| Oct 21, 2012
Bernard T. Ferrari's diverse career took another turn in July when he became the second dean in the history of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
Ferrari started out as a surgeon before a switch to management, which included a five-year stint as...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:33 PM
The Maryland House on I-95 near Aberdeen may be known more for its fast food and bevy of bathrooms than for fine artwork, but its murals portraying Maryland history, that have adorned the travel plaza for more than 40 years, have a significant history...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:21 PM
St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival
Spend St. Patrick's Day by the seaside. Visit Ocean City for the 31st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival, sponsored by Delmarva Irish-American Club. The parade features pipe and drum bands,...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking.
He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer.
Shadrack's Christmas Light...
| May 3, 2011
| 4:19 PM
'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' exhibit in New York
What: An exhibition celebrating Alexander McQueen's contributions to fashion and culture. The British designer, known for dressing the likes of Lady Gaga and Madonna with an edge, committed suicide...
| Aug 20, 2011
Art museum guards don't, as a rule, call much attention to themselves.
The unobtrusive men and women in uniform who ensure the safety of what's on the walls and floors are expected to issue do-not-touch reminders as needed. They'll also direct you to a...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 8:18 AM
"What's in a name?" Shakespeare once famously asked. Quite a lot, learned the members of the Clipper Mill String Quartet, which plays at the next Sundays at Three chamber music concert, Dec. 4.
The group, which is made up of three full-time members of...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 6:44 PM
The Spa at the Hotel Hershey
Enjoy a spa day at the "sweetest place on Earth." Throughout January, the Spa at the Hotel Hershey will be offering its guests the "Champagne Celebration." The two-hour treatment includes citrus oils and a blend...
| Mar 5, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Hey kids! Welcome back to the least consistent Project Runway blog on the internet! One week we're here, and the next week, we're auf weidersehen. (What the hell?) I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, and although my apologies were wearing thin, I......
| Apr 2, 2006
When Grace Hartigan was a little girl, she was bewitched by gypsies.
In the 1930s, the Travelers still roamed the countryside in nomadic caravans, and young Grace would shinny up the apple tree in her parents' backyard in Newark, N.J., to spy on them....
| Mar 8, 2009
M any an opera plot is set in motion by a wicked curse that generates terrible heartache and loss. These days, it looks as if the real world of opera has been hit with a curse every bit as pernicious.
Although orchestras, art museums, theater troupes and...