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Arts & Entertainment

Music, performing arts, painting and more.
Star-Spangled Spectacular Brings Weeklong Celebration to Baltimore

Star-Spangled Spectacular Brings Weeklong Celebration to Baltimore

The schedule of events includes tall ships, air shows and more.
Where Does Fillmore Rank on Billboard's List of Top 25 Music Clubs?

Where Does Fillmore Rank on Billboard's List of Top 25 Music Clubs?

The venue is in the renovated shell of a former JC Penney store in downtown Silver Spring.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band Headlines Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Headlines Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Visit Veterans Plaza Saturday to hear four renowned jazz acts. Spectators are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets, and pack a picnic.
Contest for Emerging Songwriters to Offer 10K Prize

Contest for Emerging Songwriters to Offer 10K Prize

Local and regional artists may compete in the Bethesda Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards.
How to Get to the Maryland State Fair

How to Get to the Maryland State Fair

Light rail, bus and parking information for the 2014 Maryland State Fair in Timonium.
Kentlands Mansion Presents Acrylic, Pastel Exhibit

Kentlands Mansion Presents Acrylic, Pastel Exhibit

Arts on the Green invites the public to a free artists reception. Find details here.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Dork Diaries, X-Men Authors Among Headliners at Gaithersburg Book Festival

Dork Diaries, X-Men Authors Among Headliners at Gaithersburg Book Festival

The author of the Origami Yoda series and the 2014 Caldecott Medal winner for “Locomotive” are among the authors scheduled to attend next month's Gaithersburg Book Festival.
Tickets on Sale Now for ZooFari at the National Zoo

Tickets on Sale Now for ZooFari at the National Zoo

Join zoo patrons for a delicious evening of gourmet food, fine wines, celebrity chefs, and conservation.
Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.
'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

Get ready to see the real-life story about a boy who says he went to Heaven. Sponsored by Sony.
'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' opens in movie theaters this weekend.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

Film debuts in theaters this weekend; rated PG-13.
'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

The Muppets are back! Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

TRAILER + REVIEW: Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Cinema Siren gives the film five stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Best in Show or In the Dog House?

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Best in Show or In the Dog House?

The new 3D animated release feels like both lots of fun and a big disappointment, right in the same 92 minutes.
2014 Oscars Predictions and 10 Things You Might Not Know About Them

2014 Oscars Predictions and 10 Things You Might Not Know About Them

Cinema Siren makes predictions about the Oscars; the awards program airs Sunday night at 7 p.m. on ABC, hosted by Ellen Degeneres.