| Mar 25, 2011
| 2:16 PM
Before the hapless "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" started doing its accident-prone thing in an endless run of preview performances, the record-holder for costliest Broadway show was "Shrek the Musical."
The latter's $25 million price tag in 2008 seems...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 5:00 AM
As confirmed by a recent report of the Urban Land Institute, the historic and architectural significance and integrity of Baltimore City's West Side is its greatest asset and key to successful and sustainable revitalization. A preservation-based...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 9:23 PM
From Faidley's at Lexington Market to the Washington Monument, from Camden Yards to the Inner Harbor, a motorcade will ferry the body of William Donald Schaefer on a two-hour farewell trip Monday afternoon through the hometown that he loved and led....
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:50 PM
William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon.
His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
| May 3, 2011
| 8:25 AM
In her recent op-ed "What would Schaefer do?" Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake uses the passing of former mayor and governor William Donald Schaefer to plot out her election-year economic development plans for improving Baltimore City ("What would...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:08 AM
Andrew Zimmern, host of the popular Travel Channel program "Bizarre Foods," will headline the Hippodrome's third annual Foodie Experience, according to officials.
Zimmern follows Anthony Bourdain, Eric Ripert and Alton Brown as main attractions at the...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Want to see a dance critic go berserk? Just take her to a shopping mall during the holidays or watch her in a doctor’s office or chain restaurant — anywhere there’s likely to be a tinkling waltz composed by Tchaikovsky for his grand...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Students at the Catonsville Education Center are among those from four Baltimore County public schools who will get to see a performance of "Disney's The Lion King" for free at the Hippodrome Theater Dec. 8.
In addition to seeing the musical, fourth-...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:55 PM
"The Lion King" still roars. This 1997 Broadway musical is still running in New York. A touring version was a box office smash during a 14-week run at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre in 2005 and now the musical has returned for a month-long stay.
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:46 AM
In mid-December, we caught Columbia's Alicia Graf in a premiere program presented by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Seeing her back performing with Ailey as part of the company's 50th anniversary celebrations was definitely a...
| Feb 1, 2012
More than 200 girls and their American Girl dolls hit the runway at Towson Town Center on Saturday, Jan. 28.
The walk was short and the line was long, but there were smiles all around.
"I got to tell the guy what I liked," said Savannah Shafer, 7, of...