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  • Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts

    Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts
    A daily diary, chocolate rainbow cake and a gift basket with skin care products were just some of the $1,300 in gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake claimed on her 2013 ethics forms, according to a review of the filings. The most expensive of the 31...
  • One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen

    One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen
    A one-of-a-kind oboe belonging to a musician with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra was reportedly stolen outside a Montreal hotel Tuesday morning. With the BSO season starting in less than a month, she’s anxious to get it back. “We all are...
  • Lineup for Free Fall Baltimore 2014 announced

    Lineup for Free Fall Baltimore 2014 announced
    Get ready for some seriously cheap entertainment. Free Fall Baltimore, the city's annual nod to its budget-conscious fans of culture, will return for its ninth installment in October. Scores of museums, entertainment venues, cultural organizations and...
  • For these musicians, a fateful first listen

    For these musicians, a fateful first listen
    Music's communicative power — "such sweet compulsion," Milton called it — has been known to change lives. Hearing the right piece at the right time can make a person start to think and feel differently, maybe start down a new path. In a...
  • More big names added to Star-Spangled Spectacular concert

    Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, country legend Kenny Rogers and rock group Train were added on Friday to the talent lineup for Sept. 13's Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Pavilion. Also just announced: singer Jordin Sparks will join John...
  • Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant

    Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant
    Lester J. Bartholomew, a retired tax accountant, died Saturday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 100. Lester John Bartholomew was born in Reading, Pa., and later moved with his family to Laurel. He...
  • Savage moving firm helps Orioles celebrate 60 years in Baltimore

    Savage moving firm helps Orioles celebrate 60 years in Baltimore
    Over the years, John Von Paris and the Savage-based moving company he now heads have had their share of Orioles' highlights.  Among the highlights were innumerable Orioles games spanning several decades as season-ticket holders; helping dozens of O's...
  • Merriweather could take a lesson from Wolf Trap [Letter]

    Merriweather could take a lesson from Wolf Trap [Letter]
    The Mad Decent Block Party concert at the Merriweather Post this past weekend made news, but not for good reasons. It is sad to hear about two young people dying of drug overdoses, 20 other people taken to the hospital suspected of drug over-dosing, 50...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Baltimore Symphony appoints Markus Stenz principal guest conductor

    Baltimore Symphony appoints Markus Stenz principal guest conductor
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has appointed Markus Stenz as principal guest conductor for a three-year term commencing with the 2015-2016 season. The German conductor, who is principal conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, made a...
  • Elliott A. Brager, lawyer and fundraiser

    Elliott A. Brager, lawyer and fundraiser
    Elliott A. Brager, an attorney who was an accomplished fundraiser for HIV treatment and research, died of heart failure Monday at his Mount Washington home. He was 72. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Park Heights area, he was the son of Philip...
  • Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO

    Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO
    The worlds of pop and classical music do not meet all that often — or all that well, as a rule — but certain artists have proved quite adept at bridging the gap. Ben Folds is one of them. The Winston-Salem, N.C.-born, Nashville-based...