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  • Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere

    Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere
    John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney. If the...
  • Aegis editorial says it's a day to wear purple, black ... and orange as fans celebrate big seasons for the Ravens and the Orioles

    It's been a lot of years since there's been a professional sports year like this one for fans of the Baltimore teams. It was the year Seattle Slew won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, "Star Wars" was first seen by movie theater audiences...
  • New Windsor teen is ambassador for Kennedy Krieger's Festival of Trees

    Bob Nobles III plans to be a Santa's helper this year. He will distribute toys and other gifts to young people who come to the Kennedy Krieger Institute's upcoming Festival of Trees. But it won't be the first time that the New Windsor teenager has put...
  • John Williams brings down the house in Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut

    John Williams brings down the house in Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut
    Letting out roars that must have been audible in Ocean City, the capacity crowd at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall rewarded film composer John Williams with ovation after ovation Tuesday night, each louder than the one before. It was an extraordinary and moving...
  • Force of reading strong at Star Wars Reads Day in Elkridge

    Force of reading strong at Star Wars Reads Day in Elkridge
    The force was strong at the Elkridge Branch Library Saturday, as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Darth Vader and Yoda walked between the bookshelves. Some were members of a costuming organization dedicated to charity work. Some were toddlers, itching...
  • John Williams to conduct Baltimore Symphony in musicians' pension fund benefit

    John Williams to conduct Baltimore Symphony in musicians' pension fund benefit
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, which has slipped back into deficit territory partly because of pension fund obligations, has planned a concert to do something about that. The program has what should be a big draw -- music by celebrated film...
  • Duty, and a full St. Patrick's schedule, calls Arnold bagpiper

    Duty, and a full St. Patrick's schedule, calls Arnold bagpiper
    Somewhere along the line, Hal Cummings came up with the slogan "Have Pipes, Will Travel." That's no exaggeration. On St. Patrick's Day in particular, Cummings, a Naval Academy graduate and retired Navy line officer as well as a master bagpipe player,...
  • Movies under the stars for every day of the workweek

    Movies under the stars for every day of the workweek
    Baltimore is one city where crowds come out in the heat of the night to take in open-air movies. In mid-July last year, when the thermometer was hitting 95 in the day and stalling in the 80s past midnight, fun-seekers swarmed to Federal Hill to watch...
  • 25 movies added to National Film Registry

    25 movies added to National Film Registry
    From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog: Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
  • Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more

    Best week ever: Plan your week with our guide to what's new in Baltimore events, movies, music and more
    MOVIES OPENING A Better Life Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part The Trip Winnie the Pooh NOTABLE TV Eureka (season premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, Syfy) MLB Home Run Derby (special, 8 p.m. Monday, ESPN) Warehouse 13 (season premiere, 9 p.m. Monday, Syfy)...
  • The secret to Harry Potter's success

    The secret to Harry Potter's success
    At a screening in Columbia, a 16-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl emerged from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" blissed-out but also fighting because he wouldn't kiss her during the movie — he didn't want to miss a single second...
  • Homecoming: Andrew Grams conducts BSO

    Homecoming: Andrew Grams conducts BSO
    When he was in his early teens, Andrew Grams saw the sci-fi hit "Jurassic Park." The visual side of the movie wasn't the only thing that left an impression. "The trumpet theme from the score stuck in my head for the entire summer," said Grams, the...