| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:15 AM
The exercises were intended to open up the chest and diaphragm. Arms overhead, deep breaths in and out. Jaw loose, face loose. Next came voice exercises, the sopranos and altos, tenors and baritones going up and down the scales.
On a rare balmy day in...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:29 AM
George J. Voith, a retired CSX executive and rail and streetcar photographer who was a founding member of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died Monday of dementia at his Northwood home. He was 87.
"George is one of the last of the original guys who...
| Feb 15, 2014
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...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
You've read about their clashing views in all of those 5-4 Supreme Court decisions. Now hear them sing their arguments.
"Scalia/Ginsburg," a comic opera by Baltimore native and recent law school grad Derrick Wang, imagines Justice Antonin Scalia having...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:11 PM
This Jodie Foster-directed episode has a very "Dexter"-esque cold open.
We see Freddy, preparing for his day. He does some exercise, before walking to work. When he arrives at his place, he finds the morning paper, with news of Claire's scandal splashed...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, a key venue in the blossoming Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, is getting a new president with a history of sparking the redevelopment of an arts community.
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:55 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A federal court judge set a hearing date Wednesday in the 15-month dispute over who owns a tiny Renoir painting that was stolen in 1951 from the Baltimore Museum of Art, but she also urged both parties to consider settling.
The miniature landscape was...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Guest blog post by Mary Carole McCauley/The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it will reopen its historic entrance to visitors on Nov. 23, 2014, in celebration of the museum's 100th anniversary.
The elegant portico...
| Nov 25, 2013
HCC Actors Guild will present "Fairytale Courtroom" Dec. 6 to 8 and 13 to 15 at the Blackbox Theatre in Joppa Hall on the Harford Community College campus. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. on Dec 6, 7, 13 and 14; 11 a.m. on Dec. 7 and 14; and 3 p.m. on...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The performing arts scene is revved up for another holiday season.
In addition to the usual flurry of such perennial favorites as Handel's "Messiah" and Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," this year's lineup gains fresh spice from several new-to-Baltimore...