| May 24, 2012
| 4:29 AM
Long before the throngs of audience members generate "oohs" and "ahhs," the staff of the UniverSoul Circus begins to craft its unusual performances, spending months combing the globe for fresh acts.
The result includes performers such as the Shaolin Kung...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents.
In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Vernon Harry Wiesand, a retired attorney and police magistrate who was a former city Recreation and Parks Board president, died of stroke complications May 26 at the Anchorage Nursing Home in Salisbury. The former Mount Vernon Place resident was 92.
| Feb 3, 2012
The Jewish Federation's annual Purim Carnival, "Purim Palooza," will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Reservoir High School, 11550 Scaggsville Road in Fulton. Adults ages 18 to 55 can get tested to determine whether they...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:01 PM
On a sunny Saturday afternoon, the basement of a Clarksville duplex reverberates with the sounds of "War Pigs" by Black Sabbath.
River Hill High School junior Ryan Peake, 16, pounds the drums. Jackson Feroe, 17, and Conor Davis, 18, both River Hill...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:03 AM
Direct from Beijing
The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, one of the largest acrobatic and circus acts in the world, are making a stop at George Mason University's Center for the Arts this weekend as part of their North...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:22 PM
So far in 2012, Hampden has been a pretty crazy place.
What I mean is, right before I sat down to write this column, I was outside trying to take a picture of a clown. No, I don't mean some goofball, I literally mean a clown. As in party clown.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:47 PM
When Elton John played 1st Mariner Arena last year, his first Baltimore performance in more than a decade, more than 12,000 fans turned out.
Sade, opening her first American concert tour in just as many years, drew an audience just as big later in the...
| Nov 17, 2011
The Stoop Storytelling Series will present another installment of live, off-the-cuff slices of life Mon., Nov. 21, 8 p.m. at Centerstage. The show will feature local people from various fields speaking on the subject of relatives for an evening titled "We...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:12 PM
It's late on a steamy August morning. Forty scholars and their lecturer have been at their studies for a couple of hours.
One of the more challenging courses in the summer program at Anne Arundel Community College is already well under way.
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The Gryphon Trio will be thinking a lot about Beethoven when this Canadian ensemble performs locally for the Candlelight Concert Society Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
"We love Beethoven," cellist Roman Borys...
| Mar 2, 2012
Sunday, March 4
Child fair "Children on Board," Howard County's annual preschool/child care information fair sponsored by the Office of Children's Services, will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville....