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  • 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...
  • 'Diner' to be turned into Broadway musical

    'Diner' to be turned into Broadway musical
    Another classic American film set in Baltimore is headed for Broadway, but unlike "Hairspray" this one may be a less obvious fit. Barry Levinson has adapted "Diner," his well-regarded 1982 movie, for the stage. With music and lyrics by rock singer-...
  • What makes Broadway revivals tick

    What makes Broadway revivals tick
    When "South Pacific" opened on Broadway in 1949, it galvanized the public and the press. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical went on to run for five years, chalking up more than 1,900 performances. And when "South Pacific" received its first full-fledged...
  • Owings Mills: Cousin to Curly keeps tales of Three Stooges alive

    The Three Stooges are a part of comic history. Love them or hate them, they made people laugh with their silly antics which they showcased in movies and 197 shorts. Recently, Curly's cousin, Art Drager, entertained a crowd at the Reisterstown Senior...
  • 'South Pacific' is still afloat

    'South Pacific' is still afloat
    The songs from "South Pacific" have been practically embedded in the DNA of many Americans for a long time. So it's all the more remarkable that the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about love, loss and gain amid World War II did not get an all-out revival...
  • Passe? Not the musical masters behind 'South Pacific'

    Passe? Not the musical masters behind 'South Pacific'
    The handsomely staged production of “South Pacific” at the Hippodrome Theatre is a welcome reminder that Rodgers and Hammerstein understood the dynamics of musical theater as well as anybody. Familiar songs roll out, one after another, in...
  • Ridge Ruxton travels to Hippodrome for 'A Gazillion Bubbles'

    On Oct. 19, four classes of students from Ridge Ruxton School in Towson were scheduled to attend a special performance at the Hippodrome Theatre of "A Gazillion Bubbles." The production has been created especially for autistic students. More than 600...
  • Harford to use land gift for arts center, park

    A large wooded parcel along the bustling Route 24 corridor in Abingdon will become a regional arts center with theaters, galleries, classrooms and community meeting space under a proposal for how to use property unexpectedly left to Harford County by a...
  • Hippodrome uses new grant to give nonprofits a broader stage

    Hippodrome uses new grant to give nonprofits a broader stage
    The Hippodrome Theatre is largely defined by marquee Broadway shows, from "The Lion King" to "South Pacific." But starting Monday, the theater aims to be a hub for local arts groups, becoming much more than just a stopping-off spot for touring artists and...
  • Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., head of nuclear medicine at Mercy

    Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., head of nuclear medicine at Mercy
    Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., an internist and former head of the division of nuclear medicine at Mercy Medical Center who also was a practicing magician, died July 20 of heart disease at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Guilford resident was 80. "He...
  • Spencer T. Kelly, hairstylist

    Spencer T. Kelly, hairstylist
    Spencer T. Kelly, a former hairstylist who owned and operated Spencer's Salon and was a combat veteran of World War II, died Aug. 8 from complications of dementia at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. He was 92. The son of farmers,...