| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Tom Stoner made his fortune owning AM radio stations, where the weekly Top 40 was eagerly anticipated by devoted listeners. Would their favorite artists move up this week? Would that new release make it?
"I remember how easy it was to decide who came...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 11:22 AM
I don’t have an art history background, so I hadn’t heard the name Alexander Calder before. Then, in the course of one week, the famous artist/sculptor’s name came up in connection with two completely different stories I was writing....
| Oct 13, 2011
Bald eagle sightings are becoming more common in North County these days. And, the Webster family of White Hall can glance outside any day to spot a fine-feathered beauty.
The eagle they see is 10 feet high and wears a Boy Scout's Eagle badge on its...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:26 AM
Art therapy classes at Penn-Mar Human Services in Maryland Line are usually pretty quiet as adults with developmental disabilities paint and draw at a big table in the main activity room.
But art instructor and art therapist Katie Gutridge recently had...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Emilio Martinez's first exposure to art came early in life, when his parents took him to the Visionary Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art.
"I think I was, like, an infant," said the Roland Park native.
But his first exposure may have been even...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 1:08 PM
When Johns Hopkins Hospital officially opens its new, $1.1 billion building Tuesday, sick children will find a cobalt cow with legs the color of grass and a butter-colored head floating above their heads, poised to jump over a fanciful "moon."
| Sep 14, 2012
Pedro E. Guerrero, a photographer whose early work with architect Frank Lloyd Wright sparked a long, distinguished career in the worlds of fine art and glossy magazines, died Thursday. He was 95.
Guerrero died at his home in Florence, Ariz., said his...
| Aug 26, 2012
Editor's note: Last week we profiled Tampa, Fla., in preparation for the Republican National Convention. This week it's Charlotte, N.C., where the Democrats will convene.
— "So, where's the best barbecue in town?"
It seems like the question to...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Anthony J. Lumsden, a prolific Southern California architect who helped develop new ways of wrapping buildings in smooth glass skins, accelerating a shift that reshaped skylines around the world, died Sept. 22 in Los Angeles. He was 83.
The cause was...
| Oct 10, 2010
They're a disparate lot — museums, hotels, an observation deck, a sculpture park and a sundial-shaped bridge — but these recent structures, none more than 10 years old, are redefining the West. Before we bow to them, though, let's admit that...
| Jul 29, 2012
SEATTLE — Pike Place Market. The Space Needle. Pioneer Square. Check, check and check.
If you've hit these obvious Seattle destinations, you're not a newbie. But maybe you're not an insider either.
So, this 21-stop Seattle checklist is for you. It...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:21 AM
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Set between two major mountain ranges, the Olympics and the Cascades, with the Puget Sound's fjord-like waters to the west and massive Lake Washington to the east, Seattle has one of the most dramatic settings of any city in the...