| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:53 PM
The FBI raided Barry H. Landau's Manhattan apartment twice, hauling out thousands of documents that authorities say link him to a theft scheme involving historical artifacts pilfered from libraries and museums in Baltimore, elsewhere in the United...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:08 PM
It's Christmas and the song of the season that first pops into my head shouldn't be Elvis Presley crooning "Blue Christmas."
But it is, even though I'm not blue at all. Far from it, but that's the only Christmas song I can think of whenever I drive...
| Dec 25, 2011
Irving Berlin wrote "White Christmas," one of the biggest-selling songs of all time, with tongue planted firmly in cheek. Although the wistful tune soothed homesick soldiers in such God-awful places as Guadalcanal more than half a century ago, and no...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Nautical & Wildlife Art Festival
The 27th annual Nautical & Wildlife Art Festival brings together artists, including painters, carvers, sculptors and model ship builders, to showcase their work. The festival takes places alongside the North...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 8:40 AM
When Amy Winehouse's album "Back to Black" first appeared on American charts, I was teaching the History of Rock at Johns Hopkins. Given my focus on the history of musical genres, I was immediately struck by her innovative use of the past. Ms. Winehouse...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 6:53 PM
The band members met for the first time just two hours ago, but they're already hard at work on a rock classic, and to be honest, it's not sounding half-bad.
A rhythm guitarist pounds out G and F chords. A bass player settles on a solid beat. A singer...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The Hippodrome's 2012-2013 Broadway Series will have tried-and-true crowd pleasers such as "Wicked" and "Beauty and the Beast" alongside newer musicals "American Idiot" and "Billy Elliot."
"From a consumer perspective, this is a juggernaut season,"...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 12:27 PM
St. James Academy's middle school students are getting a glimpse of teen life in the early 1960s as they prepare to perform "Bye Bye Birdie."
The musical will be held at the school's auditorium in Monkton on Feb. 17, 18 and 19.
The musical about a...
| 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 7, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Harry Judd Rose, a retired bus driver with the Maryland Transit Administration and a World War II veteran, died Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care from complications of a fall.
He was 94, and died four days after his daughter, Diane Beverly Rose, 62, who...
| May 28, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I admit my title for this fine Funtastic Thursday is completely misleading, but I wanted to lure in all those new people who commented on How to Butter Corn. This is actually a pretty accurate description of how I eat corn on......
| Mar 21, 2008
"The sun never sets on a legend. There will always be a TCB on the Lisa Marie. The United States of America has had 43 presidents, but only one King. May he always sing ... "
And with that, his usual sendoff, George Klein has finished another week of The...