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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO

    Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO
    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...
  • Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win

    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win
    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-...
  • Ravens to hold final auditions for national anthem singer on Tuesday

    Ravens to hold final auditions for national anthem singer on Tuesday
    The Ravens are searching for a new voice to sing the national anthem at home games. After 18 years of singing at the Ravens' games, Mishael Miller made his final appearance at M&T Bank Stadium last season before leaving to become a church pastor in...
  • Lyric Opera Baltimore scales back to one production and concerts for 2014-2015 season

    Lyric Opera Baltimore scales back to one production and concerts for 2014-2015 season
    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. "The...
  • Storms bring hail, wind damage, flooding; BSO cancels concert

    Storms bring hail, wind damage, flooding; BSO cancels concert
    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...
  • Storms, Arthur disrupt Fourth of July preparations, but weather expected to clear

    Storms, Arthur disrupt Fourth of July preparations, but weather expected to clear
    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...
  • For World Cup, Marin Alsop leads Sao Paulo orchestra in Beethoven's 9th, streamed live

    For World Cup, Marin Alsop leads Sao Paulo orchestra in Beethoven's 9th, streamed live
    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....
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    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...
  • Baltimore Symphony appoints Markus Stenz principal guest conductor

    Baltimore Symphony appoints Markus Stenz principal guest conductor
    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...