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Editor's note: Freelance writer Diedre A. Ware grew up in Havre de Grace and graduated from Havre de Grace High School. Her recollections of what it was like growing up black in an era when children's dolls were white was published recently in Dolls...
Tonight, "American Idol" arrived in Oklahoma City, the home of our very own Carrie Underwood. Surely after last night's show and being in a town that produced the likes of the country superstar, this town must be bustling with talent. Right? Not so much....
He pioneered one the most influential, far-reaching musical genres of the past 50 years. He became a galvanizing force, too, in the cause of human rights. When he died, more than a million people turned out to witness his funeral cortege. Among those...
THE SKINNY: Have we been had? "The X-Factor" followed up a seriously stellar debut with a two-hour mess of talentless singers and worse. The supporters of the first episode should be worried. Was Thursday night the real "X-Factor" or just a momentary bump...
Dorothy E. Brunson, who became the first African-American woman in the nation to own a radio station when she bought WEBB-AM in Baltimore, died Sunday of complications from ovarian cancer at Mercy Medical Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 72....
Sun Pop Music CriticThe Dixie Chicks may not have been ready to make nice, but last night, band members showed they weren't above gloating -- at least a little -- as they accepted five honors at the 49th annual Grammy Awards, including record of the year, song of the year...
Reality CheckJohn-John Williams IV is in Chicago at a hotel that does not have Fox (to our disbelief). So I'm filling in and recapping a well-danced So You Think You Can Dance. There's new partnering tonight (again). Each pair will dance......
Tags: Celine Dion, Fergie (singer), Mary Murphy, Dance, Georgia Brown
Out of a small boombox, James Brown is preaching about shaking your moneymaker, getting up and staying on the scene, while the Giant's size 18 feet bounce in steady rhythm on the mat. Way, way up above, the boxer's meaty hands, each the size of a catcher'...
Tags: Basketball, Colleges and Universities, Photography, Boxing, Arts
Sun StaffDemocrats claimed victories last night in two hotly contested races for Maryland congressional seats that have long been in Republican hands. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger of Baltimore County and Christopher Van Hollen Jr. of Montgomery County won in contests...
The first time I heard Johnny Holliday broadcast a University of Maryland basketball game was the winter of 1982. I was driving through some Eastern Shore backwater at night, and it was freezing cold, and the only light inside my little Toyota was the...
The Downtowners, a senior-citizen choral ensemble from Orlando Lutheran Towers, return to Fringe with "Stayin' Alive III," featuring classic-hit songs to modern tunes. The production opens with their version of LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" called...
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