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  • Graf was still off the charts when ranking dance stars

    Graf was still off the charts when ranking dance stars
    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...
  • Utility costs cripple Hippodrome

    Utility costs cripple Hippodrome
    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. Attendance...
  • Hippodrome finances get a rewrite

    Hippodrome finances get a rewrite
    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...
  • Hippodrome: magnificent shows but theater management needs to communicate with local audience

    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...
  • Hippodrome holds onto hope for 2011

    Hippodrome holds onto hope for 2011
    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....
  • Hippodrome seating is atrocious

    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...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies
    MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Conan the Barbarian Fright Night The Guard One Day Spy Kids: All the Time in the World NOTABLE TV Monday Night Football: Preseason: NY Jets @ Houston (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN) Gloria: In Her Own Words (special; 9 p.m. Monday;...
  • Crowded Hippodrome seating

    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...
  • Concert news: Future Islands, John Waters, Ledisi, Surfer Blood, first Baltimore Soundstage show, Suzanne Vega, Moby

    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...
  • Table Talk: Andrew Zimmern to headline the Hippodrome's Foodie Experience

    Table Talk: Andrew Zimmern to headline the Hippodrome's Foodie Experience
    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...
  • American Girls take center stage at Towson Town Center

    American Girls take center stage at Towson Town Center
    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...