| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:49 AM
For the third and final time, an international string group is coming to Harford County Public Schools.
"It's not one of those boring classical concerts," said Patterson Mill Orchestra Director Shane Jensen, adding, "You're just going to be amazed to see...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:12 PM
THE SKINNY: Welcome to the world of "The X-Factor." From the start of Wednesday night's premiere, the "X" would take the foundations of "American Idol" — high drama, big lights and heartfelt stories — and build for the sky. This was an...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 4:59 PM
THE SKINNY: More auditions. It was basically the same show as the first two, with more talent than the second but no where near what the first had. There was actual drama between the judges not agreeing on talent, and Fox wisely saved it for last. The...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Music we can't wait for
Summer, you were a blast, but if we have to endure Pitbull's innocuous "Give Me Everything" or the pounding piano of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" one more time, there could be blood in the streets. Luckily, fall has arrived...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:57 AM
Stephen Miles, organizer of the Baltimore County Summer Instrumental Music Camp, had to cross his fingers and hope the weather would cooperate for the camp's outdoor concert Wednesday night, the culminating event of the week-long program.
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Let's tip our hats to David Gildea, of Stevenson, for making "a very good trade."
In 1989, when the Soviet Union preached perestroika, Gildea was one of 30 students at Washington and Lee University in Virginia who went on a school trip with a professor...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 5:52 PM
No reason to stay indoors. Here's a look on what's going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Puss in Boots
The Rum Diary
Hoarders (mid-season premiere; 9 p.m.; A&E)
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Over the weekend, Baltimore Sun magazine published excerpts from a Q&A with Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III. After five years of talking to bad guys with guns, features editor Sam Sessa got him to dish on some more light-hearted topics such...
| Nov 2, 2011
Beat-boxing and belting out arrangements of the latest pop songs is just another day for the Mama's Boys. The all-male a cappella group from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County started in the fall of 2003 when four students decided it was time to...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:54 AM
After five years as Baltimore's police commissioner — five years of sleepless nights, crime scenes and news conferences —Frederick H. Bealefeld III was ready to unplug.
While Bealefeld scheduled Aug. 1 as his official retirement date, he's...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 5:04 AM
Coldplay will perform at the Verizon Center July 8, it was announced Thursday morning.
Update: the band added a second show, on July 9, due to "overwhelming demand," according to an announcement from Live Nation.
The show is part of the band's first...
| Feb 8, 2012
Welcome to the Adele show. Just as she dominated radio this past year, Adele will likely walk away with a handful of shiny gramophones on Sunday night (8 p.m., WJZ/CBS). But this is show business - there are no guarantees (except that host LL Cool J...