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  • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. takes on a new role in AMC's 'The Walking Dead'

    Lawrence Gilliard Jr. takes on a new role in AMC's 'The Walking Dead'
    Lawrence Gilliard Jr. is going forward and moving back in big ways these days. Sunday night, the 42-year-old actor who played D'Angelo Barksdale in "The Wire" debuts as the newest member of AMC's "The Walking Dead," as TV's most popular series with...
  • Jada Pinkett Smith returning to Baltimore to connect with fans

    Jada Pinkett Smith returning to Baltimore to connect with fans
    Jada Pinkett Smith sounds maybe a little jealous of her kids? Not really. The Baltimore native is a good mom, and she's happy for the success 15-year-old Jaden and 12-year-old Willow (who turns 13 this month) are realizing. But maybe she can't help...
  • A lively colt and some warhorses highlight concert

    The Columbia Orchestra loves to play new music. That means it's primed to perform the winning composition in its sixth American Composer Competition on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 2, at 3 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake...
  • Baltimore Symphony's 2014-2015 season to explore 'spirituality and transcendence'

    Baltimore Symphony's 2014-2015 season to explore 'spirituality and transcendence'
    Since becoming music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2007, Marin Alsop has typically devised a theme of some kind to unify each season. For 2014-2015, the theme is "spirituality and transcendence." "I started talking about a few pieces,...
  • Louis G. Hecht, sign company owner

    Louis G. Hecht, sign company owner
    Louis G. Hecht, an owner of the Triangle Sign Co. and an antiques appraiser who immersed himself in Baltimore's classic jazz scene, died of congestive heart failure Saturday, his 92nd birthday, at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital. He lived...
  • City school board considers tuition increase for nonresident students

    City school board considers tuition increase for nonresident students
    The Baltimore school board is considering a more than 20 percent tuition increase next year for students who are not residents, which would make the city's rates higher than Baltimore County's and competitive with some Catholic programs. Officials have...
  • Andrew Grams conducts Baltimore Symphony in stylish Viennese program

    Andrew Grams conducts Baltimore Symphony in stylish Viennese program
    The year is not even a week old, and there's a contender for highlight of the 2014 music season in Baltimore. OK, maybe that's too premature and silly a statement. But if, like me, you feel there are few things more perfectly fashioned than a waltz by...
  • Jazz band lends helping hand to Wilde Lake High

    Jazz musicians play gigs all over the place, but some of these concerts emotionally hit home. In the case of Alex Brown, it's an upcoming concert at his former high school that has special meaning for him. This Wilde Lake High School alumnus is a...
  • Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions

    Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions
    Even people who ordinarily find ballet a tough nut to crack can find themselves falling for the charms of "The Nutcracker." Set to an ear worm-filled score by Tchaikovsky, the ballet tells a Christmas Eve story of childhood and fantasy, toys and sweets,...
  • Conductors with local ties to lead 'Nutcracker' productions in Baltimore

    Conductors with local ties to lead 'Nutcracker' productions in Baltimore
    Guiding the orchestras during this weekend's "Nutcracker" performances will be two conductors with Baltimore connections. It's a homecoming for Andrew Grams. The Baltimore School for the Arts alum — class of '95 — will be on the podium for...
  • Like/Dislike with Andrew Grams, 'Nutcracker' maestro

    Like/Dislike with Andrew Grams, 'Nutcracker' maestro
    Since graduating from the Curtis Institute of Music with a degree in conducting, Andrew Grams, now 36, has built quite a career for himself in the world of classical music. The Severn native and Baltimore School for the Arts alum has traveled the...
  • Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13

    Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13
    This winter, Baltimore is shaping up to be a place where talk is cheap — and enlightening. Two new free speaker series are in the works: The Contemporary museum will present artists with national reputations talking about their creative process....