| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:18 PM
If there is a single work that captures the essence of America in sound and movement, it's "Appalachian Spring," the ballet with music by Aaron Copland and choreography by Martha Graham that premiered in 1944 at the Library of Congress.
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:59 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:05 AM
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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Musicians have been tuning up and are ready to perform for you during a classical music season that heats up as the weather cools down. There's a lot going on, so you may want to make some musical notations of your own as you plan your cultural calendar....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:56 PM
It's noon, and Christian Siriano has already accomplished a lion's share of work on what he calls his "laundry list."
With his spring collection fashion show a little more than a week away, he started the day with a quick trip to his Manhattan boutique,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:21 AM
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...
| Dec 30, 2011
In the past 12 months, some especially high-energy creators have relocated from other metropolises and set up shop within city limits. While a scrappy inventiveness isn't new here — far from it — it could be that the city is reaching a...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:41 PM
The boy in the black leotard was throwing yet another temper tantrum.
Seventeen-year-old Bilal Smith had his back to his dance instructor at the Baltimore School for the Arts. As she demonstrated a movement sequence to the class, Bilal bent from the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:13 AM
When he was in his early teens, Andrew Grams saw the sci-fi hit "Jurassic Park." The visual side of the movie wasn't the only thing that left an impression.
"The trumpet theme from the score stuck in my head for the entire summer," said Grams, the...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 3:49 PM
When Josh Charles first appeared opposite Julianna Margulies in "The Good Wife" on CBS in 2009, you couldn't help but wonder if this was going to be a breakthrough role for him.
On Thursday, the one-time Baltimore School for the Arts student broke into...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:10 AM
Monday morning is not usually a great time. The phone rings non-stop. My own “to call” list is a mile long. This Monday, temperatures started to climb into the 90’s, so I had to water the garden more than usual before starting my day....