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  • Like/Dislike: Martha Shane, Maryland Film Festival host

    Like/Dislike: Martha Shane, Maryland Film Festival host
    Martha Shane may live in Brooklyn, N.Y., but she can always call the Baltimore area home. The Towson native and filmmaker will return to the Maryland Film Festival this year to co-host the opening night as well as the festival's Filmmakers Taking Charge...
  • A Boozy Tour of Red Hook

    A Boozy Tour of Red Hook
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The sign said "Pie," or, more specifically, "Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pie," but the smoky smell said barbecue. Despite the fact that we were on a booze tour, walking between local distilleries, not a pie-and-barbecue tour, these...
  • Police seek man who stabbed 2 children in Brooklyn elevator, 1 dead

    Police seek man who stabbed 2 children in Brooklyn elevator, 1 dead
    Prince Joshua Avitto would have been 7 years old this month, but instead of celebrating, his family will mourn the child who along with a playmate was stabbed in a Brooklyn elevator by a knife-wielding suspect still on the loose, police said. Avitto,...
  • Review: 'Fading Gigolo' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Fading Gigolo' ★&#9733 1/2
    Perhaps at some point it will again be possible to write the name Woody Allen and go from there. But after a year marked by artistic highs and controversial lows for the filmmaker, it seems impossible. All you'll find on the docket today is a look at...
  • NBC Orders Romantic Comedy 'A to Z'

    NBC has given a series order to romantic comedy "A to Z," from scribe Ben Queen and exec producer Rashida Jones. Warner Bros. TV laffer stars Ben Feldman ("Mad Men") and Cristin Milioti ("How I Met Your Mother"). It revolves around a couple who meet...
  • Actress Leelee Sobieski expecting second child with Adam Kimmel

    Actress Leelee Sobieski expecting second child with Adam Kimmel
    Leelee Sobieski cradled a big baby bump on a New York City red carpet Wednesday, making it pretty clear she's well on the way to having her second child with menswear designer Adam Kimmel.  The actress, who played a nerdy high school brainiac to Drew...
  • Michael Cunningham on 'The Snow Queen'

     Michael Cunningham on 'The Snow Queen'
    After the solid hit of 1990's "A Home at the End of the World" — later made into an indie film starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — Michael Cunningham stunned the literary world with "The Hours" (1998), which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
  • Nancy Malone, Pioneering TV Producer-Director, Studio Exec, Dies at 78

    Nancy Malone, a ground-breaking and Emmy-winning director-producer, Emmy-nominated actress and the first woman VP at a major studio, died May 8 at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications of leukemia. She...
  • 6-year-old cousin of Bulls' Taj Gibson stabbed to death in Brooklyn elevator

    6-year-old cousin of Bulls' Taj Gibson stabbed to death in Brooklyn elevator
    NEW YORK -- A man with a kitchen knife stabbed two young children, one fatally, in an elevator in a New York City apartment building on Sunday evening, police said. Police found Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and a 7-year-old girl with stab wounds to their...
  • Could secular forces play a role in who becomes Chicago's next archbishop?

     Could secular forces play a role in who becomes Chicago's next archbishop?
    As much as Chicago's Roman Catholics believe the selection of the city's next archbishop will be guided by the Holy Spirit, experts and history point to other forces, such as demographics and local politics, that help shape such decisions. "Politics,...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college roundup: Apprentice deals top seed a defeat in USCAA Small College World Series; U.Va., W&M win

    Colleges: Baseball: Taylor Gomer pitched a five-hitter in a seven-inning complete game Tuesday as Apprentice School improved to 2-0 in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series with a 9-2 win against top-seeded Cincinnati-...