| May 15, 2012
The owners of Royal Farms want to change the zoning designation oof the land where Laurel Dodge sits so they can place a gas station and convenience store on that location. The county zoning department sets rules for what can and cannot be put on a...
| May 15, 2012
Reservoir High School students Chaz Atkinson, Caroline des Jardins-Park and Carl Gaytano were all winners in the Howard County Public School System's Poetry Alive writing contest. Chaz is in AP French, Caroline is in French 4 Honors and Carl is in...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Mr Rain's Fun House is throwing a Repeal Day Dinner on Sunday night.
The event, which celebrates the repeal of Prohibition on Dec. 5, 1933, includes a $65 five-course seated dinner by Chef Bill Buszinski, live jazz music and dancing. Sunday night, of...
| Dec 10, 2011
As the holidays draw closer, it seems that the spirit of the season is growing. People are moving at a bit faster pace, but are still pleasant with the holiday spirit, and I find myself humming Christmas carols throughout the day. Music seems to be...
| Dec 13, 2011
In today's business world, certifications (or certs, as people in the industry say) can be the differentiating factor between you and another applicant vying for a job. Doctors advertise that they are "board certified" and accountants are "certified...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:54 PM
Elizabeth Amrhein and Connelly Doan studied music for four years at Dulaney High School, and probably figured that their time at the Timonium school was over.
But they were back on the stage of the Dulaney auditorium last week, this time as members of...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:51 AM
With all due respect to novelist Thomas Wolfe, it turns out you can go home again. Just ask Grammy nominated jazz pianist Alex Brown.
"I get back quite a bit," says the Columbia native by phone from his home in New York City. The musician has performed...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:34 AM
Another New Year's Eve, another all-out celebration. Time to make plans.
The close of 2011 will feature a whole host of fun things to do both individually and as a group all throughout Baltimore come Saturday, Dec. 31.
If fireworks are your thing, you'...
| Mar 13, 2008
Hometown // Annapolis
Current members // Marty Bouchard, drums; Larry Byrne, organ; Matt Dalton, tenor and alto saxophone; Jason Crawford, vocals and percussion
Founded in // 2003
Style // jazz funk
Influenced by // Bill Withers, Jaco Pastorius,...
| Feb 8, 2009
Jack Kolb is a huge classical music fan. The retired research physicist is a regular listener to WBJC in Baltimore and joins the public radio station's semi-annual international music trek whenever he can.
Recently, the Westminster resident was in...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:48 PM
There's a silver lining in the Brussels Jazz Orchestra's withdrawal from the Litchfield Jazz Festival lineup: It opened up a spot for legendary trombonist Curtis Fuller, who'll perform in the Saturday 3:30 p.m. time slot.
I don't use the term "legend"...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff Parks is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan.
"I think Jeff has been a leader of...