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  • Dancing star Alicia Graf Mack comes home to celebrate theatre's 30th

    Dancing star Alicia Graf Mack comes home to celebrate theatre's 30th
    On paper, there are a number of reasons why Alicia Graf Mack shouldn't be a successful dancer. She's 6 feet 2 on her tiptoes, making it harder to find male partners tall enough for her. She's biracial, growing up in a time when African-American...
  • Four inducted into Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame

    Four inducted into Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame
    Havre de Grace High School students had an opportunity to hear from four men Friday, men who have worked to be examples of the school's motto: "Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve." The four speakers, who are graduates of Havre de Grace-area high schools,...
  • Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer

    Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer
    Dorothy Beksinski Higdon, a homemaker and former secretary once active in scouting, died of heart disease Friday at her Mays Chapel home. She was 89. Born Dorothy Beksinski in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, she was the daughter of Walter and...
  • Fiber artist who works with beads to speak Oct. 30

    Fiber artist who works with beads to speak Oct. 30
    Called the "Queen of Beadwork," Joyce J. Scott, an internationally renowned artist, will speak at McDaniel College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The Baltimore native is a fiber artist, sculptor, jeweler, printmaker, performer and installation...
  • Lou Reed left mark at the Baltimore Museum of Art with Warhol audio tour

    Lou Reed left mark at the Baltimore Museum of Art with Warhol audio tour
    Lou Reed, the trail-blazing musician who died Sunday at the age of 71, left a non-musical mark on Baltimore a couple years ago. When the popular exhibit "Andy Warhol: The Last Decade" was at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Oct. 17, 2010 to Jan. 9, 2011,...
  • Lantern Night at Fire Museum of Maryland a lesson in history

    Lantern Night at Fire Museum of Maryland a lesson in history
    Those visiting the Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville Saturday night met up with a sharpshooter from the 1814 Battle of Baltimore, a lady and a soldier from the War of 1812, and firefighters from different eras, among other historical personages....
  • MICA stages definitive exhibit on screen painting

    MICA stages definitive exhibit on screen painting
    One hundred years ago, Bohemian-born William Oktavec, a butcher by trade and a would-be artist, arrived in Baltimore from New York with his wife and young son. He set up a grocery shop at the corner of North Collington and Ashland avenues in the area...
  • Howard schools closed Monday because of weather

    Howard schools closed Monday because of weather
    The Howard County Public School System announced at 5:30 a.m. that all schools will be closed Monday. All evening activities in the schools, both school- and community-sponsored, have been canceled. That includes any athletic practices and games. This...
  • Building on perfection

    Building on perfection
    Mary Kay Mosch could not be more delighted with the latest renovation to the 7,000-square-foot home she shares with her husband, Jim. Their stucco and gray stone residence in Sparks, with architectural elements that might best be described as European...
  • Longtime Maryland lobbyist fined $10,000 for lead paint violations

    Longtime Maryland lobbyist fined $10,000 for lead paint violations
    High-profile Maryland lobbyist Bruce Bereano was fined $10,000 in October for a lead paint violation in two Annapolis rowhouses he owns, the state Department of the Environment announced Thursday. Bereano, who has lobbied state lawmakers for special-...
  • Art collector Mera Rubell tours 37 Baltimore art studios in 36 hours

    Art collector Mera Rubell tours 37 Baltimore art studios in 36 hours
    Mera Rubell — a 70-year-old formerly penniless Jewish Russian refugee turned Head Start teacher turned hotel mogul turned art collector extraordinaire — is the kind of person who just naturally acquires an entourage. For example, a recent...
  • Arthur L.S. Waxter, developer

    Arthur L.S. Waxter, developer
    Arthur Lee Shreve Waxter, a Towson and Bolton Hill real estate developer who was a former Maryland Arts Council chairman, died of cancer Sunday at Talbot Hospice House in Easton. The longtime Roland Park resident was 87. Born in Baltimore and raised...