| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:53 AM
It wouldn't be the Christmas season without George Frideric Handel's "Messiah," and in Howard County that means a performance by Columbia Pro Cantare on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Jim Rouse Theater at Wilde Lake.
"Handel's 'Messiah' arrives every...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:00 PM
You can make the effort to go to a music school either as a student or at least to attend a concert, but how sweet it is when the music school comes to you.
That's pretty much the case with the "Curtis on Tour" concert program coming to the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Every year, journalists, buyers and fashion lovers alike descend on the Big Apple for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, but there are just as many “off the runway” events that take place during those seven days. Let's take a look…
| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:57 PM
It was the cellphone heard 'round the world.
A bouncy marimba ring tone on an iPhone erupted during the final soft, almost unbearably poignant minutes of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 9 at a recent New York Philharmonic concert in Lincoln Center.
| Apr 8, 2012
| 10:30 PM
Good to see Stephen King in a consultant role on "Mad Men." Thought he would have given Pete Campbell something more diabolical to do.
Kidding, of course. Mr. King is busy. But this episode was downright creepy and weird and King-like. Don had a...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Four decades ago, "Company" opened on Broadway, putting Stephen Sondheim firmly on the music theater map. The show left an indelible impression on a young person who saw the premiere in 1970.
"I was taken to the show when I was 11 years old for my...
| Jan 19, 2011
Aloft Hotel Harlem, 2300 Frederick Douglass Blvd. and 124th St., 212-749-4000; aloftharlem.com. Located in the heart of Harlem, Aloft has neighbors that include a hair-care store, an upscale florist and a movie theater — quintessential...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Randy Fenoli at Betsy Robinson
For years, he's helped brides pick the perfect dress for the big day. Now, television personality Randy Fenoli will be at Betsy Robinson's Bridal Collection helping women pick out the proper head-turning gown on their...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Now that Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow and we've all declared our love for family, friends and others at Valentine's Day, it won't be long before local Christians begin the six week observance of Lent.
Our area churches will inaugurate the Lenten...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A tuxedo seems like the one sartorial item that Hahn-Bin might not wear when this 24-year-old violinist appears for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
This hotshot performer...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:11 AM
The Annapolis Shakespeare Company has grown from a small workshop taught by Sally Boyett-D'Angelo in summer 2009 into a thriving young company that is already a full member of this county's established nonprofit performing-arts community.
| Mar 3, 2012
A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie."
Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...