| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:05 AM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Lois O'Brien-Cronin, the former dean of students at Villa Julie College who later worked with an academic and career counseling program for women at the Community College of Baltimore County's Essex campus, died of a stroke Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Coming this fall, Meyerhoff patrons will be able to slurp some oysters before their Offenbach and Orff.
A third location for Ryleigh's Oyster is coming to the multi-level restaurant space on Cathedral Street that most recently housed Mari Luna Bistro,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:02 AM
Lyric Opera Baltimore, which scaled back from three productions to two after its 2011-2012 inaugural season, is scaling back again. Only one staged work, Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," will be presented during 2014-2015, the company's fourth season.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Storms brought damaging winds, large hail and flooding across the state Thursday afternoon, with more possible later in the evening as a cold front approaches.
Wind damaged a building on Route 1 in College Park, and hail an inch in diameter was reported...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:29 PM
It was either Fourth of July fireworks or nature's own pyrotechnics.
For the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Country Club and the towns of Mount Airy and Manchester, Thursday's threat of lightning, hail and heavy downpours was enough to...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:54 AM
Marin Alsop, who led a vigorous account of Beethoven's Ninth last month with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, will conduct that same iconic work on Sunday with her ensemble in Brazil, the Orquestra Sinfonica do Estado de Sao Paulo, as a World Cup salute....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:29 PM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2014
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:44 PM
Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win
The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...