Katie V. Jones

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  • Laurel photographer's perceptions of beauty

    Laurel photographer's perceptions of beauty

    Curlers. A hair dryer. An oven mitt. Much of Nakeya Brown’s photography features items found around the house that she arranges to reflect her vision. “Most of the time, I know what I want to do when I go in,” Brown, of Laurel, said. “I have an image in mind.” Her photographic images have placed...

  • All of the fun of the Fourth on July 7

    All of the fun of the Fourth on July 7

    The city of Laurel will celebrate its 40th Fourth of July celebrations on July 7. A parade, family fun games, music and fireworks are all planned throughout the day. There will also be something new to recognize the 40th anniversary according to Carreen D. Koubek, public information and social...

  • Saturday walk offers health benefits and friendship

    Saturday walk offers health benefits and friendship

    As far as Pam Beck can recall, she has only missed one session of Walk For Wellness since its beginnings four years ago. “I would hate to miss,”, said Beck, a fitness trainer who leads an hour session of walking and exercise every Saturday morning from April through October at North Laurel Community...

  • Singing a lesson with 'Annie'

    Singing a lesson with 'Annie'

    With the excitement of summer vacation right around the corner, the last days of school are nearly impossible to get through, For the students at Hollifield Elementary School, Monday, June 18, went by a little faster as they got to see a production of Howard County Summer Theater’s “Annie,” albeit...

  • Singing their way to Carnegie Hall

    Singing their way to Carnegie Hall

    For 19 members of Clarksville Middle School’s chamber choir, school is not officially over. The group, under the direction of Elizabeth Ringenberg, the chorus and music teacher, is traveling to New York City today for five days and four nights to perform as part of the Distinguished Concerts Singers...

  • Artists take show to festival

    Artists take show to festival

    It will be quite a bit smaller and it will only be temporary, but the 10x10 foot space to showcase their art at the Columbia Festival of the Arts means everything to Kathy Swan and Ellen Corddry. The two were selected to be the featured artists for the month of June at the Artists’ Gallery in historic...

  • Columbia Festival of the Arts offers music, theater and more

    Columbia Festival of the Arts offers music, theater and more

    Columbia’s 14th Festival of the Arts opens June 14 offering a variety of free and ticketed events from acrobatics to story-telling, crafts shows to live music and film screenings, over 16 days. “We have a lot of cool things going on,” said Dave Simmons, programming manager. “We really recreate...

  • Movies and the stars

    Movies and the stars

    Watching a movie outdoors on a summer evening is an activity that many enjoy. In Howard County, there are several venues that provide an evening under the stars. Merriweather Post Pavilion started showing outdoor movies last year as a way to open up the venue to the community. “People like to go...

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