| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:48 AM
More than 30,000 people are expected to converge on downtown Columbia from June 15-30 for the 25th annual Columbia Festival of the Arts.
Most of them will be heading to see the free LakeFest events Friday through Sunday, while others will come during the...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 3:33 PM
We all like to share happiness with others, and our neighbors to the south, in Gaywood, certainly brought some to the Govans CARES food pantry last month.
Dawn Katz and Elizabeth Heubeck were joined by neighbors Jim Bealmear, Jim and Kendall Fragetta,...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:05 AM
New York-based classical guitarist Jason Vieaux might be making his professional debut in Columbia performing with the Escher String Quartet Saturday, Nov. 19. But the upcoming Candlelight Concerts appearance won't be the first time locals have seen him...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 1:14 PM
It was doubly sad for me hearing of the death of Rebecca Marie Jung last week. This dancer, athlete, teacher and friend died of complications from cancer Sept. 6.
Rebecca, or “Becky,” as she preferred to be called, had many ties to Howard...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 1:05 PM
A kitty named Natasha Finkel isn't a designer. And she isn't a model. But she sure was photographed like one during New York Fashion Week at Lincoln Center on Sept. 14. What a cat!
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Bel Air's Shelley Stannard and Jason Hisley, the respective owner and baker at Flavor Cupcakery, were the big winners of "Cupcake Wars" on the Food Network as the reality show launched into a new season Sunday.
The pair get $10,000 for their store,...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 3:41 PM
When "South Pacific" opened on Broadway in 1949, it galvanized the public and the press. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical went on to run for five years, chalking up more than 1,900 performances.
And when "South Pacific" received its first full-fledged...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Six years ago, Jay Frisby appeared on Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre stage as a high school student at Glenelg Country School competing for a prestigious Cappies Award. This week, he is back at the Hippodrome performing as a professional in the big-budget...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 12:06 PM
For a day or a weekend sparkling with the season's spirit, there's no topping the Big Apple, with a twinkling Norway spruce towering over the ice-skating rink at Rockefeller Center, storytelling department store windows and the breathtaking Santaland....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:25 AM
The songs from "South Pacific" have been practically embedded in the DNA of many Americans for a long time. So it's all the more remarkable that the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about love, loss and gain amid World War II did not get an all-out revival...
| Nov 10, 2011
If you're into experimental performance and supporting a good cause, check out fallFRINGE, sponsored by Capital Fringe, a nonprofit whose mission is to promote the arts in D.C. fallFRINGE gathers the best performers from past...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:30 AM
(Wednesday at The New York Public Library)
Creative Director Bernardo Rojo offered a dramatic collection that included plenty of color, fabric options and lots of great outerwear.
Presented at the New York Public Library, the collection...