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  • Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend

    Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend
    Chautauqua is the name, and living history is the game. This weekend, the Maryland Humanities Council begin its 19th annual Chautauqua tour throughout the state, starting with free performances on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...
  • Paycheck Fairness Act: Good politics, good policy

    Paycheck Fairness Act: Good politics, good policy
    If Maryland's resident pit bull, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, has demonstrated anything in her several decades in Congress and as dean of Senate women, it's a willingness to stand up for the less powerful in society, and she was at it again this week advocating...
  • From restaurants to racing, Laurel is worth a stop

    Laurel is often lost in the shadows of Baltimore, Washington and Annapolis. Indeed, for many people, Laurel is just a place they pass on their way somewhere else. For those who slow the car down, however, Laurel has much to offer. A nationally known...
  • For a declaration of fun, the place is Philadelphia

    Philadelphia offers an abundance of family attractions, many of which prove the adage "learning can be fun." The many historic sites, attractions and museums bring history to life before your eyes. Philadelphia offers an authentic memorable learning...
  • Melissa McCarthy -- after 'Tammy,' time for a change?

    "SPLENDID MISERY." That was Thomas Jefferson's description of the job of the presidency. I would say for some occupants of the White House -- the current inhabitant, for instance -- it might just be "miserable misery." I CAME across the above quote re-...
  • The gender gap and the GOP's future

    You can bet your Hillary Clinton buttons that one of the biggest chunks of the body politic that political pathologists will be putting under the lab microscope is the gender gap: women’s votes. “Remember the ladies,” Abigail Adams...
  • America's hometowns, found in New England

    America's hometowns, found in New England
    It's autumn in New England The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door. People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...
  • "First Family: Abigail and John Adams" by Joseph J. Ellis

    "First Family: Abigail and John Adams" by Joseph J. Ellis
    "First Family: Abigail and John Adams" By Joseph J. Ellis Knopf, 299 pages, $27.95 Before Barack and Michelle, Eleanor and Franklin and certainly before the brand otherwise known as Brangelina, came America's first power couple: John and Abigail Adams....
  • Book review: 'First Family' by Joseph J. Ellis

    Book review: 'First Family' by Joseph J. Ellis
    First Family Abigail & John Adams Joseph J. Ellis Alfred A. Knopf: 304 pp., $27.95 John and Abigail Adams are the most well-known, most-written-about couple in America's Revolutionary generation. Why? Because they left such a well-constructed paper...
  • Theater review: '1776' at Glendale Centre Theatre

     
    Margaret Gray reviews "1776" at Glendale Theatre Centre....
  • Southern Winds Theatre announces 2011-12 season

     
    Southern Winds Theatre kicks off its 2011-12 season this Tuesday with a presentation of “Mr. and Mrs. Adams.” Here are the season plans for the theater company, headed by David McElroy and Marylin McGinnis: Mr. and Mrs. Adams – The...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Adams said it best: Celebrate with a big boom

    You know what Monday is. And, yes, it is a big day. Not only is it Colleen Johns' birthday, like you didn't know that, but it's America's birthday — Uncle Sam, the US-of-A, this place, 235 years old this year. Can you believe it? It hardly looks a...