustrates many

    Coping with second day of no electricity frustrates many
    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...
  • Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti

    Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti
    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...
  • Annapolis on the Elli??a??, or Reykjavik on the Potomac

     
    We're in the middle of Annapolis Restaurant Week. One participating restaurant, Yellowfin, is going a little Icelandic.Beginning tomorrow, and continuing through Sunday, Yellowfin will welcome Victor Viktor örn andrésson, head chef at the Reykjavik...
  • City takes over ownership of Senator

    City takes over ownership of Senator
    Baltimore City took ownership of the Senator Theatre after a brief and raucous auction Wednesday, and officials say they want to move forward quickly to develop a permanent plan for the 70-year-old landmark. "The bottom line is, now it is in our hands,"...
  • Drama from former Senator Theatre owner

    Drama from former Senator Theatre owner
    From the Maryland Politics blog: Meetings of the city's spending board are generally sleepy bureaucratic pageants, punctuated by the occasional protest from contractors or sopping arrival of officials caught in the rain. But Tom Kiefaber, who ran the...
  • The Senator's second take

    The Senator's second take
    There's a Kelly green aerial lift parked in the lobby of the Senator Theatre, and a steady sound of scraping as an art restoration expert in the auditorium carefully extracts paint samples from the proscenium arch flanking the stage. A section of the...