| Mar 22, 2012
105 years of shows.
90,000 pounds of elephants.
And a bunch of shoes, size 28EEEEE. For the clowns, of course.
When it comes to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, an entertainment extravaganza that routinely, without being challenged, bills...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:14 PM
The Blast took a calculated risk in its best-of-three Major Indoor Soccer League championship series against the rival and defending champion Milwaukee Wave, opting to play the first game on its home turf on Friday.
The idea was to set the tone, claim...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Baltimore police called in extra officers and arrested at least 10 juveniles Saturday night as a crowd that witnesses described as rowdy and numbering in the hundreds walked around Downtown.
The arrests ranged from curfew violations to disorderly conduct...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:41 PM
He stands on a grassy slope, right arm extended upward with an alfalfa treat, addressing his 4-ton companion in the tones of a tender friend.
"You're a sweetie, aren't you? You're special," Mike McClure says. And Dolly plucks the treat from his hand,...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:00 AM
We've already looked back at the top 10 concerts of the year. And, later this week, we'll bring you the best singles and albums of the year.
For now, here's a look back at the 25 most reads posts on Midnight Sun in 2011. They include breaking news,...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:09 PM
In the most anticipated game of the first half of the Major Indoor Soccer League season, the Blast beat the host Milwaukee Wave, 9-4, on Saturday in a low-scoring but hard-fought affair featuring a combined six goals and 11 penalty minutes.
| Jan 8, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Our rundown of what's going on in for the week of 1/9-1/15
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Beauty and the Beast 3-D
The Iron Lady
First Week In (series debut; 9 p.m.; Discovery)
America’s Money Class With...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The 9:30 Club in DC, Rams Head Live in Baltimore and Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis, are among the highest-grossing clubs in the world, according to Pollstar.
The 9:30 Club ranks in second place, and Rams Head in 11th place in the trade magazine's...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:03 AM
A Baltimore man suing Live Nation has added the Lyric Opera House to the lawsuit, alleging the theater received "kickbacks" from the behemoth concert promoter. Both the Lyric and Live Nation moved to dismiss Thursday.
The lawsuit comes as Live Nation...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:47 PM
When Elton John played 1st Mariner Arena last year, his first Baltimore performance in more than a decade, more than 12,000 fans turned out.
Sade, opening her first American concert tour in just as many years, drew an audience just as big later in the...