| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:07 AM
If such golden oldies as "Maniac," "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" and, of course, "Flashdance… What a Feeling" still run through your head, there's a show heading to Baltimore ready to scoop you up in a wave of feel-good nostalgia.
Those songs played...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:59 AM
From the outside, Camp St. Vincent looks like many other summer camps. There are crafts and reading along with plenty of time to play outside, and campers beat the heat with a dip in the pool. But the reality of these kids’ everyday lives is...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's something about "Les Miserables" that keeps me coming back.
It's not that "Les Miz," running through Sunday at the Hippodrome Theatre, is my favorite musical. Far from it.
It's all too easy to point out the technical flaws in Claude-Michel...
| Jun 19, 2009
| 3:15 PM
- Baltimore has a lot of kid-oriented attractions all clustered around the Inner Harbor.
- Baltimore is a walkable city. Wear your sneakers or walking shoes, head out and explore. A car is only needed if you plan on going much farther out.
- Take a...
| Dec 27, 2009
The economy did the arts no favor. The volatile stock market and then the decade-ending recession wreaked havoc on endowments and grants, and left many ticket-buyers thinking they'd better cut back on luxuries.
But there were happy endings, too.
| Dec 27, 2009
What do we call this decade? The Ohs? If you say that out loud it sounds like a certain baseball team. The Aughts? What's an aught? In a practical but infinitely more gloomy choice, Time magazine settled on "The Decade from Hell."
And maybe it was. A new...
| Dec 28, 2009
| 6:51 AM
Jan. 28, 2001: Ravens win the Super Bowl
July 18, 2001: Train carrying toxic chemicals, right, catches fire under Howard Street
Oct. 16, 2002: The Dawson family home is set on fire, killing 7
Nov. 5, 2002: Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is elected governor...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 3:56 PM
If you are having trouble generating fond feelings toward bankers — say you hold them responsible for the nation's financial meltdown and the subsequent mortgage mess — you should visit Alewife, a tavern in downtown Baltimore that once was a...
| Nov 22, 2010
NOV. 19 - 21
FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
| 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...