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  • Lutherville: Girl Scouts reap Silver Awards for good deeds in community

    Lutherville: Girl Scouts reap Silver Awards for good deeds in community
    Congratulations to several members of Girl Scout Troop 1635 on receiving Girl Scouting's prestigious Silver Award, the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. The troop celebrated with family and friends at a Badge Ceremony on Oct. 7. Lisa...
  • Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals

    Leave liberal Hollywood to the liberals
    "We need to buy a movie studio." Amid the umpteen conferences, panels, meetings and informal conversations in the wake of the presidential election, this idea has been a near constant among conservatives who feel like the country is slipping through...
  • The ripple effect of the arts

    The ripple effect of the arts
    Popular among economists, sociologists and software engineers, the phrase "ripple effect" has also been adopted by arts and cultural thought leaders to describe the powerful impact of the creative sector on our shared communities. Here at Center Stage,...
  • As referendum looms, gay plays open theater season

    As referendum looms, gay plays open theater season
    During Jon Marans' "The Temperamentals," the season-opening play by Rep Stage about the gay rights movement, a woman raises the subject of marriage. "I definitely do not believe in homosexuals marrying," she says. She isn't talking about same-sex...
  • Baltimore-born woman finds 'lost' Renoir at flea market

    Baltimore-born woman finds 'lost' Renoir at flea market
    A "lost" landscape thought to have been painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir will go on the auction block Sept. 29 on behalf of the Baltimore-born woman who purchased the artwork at a West Virginia flea market for $7. "Paysage Bords de Seine," a 6-inch by...
  • Welcome to an age of interdependence

    The outcome of November's presidential election will affect the entire world. Yet until the attack on our consulate in Libya, issues of foreign policy and globalization were nearly absent from the political discourse. There was talk at both parties'...
  • Contamination

    Writing at Johnson, Robert Lane Greene mentions a BBC article on Americanisms infiltrating British usage. This is familiar reader bait. Nothing in Britain gets those empurpled wattles jiggling more reliably than alarums about Americanisms. Though it's...
  • Things you need to know for Monday

    Things you need to know for Monday
    Good morning, Baltimore. There's a leaker in jail next door, Game of Thrones is a fantasy, and Turkey's flirting with anarchy. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for June 3, 2013. Bradley Manning, the whistleblower accused of releasing a giant...
  • NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled

    NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled
    With three nights of record ratings, NBC’s coverage of the London Summer Olympics is winning on the prime-time TV front. But it looks to be losing in major ways in the world of social media, as a rising tide of complaints about the network’...
  • NBC Olympics live stream lets me watch Phelps earn gold in real time -- sort of

    NBC Olympics live stream lets me watch Phelps earn gold in real time -- sort of
    UPDATES WITH RESPONSE FROM NETWORK SPOKESMAN: NBC said Monday that the problems experienced over the weekend with its Olympics live stream had been worked out. Not exactly. But after a morning of signing in and getting bounced offline repeatedly, and...
  • Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday

    Dominic West leads superb cast in BBC America's 'The Hour' Wednesday
    If you want to see the finest new drama of the TV year, tune in BBC America at 10 p.m. Wednesday for the opener of "The Hour," a six-week series starring Dominic West, of "The Wire,"and Romola Garai, of "Emma." He plays a hard-to-read establishment...
  • 'The Wire' update: Here are some cast members doing some very good work

    'The Wire' update: Here are some cast members doing some very good work
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea Monday to conspiracy to sell heroin, it seems like a good time to catch up with what some of the other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. And two of the finest actors in the series, Dominic...