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  • Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions

    Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions
    Even people who ordinarily find ballet a tough nut to crack can find themselves falling for the charms of "The Nutcracker." Set to an ear worm-filled score by Tchaikovsky, the ballet tells a Christmas Eve story of childhood and fantasy, toys and sweets,...
  • In a word: "tittle-tattle"

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  TITTLE-TATTLE However reluctant we may be to admit it, and...
  • 'Shrek The Musical' tests Reservoir grad's imagination

    'Shrek The Musical' tests Reservoir grad's imagination
    At age 22, Colin Parker is obsessed with storybook characters. He also spends most of his waking hours  thinking about a green-skinned ogre and his wise-cracking donkey sidekick, as well as a diminutive lord who yearns to be king. Parker, a 2009...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Free tax help Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22, appointments for income tax preparation for county residents will be taken. The service, offered at county senior centers and co-sponsored by AARP and the IRS, starts Feb. 1. Electronic filing is available at...
  • An entertaining "Mousetrap" from the Vagabond Players

    An entertaining "Mousetrap" from the Vagabond Players
    By now, 60 long years after Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” opened in London, the whodunit is more of a fixture than a stage show. It apparently cannot ever be stopped on that side of The Pond, where it has surpassed the 25,000th...
  • 'The Mousetrap' asks who done it at Vagabond Players

    Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" opened in London in 1952 and continues to run there. The world's longest running play also remains popular with community theaters around the globe. As the Vagabond Players production demonstrates, this murder mystery...
  • A murder mystery that just won't die

    A murder mystery that just won't die
    Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, April 28 Shakespeare A commemoration of the life and works of William Shakespeare will be presented at 2:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 7045 Minstrel Way in Columbia. Event commemorates the 397th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Triathlon The seventh annual Emily Schindler Memorial Triathlon will be held Saturday, April 20, at the Community Center in Severna Park. The 800-yard swim, 9.5-mile bike ride and 3-mile run will be held at the SPY Aquatics Center, 623 Baltimore/...
  • Port Deposit man dies in farming accident

    A Port Deposit-area retired milk inspector, who died after an accident on his farm Monday, will be remembered Friday and Saturday. Viewings for 74-year-old George E. Tyson will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Crouch Funeral Home, 127 S....
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Kite festival The Friends of Broadneck Park will host their second annual kite festival and community picnic from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21, on the A Field at Broadneck Park on College Parkway in Annapolis. The event includes kite-flying...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Social Security's future Ken Apfel, a former commissioner of the Social Security Administration, will present "Social Security and Its Future" at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at Anne Arundel Community College's Center for Applied Learning and Technology,...