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Seniors are moving to the lyrics, "Friday night I crashed your party, Saturday I said I'm sorry" from Billy Joel's "You May Be Right. With a song list that includes "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini," the Greater Baltimore Medical...
Ten ladies, one song, one chance, no mercy. It's the sudden death round. Contestants take the stage of The Mirage in Las Vegas, in front of their first live audience. This week's show begins with the ladies. The first ten will perform and only five will...
We're in Charlotte, and if you weren't a country music fan before tonight, chances are you just might be buying your first country CD in the morning. Recapping tonight's show was a bit challenging. We may have heard all of 10 auditions that really had...
The culmination of several months work will be on display Friday when 19 students at Westowne Elementary School take the stage for 75-minute performance scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Catonsville Middle school sixth-graders Ryan Ritzes and Luke Pound,...
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...
Saturday, April 21 is one of those days where there is almost too much going on. Only almost, because in reality, I don't think it's possible for too much to be going on. All day long is Record Store Day, when a bunch of new, special release records (y'...
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In a city where new bands pop up every week, you have to find a way to stand out — especially if you're a cover band. But for the Bellevederes, finding a niche in the old-school music scene seemed almost effortless. Wanting a name representing...
The second week of battle rounds on NBC’s “The Voice” brought a slew of questionable fashion decisions and equally questionable song choices. But “questionable” doesn’t always mean less delightful. Twelve contestants...
It wasn't scandalous by tabloid standards, but it was a rebellious act for the young women at the Mount Saint Dominic Academy, a small all-girls Catholic high school in New Jersey. Whitney Houston, class of 1981, sometimes wore mismatched socks and rolled...
Back in 1963, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his now famous "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington, the National Mall overflowed with people who'd traveled from near and far seeking equality for all Americans. Almost a half-...
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THE SKINNY: Welcome to the world of "The X-Factor." From the start of Wednesday night's premiere, the "X" would take the foundations of "American Idol" — high drama, big lights and heartfelt stories — and build for the sky. This was an...
Two singers I had never heard in concert performed in the area last month, and I was so glad I changed my plans at the last minute to go to the shows because they were amazing. One is South African singer Lira who performed at Ramshead in Annapolis...
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