| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Jan. 10, 9:30 p.m. (8 p.m. doors), Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, (203) 624-8623, toadsplace.com
Kendrick Lamar (performing at Toad's Place on Jan. 10) may well be the most talented rapper of his generation, but he's not one...
| Jan 12, 2013
Inside the late-1700s rooms of Norfolk's historic Willoughby-Baylor House, curator Alex Mann of the Chrysler Museum of Art is carrying out an experiment in perception that's well worth seeing.
Instead of simply packing up all the works in the museum's...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Shortly before he died, John Updike paid tribute to that great painter of portraits, John Singer Sargent. “We're drawn to artists who tell us that art is difficult to do, and takes a spiritual effort, because we are still puritan enough to respect a...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:32 AM
The idea for the film Abduction was sparked by a chance comment in a meeting which included screenwriter Shawn Christensen — an idea about a film about a boy who sees himself as a child on a missing persons website. Two months later, Christensen...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
It's been 20 years since the L.A. Riots — nearly a week (April 29-May 4, 1992) of unrest, looting and rage that erupted in the wake of the acquittal of four LAPD officers (three white, one Hispanic) who were caught on videotape beating black...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Trying to build on his stardom as the lupine Jacob in the "Twilight" movies, Taylor Lautner is mildly successful in this melodrama from director John Singleton ("Boyz n the Hood") about a young man who goes on the lam with a friend (Lily Collins) when...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Weeks after being publicly pressured to repay legal fees, Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold announced Wednesday that he will pay back taxpayers if he loses a pending sex discrimination case brought by a former employee.
The private, $450-an-...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:12 PM
The National Labor Relations Board has sided with about 350 taxi drivers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, ruling that they should be classified as employees, not independent contractors, by the company that holds the...
| Jul 8, 2012
The San Gabriel Mountains rise to imposing heights behind a tiny rural outpost. An alpine lake in the Sierra lies still in a frame of snowdrifts, rocky peaks and moss-covered stones. A narrow path disappears into a field of yellow flowers stretching...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:28 AM
* * *1/2 (A-)
Directed by Bennett Miller
Starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Pratt, Kathryn Morris, Robin Wright, Stephen Bishop, Reed Thompson
Sony//Rated PG-13//Drama//133 minutes
Available on: DVD and...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Three of County Executive John R. Leopold's top aides have threatened to sue a co-worker for libel after she accused them of sexual harassment, spying and destroying documents.
An attorney for the three aides wrote two letters to the co-worker...