| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:03 AM
A Baltimore man suing Live Nation has added the Lyric Opera House to the lawsuit, alleging the theater received "kickbacks" from the behemoth concert promoter. Both the Lyric and Live Nation moved to dismiss Thursday.
The lawsuit comes as Live Nation...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Where does a highly acclaimed Baltimore chef like to escape when she has the opportunity to temporarily hang up her apron? If you are Cindy Wolf, there's no better place than Paris.
As often as possible, Wolf sneaks away to "the world's best food city"...
| Apr 14, 2012
The last time Charles Gounod's "Faust" was staged at the Lyric Opera House, 11 years ago, the work's original medieval-period setting was changed to World War I.
That production, devised for the late John Lehmeyer for the old Baltimore Opera Company,...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Betty G. Hocker, a retired Baltimore opera singer and composer who wrote the "Fort McHenry March" at the time of the nation's bicentennial, died Saturday of complications from dementia at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Roland Park resident was 101....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:25 PM
As a young girl visiting her grandmother’s cabin on the Delaware River in the 1960s, Elizabeth Clarke-Shaw fashioned necklaces from acorns, crafted fairy gardens on old aluminum pie plates, and collected rocks in the time-honored tradition of...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:18 AM
In "Going to St. Ives," Colonial Players offers a powerful story about two women becoming acquainted over tea — a discussion that touches on dictatorships in post-colonial Africa while offering insights into the plight of two grieving mothers...
| May 16, 2012
| 5:26 AM
Because two hours of auditions last night weren't enough, the "America's Got Talent" season 7 premiere continued into Tuesday night.
Tonight, we're in San Francisco, so naturally Nick Cannon has to introduce the show by yelling atop the Golden Gate...
| May 26, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Annapolis Opera's fully staged production of Charles Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts last weekend proved a triumph to close the season. My only complaint when I attended Friday evening was the number of empty seats....
| Jun 2, 2012
There are unexpected perks that can come with receiving a Pulitzer Prize, as composer Kevin Puts discovered last Tuesday.
"It was 'Kevin Puts Day' here," he said by phone from his home in Yonkers, N.Y. "There was a nice ceremony with the mayor. I got a...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:58 PM
An energetic young cast is having a great time doing the musical "Rent" at Silhouette Stages. That energy would reach the audience even if the performers weren't in the habit of coming off the stage and strolling down the aisles at Slayton House Theater....
| Sep 24, 2012
Art Modell did not just play a major role in the sports life of Baltimore. He and his wife Pat were among the region's most generous donors to the city's cultural institutions, including the Lyric Opera House, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art...