Baltimore Times writer finalist in playwright competition

A 10-minute stage play comedy written by Baltimore Times writer Ursula V. Battle is a finalist in WCS Productions’ “I See Bunnies” 10-Minute Playwright Competition. Battle’s play, “Bunny Hunnies” is one of the four featured stage plays.

Ageless Pharrell swears he's not a vampire

Forget about Pharrell Williams' hat. We're more interested in his skincare routine.

African American struggles, triumph depicted at wax museum

Dr. Joanne Martin has always been concerned about young people, particularly those who are unfamiliar with their roots and whose futures contain perilous obstacles that could land many of them in prison or an early grave.

It’s “Absolutely Febulous” in Baltimore

It may be cold outside, but Baltimore is heating up with 10 days of “Absolutely Febulous” money-saving offers February 14-23 on lodging, restaurants, museums and attractions for the perfect Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day weekend or mid-winter getaway.

Indie Soul: Soulful music winter review

Soul music is a feeling, the essence of what comes from the heart. Soul music comes from deep within. It’s not manufactured, but from the soul.

Annapolis Home Show returns this month

The 9th annual Annapolis Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind home owners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for two weekends: February 22-23; and March 1-2, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and ...

Actor Eric I. Keyes says NAACP Image Award nomination is a beautiful beginning

“Live Life & Win!” is a half-hour syndicated young adult news and information program hosted by actor Eric I. Keyes (Disney).

Book encourages girls to love their ‘puffs’

Penny and the Magic Puffballs" is empowering young girls of color to feel great about themselves, starting with their hair. The new book is about a young girl, Penny, who faces identity issues with her natural hair and often feels ...

Groundbreaking “Jubilee Showcase” celebrates 50th Anniversary

Every February we hear about the heroes and heroines of African American history but those personalities are usually African Americans themselves.

Bruno Mars and Radio Shack bail out a lame Super Bowl

Sunday night's Super Bowl was awful.

Arena Players: Historical landmark still standing

Baltimore City is a town filled with invaluable landmarks such as the legendary statue of the late jazz singer Billie Holiday that sits on Pennsylvania Avenue in west Baltimore.

Baltimore native stars in Fox series

Tiffany Boone firmly believes in all the good that Baltimore has to offer. The Charm City-born actress, who stars in the hit Fox television series, “The Following,” certainly has overcome some of the city’s toughest obstacles.

Famed pastor discusses fears in new book

Statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health reveal that the majority of Americans struggle with all sorts of fears, including that of public speaking and death.

RAMBLING ROSE: Langston Hughes Literary Forum & Book Fair at Shiloh Baptist Church

Hello my dear friends. I hope everything is well with you. Honey Child! February will be a busy month. It is not only Black History Month, during which I believe everybody and their mother is doing something special, but it ...

‘100 Years of Magic’ comes to Baltimore Arena

Disney On Ice is celebrating 100 Years of Magic, and the commemorative celebration is coming to Baltimore.