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  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year
    Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday. Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...
  • Opera not young singer's only passion [Clarksville]

    Opera not young singer's only passion [Clarksville]
    Some items are just too interesting to become a brief item with no follow-up. There's not enough detail to satisfy my curiosity. The item about Marissa Diehl's excellent adventure with Washington National Opera's Summer Institute is one of those....
  • Community service sounds sweet to Howard students

    Community service sounds sweet to Howard students
    Even though Monica Patel can no longer play the violin, her love of music helped her win a four-year scholarship to McDaniel College in Westminster. Patel, who graduated in May from Howard High School, has been involved throughout her high school career...
  • Collabro hits all the right notes [Commentary]

    Collabro hits all the right notes [Commentary]
    Just like Lewis Carroll's Alice, I slipped down an Internet rabbit hole and I found myself face to face with Collabro, a musical theater boy band from Britain. Suddenly it was 1966, The Monkees were on, and I was in love with the shy one again. Five...
  • Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production

    Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production
    "Through the arts, children learn … and become better people," said longtime theater director Toby Orenstein at a recent rehearsal of her Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) Summer Teen Professional Camp. She spoke during the breaks of...
  • Howard County Summer Theater stages 'Les Miz' [Ellicott City]

    Howard County Summer Theater stages 'Les Miz' [Ellicott City]
    The 290 actors auditioning for 104 coveted roles knew the odds weren't in their favor. But for the rare chance to perform in the iconic "Les Misérables" musical, that until recently only graced professional stages, it was an opportunity of a lifetime. ...
  • Local jazz musician Mike Pope performing June 9 [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    The towns of Marriottsville, Sykesville and Woodstock all span the Patapsco River and thus are in two or more counties. Although this column focuses on Howard County, our day-to-day lives do not stop at the county line. Sometimes I like to include...
  • Moonrise Festival's second attempt to take place at Pimlico

    Moonrise Festival's second attempt to take place at Pimlico
    The Moonrise Festival is getting a second chance. The two-day music festival is scheduled to take place Aug. 9 and 10 at Pimlico Race Course, according to festival partner Evan Weinstein.  Last June, Pretty Lights and Snoop Dogg were scheduled to...
  • Award-winning young quartet serves up classics

    If the Wasmuth Quartet is not a familiar name, that's precisely the reason why the Candlelight Concert Society is presenting this young chamber music ensemble on Sunday, June 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This season-...
  • After 50 years, Md. Youth Symphony Orchestra founder steps down

    After 50 years, Md. Youth Symphony Orchestra founder steps down
    Angelo Gatto spoke softly and carried a small baton, but the slender 92-year-old conductor had no trouble getting respect from the musicians of the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra rehearsing for Saturday's milestone concert. The milestone is Gatto's...
  • 'Sister Act' lifts the spirit at the Hippodrome

    'Sister Act' lifts the spirit at the Hippodrome
    The timing couldn't be better. Just as "Sister Act," the musical based on the hit movie from 1992, rolled into Baltimore with habits flying and vocal cords pumping, Sister Cristina Scuccia was getting ready to win the "The Voice of Italy" TV competition...
  • Affecting pairing of Adams, Beethoven from the Baltimore Symphony

    Affecting pairing of Adams, Beethoven from the Baltimore Symphony
    A year after 9/11, the New York Philharmonic premiered "On the Transmigration of Souls," a reflective work for chorus and orchestra by John Adams that incorporates words and phrases from messages posted near the site of the World Trade Center, from...