| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:08 PM
This winter, Baltimore is shaping up to be a place where talk is cheap — and enlightening.
Two new free speaker series are in the works: The Contemporary museum will present artists with national reputations talking about their creative process....
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:42 AM
No matter how many good, even great, things we have going on in dear old Baltimore, there is always room for improvement or expansion -- well, always room for hoping, at least.
So, this being the start of a new year when we are all supposed to focus on...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The new year is bursting with intriguing theater productions spanning a wide range of genres. Five local shows are opening on the same date, Friday, Jan. 10, with another debuting on Jan. 17.
The crowded field will make for some tough choices, but it...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md.
James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944. After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years. He died at age 70 in 1986....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:27 AM
On Jan. 14, 2013, a crowd gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on West Fayette Street at the site of what had been the Empire Theatre a century earlier. With a restored, glistening facade and entirely new interior, the venue officially opened as the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:06 AM
We can’t choose our siblings. But, if we’re lucky, we never want to lose the ties that bind us, even when they hurt a little. Or a lot.
That’s one of the things learned by the three Magrath sisters of Hazlehurst, Miss., over the course...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and TV industry or, one day, will the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College Park announced partnerships this week with a Silicon Valley-based startup to offer new online-only certificates in the fields of data science and cybersecurity.
Though universities in...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Orchestras these days like to put titles on programs, which usually means a dash of the cute, the trite or the hyperbolic. But the title given to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's SuperPops offering this weekend strikes just the right note —...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The new year has ushered in excellent local presentations by the Bay Theatre Company, Colonial Players and Compass Rose Theater, raising the bar for future months.
The Compass Rose production "Look Homeward, Angel," continuing through Feb. 9, is the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Philip L. Marcus, a former engineer and teacher who became a lawyer and social activist, died Nov. 4 of bladder cancer at his home in Beaverton, Ore. The former Columbia resident was 71.
The son of Carl Marcus, an accountant, and Ida Marcus, a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Delaware Wine & Ale Trail
See what Delaware's wineries and breweries have to offer by traveling through this collection of 12 stops showcasing the state's offerings of beers and wines. Stops include Nassau Valley Vineyards, 3rd Wave Brewing Co....