| Nov 20, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Yes, there's actually stuff to do this Thanksgiving weekend. Here's our list of happenings for the week of 11/21-11/27.
MOVIES OPENING (Wednesday)
My Week With Marilyn
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:51 PM
On an afternoon in early October, I sat in a pew in an old church and took in Mass. A woman dressed all in white sang a soothing hymn, and then a priest in an intricate, green robe read from a prepared sermon; behind him, an imposing pipe organ...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Margaret McGill, a C. Milton Wright High School student, created an anglerfish sculpture using compact discs, nails and light bulbs. It was her entry in Friday's 10th annual "Rethink Recycling" Sculpture Contest, hosted by Maryland Department of the...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 10:19 AM
Dan Geraghty first picked up an electric guitar when he was 10 and now, at 17, he nearly always has his hands on one.
Though just last spring he was a junior at River Hill High School, right now he and the other four band members of Hollywood Ending...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 5:25 AM
When it comes to the second annual pumpkin decorating contest at the Cockeysville Library, "awesome" is the word that branch manager Mollie Fein uses to describe the creative talents of her staff.
The pumpkins competing to win the public's vote this year...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Joshua Parker fell in love in 10th grade, discovering the power of words when his English teacher put a volume of Langston Hughes in his hands.
He describes it as a moment so profound that it was like hearing chords of music for the first time.
| Nov 9, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Very few rappers get second chances, but Wale did when he signed with Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group earlier this year. "Ambition" — the D.C. rapper's sophomore album released last Tuesday — proves, at least from a numbers perspective, Wale...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Cal Ripken Jr., the Hall of Fame former Orioles shortstop, is right up there with President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Billy Graham, Steve Jobs, Jerry Lewis and Bill Clinton on a list of those being considered for the first postage stamp to honor a...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Dan Duquette made his first trade as executive vice president of the Orioles on Thursday, filling the club's vacant reserve catcher spot by adding defensive-minded backstop Taylor Teagarden from a familiar partner, the Texas Rangers' organization.
| Dec 8, 2011
For Duncan Sheik, June 7 will forever be a day mired in mixed emotions.
It was then, earlier this year, that his seventh album, "Covers 80's," hit stores. The 12-track album features Sheik's deconstructions of his British new-wave favorites, such as...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:01 AM
Friday night after Friday night, in the summer, they dance.
"They" can range anywhere from a dozen, as was the size of the group Friday, July 27, to nearly 50, and they dance under the People Tree, on the waterfront at Lake Kittamaqundi in Columbia.
| Apr 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
There is a single shot, just seconds long, in James Cameron's newly re-released movie, "Titanic," that says it all with poignant eloquence.
Up to this point in the narrative, the director has emphasized the great ship's size and grandeur. She sweeps over...