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  • Seawall sells its first rehabbed row house in Remington

    Seawall sells its first rehabbed row house in Remington
    An affordable-housing developer's ongoing efforts to keep teachers from leaving Baltimore reached a new milestone Sunday, Sept. 16, as Sean Flanigan, 36, proudly showed off a vacant, rundown row house in Remington. The now-gutted house will be fixed up...
  • Tracie Thoms' celebrity travels

    Tracie Thoms' celebrity travels
    You might call Tracie Thoms a triple-triple threat: The Baltimore native sings, dances and acts, and her career encompasses film, television and theater. Introduced to acting and television at an early age — her father, Donald Thoms, is a...
  • Margaret H. "Maggie" Rittler, educator

    Margaret H. "Maggie" Rittler, educator
    Margaret H. "Maggie" Rittler, an educator whose lifelong dream was teaching special-education students, died Aug. 3 of an aneurysm while on vacation on Cape Cod. The Cockeysville resident was 44. Mrs. Rittler was stricken while attending a movie and was...
  • Hippodrome camp introduces middle-schoolers to joys of drama, song and dance

    Hippodrome camp introduces middle-schoolers to joys of drama, song and dance
    They were sprawled on their backs all over the floor, holding their stomachs and emitting a chorus of deep wails and moans. It could have been mistaken for a mass outbreak of food poisoning, but these kids were merely going through vocal exercises,...
  • Catonsville teen's video among entries in film festival

    Catonsville teen's video among entries in film festival
    Catonsville resident Aidan Callahan was one of five students from two Baltimore County magnet high schools who produced movies that premiered at the second annual Baltimore High School Film Festival June 6 at the Charles Theater. Callahan, a student...
  • 'Approaching Ali' enters operatic ring, shows promise

    'Approaching Ali' enters operatic ring, shows promise
    New operas don't often score knock-outs. But, if crowd response were the determining factor, "Approaching Ali" sure sounded like a champion Saturday night at the Kennedy Center, where Washington National Opera presented the premiere of this hour-long...
  • Maryland roots in new 'Ali' opera

    Maryland roots in new 'Ali' opera
    In his typical rhyming style, Muhammad Ali might call it something like "a whopper of an opera." The legendary boxer, who floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, has inspired "Approaching Ali," a chamber opera with music by Carroll County...
  • Lights, cameras, dolphins for local teen in MPT production

    Lights, cameras, dolphins for local teen in MPT production
    Fourteen-year-old Caitlyn Fernandes of Dayton has dreams of one day being an actress, but when she landed a role in a television special that will air this week on Maryland Public Television, it wasn't the bright lights that attracted her attention. It...
  • Isidor Saslav, BSO concertmaster

    Isidor Saslav, BSO concertmaster
    Isidor Saslav, a former Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and Peabody Institute violin teacher, died of complications from cancer Jan. 26 at a hospital in Tyler, Texas. The former Mount Washington resident was 74. Born in Jerusalem, he moved...
  • Charles Villagers catch disco fever for upcoming fundraiser

    Disco was long dead when Charles Village neighbors Rebecca Bruce and Halle Van der Gaag were raising their children in the late 1990s. At the time, the Goucher College graduates were young mothers looking for a way to raise money to build playgrounds at...
  • John Waters' 'Hairspray' keeps its hold on us

    John Waters' 'Hairspray' keeps its hold on us
    "Hairspray" is the product that just keeps giving. In 1988, John Waters added indelibly to his in-a-class-by-itself filmography with this tale of youth, love, race relations, and irrepressible dancing in early-1960s Baltimore. Fourteen years later,...
  • Fire safety takes center stage for city students

    Fire safety takes center stage for city students
    In a city of aging, closely built rowhouses, where officials estimate smoke detectors are sufficiently installed in only about half, knowledge of fires is prevalent, even among the youngest of residents. Ask a group of elementary and middle schoolers...