Entertainment

"Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald" brings magic to the theatres

By Alex Russ | Dec. 1, 2018, 10:07 p.m. | In Movies »

After a two-year wait the sequel to "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" has finally arrived


First Man: The "first" good movie about Armstrong in a while

By Jasmine Ali | Dec. 1, 2018, 9:15 p.m. | In Movies »

Damien Chazelle combines both human and thematic elements of the race to space


How The Grinch stole my heart

By Absa Fall | Dec. 1, 2018, 6:31 p.m. | In Movies »

A sweet Christmas movie filled with messages of harmony


The House with a Clock in its Walls is right on time for Halloween

By Sophia Lucarelli | Sept. 29, 2018, 7:20 p.m. | In Movies »

This season brings a perfect movie for families looking for a fun holiday scare


Mission: Impossible - Fallout climbs to towering new heights

By Emmy Song | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:42 p.m. | In Movies »

The series' sixth installment does the impossible: surpassing all of its predecessors


Movies

Hotel Transylvania 3 in two words: "frankly unremarkable"

By Jasmine Ali | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

Hotel Transylvania 3 brings audience a contrived plot with dull animation


Ant Man and the Wasp shrinks away from the success of its predecessor

By Sam Kulp | Sept. 3, 2018, 8:18 p.m.

The latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe does not live up to the hype.


A Meg(a) Disappointment

By Shifra Dayak | Sept. 3, 2018, 8:08 p.m.

The flick is too predictable and cliched to hold audiences' attention


"Incredibles (makes a heroic return) 2" theatres

By Alex Russ | June 26, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

After 14 years, our favorite childhood heroes, The Incredibles, are back


A quiet place, a loud theater

By Tiara Oldfield | April 26, 2018, 7:38 p.m.

If you're looking for the typical paranormal, blood-gushing horror movie, A Quiet Place would be a waste of your time. A Quiet Place is a horror film in a class of its own.


Music

God's Favorite Customer is Father John Misty's coming of age

By Nene Narh-Mensah | June 14, 2018, 12:04 a.m.

Misty delivers a deeply introspective view in his latest album


Chance the Rapper colors outside the lines in his World Tour

By Lauren Frost | Oct. 29, 2016, 11:30 p.m.

In The Magnificent Coloring World Tour, Chance the Rapper took the audience on an emotional journey through his music by featuring songs from all three of his mixtapes, as well as his joint album with The Social Experiment in a concert experience that can't be forgotten.


The swirling sounds of jazz

By Lauren Frost | April 30, 2016, 1:10 p.m.

Enjoy these sounds in the playlist included in this article to finish off Jazz Appreciation Month.


Dr. Dog joined by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for an exciting show

By Ellie Struewing | March 26, 2016, 8:21 p.m.

On Thursday night at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Dog and the Baltimore Boom Bap Society came together in perfect harmony.


Girlpool and Frankie Cosmos impress at Comet Ping Pong

By Eleanor Linafelt | Aug. 13, 2015, 2:11 p.m.

The pure, expressive voices and straightforward guitar and bass riffs of Girlpool and the softer, more complex narrative songs of Frankie Cosmos complemented each other perfectly for this small, yet excitement-filled show.


Plays

The play's the thing

By Eleanor Cook | Nov. 22, 2016, 12:57 p.m.

In this modern-day rendition of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, complete with selfies and sweater vests, Blair theater brings Hamlet to life. With a wonderful cast and set, the play is two-hours well-spent.


Simple set yet profound messages in "Good Kids"

By Benjamin Yokoyama | March 15, 2016, 1:12 p.m.

The Round House Theatre Teen Performance Company produced a riveting and extremely topical performance of "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka for the annual Sarah Metzger Memorial Play.


All smiles in "Much Ado about Nothing"

By Amalia Chiapperino | Nov. 8, 2015, 12:36 p.m.

Blair theater has delivered another fantastic production in its fall play, "Much Ado About Nothing". With a stellar cast and crew, and a creative twist, the theater department showcased this celebrated Shakespeare comedy in the best possible light.


"Laugh Riot" roars

By James Sleigh | June 9, 2015, 7:53 p.m.

Without many technical aspects of the show, the five short student-produced plays were witty, hilarious and raw with the thespians' talent.


"Fiddler on the Roof" brings down the house

By Eleanor Linafelt Nicholas Shereikis | April 29, 2015, 12:59 p.m.

Yet again, Blair theater has brought together an incredibly talented cast, exquisite costuming, authentic music and a well-designed set to their performance of this year's spring musical, "Fiddler on the Roof."


Television

The new American Idol brings a new set of disappointing judges

By Mahnaz Habib | May 8, 2018, 1:51 p.m.

On Apr. 7 2016, Ryan Seacrest said his final goodbyes for the "farewell" season of American Idol...or so we thought.


Black Mirror Season 4 Review

By Nate Bodner | Jan. 23, 2018, 12:58 p.m.

Black Mirror, produced by Netflix, has been gaining a large following throughout the world ever since the first episodes began broadcasting on England's Channel 4 in 2011. Now on Netflix, Charlie Bookers' Sci-Fi anthology returned for a fourth season, comprising of six independent episodes that can be watched in any order.


"A Series of Unfortunate Events" is seriously good

By Pedraam Faridjoo | Jan. 29, 2017, 3:09 p.m.

Looking away from "A Series of Unfortunate Events" is the last thing anyone should do when watching this hilariously bizarre and witty adaptation of Daniel Handler's (also known as Lemony Snicket's) book series.


Martha and Snoop's "Potluck Dinner" is dope

By Charles Lott | Nov. 14, 2016, 2:04 p.m.

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg's new VH1 cooking show "Potluck Dinner" premiered Monday, inciting laughter and hunger in viewers. Their numerous celebrity guests employ overt marijuana innuendos, references to one another's checkered pasts, and hysterical contrasts between different cultures to keep the show funny and fresh.


Say hello to the new Stephen Colbert

By Robert Pfefferle | Sept. 20, 2015, 4:31 p.m.

After the first show, things looked dismal for Colbert. However he was able to bounce back from a mediocre debut and close out his first week on a high note.