| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Walter Budko, a retired insurance sales agent who was a first-round draft choice of the old Baltimore Bullets basketball team, where he played for three seasons, died of cancer May 25 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 87.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:02 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is trotting out "Carmina Burana" for its next program, excuse enough for Midweek Madness to hoist a few brewskis in the general direction of Carl Orff's indestructible cantata (not that Midweek Madness ever indulges in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Letting out roars that must have been audible in Ocean City, the capacity crowd at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall rewarded film composer John Williams with ovation after ovation Tuesday night, each louder than the one before.
It was an extraordinary and moving...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Edward Henry Weiss, a retired marketing executive who put the name Wacky Noodle on a children's flotation device used in swimming pools, died of a stroke Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 74.
Born in Brooklyn,...
| Jun 1, 2013
John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney.
| May 24, 2013
| 8:17 AM
If you missed Thursday night's Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concert at Meyerhoff Hall -- and, based on a glance around the room, a whole heckuva lot of you missed it -- there's another chance Friday (Strathmore gets the program Saturday). It's time well...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The Harford Community College ASID Interior Design Student Chapter designed a nursery in the 37th Annual Baltimore Symphony Decorators' Show House that was open to the public for three weeks in May. This year's Show House, a five-bedroom stucco Colonial...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:03 AM
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...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:26 PM
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...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:26 AM
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.
| May 16, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The opera world has been giving a little extra attention to a couple of giants born in 1813, Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner.
Locally, that bicentennial salute has included memorable concerts by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra featuring excerpts from...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The most famous piece of music about a conflict in 1812 has nothing to do with what is dubbed the second war of American independence.
That won't stop Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture," with its famous bells and cannons, from being part of the "Star-Spangled...