| 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...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Seven years after the Hippodrome Theatre reopened with a citywide celebration and an outpouring of civic optimism, the historic venue is struggling, beset by exorbitant utility expenses and an audience that is seemingly deserting in droves.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 3:05 PM
The Hippodrome Theatre, like much of the city's west side development, has not been a roaring success. The former movie palace and vaudeville house was renovated seven years ago by the Maryland Stadium Authority at a cost of $63.3 million. It opened...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 6:30 AM
I'm sorry the Hippodrome Theatre is failing to draw crowds ( "Hippodrome Finances get a rewrite," Aug 5). I've been to several shows, enjoyed them and thought the venue magnificent. So why is the audience in decline? One reason is the inability of the...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 1:28 PM
It’s costing a lot to keep the lights on at the Hippodrome Theatre. A recent article in the Baltimore Sun explains that rising utility costs and declining attendance are jointly causing concern at the downtown Baltimore performing arts center....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:45 AM
The recent article about the future of the Hippodrome Theatre ("Brighter days ahead for the Hippodrome?" July 31) may have been an attempt to lure people to attend the performances — or so I would guess.
My latest Hippodrome experience involved...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:18 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Conan the Barbarian
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
Monday Night Football: Preseason: NY Jets @ Houston (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN)
Gloria: In Her Own Words (special; 9 p.m. Monday;...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Hooray for reader Linda Hark's letter complaining about the uncomfortable seating at the Hippodrome Theatre ("Hippodrome seating is just atrocious," Aug. 11).
I'm one of those 5-foot-7-inch men whose knees banged against the seat in front of me. After...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:05 PM
The new music venue in the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Soundstage, has scheduled its first show for September 6.
Big Sam's Funk Nation, a New Orleans funk band, will play the venue's soft opening. Edwin McCain is scheduled to play the day after. The...
| 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...
| 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...