| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been showing a lot of love for the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore and the poem Francis Scott Key was inspired to write after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry.
The BSO celebrated that anniversary...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore.
Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:35 AM
He never took a formal music lesson until he came to the United States when he was 20 years old, and now at the young age of 35, Senegalese bass guitarist Cheikh Ndoye has played with the likes of pianist Russell Ferrante, violinist Karen Briggs and...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Every performance by jazz singer Rene Marie is an act of validation. Sixteen years ago, she faced an ultimatum from her then-husband — abandon music or get out. She chose the latter course, and went on to enjoy an international career.
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Opening number: The women are wearing white nightgowns and have Pinterest hair. The men are wearing white suits. Nobody's wearing shoes, and they're dancing to an extremely overwrought version of "The Wind Beneath My Wings." Not my favorite routine ever...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A glance at Chesapeake Arts Center's upcoming schedule indicates an exciting season beginning in September, with entertainment to attract audiences with diverse tastes in music, theater and star attractions.
Chesapeake recently received $20,000...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Apparently this going to be an all-Michael-Jackson night. Blergh. I expect to see way-too-many crotches being grabbed tonight. It'll probably take a crowbar to get Rudy's hand off his junk.
On an editorial note, allow me to apologize for getting some of...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The sights and sounds of the 51st annual Havre de Grace Art Show will fill Tydings Park this weekend.
The show opens today (Friday) with the Something Borrowed Jazz Trio from 5 to 9 p.m. and treats from Coakely's Pub. It continues 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....
| Aug 8, 2014
Sunday, Aug. 10
Walk with purpose The 2014 Howard County Pancreatic Cancer walk begins at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108 in Ellicott City. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Walk-in registration fee is $60.
Sunday concert The Columbia Concert Band...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:38 AM
There are a lot of neon colors in this opening number, which is essentially a neon nightmare of a line dance. I'm old enough to remember when neon was a thing in the '80s. The boys are in cowboy shirts with 10-gallon hats. Then there's a jump rope and I...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:35 AM
There will be music in the air and water in the background for the Columbia Lakefront Summer Concert Series' upcoming free programs: the Columbia Concert Band on Sunday, Aug. 10, at 6:30 p.m., and the Columbia Jazz Band on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 8 p.m....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Harford County's annual Farm Fair will be far from the only game in town for Harford residents during the moth of August, when multiple festivals are scheduled around the county during the first two weeks of the month.
The 27th Annual Harford County...