| 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 26, 2013
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...
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2012
Sunday, March 18
Environmental education A youth-focused Earth Forum will be held from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9325 Presbyterian Circle in Columbia. The forum is to draw attention to the ways local...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:11 AM
It was a great experience being arts editor in Howard County the past 25 years. This was a dream job for a guy like me and I can't believe I'm walking away from it this week with nary a kick nor a scream.
I'll always treasure the opportunities the job...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:37 AM
Every now and then, I start the new year off talking about volunteering in our community and the surrounding areas. Well, this year is no different.
For many of us, the new year brings with it new goals and many resolutions. As we try to work our way...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:47 AM
He may not sport a fedora on his head or a bullwhip on his belt, but Lee Preston can be recognized by the ARKLOGIST license plate on his car. And by a book that might be tucked under his arm: “Archaeology in Howard County and Beyond: What I’ve...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 12:37 PM
At rehearsals last weekend, young actors were busy preparing for professional-caliber productions opening next week.
Children's Theatre of Annapolis presents Disney's "Alice in Wonderland," featuring a cast ages 8 to 14, on weekends April 13-22 at its...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Artists tend to work quietly in their studios, but eventually they emerge to exhibit their work in art galleries. Some Howard County artists only have to make a very short indoor walk from studio to gallery for the "Resident Visual Artists Exhibit 2012"...
| Jun 13, 2012
Happy summer, dear readers!
Summer officially begins with the summer solstice on June 21 at 2:46 a.m. in Havre de Grace (and all along the East Coast, USA, of course). I double dare you to stay awake and welcome summer's arrival. Visit Susquehanna...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:35 PM
The title character in "Richard III" qualifies as the most evil villain in any of Shakespeare's plays, which is no small accomplishment. This 15th-century English monarch killed so many members of his immediate family in his ruthless quest to ensure...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The ill-fated lovers in "Romeo and Juliet" are the victims of a family feud, but at least their love has been immortalized in Shakespeare's tragedy. Their enduring romance holds up in an outdoor production by the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company that...