| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:10 PM
With a B.A. in dance and psychology, 24-year-old Melissa Talleda keeps busy, dancing and choreographing with Baltimore modern dance company the Collective and teaching preschool children in Bolton Hill life skills such as manners, sharing and respect. She...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 5:29 AM
When we look back at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, we will remember two things: 1) This Jessie J thing is not going to happen, America, but it wasn't for lack of effort, and 2) Beyonce and Jay-Z are having a baby. For a two-and-a-half hour show, you'...
| 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.
| Nov 2, 2011
| 6:34 PM
Smize, booty tooch, H to T — I can handle all of these catchphrases Tyra comes up with because they actually have to do with modeling.
But tonight, she went one step too far: pot ledom. Yes, that's "top model" backwards. Why? Because she's freakin'...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:05 AM
The summer-song season is winding down, so we asked staff: What has been your favorite song of the summer?
•••• Priscilla Ahn’s version of “Vibe So Hot.” Remember that first spark of summer love? It felt like this,...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:18 AM
Adele, Lady Gaga, and Mumford & Sons have the highest-selling albums of the year, according to Nielsen SoundScan, which released mid-year sales figures Wednesday.
The three artists also have the top three digital albums from January through July 3, the...
| 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...