| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Visitors to the Phillips Collection, the exceptional modern art museum near Washington's Dupont Circle, may do a double-take when they stop to admire El Greco's "The Repentant St. Peter."
The bold painting of the apostle, made around 1600, is...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Every July, the Blanks family packs up its minivan for a week on the Delaware shore, a week they use to simply be together around the anniversary of a stillborn son delivered seven years ago last week.
But when a motorist — who failed to remain at...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The Columbia Photo Artists' exhibit at the Meeting House Gallery has the punning title "Snap Decisions." It's clear that a lot of planning went into these photographs before they were snapped, because the compositions and lighting are carefully thought...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:02 AM
With her Maltipoo, Brooks, tucked under her arm, Stephanie Bradshaw was ready to get down to business.
Three employees were buzzing about her Clipper Mill office, preparing for a bridal photo shoot. Bradshaw rattled off questions about the session,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Jeff Brouws and his wife, Wendy Burton, both photographers, spent the better part of a decade attending railroad swap meets and shows, and rummaging through boxes and stacks of photographs in search of images primarily from the age of steam railroading....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame.
"We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:04 PM
These groups meet regularly.
Sunday Afternoon Tea at Historic Oakland — Feb. 24, 3:30-5 p.m., Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road, Columbia. Two-course repast will be served. $25 per person. Registration required. 410-730-4801 or http://www....
| May 17, 2013
| 5:57 PM
The Baltimore Sun was named Newspaper of the Year on Friday in the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association awards contest and also took home the association's annual honor for "extraordinary efforts" to gain access to public records.
The Sun has been...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:26 PM
An installation artist who sculpts with mirrors and salt, an innovative cellist and a self-taught photographer whose work has been informed by the four decades that she has spent battling a rare genetic illness are the winners of the 2013 Baker Artist...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Six finalists were announced Wednesday for the 2013 Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize — and the prestigious award is edging more toward alternate media than it ever has before.
The candidates in the running to win the eighth annual award include two...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:09 PM
In my last column, I wrote about Addie Kaufman, the inaugural principal of Reservoir High School and currently the principal of Marriotts Ridge High School, who was selected by the Washington Post as the Distinguished Educator Leader for 2013.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:27 AM
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the American Civil War, Harford County Public Library is hosting Civil War 150, a series of events including visits from bestselling authors of books about the Civil War, book discussion...