| May 7, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Kevin Brown knows opportunity when it shows up at his front door.
When news broke this year that the annual Maryland Film Festival would be leaving its home at the Charles Theatre for a series of venues, including several near the restaurant he runs...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Sunny Sighed remembers her first exposure to modern burlesque very well. She loved it, but never dreamed she'd soon be a part of it.
Stripping off her clothes in front of an audience — well, even for a performer trained in acting, singing and...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Philip C. Cooper, a retired design executive who had been president of a New York fabric and furniture house, ended his life in Baltimore on April 3. He was 78 and had lived on Mount Royal Avenue.
Born in Denton, he was the son of Gail F. Cooper, a...
| Sep 12, 2002
The new theater season marks milestone anniversaries for two Baltimore theaters. Center Stage turns 40, and Arena Players, billed as "the nation's oldest continuously operating African-American theater," turns 50.
The fare at both is eclectic, and,...
| Feb 9, 2004
First of two parts
The curtain goes up Tuesday night at the Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center in downtown Baltimore.
While the 2,286 guests on hand for the opening night gala premiere of the mega-Tony Award-winning...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Patricia Modell, a successful TV and film actress in the 1950s and '60s who became a well-known philanthropist in Baltimore with her husband, former Ravens owner Arthur Modell, died Wednesday at the age of 80.
Mrs. Modell was admitted two weeks ago to...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report:
Trevor Bryant Lilley, 25, of the 400 block of Plaza Court, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged speeding, driving while his license was suspended and...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 12:20 PM
The Wisconsin-style fried cheese curds are back at Artscape. You can find them at Stella Jeanne's Festival Foods booth, which is near the Lyric theater on Mount Royal Avenue but facing the Mount Royal Station stage.
Above is the Baltimore Sun cheese-...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Thanks to a wonderful general state assembly many, many years ago, Baltimore city bars don’t have to stop serving liquor at 2 a.m. New Year’s Day. In fact, they can stay open continuously from New Year’s Eve to 2 a.m. January 2.
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Undeterred by the wet weather, thousands strolled Saturday among the art displays, the crafts tables and the Italian sausage vendors of Artscape.
"I think it's great," said Jerry Fields, keeping dry under a poncho fashioned of plastic garbage bags. "It's...
| Nov 17, 2012
The holiday season wouldn't be the holiday season without colorful music and dance events.
And, just as department stores break out the Christmas decorations earlier and earlier, some performing arts organizations get into the swing before Thanksgiving....