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  • Great books to give kids this holiday season

    Great books to give kids this holiday season

    It's always a great time to give a book to a kid. Scads of academic studies show that every book in a child's house improves their future academic success. And there's nothing better than watching a kid unwrap a gift and then spend half the afternoon reading it. Here are a few recent books that...

  • Baltimore-linked books that just might make page-turning gifts

    Baltimore-linked books that just might make page-turning gifts

    There are books that we don't choose to read as much as we get stalked by them. Certain titles practically fling themselves off the shelves and into our outspread hands, where they recline suggestively and ruffle their pages. Open one at random, read a line or two, and suddenly it's five hours...

  • A Civil War granddaughter encounters rare image of grandfather at Evergreen Museum

    A Civil War granddaughter encounters rare image of grandfather at Evergreen Museum

    Hours before the exhibit opens at the Evergreen Museum and Library, Johns Hopkins University alumna Vanessa Tall Bryant walks past penciled, life-size portraits of black Civil War soldiers, each stoic and dressed in blue uniforms decorated with gold buttons. The Nashville resident passes a painting...

  • Center Stage offers handsome production of 'Liaisons'

    Center Stage offers handsome production of 'Liaisons'

    The characters and schemes in Christopher Hampton's 1985 play "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," based on the novel written two centuries earlier by Choderlos de Laclos, aren't easily viewed dispassionately, let alone blithely. As the handsome revival now at Center Stage underlines, for all of the would-be...

  • Peabody partners with Young Audiences to reach Baltimore schools

    Peabody partners with Young Audiences to reach Baltimore schools

    The latest evidence of how Peabody Institute dean Fred Bronstein has steered the conservatory toward the community surrounding it: The Maryland chapter of Young Audiences, the national arts education advocate, is collaborating with Peabody to make available instrumental and vocal music to 181 city...

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