| May 2, 2012
| 10:00 AM
It must have been a good 11 years ago that I met Pete Seeger, poet par excellence, troubadour, folk singer and messenger of the ages. It was at the Carroll County Farm Museum's folk music festival called Common Ground on the Hill and he was the headliner....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Companies seeking lucrative state contracts and business deals in Maryland made five- and six-figure contributions in recent months to a Democratic governors group led by Gov. Martin O'Malley, federal records show.
Firms making large gifts to the...
| Jul 27, 2012
Sunday, July 29
Onstage, outdoors The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents "Romeo and Juliet" and "Pride and Prejudice" at 6 p.m. at Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park, 3691 Sarah's Lane in Ellicott City. Admission is $15-$36; free for children...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:39 AM
Last year, while working on the independent film "LUV" in Baltimore, Common received the type of treatment typical for a celebrity of his stature. He met the mayor in her office. He played basketball at Carmelo Anthony's gym.
But now, reflecting more...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Despite tightening school budgets and a perpetual rallying cry for more funding, Baltimore school administrators spent roughly $500,000 during the past year and a half on expenses such as a $7,300 office retreat at a downtown hotel, $300-per-night stays...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's top aides and relatives have routinely received free tickets to performances at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena in recent years, including sold-out concerts by such artists as Rihanna, Sade andJay-Z, public records show....
| Apr 13, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Starting next year, Marylanders will no longer have to travel to Annapolis to look into lawmakers' possible conflicts of interest.
Under a measure passed this week, General Assembly members' ethics forms will be posted online, and so will newly...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 6:39 AM
For some, the first signs of spring are warmer days and cherry blossoms. For others, the season truly begins with the arrival of the new concert season at Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Workers have been busy with spring cleaning in...
| May 14, 2011
| 12:27 PM
A loophole in state campaign finance laws allowed contributors to Maryland candidates and political groups to pump $4.3 million into the 2010 election cycle while remaining anonymous — denying citizens a thorough look at the money that flows into...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:31 AM
It's still late-summer, but classical musicians can hardly wait to get back into the concert hall for the 2011-2012 season.
One of the first to return is the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Marin Alsop leads a Gala Celebration concert Sept. 10 at...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association.
Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
| Nov 24, 2011
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