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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • Harford estimates board approves BGE work related to new 911 Center

    Members of the Harford County Board of Estimates have approved a $84,487 contract with Baltimore Gas & Electric to cover the county's portion of the costs of building electric infrastructure for the new 911 Center being built north of Bel Air. The...
  • Taking the lead

    Taking the lead
    Baltimore native Peyton List is only 27. But she's already a veteran of almost two decades in show business with a resume that includes Disney movies, guest shots on "Law & Order" and recurring roles on "As the World Turns," and "Mad Men." And this fall,...
  • Charlie Wilson can outshine anyone, even 'Yeezus'

    Charlie Wilson can outshine anyone, even 'Yeezus'
    There's no such thing as sharing the spotlight with Kanye West. If you're on the same stage as the polarizing rapper, chances are you were relegated to second fiddle before any notes were even played. An exception is Charlie Wilson, the 60-year-old R&...
  • Miss Maryland shares secrets of pageant life

    Miss Maryland shares secrets of pageant life
    Smiling, Christina Denny took the stage with the 52 other hopefuls in preparation for the Miss America competition earlier this month. Flanked by towering entrants, the 5-foot-6-inch Owings Mills native performed fast-paced choreography with precision....
  • Montpelier Arts features jazz-infused R&B vocals by Tamara Wellons

    Let her voice take you places as singer/songwriter Tamara Wellons performs Friday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. at Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Road. Wellons' vocals are a blend of soul, jazz and rhythm and blues. Tickets are $25 per person; Montpelier...
  • 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...