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  • The Terps have already conquered one NCAA tournament

    The Terps have already conquered one NCAA tournament
    As the Maryland Terrapins prepare for the NCAA tournament (and the men continue to not be happy with their fourth seed draw), they can get some solace in the fact that they've already conquered one heated tourney. The University of Maryland has won...
  • Review: 'The Whites' by Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt

    Review: 'The Whites' by Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt
    When Richard Price adopted the pen name Harry Brandt for his new novel, "The Whites," this practitioner of hard-edged literary fiction ("Clockers," "Freedomland") did so thinking it would help ease him into a generic mode. But as someone who writes so...
  • Metro Scene

    The Charles Theater, 1711 North Charles St., Baltimore, will host a screening and discussion of "The House I Live In," a prize-winning film about America's War on Drugs at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Eugene...
  • HBO's Treme: Season 2, and the music even better

     
    Last season in previewing HBO's "Treme," I said that in 30 years of writing about television, I had never heard music used as organically, wisely and powerfully as it was in the New Orleans-based series created by David Simon and Eric Overmyer. I also...
  • HBO's Treme: Music coming to Kennedy Center

     
    Here's a great reason to book a night in DC in June -- a concert of the music from the HBO series "Treme" at the Kennedy Center. And Wendell Pierce, aka Antoine Batiste, narrates this touring project of music, history and culture. Few people know the...
  • HBO confirms: 'Treme' renewed for third season

     
    HBO has picked up "Treme," the New Orleans drama from David Simon and Eric Overmyer, for a third season.Deadline Hollywood first reported the renewal without confirmation Friday. Read it here. HBO confirmed the pickup in an email response to the Sun...
  • Fall TV season: HBO renews 'Treme' for a 3rd season

     
    Fall TV season: 'Treme' gets picked up for a 3rd season on HBO...
  • Actors from HBO's 'The Wire' take part in drug panel

     
    Wendell Pierce, Sonja Sohn and Jim True-Frost (aka Bunk, Kima and Prez) participated in a Justice Department panel Tuesday on drug abuse, families and at-risk children. It is part of an initiative launched by Attorney General Eric Holder and announced...
  • Tweeter's Digest: TV folks tweet about the 2011 Emmy nominations

     
    Emmy nominations 2011: Celebrities react to the Emmy news in Tweeters Digest...
  • PEN Center USA 2011 awards to feature Dave Eggers, Robert Pinksy

     
    The 2011 PEN Center USA award winners include Father Gregory Boyle. Dave Eggers and Robert Pinsky will be special honorees at the November awards dinner....
  • 'Treme': David Simon says four seasons is 'optimum' for the series

     
    "Treme" began shooting its third season for HBO this week, and if things break the way co-creator David Simon hopes they will, he'll get one more season after this one to conclude the show's arc....
  • Dave Eggers and Robert Pinsky feted by PEN Center USA

     
    One minute people were milling around the silent auction with pre-event drinks, the next author Robert Pinsky was getting a laurel wreath on his head with his lifetime achievement award and reading a Czesław Miłosz poem to send us on our way...