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  • 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...
  • Music Box: Rams Head On Stage hosts salute to Duke Ellington

    Summer is on fire and the concert season is in full swing as Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis presents a jumpin' Friday night salute to Duke Ellington featuring trumpet player John Blount and the Dave Tucker New Big Band (8 p.m.). Drummer Tucker leads the...
  • 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...
  • 33rd annual Artscape expected to attract 350,000 to Baltimore

    Thousands of art lovers are expected to "join the movement" this weekend at the 33rd annual Artscape in Baltimore. Billed as the largest free arts festival in the country, Artscape features three days of back-to-back performances and visual art...
  • Music Box: The Dan Band raises the roof at Rams Head On Stage

    If you love goofy movies you probably remember Dan Finnerty of The Dan Band from his appearances in "Starsky & Hutch," "The Hangover" and as the crazy bartender in "Old School." His group The Dan Band was the subject of a Bravo TV concert special...
  • Crofton musician plays with BSO during Academy Week

    He graduated from college in May, but Crofton percussionist Joseph Sledgeski keeps on playing and learning. Weeks after receiving his degree from Goucher College, Sledgeski enrolled in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Academy Week. He joined 113...
  • Music Box: Capitol Fourth Celebration among noteworthy holiday weekend concerts

    Happy Independence Day and a weekend full of patriotic music! While there aren't a ton of concerts to choose from as many clubs and larger venues take some well-deserved time off, there are several public concerts on or around the Fourth of July. There'...
  • Even without music, Alsop and the BSO strive to hit high notes

    Even without music, Alsop and the BSO strive to hit high notes
    Marin Alsop is well known as the music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, but this weekend she will be conducting a different sort of production. Alsop will lead the three-day Women of the World-Baltimore Festival gathering that is expected to...
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