| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people.
Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
| Sep 24, 2012
Art Modell did not just play a major role in the sports life of Baltimore. He and his wife Pat were among the region's most generous donors to the city's cultural institutions, including the Lyric Opera House, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Baseball or Beethoven? Block party with live music, or couch party to watch the playoffs?
"It's a happy dilemma to have," says Mike Evitts, a spokesman for the Downtown Partnership, among a number of groups whose previously scheduled events this week...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:17 AM
This week, as in Halloween seasons of yore, a sinister, supernatural and mysteriously menacing traveling carnival — run by a character known as the Timoniac — is preparing to haunt the hills, hollows and backyards of historic Lutherville.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:01 PM
It was a quiet night for a revolution.
People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
A report last week that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is anticipating a deficit of $750,000 or more for the fiscal year that began in September is a reminder that the effects of the 2008 recession are still reverberating through the state's nonprofit...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Not everybody is watching football games on Sunday afternoon. Thank goodness that's the case for the classical music series Sundays at Three, which, true to its name, stands a sporting chance of attracting a nonsporting audience for its season-opening...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Columbia Pro Cantare opens its 36th season with a choral blast when it does Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m., at Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School. It's such a popular piece of classical music that audiences seemingly...
| Jun 28, 2012
Classical Movements is the go-to company for ensembles planning concert tours. The firm's who's-who list of clients includes the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Morgan State University Choir and National Symphony Orchestra, not to mention the New York...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 6:30 AM
There is a historical precedent for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra reducing the number of scheduled performances in times of economic distress ("Tough times for the BSO," Oct. 22).
During the Great Depression, when the orchestra was supported solely by...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Carolyn Rosenstein, a retired McDonogh School reading specialist recalled as a nurturing faculty mentor who also served on the Women's Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died of cancer Oct. 27 at her Pikesville home. She was 75.
"She was a great gal,...