| 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...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:31 AM
If Monday's “The Voice” was a night of shock but little awe, Tuesday night was a night of crappy filler and little justification.
After the merciless blow of instant eliminations, Christina Aguilera was called upon to defend herself for her...
| Apr 14, 2012
The last time Charles Gounod's "Faust" was staged at the Lyric Opera House, 11 years ago, the work's original medieval-period setting was changed to World War I.
That production, devised for the late John Lehmeyer for the old Baltimore Opera Company,...
| 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...
| 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.
| Jun 10, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Four Cockeysville Middle School teachers each recently received Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics grants from Northrop Grumman.
Jennifer Grim, eighth-grade science teacher, received a grant to purchase a hand-held data collection device to...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Oregon Ridge is the summer home of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, but on Wednesday, June 27, the park will play host to another popular summer fixture.
The final concert for the Baltimore County Summer Music Camp, which begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday,...
| 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...
| 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
| 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...