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  • 'The Voice' recap: Battle Rounds week 2

    'The Voice' recap: Battle Rounds week 2
    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...
  • MLK Memorial shows dedication to the dream

    MLK Memorial shows dedication to the dream
    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-...
  • 'The X-Factor' recap: A running diary of the first episode

    'The X-Factor' recap: A running diary of the first episode
    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...
  • Hampden: From Record Store Day to Nintendo Challenge Night, lots going on

    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'...
  • Arts

    One area Howard County can certainly boast about is its vibrant arts scene, with an abundance of choices that include theater, music and dance companies, as well as free outdoor concerts at Lake Kittamaqundi, Centennial Park and Columbia’s village...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars': Tuesday's results

     
    Tonight during Dancing with the Stars, I felt like I was watching American Idol. The show was jam-packed with singers; Aretha Franklin and John Legend performed. Also singing was Julianne Hough, and I have to say, I was impressed. She......
  • 'American Idol' heads to Louisville

     
    Boy, I hope tonight's American Idol is better than last night's. What a yawn-fest that was. We saw eight people, two of whom were pretty good and two of whom shouldn't have gotten through and three of whom were totally......
  • Kansas City, here 'American Idol' comes

     
    Before I get started with the coverage of tonight's American Idol, how about a little Wednesday-evening quarterbacking on last night's show?The big buzz today seemed to be all about Ryan Seacrest trying to high-five blind contestant Scott Macintyre....
  • 'American Idol': First 12 semifinalists perform

     
    Tonight, the first 12 of the 36 semifinalists on American Idol will take to the stage -- live! And sorry, y'all. Jamar Rogers is still not on the list of semifinalists, but he is in the audience. (There was a......
  • 'American Idol' recap: Top 10 women perform

     
    Tonight, the Top 10 women take to the stage on American Idol, and, as with the guys, I am hoping for some improvements over last week. Crystal Bowersox, who is out of the hospital and feeling OK, shares that she......
  • Empowerment Temple members make most of botched inauguration plans

    Mitzi McCain's huge hopes for Inauguration Day included a grand gospel brunch at a Washington hotel in the heart of Pennsylvania Avenue's pomp and pageantry. Jumbo television screens on three spacious levels would broadcast President Barack Obama's...
  • Obama takes his place in history

    Barack Obama took his place as the 44th president of the United States under a bright January sky yesterday, painting the dark national moment in unsparing terms and exhorting Americans to respond by taking greater responsibility for themselves, the...