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  • Casting call for HBO's 'Game Change' draws aspiring extras

    Casting call for HBO's 'Game Change' draws aspiring extras
    The last time Victoria Dinatale had an acting gig was in 1978, when she played a tree in a North Carroll High School production of a play whose name she can't even recall. But she still remembers the thrill of the spotlight, which is what drew her and...
  • Game change: For longtime journalist, a very different role

    Game change: For longtime journalist, a very different role
    After a long time wandering in the wilderness, with no movie or TV production under way in Maryland, local actors, technicians, caterers, drivers, set builders and hospitality professionals are back to work with the production in Baltimore of the HBO...
  • Bellwood digs $40 million hole for taxpayers, has no new Metra station to show for it

    Bellwood digs $40 million hole for taxpayers, has no new Metra station to show for it
    West suburban politicians beamed as they dug shovels into scruffy industrial land two years ago to herald a new Metra station meant to redefine the blue-collar town of Bellwood with tony condos and shops. But the station was not built, and the dream...
  • Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award

    Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award
    Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award. The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...
  • Interview: Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean on growing (and sobering) up, touring with NKOTB

    Interview: Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean on growing (and sobering) up, touring with NKOTB
    Hard as it is to believe, it's been a whopping 26 years since the New Kids on the Block released their first single. For the Backstreet Boys, it's been 16. New Kid Donnie Wahlberg was a spry 17 back then; so was the Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean. A lot has...
  • Animal Collective won't play much of "Merriweather" at Merriweather

    Animal Collective won't play much of "Merriweather" at Merriweather
    The news that Animal Collective would perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion — which inspired, at least in name, their breakout album of the same name — was greeted in some corners of Baltimore with unmitigated glee. But on Saturday, don't...
  • Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms

    Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All is performing rap on its terms
    Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed first. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
  • George Crumb hears the heartbeat of America

    George Crumb hears the heartbeat of America
    Reporting from Media, Pa. — Despite having turned 81 less than three weeks ago, American composer George Crumb remains deeply absorbed in his craft. The native of Charleston, W.V., has been nestled in his suburban Philadelphia home for 45 years....
  • Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu

    Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu
    Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass. Wells wants the Asian...
  • Concert review: Lady Gaga @ Verizon Center

    Concert review: Lady Gaga @ Verizon Center
    From the Midnight Sun blog: If Brit Brit is still the reigning Pop Princess, Lady Gaga is her rebellious little sister. At 24, Lady Gaga has sold more than 15 million albums and 51 million singles worldwide and tapped into the mainstream and gay and...
  • From Sun Magazine: 'A place to exhale'

    From Sun Magazine: 'A place to exhale'
    It is in Elsa Walsh's warm and unpretentious nature that she would not toss her husband's name around like confetti. So when architect Stephen Muse raced back from looking at a piece of waterfront property to tell her how amazing it was and how much he...