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  • A moving 'Our Town' — literally

    A moving 'Our Town' — literally
    Those straightforward, honest folks of Grover's Corners are back, waiting for the milkman, smelling the heliotrope, attending choir practice, falling in love. And, of course, making their way to the local cemetery. In this case, the characters who...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, July 29 Onstage, outdoors The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents "Romeo and Juliet" and "Pride and Prejudice" at 6 p.m. at Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park, 3691 Sarah's Lane in Ellicott City. Admission is $15-$36; free for children...
  • 'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy

    'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy
    "Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604. As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
  • Compass Rose a welcome addition to Arundel theater scene

    Compass Rose Studio Theater is a new company that opened its first production in Eastport Shopping Center on Oct. 21. Running Thursdays to Sundays through Nov. 20 is the Pulitzer Prize-winning work "Lost in Yonkers." A welcome addition to our area,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Co. performs 'Romeo and Juliet' at Patapsco Female Institute

    Chesapeake Shakespeare Co. performs 'Romeo and Juliet' at Patapsco Female Institute
    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...