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  • Partnered with BSO, Parsons unveils new styles for musicians

    Partnered with BSO, Parsons unveils new styles for musicians
    Violinist Ellen Pendleton Troyer has struggled for years with the constraints of wearing evening attire for physical, sometimes-strenuous performances. And she considers herself luckier than her male counterparts, who have a stricter dress code of bow...
  • Hug made major contributions to Baltimore's institutions

    Hug made major contributions to Baltimore's institutions
    The obituary for Richard E. Hug (May 7) fell far short of honoring the legacy of a man who dedicated so many years to helping make Baltimore's non-profits better able to fulfill their missions. While the obit focused on Dick's political fundraising,...
  • Midweek Madness snaps into 'West Side Story' mood

    Midweek Madness snaps into 'West Side Story' mood
    Fresh on the heels of performing 'Carmina Burana,' which inspired one of the drollest entries yet in Midweek Madness, if Midweek Madness does say so itself, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is about to play a live soundtrack for screenings of the 1961...
  • Bel Air honors Harford Day students

    Bel Air honors Harford Day students
    The members of the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners honored two Harford Day School students Monday for their dedication to the arts, their studies and the community. Avery Riedel and Klia Trintis, both eighth-graders, received Student Achievement...
  • Verdi, Puccini, Poulenc for 2013-2014 season at the Lyric

    Verdi, Puccini, Poulenc for 2013-2014 season at the Lyric
    The 2013-2014 opera season at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric will have a lot in common with the 2012-2013 season -- staged works by Verdi and Puccini produced by Lyric Opera Baltimore, with a concert in between. There is something...
  • Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill

    Back Story: Arts patron revives outdoor festival in Druid Hill
    Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street. And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
  • Peabody director Sharkey to step down

    Peabody director Sharkey to step down
    After seven years as director of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Jeffrey Sharkey is stepping down. He will remain with the conservatory until a successor is named. "So much of what I hoped to accomplish I feel I have accomplished,...
  • Super Mario Bros. in D-minor

    Super Mario Bros. in D-minor
    For at least a generation of pop-culture consumers, the soundtrack of their lives has included themes from the likes of Mega Man and Super Mario. As they've grown up, the music of video games has branched out — to solo piano, to rock concerts...
  • Mom uses her dogs to bring joy to the lives of others [Commentary]

    To say that my mom is into dogs, boxers specifically, would be an understatement. And while she's been successful in breeding her dogs and promoting the breed, it's her non-boxer work that makes me most proud of her. For the last 12 years, my mom has...
  • Winners of 2013 Baker Artist Awards announced

    Winners of 2013 Baker Artist Awards announced
    An installation artist who sculpts with mirrors and salt, an innovative cellist and a self-taught photographer whose work has been informed by the four decades that she has spent battling a rare genetic illness are the winners of the 2013 Baker Artist...
  • Carolyn Marie Hauck, librarian

    Carolyn Marie Hauck, librarian
    Carolyn Marie Hauck, a retired Enoch Pratt Free Library staff member who encouraged patrons to explore films and the arts, died of dementia complications at the Pickersgill Retirement Community. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 89. Born in...
  • Dr. Martin Helrich

    Dr. Martin Helrich
    Dr. Martin Helrich, a pioneering anesthesiologist who had headed the department of anesthesiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Sunday of complications from heart disease at his Pikesville home. He was 91. "Martin was so...