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Light City expands to 8 neighborhoods for 2017 installations

Eight Baltimore neighborhoods have been chosen to host their own Light City installations during next year’s Light City Baltimore festival, set for March 31-April 8. The eight neighborhoods -- three more than this year -- will each host satellite installations (dubbed “Neighborhood Lights”) to...

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  • Meet the movers and shakers of Harford County's arts scene

    Meet the movers and shakers of Harford County's arts scene

    Take a peek backstage or around the corner at an art show, and you’ll find them: unseen forces who are shaping the arts scene in Harford County. Whether they’re directing an art gallery, promoting concerts, securing the next big act or awarding money to local artists, these influential leaders...

  • Book review: Anne Tyler's 'Vinegar Girl' a clever riff on Shakespeare's 'Shrew'

    Book review: Anne Tyler's 'Vinegar Girl' a clever riff on Shakespeare's 'Shrew'

    Is there any living American writer who has written as well about marriage as Anne Tyler? Or who has consistently been as honest about the disconnect between fantasies of lovebirds living happily ever after and the often sad but also funny miracle of two separate people actually staying together?...

  • Al Pacino, Mavis Staples, the Eagles among Kennedy Center honorees

    Al Pacino, Mavis Staples, the Eagles among Kennedy Center honorees

    This year's Kennedy Center honorees include musicians who span genres including pop, rock, gospel, blues, folk and classical — and an actor known for his extraordinary range. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Thursday that actor Al Pacino, rock band the Eagles, Argentine...

  • Why you need to know military artist Nate Ostrow

    Why you need to know military artist Nate Ostrow

    Nate Ostrow paints with shimmery watercolor pastels to capture the motion and might of the American military’s helicopters, ships, cutters, planes and armed forces personnel at work. The draftsperson-turned-artist moved from Ocean Township, N.J. to Bel Air during the BRAC relocation process and...

  • Book on Adnan Syed gets new publication date this summer

    Book on Adnan Syed gets new publication date this summer

    St. Martin's Press has moved the publication date of a book on Adnan Syed, the Baltimore man in prison for killing his former high school girlfriend, from September to Aug. 9 as a ruling is awaited on a new trial for Syed. The case surrounding the death of Hae Min Lee, a Woodlawn High School student...

Books: News & Reviews

  • Reader of the Week: Christopher Berry

    Reader of the Week: Christopher Berry

    Who I am: I was born and raised in Michigan, have lived all across the United States and have resided in Lakeview since August 2015. What makes me unique: Not only am I an avid reader, I am also a mixed-media artist and a photographer in my spare time. I loved: I have always had an interest in...

  • New translation introduces tense world of Marguerite Duras' 'Abahn Sabana David'

    New translation introduces tense world of Marguerite Duras' 'Abahn Sabana David'

    If you read only one book by the renowned French writer Marguerite Duras, then it should probably be her 1984 Prix Goncourt-winning autobiographical novel "The Lover," an unparalleled masterpiece of cruelty and longing, written in a dreamy and spare-yet-effulgent style. But why would you read only...

  • Anne Tyler's 'Vinegar Girl' reinvents 'The Taming of the Shrew' for modern audiences

    Anne Tyler's 'Vinegar Girl' reinvents 'The Taming of the Shrew' for modern audiences

    You can't turn a pop culture corner without bumping into plays, films, novels — even musicals — inspired by the works of William Shakespeare. Often set in modern times and new locales, they embrace the timeless themes and spirit of Shakespeare's plays even though they may not closely mirror the...

  • Children's book roundup: 'Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks,' more

    Children's book roundup: 'Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks,' more

    "Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks" by Corey Rosen Schwartz and Rebecca J. Gomez, illustrated by Dan Santat, G.P. Putnam's Sons, $17.99, ages 5-8 The limerick-based text is witty and fun; I particularly liked the line, "The fox said 'Surrender? / No way, chicken tender! / Your cheap little threats...

  • Me, My Shelf and I: Alice Cameron

    Me, My Shelf and I: Alice Cameron

    The books in Alice Cameron's Avondale apartment represent only a small sampling of her collection. "There are boxes and boxes more at my mom's house that I couldn't move for lack of storage," she says. "But these are the ones I need next to me." This includes a first edition of Truman Capote's...

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