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Carole King seems to have fans in high places: The singer-songwriter's life will be staged with an eye toward Broadway, and next week her oeuvre will be honored at the White House. Officials announced Friday that President Obama will host a star-studded...
Leonardo DiCaprio is one of a handful of actors who have portrayed F. Scott Fitzgerald’s tragic protagonist “The Great Gatsby” in film and TV over the last 87 years. Warner Baxter, who won the best actor Oscar as the Cisco Kid in the...
FrameworkAnne Wilkes Tucker is currently the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston where she has worked since 1976. She founded the Photography Department at the museum that now has a collection of over 28,000...
It was a happy day for me when, years ago, the Little Professor Book Center opened in Lakewood Mall. It was an equally sad day when it recently closed its doors. In today's environment, a small bookstore has one big problem and one insurmountable...
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Early in his speech in Boston on Thursday, President Barack Obama summoned up a piece of poem. "It was a beautiful day to be in Boston," he told the congregation in the cathedral, remembering Monday, before the bombs went off. "A day," Obama went on,...
KickingTiresRemoving weight can improve nearly every dynamic of a car, including gas mileage, acceleration, braking and handling. Shedding pounds isn't easy, however, and often requires a substantial reworking of a car's chassis or body ??? unless it's a track-...
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On Feb. 25, 17-year-old Nathaniel Joseph Paradis earned the highest rank to be attained in the Boy Scouts of America. He became the 29th Eagle Scout of Boy Scout Troop 899 in Fallston. Nathaniel's Eagle Scout service project entailed leading interview...
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Frank Capra is best known for the three films for which he won the directing Oscar — 1934's "It Happened One Night," 1936's "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" and 1938's "You Can't Take It With You" — and the ultimate Christmas flick, 1946's "It's a...
Organist and Hollywood historian Ben Model says silent films offer a cinematic experience like no other. "Silent films weren't designed or shot with the intention of being shown on anything but the big screen," he says. "If you watch them on a TV set or,...
The Library of Congress released today the list of speakers for the fall National Book Festival, and, as usual, the event is studded with prominent writers and poets. Among the headliners: Margaret Atwood, Baltimore's own Taylor Branch, Don DeLillo,...
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The White House said Monday that consumers should be able to unlock their smartphones, and that it would support legislation to make such adjustments legal. The Obama administration said consumers deserve the flexibility to unlock their smartphones as...
Book lovers in the Baltimore-Washington area should circle September on their calendars, to save dates for a pair of big festivals. The Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held Sept. 21 and 22 on the mall in Washington. The event always...
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