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Meet the Baltimore Natives Behind the Music for HBO’s ‘Baltimore Rising’

Mashica and Dontae Winslow, known together as Winslow Dynasty. Photo courtesy of the couple.

Tasked with composing the music for Sonja Sohn’s much-lauded documentary, “Baltimore Rising,” Dontae Winslow tapped into memories of his life growing up here.

The Charles Theater, Lewis Museum to Host Early Screenings of HBO’s ‘Baltimore Rising’

Still from trailer, via YouTube/HBO

Sonja Sohn’s new documentary premieres in Baltimore tonight with the literal red carpet treatment.

Watch: The Trailer is Out for HBO’s New Documentary, ‘Baltimore Rising’

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A new documentary premiering on HBO next month offers us a look in the mirror two and a half years out from the Uprising that ignited with Freddie Gray’s death.

Amid Family Feud Over Henrietta Lacks Movie, Md. Congressmen Move to Honor Her with Official Resolution

Henrietta Lacks

Two Maryland senators and four representatives, all Democrats, have introduced a resolution in Congress to honor Henrietta Lacks, who for more than half a century went unrecognized for her posthumous contributions to medical research.

Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ to Air on HBO on April 22

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“You’re famous. Just nobody knows it,” a woman says to her long-deceased mother in the much-anticipated HBO movie based on events that took place in Baltimore.

‘Wire’ Alum Sonja Sohn Directing HBO Documentary on Freddie Gray Aftermath

Sonja Sohn as Detective Shakima “Kima” Greggs on “The Wire.”

Sonja Sohn, known to many as Detective Kima Greggs on “The Wire,” has consistently reappeared in the city long since the show ended. This year, she’ll put her deep knowledge of the city’s problems to use as the director of the HBO documentary, “For the Love of Baltimore.”

Ravens In the Running to Star in HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

A shot from the 2001 series intro, Courtesy HBO/YouTube

As other NFL teams’ fans gear up for the playoffs this week, Ravens Nation is sitting around wondering what’s going to give for their franchise in the offseason. Perhaps it’ll be more exposure, courtesy of HBO?

David Simon’s New HBO Show Is About Porn, Not Baltimore



David SimonDavid Simon has produced a number of shows and miniseries for HBO since The Wire made critics swoon a decade ago — but none of them have been set in Simon’s beloved Baltimore.

Comcast Will Test New Streaming TV Service in Baltimore



Streaming and on-demand programming are the future of television. But while upstarts like Netflix and Hulu are hustling for your streaming attention (and your monthly subscription fees), older media companies want to get in on the frenzy, too. Case in point: Comcast, the nation’s biggest cable company, which announced a pilot program for streaming television that will be tested in Baltimore within a few months.

David Simon Has a New HBO Show


David Simon

Baltimore’s own David Simon, creator of The Wire and Treme, is at work on a new project for HBO, which is slated to air sometime later this year.