| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Judging from her anecdotes of life on the road with the likes of Prince and Jeff Beck, bassist Rhonda Smith has earned the confidence with which she took the stage Friday before a group of fellow musicians and music fans.
"I had probably 200 songs I had...
| Sep 14, 2013
— Until recently, Paul Reed Smith Guitars sold only American-made instruments for more than $2,000 and Korean-made guitars retailing for about $700.
To fill the gap — and with something U.S.-made, no less — the Eastern Shore company...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Hello rose lovers and welcome to Season 9 of The Bachelorette! It’s been a long 77 days for us 'Bachelor' fans, but I am back and ready to bring you the play-by-play as we follow Desiree on her second chance at love, which is sure to be filled with...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:25 AM
The spring concert season is in full swing in Howard County high schools, and nowhere is it swinging more than at Wilde Lake and Glenelg high schools, home of two of the most respected, senior and successful band directors in the state.
At Wilde Lake,...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Apparently, the ballroom was "shellshocked" by last week's bottom two. The ballroom needs to toughen up. Tonight is Latin night. I hope that doesn't mean every other dance is a rumba — booooorrrrring. We start with Carlos Santana performing "Evil...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Wade and Amanda Robson are, of course, responsible for the drop-dead amazing group number that opens tonight's So You Think You Can Dance results show. It's awesome -- the dancers portray statues in a museum who go a little bananas.......
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Deborah Rutter, who grew up in Encino and began her career as an orchestra executive in Los Angeles, will be the next president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Rutter, 57, has been president of the Chicago...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Deborah Rutter, president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, has been named president of Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center.
Rutter will assume the post Sept. 1, 2014 as successor to Michael Kaiser, who is stepping down after 13...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Carlos Santana, the Mexico-born powerhouse whose songs have stirred listeners across cultures and across generations, was among five high achievers recognized Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors.
Santana and a fellow honoree, opera...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:59 AM
“Piano Man” Billy Joel called it “a little overwhelming” to be among this year’s class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients, along with Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, opera singer Martina Arroyo and actress Shirley MacLaine....
| Dec 8, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Rapper Snoop Dogg and Bill O'Reilly of Fox News agreed Sunday on one thing: They like Herbie Hancock.
Hancock, 73, the Chicago-born jazz virtuoso, was one of five performing artists celebrated at the star-studded Kennedy Center Honors gala.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The nation's capital embraced five titans of the performing arts Sunday night at the 36th annual Kennedy Center Honors, this city's premiere assemblage of political and entertainment gentry. Shirley MacLaine, Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, jazz musician...