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  • Baltimore-born producer to develop Josephine Baker musical

    The chanteuse Josephine Baker was the toast of Paris during the Roaring '20s and 1930s. She was exotic. She was sultry. She was chic. She was the highest-paid pre-World War II entertainer in Europe. She was, above all else, sui generis. Her life is...
  • Emanuel, teachers union both miss the big picture in Chicago strike

    Emanuel, teachers union both miss the big picture in Chicago strike
    The Windy City is engulfed in a stormy teachers' strike that has gathered front-page national attention. But will it turn out to be just more hot air in the national debate over school reform? I'm afraid so, even though the issues at stake in Chicago are...
  • Op-ed: Other states need a lesson from Md. on robocalls

    Op-ed: Other states need a lesson from Md. on robocalls
    On Election Day 2010, with the polls still open, computers placed calls to 112,000 voters in predominately African-American precincts in Baltimore City and Prince George's County with an unusual message: "Relax" and stay home. The recorded message did not...
  • Younger investors aim to bring horse racing to the 'public's doorstep'

    – Thoroughbred racing is sometimes called the "sport of kings," but the horse owners and prospective owners sipping red wine at a reception the other night seemed too young to have ascended to an exalted level of royalty. Maybe they could...
  • Marion Nestle on food dyes and hyperactivity

     
    It's in the news. If you need to catch up, here's Marion Nestle's take on Food Politics. "Food dyes have only one purpose: to sell junk foods." Speaking of Marion Nestle, she'll be speaking at the University of Maryland SMC......
  • Head of the class notes

    The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced that four recent Baltimore County Public Schools graduates were among the final round of 2011 high school graduates to win scholarships sponsored by colleges and universities. Two of the honored students are...
  • A counter-productive fee

    Little-noticed in the slew of bills approved by the General Assembly in the waning hours of its 90-day session last week was a measure requiring new parolees to be told about how they can apply for an exemption from the state's monthly supervision fee....
  • Bringing transparency to Maryland elections

    Bringing transparency to Maryland elections
    As anyone from the Eastern Shore can attest, last year's race for Maryland's 1st Congressional District was hotly contested and very expensive. The contest between Andy Harris, who had the strong support of tea party groups, and Frank Kratovil, who had...
  • Terence Kennedy, financial consultant, dies

    Terence Kennedy, financial consultant, dies
    Terence Kennedy, a financial consultant and adjunct faculty member of Stevenson University, died Aug. 12 of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 73. The son of a construction worker and a telephone operator, Mr. Kennedy was born and...
  • 'Can Can' shows growth of Talent Machine's young stars

    The Talent Machine Company's summer production of Cole Porter's "Can Can," showcasing its 14- to 18-year-old cast members, ran two weekends, Aug. 5 to 14, at St. John's College Key Auditorium. As in past TMC summer shows, this event could be compared to a...
  • Fundraiser a success from the opening tip

    Fundraiser a success from the opening tip
    The first National Hillel Basketball Tournament ended two weeks ago in spectacular fashion, with a 53-51 triple-overtime victory for Washington University over Yeshiva in the men's final at Ritchie Coliseum. It began two years earlier as an afterthought....
  • Pfefferkorn-de Messieres wed

    Candace M. Pfefferkorn and Michel E. de Messieres Joan and Louis Pfefferkorn Jr., of West Friendship, announce the marriage of their daughter, Candace Marie Pfefferkorn, to Michel Escande de Messières, son of Susan and the late Olivier de Messières, of...