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  • Wheel Adventure: Caddy's cool comeback

    Wheel Adventure: Caddy's cool comeback
    It may be time for the reigning champ of the small sports sedan category to step aside. BMW’s stellar 3 series has owned the niche for pretty much forever, but a worthy competitor is growling in the wings and has the Bavarian giant squarely in its...
  • Dover String Quartet makes everything sound new

    Dover String Quartet makes everything sound new
    Candlelight Concert Society has been presenting classical music concerts in Howard County for so many years that one could say it's tending an eternal flame. It's not fixated on the past, though, because its 41st season opens with a forward-looking...
  • Heartfelt performances trigger 'Tick, tick ... BOOM'

    Heartfelt performances trigger 'Tick, tick ... BOOM'
    When Jonathan Larson died in 1996, the 35-year-old composer was within hours of seeing the New York opening of his musical "Rent." Not only did his death of an aortic dissection prematurely end a promising career, but it hauntingly underscored that show's...
  • Scary times in Ellicott City this October

    Scary times in Ellicott City this October
    They say historic Ellicott City is haunted. Maybe it's the granite, the underground water or he flow of electricity. Things are about to get a little spookier. Howard County Tourism and Promotion offers three different ghost tours, leading visitors...
  • NSO premieres George Washington-inspired work for orchestra, narrators

    NSO premieres George Washington-inspired work for orchestra, narrators
    He may have been first in the hearts of his countrymen, but George Washington has not necessarily been first in the minds of composers. This makes the National Symphony Orchestra's premiere at the Kennedy Center Thursday night of the distinctively...
  • More evidence that outdated attitudes about female conductors persist

    More evidence that outdated attitudes about female conductors persist
    Alex Ross has posted a column that addresses, among other things, persistent and stupid attitudes about women on the podium. Very dispiriting. What really shook me up was what Alex found in a year-old interview given by Yuri Temirkanov to a Russian...
  • Heartfelt tribute to Hamlisch opens Live Arts Maryland season

    Heartfelt tribute to Hamlisch opens Live Arts Maryland season
    J. Ernest Green, artistic director for Live Arts Maryland, began the company's season last month with an auspicious opener: "One Singular Sensation: A Celebration of the Music of Marvin Hamlisch." The performance in late September showcased stellar...
  • Quietly, Verde has found a following in Canton

    The husband-and-wife team behind Verde concede they were somewhat reticent about publicizing Verde, at least at first. When they opened their approachable chic trattoria last September, in the old Birches space on Montford Street, Ed Bosco and Marianne...
  • Forge Fest returns with promise of fun time for community [Rodgers Forge]

    The first ever Forge Fest was a sensational success. Don't miss the second one on Oct. 11. This Forge Fest will again fill the Tot Lot with merriment from 1-4 p.m. The Forge Fests, which grew out of the farmers markets, are the creative genius of Mary...
  • 'Henry Ford Visits B&O Exhibition' [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago Homegrown talent "Local Talent Entertains at Harriet Tubman, PTA. "The Harriet Tubman High School PTA held its first activity for the year, an October Feast. "In reality, this was a 'kick off' dinner to start the PTA membership drive,...
  • Ellicott City Show House offers unique views of historic mansion

    Ellicott City Show House offers unique views of historic mansion
    After visitors to this year's Decorator Show House meander along a slate pathway from the parking lot to the front of Mount Ida, it becomes obvious why William Ellicott, grandson of one of the city's founding brothers, chose the site on Sarahs Lane for...
  • Car show, dinners, breakfasts all this weekend

    The Principio United Methodist Church members are looking for crafters/vendors for their Christmas Craft Show, scheduled for Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Principio Church Hall. Please call Barbara, 410-642-3197, for booking info. Belated...