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  • State helps protect Baltimore archives

    State helps protect Baltimore archives
    Baltimore was in danger of losing many of its most precious documents several years ago. A rented building near Druid Hill Park that was used to house the city's historic archives failed to meet even minimal standards for proper records storage. It was...
  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    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...
  • Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra to open 35th season Oct. 8

    Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra to open 35th season Oct. 8
    The Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra opens its 35th season on Saturday, Oct. 8, featuring works by Schubert, Haydn, Strauss and Copland, along with what SSO founder and music director Sheldon Bair describes as "two Russian barnburners" by Tchaikovsky and...
  • Concert news: Fiona Apple, Summer Spirit Fest, Firefly Music Festival, Ledisi, and more

    Concert news: Fiona Apple, Summer Spirit Fest, Firefly Music Festival, Ledisi, and more
    Fiona Apple played a short series of promotional shows earlier this year to support her upcoming album. Now, she's launching a full tour for "The Idler Wheel is Wiser" that includes stops in Baltimore and Washington D.C. Apple's mini-tour, her first...
  • Commentary: Homegoing service for Miss Katie, 105, was filled with 'loving remembrance'

    I didn't know Miss Katie well. Certainly not as well as those who gathered at St. Mark's United Methodist Church on a beautiful sunny morning June 26 for the homegoing celebration of Catherine Johnstone Hopkins. The lifelong Laurel resident, who was...
  • City school credit, procurement cards show culture of spending

    City school credit, procurement cards show culture of spending
    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...
  • Rawlings-Blake's family, aides get tickets to 1st Mariner shows

    Rawlings-Blake's family, aides get tickets to 1st Mariner shows
    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....
  • Scaled-back ethics measure to offer some online records

    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...
  • Merriweather Post Pavilion to host eclectic mix this season

    Merriweather Post Pavilion to host eclectic mix this season
    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...
  • Commentary: In the rain, Norwegians sing American-inspired song that a killer hates

    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....
  • Hillary's "steak" is not well done

    Prior to his annual steak fry, retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said this about Hillary Clinton to Dan Balz of The Washington Post: "...she is much more progressive in her thoughts and her inclination than most people may think." Liberals have...
  • Theater: 'Mercy Killers' questions U.S. health care system

    A one-man play written and performed by Broadway actor Michael Milligan takes on the state of health care in the United States. "Mercy Killers," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Friday at Zoellner Arts Center, takes an unblinking look at the ends to...