| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Here in Baltimore for the first time in the better part of two decades on what's ostensibly a promotional tour for their latest release, "Away From the World," the Dave Matthews Band played a set sprinkled with only a handful of obligatory tracks from the...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Congratulations to Tim Marcin, winner of Washington College's Sophie Kerr Prize, worth $61,192 this year.
The 22-year-old from Wilmington, Del., who is headed to Northwestern University, plans to pursue a sports writing career. That's a worthy goal --...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Jazz and ragtime music filled the streets of downtown Havre de Grace Saturday afternoon, as if the roaring '20s were coming alive for the annual Graw Days Festival.
Celebrating the city's famed horse track during its heyday, the event was more a showcase...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:45 PM
I heard the oldies station playing the Bob Dylan tune "The Times They Are a-Changin'," and the famous line could well apply to the seismic cultural change surrounding sports concussions.
Not so long ago, the injury was hardly a headliner. A "ding" was...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War.
But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
"What's wrong with you people? You're all so cynical. You don't smile, you smirk." — Megan
Through all the years, through all the Peggy Olson working-girl iterations and Betty Draper mood changes and Don Draper bed-mate changes, one thing about...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Spencer Horsman may yet escape elimination on "America's Got Talent." Last night, the Baltimore illusionist was one of Howard Stern's picks for next week's wildcard round.
But first, we had to suffer through more YouTube acts.
Last night's episode,...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Teams are nearly half-full on NBC's "The Voice," which can only mean there's at least a solid week left of blind auditions. Good thing the blinds are so fun, but that doesn't mean there's not a healthy dose of heartbreak thrown in.
Collin McLoughlin, 24,...
| Jul 9, 2011
Of all the singers to hit the pop music scene in the past 25 years, k.d. lang continues to stand out.
There's the timbre of her voice, a sound remarkably dark and rich and deep. Then there's the technique, with its unfailing intonation and evenness of...
| May 16, 2011
| 11:05 PM
We've been waiting all weekend for the heavyweight debate over rapper Common's invitation to a White House poetry reading. Monday night, it finally happened, as Comedy Central's Jon Stewart sat down across the table from Fox News' Bill O'Reilly.
| Mar 8, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Today looks fine, with sunshine and highs near 50 degrees. And the weekend looks great, with more sunshine and highs in the 50s beginning on Friday. But in between, like the great Greenwich Village forecaster Bob Dylan said, it's a hard......
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Janell reports on last night's American Idol:Welcome to the next Milestone Marker in the American Idol Journey to the Road that will lead us up the Stairs to the Platform of the Finale. The loser from tonight can say that......