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  • Kim Leatherman

    Kim Leatherman
    Kim Alan Leatherman, who had owned a Talbot County landscaping business and was a charity auctioneer, died of pulmonary fibrosis May 9 at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. The Easton resident was 67. Born in Baltimore and...
  • Thomas D. Washburne Sr., Ober/Kaler law partner

    Thomas D. Washburne Sr., Ober/Kaler law partner
    Thomas D. Washburne Sr., a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler whose specialty was estate planning, died Tuesday of an unknown neurological disorder at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 86. The son of Hempstead Washburne, a lawyer, and Mary...
  • Millie Tyssowski, Social Security budgeting official

    Millie Tyssowski, Social Security budgeting official
    Millie Tyssowski, a retired Medicare executive and Social Security Administration budgeting official, died of congestive heart failure May 16 at Sinai Hospital. The Dickeyville resident was 93. After retiring, she served as president of both the Maryland...
  • Rousing Baltimore Symphony concert with conductor Hans Graf, violinist Ray Chen

    Rousing Baltimore Symphony concert with conductor Hans Graf, violinist Ray Chen
      If you like your romanticism with extra layers of hot fudge -- I say bring it on -- this week's Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program is just the ticket. Two super-lyrical, extra-passionate Russian works, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and...
  • Rescue dog to perform in BSO production

    Rescue dog to perform in BSO production
    Griffin was never supposed to be a star. Given up to a kill shelter in Ohio during what his current owner, Gregg Boersma, believes was a foreclosure dispute, the Siberian husky mix seemed destined for euthanasia. Then Boersma saw his photo online and...
  • Baltimore Symphony, Folger Theatre present vivid 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

    Baltimore Symphony, Folger Theatre present vivid 'Midsummer Night's Dream'
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra could have included just a little sample of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to go with its latest program, which includes the overture and incidental music Mendelssohn wrote under the spell of that play. But this...
  • Melvin Ray Harris, zoo and aquarium volunteer

    Melvin Ray Harris, zoo and aquarium volunteer
    Melvin Ray Harris, a longtime employee of the United States Information Agency whose love of the outdoors led to stints with the National Park Service and as a volunteer at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and the National Aquarium, died May 24 at the...
  • An impassioned, vocally inconsistent 'Nabucco' from Lyric Opera Baltimore

    An impassioned, vocally inconsistent 'Nabucco' from Lyric Opera Baltimore
    Biblical stories do not typically make great operas, anymore than they make great movies. But Verdi’s first successful work for the stage, “Nabucco,” based more or less on the tale of Nebuchadnezzar and the Babylonian bondage of the...
  • Eleanor Taylor, chemist

    Eleanor Taylor, chemist
    Eleanor Louise Taylor, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital chemist, died of coronary artery disease May 6 at the institution where she worked. The Catonsville resident was 90. Born Eleanor Louise Harnishfeger in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Louis...
  • Alsop, BSO deliver explosive account of Shostakovich's Twelfth Symphony

    Alsop, BSO deliver explosive account of Shostakovich's Twelfth Symphony
    An emperor and a dictator rule over the latest Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program, which turns out to be benevolent for us commoners who like noble music-making. Friday night's concert at Meyerhoff Hall was one of the most riveting and unified the BSO...
  • Evelyn W. Pasquier, lawyer

    Evelyn W. Pasquier, lawyer
    Evelyn W. Pasquier, who as a senior associate with the old Baltimore law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway and Goldman played a pivotal role in the resolution of the Maryland savings and loan crisis of the mid-1980s, died April 24 in her sleep of...
  • Veteran teacher and principal honored as Baltimore County's best

    Veteran teacher and principal honored as Baltimore County's best
    Even after 31 years, Gunpowder Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Anne Cross feels like her career is just beginning. Cross, who has taught at the school in Perry Hall since 1991, was recognized by Baltimore County school officials as the 2014-2015...