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Marshall C. "Marsh" Anders Jr., a retired music teacher, pianist and church organist who headed the music department at McDonogh School for nearly 50 years, died Nov. 15 of a stroke at the Brightview Mays Chapel retirement community. He was 90. "Marsh...
Gustav "Gus" Baer, a retired executive and certified public accountant who had a second career as a pianist entertaining Nordstrom shoppers with his spirited renditions of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin classics, died Oct. 9 of a...
Expecting the usual entertaining evening delivered by talented players at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, I found instead a life-affirming, near-religious experience watching "The Color Purple" — a musical epic tracing one woman's journey from...
Tags: Music, Opera (genre), Tony Awards, Theater, Entertainment Events
The summer season is in full swing, as is the series of free weekly outdoor concerts in the Catonsville area. July 12: Westview Park Summer Concert Series continues with the James Meyer Jazz Band. The show in Westview Neighborhood Park, at the corner of...
It's a kind of a musical homecoming. "Porgy and Bess," the first and, many would say, greatest American opera, returns to Baltimore after a long absence with a large-scale production this week at Morgan State University, featuring several well-...
Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at Sunrise Senior Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88. Born in Baltimore...
Another pops program devoted to George Gershwin? Why not? This weekend's Gershwin feast being presented on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's SuperPops series will hardly be the last. Nearly 75 years after his death at the age of 39, the composer's...
Philadelphia NHL Winter Classic The summer home of the Philadelphia Phillies, Citizens Bank Park, will be turned into a full-size ice rink for the NHL's fifth annual Winter Classic. Start your New Year's Eve with the Winter Classic Alumni Game, where...
Sun ReporterCab Calloway, the swing-era singer, actor and bandleader who soared to national popularity in the '30s and '40s on the strength of such hits as "Minnie the Moocher" and "It Ain't Necessarily So," has died at the age of 86. The Baltimore-bred musician...
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Sun reporterPerhaps a young competitor best summed up the opening night of the U.S. women's figure skating championships. "I think at this nationals, anything can happen," said Rachael Flatt, 15, who stands in third place after the short program. Defending champion...
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Sun Staff++++++++++++++++++++ || ||   || || Celebration: Will Englund gets a hug from wife Kathy Lally after learning that he and Gary Cohn (right) won a 1998 Pulitzer Prize. Their editor was Rebecca Corbett (center). (photo by Larry C. Price : Sun Staff) --...
Producing theater isn't easy. Solo producing is even harder. But such is the task the redoubtable Hershey Felder has set for himself at the Royal George Theatre. Felder has one more week to go with his unusual but interesting show "An American Story," a...
Tags: Judaism, Leonard Bernstein, Abraham Lincoln, Music, Jack Lemmon
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