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  • Teachers bring 9/11 events to classroom

    Teachers bring 9/11 events to classroom
    Nearly 10 years ago, Wilde Lake High School teacher Herb West flipped on the television in his American government class in time for students to see a live image of a plane flying into the side of the World Trade Center. Students screamed and shouted in...
  • Readers remember 9/11

    We asked readers to share with us their memories of Sept. 11, 2001. Here is what some of them said: Yolanda Milam, Forest Hill When the attacks on 9/11 occurred, I was at work in Baltimore on a teleconference with Price Waterhouse in D.C. and the New...
  • 'Goodwill Luggage' — a suitcase whose owner died on 9/11 continues to travel with its new owner

    'Goodwill Luggage' — a suitcase whose owner died on 9/11 continues to travel with its new owner
    I am at southside mall just before the big day in December of 2001, my rust-spotted RAV-4 parked in front of Goodwill, when my favorite holiday music starts up over the loudspeaker. "Greensleeves" always brings to mind the first time I heard it....
  • Playing with 'Crumbs'

    Playing with 'Crumbs'
    If life is a banquet, playwright and actor Al Letson doesn't let a crumb go to waste. "I do a lot of autobiographical work," said the author of "Crumbs," currently on the boards at Theatre Project. "I am concerned with the truth, if not the literal...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Everything you need to know about what's going on this week. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Johnny English Reborn The Mighty Macs  Paranormal Activity 3 The Three Musketeers NOTABLE TV MONDAY Talking Dead (series debut; midnight; AMC) The...
  • Finding Celtic tradition at the Crossroads

    When Celtic Crossroads performs at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on June 24, the seven-member band of Irish musicians will sound off with a more modern take on the traditional music of their homeland. Call it non-traditional Irish music. When Celtic...
  • News outlets hold firm in Egypt despite dangers

    News outlets hold firm in Egypt despite dangers
    At the end of a wild week that saw more than 100 attacks on journalists and press facilities in Egypt, TV news executives were left shaking their heads at the volatility and violence, but vowing to continue to find ways to cover the tumult in days ahead....
  • PBS goes 'Zen' in coming Sundays with Italian mystery series

    PBS goes 'Zen' in coming Sundays with Italian mystery series
    If you want a little mid-summer escape via TV the next three Sunday nights, check out the new PBS mystery series, "Zen," starring Rufus Sewell. I watched all three that were made available for preview, but I love TV mysteries. And I have to say that...
  • Day trips: Chuck Berry at D.C.'s Howard Theatre and more

    Day trips: Chuck Berry at D.C.'s Howard Theatre and more
    Washington Chuck Berry at the Howard Theatre The legendary Chuck Berry is part of the lineup of performers celebrating the reopening of Washington's historic Howard Theatre. The Howard began a $29 million renovation in 2010 and reopened this month....
  • Chelsea Clinton back on 'Rock Center' with another lame report

    Chelsea Clinton back on 'Rock Center' with another lame report
    The learning curve for Chelsea Clinton, special correspondent, continues to bend in the wrong direction. Clinton's Wednesday night report on chain restaurants that donate leftover food to charity was slightly better than her previous efforts. But only...
  • Cherishing and celebrating our 175th year with you

    Cherishing and celebrating our 175th year with you
    I was just beginning my career at The Sun when the paper (and, yes, it was just a paper then) marked its 150th anniversary. Everything seemed startlingly new to me, and the festivities around May 17, 1987, were a heady part of that. Twenty-five years...
  • BWI airport becomes art gallery to celebrate human rights

    BWI airport becomes art gallery to celebrate human rights
    Some of the bravest people in the world can be found at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic. Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa. The Dalai Lama. These and many other figures are featured in a photo exhibit organized to...