| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
This year's fall collections will be dominated by a Parisian influence, darker colors, a flair for the dramatic and even a nod to the past. Yes, the first signs of fall will flourish the next seven days at New York Fashion Week.
Hundreds of designers...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Philip C. Cooper, a retired design executive who had been president of a New York fabric and furniture house, ended his life in Baltimore on April 3. He was 78 and had lived on Mount Royal Avenue.
Born in Denton, he was the son of Gail F. Cooper, a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:54 PM
J. Ernest Green, musical director of the Annapolis Chorale, has been performing with his group at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts since 1985.
And for those nearly 30 years, Green has thought the facility has needed significant help.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Netflix's Capitol Hill drama "House of Cards" may receive millions more in tax credits to continue filming in Maryland, now that the General Assembly has agreed to make more funding available. But the local arts community may not like the politics.
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Ralph R. Baney, a sculptor and ceramic artist who taught at Dundalk Community College, died of an aortic aneurysm Jan. 21 at his Ellicott City home. He was 84.
Born in Trinidad, he was the son of Baney Seecharan and Bhagia Seecharan. After study at...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Baltimore Museum of Art has received its most significant gift of contemporary photography in more than 25 years.
Baltimore collectors Tom and Nancy O'Neil have given the institution two dozen color and black-and-white works by 19 important...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Patricia W. Waters, a homemaker, Anglophile and mother of filmmaker John Waters, died Saturday of complications from a fall and recent surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 89.
"She was our matriarch. She was an unusually strong and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Jimmy Gribbin can't decide — New York or Los Angeles? This spring, when he graduates from Stevenson University with a bachelor's degree in film/video, he's heading to one of those magnet cities.
Gribbin wants to be a film director. It's a long...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:35 AM
You've flipped through the magazines, you've set up wedding boards on Pinterest -- and you've maybe even watched a wedding reality show or two (it's OK; we all do it). Four months after my big day, I'm here to give you the rundown on the things that no...
| 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...