| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Sara Shvartzman considers herself lucky.
As the new arts and culture coordinator for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, she is able to blend three of her passions in one: the arts, working with older adults and working in the Jewish...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:36 AM
The culmination of several months work will be on display Friday when 19 students at Westowne Elementary School take the stage for 75-minute performance scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.
Catonsville Middle school sixth-graders Ryan Ritzes and Luke Pound,...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:08 PM
The first time Rain Pryor visited the intimate Strand Theater, she knew she was in the right place.
"I thought, 'It smells like theater. I'm home,'" says the actress, comedian, writer and musician who has just been named artistic director of the Strand....
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:42 AM
We have certainly had a spell of mild weather lately, but because it is, of course, winter, many of the activities available in the Montpelier/South Laurel area are indoors. At the Montpelier Arts Center, several wonderful exhibits are up during the...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 11:19 AM
It's a big area to search.
As the second-newest branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, the Arbutus Library features 25,000 square feet of space for more 110,000 items, several meeting rooms and a large computer area, as well as areas for...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:54 PM
"Hoe Emma Hoe" — slaves' work song, 1800s
"Kind Hearted Woman Blues" — Robert Johnson, recorded 1936
"Heartbreak Hotel" — Elvis Presley, recorded 1956
"Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" — Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong,...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet?
Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Chuck Berry at the Howard Theatre
The legendary Chuck Berry is part of the lineup of performers celebrating the reopening of Washington's historic Howard Theatre. The Howard began a $29 million renovation in 2010 and reopened this month....
| Mar 3, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Janell reports on last night's Idol:Welcome to “The Night the Ladies Answer Back.” I wasn’t aware that there was a question needing an answer, but that’s what Ryan Seacrest said, so I have to believe it. In a quick pan......
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Rob Marshall and Lady Gaga are the guest judges. While the crowd gives a spirited round of applause for famed director Marshall. They go absolutely nuts for Lady Gaga.Sasha and All-Star Pasha Kovalev dance a Jonathan Roberts quickstep to "Puttin’......
| Feb 10, 2010
| 4:22 AM
It's Hollywood Week on American Idol, and a few things are happening. First, the 181 finalists will be trimmed down to 12 guys and 12 girls. Second, new judge Ellen DeGeneres is finally making her debut.In the Kodak Theater, the......
| May 12, 2011
| 11:25 AM
The Wildwoods are three adjacent New Jersey beach towns, Wildwood, North Wildwood and Wildwood Crest, known for their wide white beaches — open to the public, free of charge — and devotion to simple summertime pleasures.
The centerpiece of...