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  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. Aging Successfully in the Community •Sept. 12, 1:30-4:30 p.m. A fall question and answer forum. Get answers to...
  • Dr. Howard H. Patt, surgeon

    Dr. Howard H. Patt, surgeon
    Dr. Howard H. Patt, a former Baltimore surgeon and longtime Mount Washington resident, died April 25 at Sunrise of Santa Monica, a senior living community in California, of complications from a fall. He was 95. "Howard was always a very calm, relaxed and...
  • TV Picks: 'Brooklyn Castle,' 'Ali,' 'Paradise,' 'Enter Laughing'

    TV Picks: 'Brooklyn Castle,' 'Ali,' 'Paradise,' 'Enter Laughing'
    "Brooklyn Castle" (PBS, Monday). "I think that this is a good thing for kids to be exposed to," coach Elizabeth Vicary says in Katie Dellamaggiore's 2012 film about a fearsome and lovable inner-city middle-school chess team, "the idea that truth isn&...
  • Chess winners from Dulaney High, Cockeysville Middle, Cromwell Valley Elementary

    Thirty students and nine teams received trophies as the top competitors in the systemwide Baltimore County Public Schools Chess Championship held at Cockeysville Middle School on April 27. This year's competition saw a larger number of students than...
  • Kim Kardashian's dress has a Marilyn Monroe moment

    Kim Kardashian's dress has a Marilyn Monroe moment
    Kim Kardashian was walking along a street in Beverly Hills when a gust of wind caught her full skirt, blowing it upward in a scene similar to Marilyn Monroe's famous skirt-billowing episode in "The Seven Year Itch." Kardashian was able to keep the skirt...
  • Dells vocalist Marvin Junior dead at 77

    Dells vocalist Marvin Junior dead at 77
    Marvin Junior, who brought a baritone grit to Chicago stalwarts the Dells, was fiercely loyal to the vocal group he cofounded 60 years ago. Junior, who died Wednesday at his home in south suburban Harvey at age 77, was born on Jan. 31, 1936, in...
  • 'Lives of the Pigeons' at Side Project ★★½

    'Lives of the Pigeons' at Side Project ★★½
    The cantankerous-geezers-in-the-park school of drama gains another intriguing entrant with Sherod Santos' "Lives of the Pigeons," now in a world premiere at Side Project under Adam Webster's direction. The DNA in Santos' work has far more in common with...
  • Ricky Jay keeps his magic tricks, and thoughts, close to the vest

    Ricky Jay keeps his magic tricks, and thoughts, close to the vest
    About midway through the documentary "Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay" (opening Friday at the Music Box Theatre), Jay emerges backstage after a performance and is greeted by a roomful of people. As he acknowledges his well-...
  • Review: 'Computer Chess' a few moves away from great satire

    You need no particular knowledge or affection for the game of kings to appreciate the whimsy of "Computer Chess." The genius of this indie is its cleverness in capturing the driest of times and the dullest of people in a faux documentary about the early...
  • UMBC chess team places second in international competition

    UMBC chess team places second in international competition
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County's chess team placed second this week in an international chess competition and will next compete in a championship to determine the top college chess team in the U.S. The Pan-American Intercollegiate Team...
  • Rubber duck, game of chess enter U.S. Toy Hall of Fame

    Rubber duck, game of chess enter U.S. Toy Hall of Fame
    The rubber duck and chess were selected for the U.S. National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday. They were chosen from among 12 finalists including bubbles, Clue, Fisher-Price Little People, little green army men, Magic 8 Ball, My Little Pony, Nerf toys, Pac-...