Headed for the finale of Columbia Idol

On Oct. 15 at Lakfefront stage, 10 local youths will sing their hearts out with hopes of capturing the title “Columbia Teen Idol” and a cash prize of $300. Hosted by the Columbia Association, the competition has been spotlighting teens every fall for 15 years. “I still can’t believe it is our 15th...

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  • Columbia turns 50

    Columbia turns 50

    Columbia celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The milestone comes at a pivotal time for the planned community, which is old enough that some of its earliest neighborhoods are fraying and need uplift, but young enough that it is only now undertaking the task of creating a true downtown. Follow...

  • Jim Rouse would recognize much of this art

    Jim Rouse would recognize much of this art

    The importance that Columbia founder James Rouse placed on the arts is reflected in an exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council that is part of the ongoing celebration of Columbia’s 50th birthday. “Selections from the Rouse Company/the Howard Hughes Corporation Art Collection” includes artwork...

  • Columbia winds down its golden anniversary by dedicating 22 iconic posters

    Columbia winds down its golden anniversary by dedicating 22 iconic posters

    Columbia capped its six-month long golden anniversary celebration on Sunday by dedicating 22 iconic posters that evoke the city’s visionary beginnings while also looking toward tomorrow. The posters were dedicated as part of the festival’s closing ceremony, which also included an evening theatrical...

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Cherry repeats at District V Golf Tournament

After struggling down the stretch at the county championship tournament before ultimately falling one shot short of first place, Howard’s Jacqueline Cherry arrived at Crofton Country Club Monday morning for the District V tournament in search of a little redemption. And, courtesy of an even-par...

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