| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:33 AM
The funniest comedy you've likely never seen, let alone heard of, comes to the Siskel Film Center this week for two screenings. "Hallelujah the Hills," from 1963, is so rare, you won't find it on DVD or any streaming site.
Even I couldn't finagle a look...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:07 PM
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending six additional fighter jets and an air refueling tanker to Lithuania, a move meant to reassure allies in Eastern Europe of U.S. military support when Russia's incursion in Ukraine has raised fears about Moscow'...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:46 AM
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Poland on Tuesday for a two-day tour to reassure Eastern European allies unnerved by Russian aggression in Ukraine that the United States is committed to their security.
As Russian President Vladimir...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
LONDON -- Lithuania and Estonia have become individual members of European Film Promotion, an org that seeks to boost the profile of European cinema around the world.
The countries, which will be repped within EFP by the Lithuanian Film Center and the...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:06 PM
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's president faced growing street protests at home Friday after he rejected an agreement to tie his nation's political and economic future to the West, instead keeping intact Ukraine's historical links with Moscow.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:22 PM
MOSCOW -- The Russian Foreign Ministry reacted angrily Wednesday to a Lithuanian court's decision to extradite a Russian citizen to the United States on charges of arms trafficking.
“We are seriously concerned with the U.S. side’s continuing...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:36 AM
Editor's note: I wrote about Melo Trimble, Jared Nickens and Chinanu Onuaku at the Reebok Breakout Classic in Terps Trio. Check out that blog post here.
** Terps shooting guard commitment Dion Wiley scored 14 points on 5-for-10 shooting Thursday in Team...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Berlin-based world sales house M-Appeal has picked up J. Jackie Baier's docu "Julia," which world preems in the Venice Days sidebar at the Venice Film Festival.
The Germany-Lithuania co-production tells the story of transsexual Julia K., who...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:47 PM
It's easy for internationally renowned musician Shodekeh to journey with just carry-on luggage; his instrument travels in his soul.
The Baltimore-based beatboxer and vocal percussionist performs in a multitude of genres and music domains, including dance...
| Jun 8, 2011
Lilian Jackson Braun
Author of 'The Cat Who…' mystery series
Lilian Jackson Braun, 97, an author who wrote 29 books in the "The Cat Who …" mystery series, died of natural causes Saturday at a hospice center in Landrum, S.C.
| Feb 27, 2011
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