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  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Theatre plans move to $6 million downtown space

    Chesapeake Shakespeare Theatre plans move to $6 million downtown space
    The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, best known for its summer productions outdoors on the hilltop grounds of the 19th-century Patapsco Female Institute in Ellicott City, has purchased a historic site for its second home — the 1885 Mercantile Trust &...
  • Club Dubai to become Shakespeare theater in January

    Club Dubai to become Shakespeare theater in January
    Fans of Club Dubai, the upscale nightclub located downtown, have the rest of the year to enjoy its bottle service, pristine white couches and other swanky accommodations. But on Jan. 1, Dubai’s lease will end and so will its run at the historic...
  • Raising a 'Bump' on stage at Theatre Project

    Raising a 'Bump' on stage at Theatre Project
    Theater audiences are typically faced with no-no's before the action starts — no recording devices of any kind, no picture-taking. Things are a little different at performances of "Bump," a dark comedy currently receiving its premiere production...
  • History Matters: Looking back to Howard County life in 1892

    100 Years Ago Battle for academics From a 20-year look back column in the Times (1892): "At the City election the citizens Law and Order ticket had a walk over. Edward Norris was elected Mayor. Also, councilmen, William T. McCauley, William F....
  • Mayor calls St. Patrick's Day violence a "black eye" for city as police ramp up summer deployment

    Mayor calls St. Patrick's Day violence a "black eye" for city as police ramp up summer deployment
    Visitors to Baltimore's downtown on summer weekends will see up to 50 additional police officers, a show of force aimed at preventing a repeat of St. Patrick's Day, when hundreds of youths battled and a tourist was beaten — scenes the mayor...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 26 Genealogy Dwight Parker will give a presentation "Tracing your Slave Ancestors" at 3 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4100 St. Johns Lane in Ellicott City. Parker will talk about how he researched his ancestors...
  • Baltimore theater companies in a building boom

    Baltimore theater companies in a building boom
    Vincent Lancisi stands in a pile of rubble sweating under his hard hat, while all around him — board by board, pipe by pipe and hammer blow by hammer blow — a theater is taking shape. It's still nearly eight months until the opening of...
  • Ellicott City: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in the Ruins celebrates 10 years under the stars

    Now in its tenth year, Ellicott City's Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in the Ruins will soon begin another summer season offering one the most unique theater experiences in the area. Located in an open-air theater set amongst the backdrop of the historic...
  • June/July Save the Date

    June/July Save the Date
    This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Columbia Festival of the Arts. This popular  annual Howard County event showcases music, dance, theater, visual arts, film and outdoor activities for the entire family. The event runs from June 15 through June...
  • Talent resides in Howard County artists

    Talent resides in Howard County artists
    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"...
  • Havre de Grace: Kick off summer with walk on North Park Trail

    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...
  • An intriguing 'Merchant of Venice' at Chesapeake

    An intriguing 'Merchant of Venice' at Chesapeake
    Shakespeare's drama "The Merchant of Venice" is one of his trickiest plays to stage, because its central character, a Jewish merchant named Shylock, seemingly embodies anti-semitic stereotypes. It's not an easy play to sit through for anybody who...