Mary Carole McCauley

Writer

Mary Carole McCauley joined The Sun in 2000 and is an arts reporter specializing in books and visual arts. Previously, she was The Sun’s theater critic and an assistant arts editor. A native Chicagoan, she graduated from the University of Chicago and completed a fellowship for arts journalists at Northwestern University. Her writing has been recognized with a National Headliner Award and three times by the Society for Features Journalism. 

Recent Articles

  • Man shot and wounded Monday morning in Milton-Montford

    Man shot and wounded Monday morning in Milton-Montford

    A 37-year-old man was shot and wounded Monday morning in Baltimore’s Milton-Montford neighborhood. The Baltimore Police Department posted on its Facebook page that officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of E. Monument Street at 9:30 a.m., where they found a man who had been shot once in his...

  • Three injured, one dead in two-car crash Monday in Clarksville

    Three injured, one dead in two-car crash Monday in Clarksville

    A 23-year-old woman was killed Monday and three other people were injured in a midday Monday car crash in Clarksville. Deadra Wellington-Brown, 23, of Columbia died after the car in which she was riding crossed the yellow center line while traveling west on Ten Oaks Road near Heather Glen Way,...

  • In Baltimore and nationwide, art museums fight sharp declines in attendance

    In Baltimore and nationwide, art museums fight sharp declines in attendance

    When former Walters Art Museum director Gary Vikan remembers the late 1990s, he gets a little wistful. It was a time when as many as 600,000 people crowded through the doors of the city’s two largest art museums each year. Local celebrities would hit him up for tickets. Airline employees checking...

  • At Peabody jazz: discrimination allegations, a forced ouster — and new hope

    At Peabody jazz: discrimination allegations, a forced ouster — and new hope

    Trumpeter Sean Jones will arrive as the jazz chairman at the Peabody Institute this fall with a long, sterling resume: brass department chair at the Berklee College of Music, artistic director of Carnegie Hall’s NYO Jazz, board member of the Jazz Education Network, former lead trumpeter with the...

  • 'Stains on the Sidewalk' photographer captured year of Baltimore killings, keeps at it

    'Stains on the Sidewalk' photographer captured year of Baltimore killings, keeps at it

    Amy Berbert couldn’t stop. Even after she went out to the 2200 block of E. North Ave. at 1 a.m. on New Year’s Eve to snap the final photograph in her series, “Stains on the Sidewalk,” Berbert knew her work wasn’t finished. She had many reasons to call it quits. Berbert, who now is 23, had accomplished...

  • Dr. Robert Edgar Dinker, longtime physician, dies

    Dr. Robert Edgar Dinker, longtime physician, dies

    Dr. Robert E. Dinker, a longtime physician known for his skill at reading plain film X-ray images, for his lavishly landscaped yard and for his great personal kindness, died Dec. 22. He was 81. His death was from natural causes, his family said. “He was the nicest, kindest, most uncomplaining man...

  • 4 injured in shootings in Baltimore Saturday night

    4 injured in shootings in Baltimore Saturday night

    Four people were injured in shootings Saturday night in Baltimore, police said. Late Saturday, a woman was shot in the back and a man suffered glass injuries to his eye after a shooting in Wilhelm Park. An investigation revealed that the shooting occurred in the 2200 block of Washington Blvd.,...

  • Psychological thriller co-written by Maryland author Sarah Pekkanen lands movie deal

    Psychological thriller co-written by Maryland author Sarah Pekkanen lands movie deal

    Literary world cognoscenti are betting that the novel and psychological thriller co-written by Maryland author Sarah Pekkanen will be snapped up by the same readers who made “Big Little Lies” and “Gone Girl” national obsessions. “The Wife Between Us” was co-written with Pekkanen’s former editor...

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