An official with Baltimore-Washington International Airport confirmed that the new album from Baltimore-bred psych-pop group Animal Collective is indeed playing over terminal speakers. Maybe you're hearing it right now as you prepare to fly home for Thanksgiving, or maybe you should knock off work early for the holiday weekend and go hear for yourself.
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The award-winning actor, playwright, and activist Anna Deavere Smith, known for her roles in "The West Wing" and "Nurse Jackie" as well as her celebrated one-woman, documentary-style plays, will perform her newest work "Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, The Baltimore Chapter" at Center Stage for two shows only on Dec. 5 and 6.Read more
Recently, I took my girlfriend to her first NFL game, between the Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars. She went to the bathroom and missed a big interception by Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb but, she later told me, the loud cheers coming from all the stalls told her everything she needed to know.
If that doesn't fully demonstrate America's obsession with football, I don't know what does.Read more
As a football player, Dwight Hicks had an eight-year pro career that included two Super Bowl championships and four consecutive selections to the Pro Bowl. As an actor, he's landed small parts in the shows "Cold Case," "How I Met Your Mother," and "The X-Files" and films "Armageddon" and "The Rock."
His two jobs merge in "X's and O's," the football-centric play opening at Center Stage on Friday.Read more