| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A one-of-a-kind oboe belonging to a musician with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra was reportedly stolen outside a Montreal hotel Tuesday morning. With the BSO season starting in less than a month, she’s anxious to get it back.
“We all are...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:22 AM
A daily diary, chocolate rainbow cake and a gift basket with skin care products were just some of the $1,300 in gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake claimed on her 2013 ethics forms, according to a review of the filings.
The most expensive of the 31...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Get ready for some seriously cheap entertainment.
Free Fall Baltimore, the city's annual nod to its budget-conscious fans of culture, will return for its ninth installment in October. Scores of museums, entertainment venues, cultural organizations and...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:38 AM
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.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:29 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:18 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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....