The author Michael Chabon grew up in the middle of that act of the imagination known as Columbia, Maryland.
As long as there have been ballet companies in the United States, African-American boys and girls have been discouraged from having Sugar Plum Fairy fantasies and "Nutcracker" dreams.
At a first look and even at a second, you'd swear it was magic.
When Doreen Bolger stood atop a flight of limestone stairs last fall and unbolted the long-closed historic entrance to one of Baltimore's most venerable arts institutions, she threw open the doors to the museum in more ways than one.
The Baltimore-born writer and performer Anna Deavere Smith looks for the places in language where the intellect breaks down and raw feeling takes over.
A traffic stop in the Irvington neighborhood Friday night resulted un a car crash and a shot fired into the air. No one was hurt, and the suspect was taken into custody.