| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Barbara Cook approaches a song from the inside out, judging the weight of each measure, the point behind each word in a lyric. So when she sings, she starts from a place where there's nothing but truth. No artifice, no exaggeration, no self-aggrandizing...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:30 AM
You can expect the music to sound fresh during the Leipzig String Quartet's concert on Saturday, March 2, at 8 p.m., in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. Like the sponsoring Candlelight Concert Society, this chamber music quartet often likes to...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Vocal recitals are rare enough in Baltimore that even a program of familiar lieder would qualify as a novelty. A program of way-off-the-beaten-path songs? That's beyond cool.
Magdalena Kozena, the high-profile, Czech mezzo-soprano, and her equally high-...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Spring is just around the corner. One thing to think about is putting down fresh mulch.
Randy Arndt, a parishioner at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Fulton, has announced the Men's Brotherhood annual spring mulch sale. The proceeds go to a college...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Dust off the tuxedos, pull out the pearls and get ready to celebrate a new dance season with anniversaries, reunions, holiday performances and a masked ball here in Howard County.
Around this time of year, Kathi Ferguson puts on a seasonal dance show for...
| May 31, 2012
| 6:54 AM
Late last night, Baltimore noise-maestro Dan Deacon took to Twitter to point fans to "Lots," the first song from his forthcoming album, "America," due Aug. 28 on Domino.
Deacon, the most recognizable face of Baltimore's Wham City art collective, has been...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 1:17 PM
John Darnielle moved for the first time in seven years last summer. His moves are unique, not just because they're rare, but because they typically precipitate a new musical direction.
"For me moving, is always a big opportunity. It's just a enough of...
| May 30, 2012
You probably categorize your life by the milestone events that have occurred. I like to call mine "Chuck's Great Adventure: XYZ."
It wasn't always this way. I remember the time I was sent on an overseas assignment when I was in the Air Force. It was more...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 2:51 PM
For generations, music students have been getting gold stars, certificates and other pats on the back from their teachers. But a budding musician with high marks in one state is not necessarily on the same level, judged by the same criteria, as a...
| Dec 12, 2011
Cockeysville Middle School's Dance Club was invited to participate in a swing dance seminar at the Maryland Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance convention, held Oct. 21 at the Hunt Valley Marriott Hotel.
The Dance Club also...
| Dec 15, 2011
Composer Bob Christianson is nothing if not versatile.
He wrote a lot of pulsating music that accompanied episodes about several, um, energetic women in New York on the HBO series "Sex and the City." He has provided themes for Travel Channel's "Mysteries...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:14 AM
Today's forecast calls for rain with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and a high temperature around 62 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 48 degrees tonight.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.