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  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1987 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1987 [Videos]
    During this week 27 years ago, the second NFL player strike began, Bruce Willis won his first Emmy (for "Moonlighting") and the following songs were the most popular in America, according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "U Got the Look," the...
  • Ozzy beer still on shelves after Brewer's Art receives cease-and-desist letter

    Ozzy beer still on shelves after Brewer's Art receives cease-and-desist letter
    Ozzy Osbourne has endorsed soda, a cellphone and even imitation butter spread. But one product the Prince of Darkness apparently does not approve of is Ozzy, the Belgian-style strong pale ale made by the Baltimore-based company The Brewer's Art. The...
  • Jonathan W. "JP" Pine Jr., editor

    Jonathan W. "JP" Pine Jr., editor
    Jonathan W. "JP" Pine Jr., a longtime editor at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer Health who had been active in several patriotic organizations, died Thursday of lymphoma at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. The Roland Park...
  • Catching Up With ... Former Colts offensive lineman Elmer Collett

    Catching Up With ... Former Colts offensive lineman Elmer Collett
    There's a boogie board in his basement, a mountain bike in the garage and a black lab named Jake at the back door, begging for a five-mile walk. At 69, Elmer Collett doesn't want for things to do. A pile of firewood needs splitting, the motors on both...
  • A healthy dose of jazz

    A healthy dose of jazz
    Some might see an odd destiny — if not exactly Jerry Garcia’s “long strange trip” — in the formation of the 3-year-old Jazz Docs band. Its five members form a sort of Venn diagram — with Ellicott City dentist Hank...
  • Grateful Dead's music lasts forever

    Kudos to ArtsQuest for bringing back Splintered Sunlight, a Grateful Dead tribute band, to the Levitt Pavilion on Sept. 4. The size of the crowd, of all ages, proves once again that the music of Jerry Garcia is the ultimate celebration of life. At a...
  • Reviews of new pop music releases

    MAROON 5 V (222 Records/Interscope, 3 1/2 stars) After the commercially successful but artistically empty Overexposed, Maroon 5 gets their mojo back on V. The band is hitting on all cylinders on this more organic album. It opens with the strong, springy,...
  • Revisiting the transitive nightfall of John Oswald's 'Grayfolded'

    Revisiting the transitive nightfall of John Oswald's 'Grayfolded'
    Warning: The Grateful Dead is the focus of this story, so there will certainly be skeptics from the outset. After all, the San Francisco band, with its extended improvised excursions, is as polarizing a group as there ever has been. Those not already...
  • Torrington's Switch Factory Play Bluegrass-Tinged Americana

    Torrington's Switch Factory Play Bluegrass-Tinged Americana
    The roots of bluegrass music in Connecticut run deeper than you'd expect. There's an active bluegrass association (ctbluegrass.org) that provides all the details: local and regional bands, upcoming concerts, jam sessions — even rules on how to jam...
  • Musikfest musings: Noise bleedover, weather and rest rooms at classic rock

     
    More Musikfest musings at the festival’s halfway point. Noise bleedover There has been a noise conflict between Musikfest’s Steel Stage and Americaplatz at Levitt Pavilion (and the Musikfest CafĂ©) ever since the festival’s South...
  • White Sox 3, Giants 2 (10 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange White Sox 3, Giants 2 (10 innings) SAN FRANCISCO -- Second baseman Gordon Beckham singled home Moises Sierra with two outs in the top of the 10th inning Tuesday night, rallying the Chicago White...
  • Cinestudio Celebrating Polish Cinema With 16 Restored Masterpieces

    Cinestudio Celebrating Polish Cinema With 16 Restored Masterpieces
    Poland has had a productive film industry for decades, but a troubled one. Many early films were destroyed during the Nazi occupation. Afterward, during the Communist era, many films were made, but it was rare to see them outside of Poland. "Poland...