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  • Book Festival serves up a menu of unusual cookbook authors

    The Food for Thought stage at next weekend's Baltimore Book Festival will present a full slate of talks and demonstrations by Baltimore-based chefs and visiting cookbook authors. Among the locals are Johnny's barista Lindsay DiFabbio (1 p.m. Friday),...
  • Virginia Bates, poet and artist

    Virginia Bates, poet and artist
    Virginia Bates, a poet and artist who opposed the Vietnam War and was a founder of the Howard County Peace Action Community, died of complications from the flu Dec. 9 at Bridgepoint of Los Altos, an assisted-living facility in California. The former...
  • Towson artist gains notice sculpting unique furniture from plywood

    Towson artist gains notice sculpting unique furniture from plywood
    Humble plywood becomes something exalted at the hands of David Knopp. The sculptor and craftsman (he accepts both labels) who builds his creations in the garage studio next to his house in the Idlewylde neighborhood in Towson, said plywood inspires...
  • City principals kick off year of 'what's possible'

    City principals kick off year of 'what's possible'
    Baltimore administrators kicked off the coming school year Wednesday in an unconventional ceremony during which interim schools CEO Tisha Edwards told them that they would be encouraged to take risks, make mistakes and push the limits of what's possible....
  • 10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore

    10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Scheduling woes have the future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore looking a little shaky, so if you haven't been yet, now might be a good time to check out the "Celebration of Acceleration." The Labor Day weekend event offers fast cars but other...
  • Oysters, wine, crabs and beer fill up Baltimore's fall dining calendar

    Welcome back to work. Summer is almost over, and the fall dining event season is about to kick into gear. This fall's highlights include the 30th edition of the Maryland Wine Festival, Baltimore's 20th Dining Out for Life event, the fifth go-round for...
  • Wedded: Theresa Kouo and David Crowther

    Wedded: Theresa Kouo and David Crowther
    Date: Oct. 26 Her story: Theresa "TC" Kouo, 37, grew up in Guilderland, N.Y., a suburb of Albany. After completing a radiology residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and neuroradiology fellowship at University of California, Los Angeles,...
  • In Pat Moran's office, a collection sprinkled in stardust

    In Pat Moran's office, a collection sprinkled in stardust
    Pat Moran may very well have the coolest office in Baltimore. Not that anyone should be surprised by that. Moran, who first gained fame (or should that be notoriety?) as one of John Waters' Dreamlanders, is an Emmy-winning casting director who has...
  • Baltimore is 17th most romantic U.S. city, Open Table says

    Baltimore is 17th most romantic U.S. city, Open Table says
    Baltimore will have to content itself with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, because according to Open Table, Baltimore is an also-ran in the romance department. The most romantic cities are, in order: San Antonio, Texas; Austin, Texas; Providence, R.I.; La...
  • Free Fall Baltimore receives $25,000 federal grant

    Free Fall Baltimore receives $25,000 federal grant
    Free Fall Baltimore, which today kicks off its seventh year of spotlighting no-charge arts and cultural experiences in Charm City, has received a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant will be used to help promote and raise...
  • MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year

    MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year
    As President Fred Lazarus IV expanded the Maryland Institute College of Art over the past 35 years and helped turn it into one of the nation's leading arts colleges, supporters say, he has also focused on Baltimore — to the betterment of his college...
  • Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings

    Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings
    In the 17 years since Katie Cleary and Sharon Dongarra locked eyes in the kitchen of an Arby's restaurant, they have shared a first, tentative kiss, traded letters across continents, set up a home, exchanged vows before family and friends, signed a host...