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  • Billy Bajema moves past high-profile head bump, ready to take on old team

    Billy Bajema moves past high-profile head bump, ready to take on old team
    Ravens reserve tight end Billy Bajema wasn't hurt when he accidentally bumped his head getting off the AFC champions' charter flight after it touched down in New Orleans. His pride, however, took a little bruising when cameras captured him banging his...
  • New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras

    New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras
    — In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri. But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
  • Ravens, 49ers share practice digs at Saints' facility

    Ravens, 49ers share practice digs at Saints' facility
    The Harbaugh brothers always shared a bedroom growing up. Now, their football teams are dividing up usage of the New Orleans Saints' practice facility. After the Ravens expressed concerns about the hard surface of an artificial turf practice field...
  • Dulaney's Lion's Roar Marching Band performs at Sugar Bowl

    Dulaney's Lion's Roar Marching Band performs at Sugar Bowl
    Dulaney High School's Lion's Roar Marching Band performed during the Sugar Bowl half-time show in New Orleans. Calvert Hall College Alumni Association holds its annual Bull & Oyster Roast Local parents watched the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans,...
  • Paul McCartney on (the topic of) drugs

    Paul McCartney on (the topic of) drugs
    The Library of Congress is full of wonderful treasures, and today it released a new chestful: a collection of interviews on topics such as sex, drugs and rock and roll. Included is Paul McCartney relating how pot and other drugs boosted the Beatles'...
  • PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master

    PBS treats Baltimore's Cab Calloway as an American Master
    It's not often in judging the biography of a great artist that you can just pick up the phone and call one of the people who knew him best — and remains a principal keeper of the historical flame. But that is exactly the case with Cab Calloway, the...
  • Songs for choreography by Westowne Elementary School students

    "Hoe Emma Hoe" — slaves' work song, 1800s "Kind Hearted Woman Blues" — Robert Johnson, recorded 1936 "Heartbreak Hotel" — Elvis Presley, recorded 1956 "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" — Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong,...
  • Westowne students perform black American culture dances

    Westowne students perform black American culture dances
    The culmination of several months work will be on display Friday when 19 students at Westowne Elementary School take the stage for 75-minute performance scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Catonsville Middle school sixth-graders Ryan Ritzes and Luke Pound,...
  • Parishioners honor a passionate man of the cloth

    Parishioners honor a passionate man of the cloth
    People packed the pews and filled the balconies of Baltimore's historic Bethel A.M.E. church Sunday morning to honor a man they credit with reviving the house of worship — one of the city's most influential — and bringing unabashed passion...
  • 'The Voice' recap: The first live show

    'The Voice' recap: The first live show
    A major change took place tonight in the second season of NBC’s “The Voice”: The live shows began, and for the first time, the fate of the artists is not just in the coaches’ hands — viewers can vote for who they want to...
  • Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson discusses the late, iconic Apple leader

    Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson discusses the late, iconic Apple leader
    Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
  • Perry Hall musician keeps Zim Zemarel's Big Band sound alive

     Perry Hall musician keeps Zim Zemarel's Big Band sound alive
    It takes a Big Band sound to battle the disco, punk, thrash rock, heavy metal and country-pop now dominating national soundtracks. But that's exactly what the Zim Zemarel Band has done in the greater Baltimore area for the better part of 50 years. And...