| May 1, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Columbia Pro Cantare thematically goes abroad for its concert of "Music of Spain and Latin America" on Saturday, May 4, at 8 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theater at Wilde Lake.
Not only will some of this music be unfamiliar to many listeners, but it's also new...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When it comes to books, I guess you could call me a voracious listener.
I have been commuting about an hour to and from work for more than 30 years, and during that time I bet I've listened to a couple of thousand books. First on tape, now on compact...
| May 4, 2013
Plunging into a novel by James Kelman is like diving head-first into a chilly lake.
It's a shock to your system at first, and a bit disorienting, but the trick is to keep moving. Once your muscles get warmed up and you get your bearings, the...
| May 11, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, former professor and chairman of the Johns Hopkins University mathematics department whose escape from Nazi-occupied France became the subject of a children's book, died April 24 of heart failure at his Guilford residence. He was 83....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Rarely does a literary classic transfer from page to stage as eloquently as Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" does in the current production by the Annapolis Shakespeare Company at Bowie Playhouse.
Everything works beautifully, beginning with Jon...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The Valet Safety Program at Rodgers Forge Elementary School kicked off on April 8 to rave reviews. As we went to press, the program was one week old, so we asked Michael Bayer, Rodgers Forge Community Association officer and a Safe Routes to School...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:23 PM
A group of Korean War veterans presented a $1,000 donation to the Harford County Public Library Thursday in an effort to support library programs to commemorate this year's 60th anniversary of the end of the war.
Six members of Maryland Chapter 33 of...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Frances H. Mueller, a retired educator who had chaired the Bryn Mawr School's English department and also taught at Towson University, died March 24 of complications from dementia at Roland Park Place. She was 94.
Born and raised on her parents' farm...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 10:04 AM
For romance writer Suzie Carr, inspiration comes from everyday life.
Through her lesbian romance novels, she tackles topics such as adultery, temptation, bullying and coming of age. She says she hopes those themes resonate with her readers and bring...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Catonsville Historical Society is hosting a free author night reception featuring 10 authors, 7-9 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at the society, 1824 Frederick Road.
The authors are all members of Maryland Romance Writers, which meets monthly at the...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The publication of Alfred Sommer's new memoir, "10 Lessons in Public Health," comes precisely 30 years after the publication of the most important thing he's ever written: "Increased mortality in children with mild vitamin A deficiency," a report of a...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A few years ago, the History Channel was best known to some as a punch line on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” Remember mobster Tony Soprano sitting alone late at night in his New Jersey McMansion eating ice cream and watching World War II...