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  • John Weber, tenor

    John Weber, tenor
    John Weber, a tenor who sang in opera productions and was the music director of a Rodgers Forge church, died of an apparent heart attack Jan. 17. The Catonsville resident was 50. His brother, Thomas Proveaux, said Mr. Weber collapsed at the wheel of his...
  • A first look at stolen Renoir reveals, retains some secrets

    A first look at stolen Renoir reveals, retains some secrets
    The little Renoir landscape looks so modest and guileless and transparent that a casual observer never would guess at the secrets the painting hides. "Paysage Bords de Seine" depicts a river and bushes. On that summer day in 1879, a sailboat was...
  • Les bons temps for a Baltimore native

    Les bons temps for a Baltimore native
    What is nearly as remarkable as Jenny Campbell's costumes — the glittering swirls of ribbon and whirling snow globe headdresses — is the path that led to her second career as a costume maker. The Baltimore native taught herself to make...
  • Baltimore artisans ready for American Craft Council show

    Baltimore artisans ready for American Craft Council show
    Every year at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, rows and rows of handmade material sit in booths for on-lookers to gaze at and admire. And behind the uniquely crafted jewelry and perfectly glazed ceramic pieces sits an artist, whose work on...
  • Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters

    Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters
    A new exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum is an homage to unsteady hands and uncertain tempers, to chips and nicks, to the inconsistent and unfinished. In "Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics," many of the 60 vases on...
  • Lynne Parks explores loss of migratory songbirds in BMA exhibit

    Lynne Parks explores loss of migratory songbirds in BMA exhibit
    At dawn in the spring and fall, Lynne Parks walks through the streets downtown, gathering the bodies of birds. Hermit thrushes. Common yellowthroats. Rose-breasted grosbeaks whose markings give them the appearance of being streaked with blood. Parks...
  • Arundel artists turn nautical interests into boat show posters

    The work of a pair of local artists will be featured on posters for the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show and the Bay Bridge Boat Show. A watercolor painting of a powerboat cruising under the spans of the Bay Bridge under a pink and yellow sky will...
  • Cochran making a sound contribution to his hometown of Columbia

    Cochran making a sound contribution to his hometown of Columbia
    In the early years of Columbia, William Cochran often rode his bike from his family's home in Clarksville to explore the new city, where the fountain in man-made Wilde Lake and other examples of public art made an indelible impression. Cochran —...
  • Stolen Renoir to go on display March 30

    Stolen Renoir to go on display March 30
    A tiny Renoir landscape with a romantic back story will be unveiled March 30 at the Baltimore Museum of Art — 62 years, four months and 14 days since it last was seen publicly. "The Renoir Returns" will reunite the 1879 painting "Paysage Bords...
  • Woodturning exhibit brings new art to Montpelier Mansion

    Woodturning exhibit brings new art to Montpelier Mansion
    If a tree falls in the forest, artisans from the Chesapeake Woodturners could turn the natural imperfections of the wood into lasting beauty. Members of this craft group, including Laurel residents Margaret Lospinuso and Jeff Bridges, are displaying...
  • Pizza box art? Jelly bean portrait? Well, why not?

    For proof that kids love pizza, have a look at Everett Stimler's "Folk Art House." A 5th grader at Lisbon Elementary School, Stimler made this painting by applying acrylic paint to the lid of a pizza box. And several other students in a new art exhibit...
  • Burn off some calories on a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot [Ellicott City]

    This Thanksgiving, here's a way to burn off calories before you head to the holiday table — the Dancel Family Center YMCA is sponsoring its annual Turkey Trot Charity 5K on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, at  8:30 a.m. The money raised will...