'Star-Spangled Banner' writer had complex record on race

'Star-Spangled Banner' writer had complex record on race 

First biography of Francis Scott Key in 75 years chronicles a man who gave free legal help to slaves but helped spark a race riot.

Green light for theater hub project on Howard Street is something to cheer about

With an estimated cost of $7 million, the venture involves reclaiming three abandoned properties and turning them into a "theater incubator."

ArtsCentric celebrates African-American female vocal artists in 'Sincerely, Me'

A couple of times during the ambitious production the audience is asked to imagine how poorer our world would be without the legacy of African-American women who raised their voices in song.

Goldfish on bikes, unicorns with trumpet — it must be Artscape

Arts festival expected to draw 350,000 over three days

Feather's 'idiosyncratic machines' garner Sondheim prize 

Experimental musician, instrument creator recognized

'I Do! I Do!' shifts to modern day, yet retains timeless charm at Infinity Theatre

Infinity Theatre continues to add sparkle to summer theater in Anne Arundel County, as the current show offered by co-producers Alan Ostroff and Anna Roberts Ostroff offers audiences an "adventure of marriage that is built upon the magical spell of young love."

Retro Baltimore: Artscape's uncertain beginnings

Artscape wasn't always such a big deal. In fact, its beginnings lend credence to the old adage about mighty oaks growing from tiny acorns.

What's new at this year's Artscape -- and a handy map

The festival, running Friday-Sunday, offers some crazy-great new attractions this year.

South African anti-apartheid author, Nobel winner Gordimer dies

The Nobel Prize-winning author, who became one of the most powerful voices against the injustice of apartheid, has died at 90.

Young Vic goes for gorgeous music in 'The Gondoliers'

Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta has become a specialty of the theater company

Review: 'Friendship' by Emily Gould

Chick lit, as a genre, was declared dead in a flurry of magazine headlines back in 2012 and 2013. Critics at The Atlantic, Salon, The Economist and other publications pointed out that while the precise definition of chick lit remained unclear, what was clear was that its heyday had passed. But Emily...

Edan Lepucki on 'California'

In the world of books, the apocalypse is big business — bigger than ever, in fact, with the surge in popularity of young-adult dystopian novels such as the "Hunger Games" and "Divergent" trilogies.

Submit events for The Sun's Fall Arts Guide

With the return of fall will come an upswing in Baltimore’s arts activity, and The Sun’s arts staff is keen to help our readers find local arts and entertainment events.



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