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  • Entertainment at the Grange Hall wows the public in 1890 [History Matters]

    April 1965 Splendor in Howard County "The Spring Flower Show Many Splendored Thing: " 'A Many Splendored Thing' has been chosen the theme of the 1965 Howard County Spring flower show. Presented by the eight garden clubs of the county, the show...
  • Getting the 'get' [Commentary]

    Getting the 'get' [Commentary]
    In the highly competitive news business in this ultra-political town, a constant battle goes on among reporters to obtain interviews with the most knowledgeable governmental insiders from the White House to Congress. This is particularly so among...
  • 'Sister Act' brings nuns and disco together

    'Sister Act' brings nuns and disco together
    Singing nuns have always proved irresistible. There was the Belgian sensation who made "Dominique" a chart-topper in the 1960s, Today, there's Sister Cristina Scuccia, the Sicilian star of Italian TV and YouTube who belts out Alicia Keys songs, and...
  • Biggest wedding fashion trends of 2014

    Biggest wedding fashion trends of 2014
    Long gone are the days that brides have to follow the rules and make their way down the aisle wearing a stark white wedding gown. Today, brides have options, and the biggest trend option this year is color. "Brides who want a gown that is different...
  • HCC Arts Collective to present 'Why Am I Not Famous?'

    Howard Community College's Arts Collective will host a musical revue by former HCC student Jason Downs and other alums this weekend. The show, "Why Am I Not Famous?" is a comical exploration of fame and celebrity by Downs, who in his 30-year show-...
  • Jewelry created by Bel Air woman to be featured on 'The Vampire Diaries'

    The jewelry of Julie Ellyn Designs (www.JulieEllynDesigns.etsy.com) of Bel Air has been chosen for use on the CW Network's popular thriller "The Vampire Diaries," designer/owner Julie Ter Borg announced. This time, Caroline Forbes, played by Candice...
  • Movie, TV business decamping from Hollywood

    Movie, TV business decamping from Hollywood
    How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and TV industry or, one day, will the...
  • BSO offers tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

    BSO offers tribute to Marvin Hamlisch
    Orchestras these days like to put titles on programs, which usually means a dash of the cute, the trite or the hyperbolic. But the title given to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's SuperPops offering this weekend strikes just the right note —...
  • In odd twist, Oscar nomination rescinded for song sung by Maryland native

    In odd twist, Oscar nomination rescinded for song sung by Maryland native
    Oscar watchers were surprised when "Alone Yet Not Alone," the theme from a little-known Christian movie of the same name was nominated for best original song.  Now, in a surprising twist, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is revoking the...
  • Academy Award winner part of free French film series on campus

    The annual French film series presented by McDaniel College and the college's foreign languages department continues Thursday, Sept. 19, with "Amour." A discussion led by Diane Martin, academic director of McDaniel's master's degree program in...
  • Setting Foote on stage with 'A Young Lady of Property'

    Setting Foote on stage with 'A Young Lady of Property'
    Horton Foote crafted gentle dramas about ordinary lives. The late playwright's "A Young Lady of Property," which opens the Rep Stage season, is set in a Texas town in 1925. Although it's such an insular place that it seems unlikely the small-town gossip...
  • Doing the time warp as Rocky Horror returns to Carroll Arts Center

    Doing the time warp as Rocky Horror returns to Carroll Arts Center
    Toast will fly, rain will fall and rice will be thrown when Carroll Arts Center presents two showings of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on Sept. 28. This is the sixth year the Arts Center will show the movie — a cult favorite famous not only...