| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:50 PM
It took 62 years to happen but the Class of 1949 of Havre de Grace Colored High School finally had an official reunion earlier this month.
The reunion brought eight of the surviving members together at Bulle Rock's Red Room on Aug. 7. Pat Cole, whose...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:20 PM
One singer crooned like Sinatra. One twanged in true Conway Twitty style and another gave a credible gravel-voiced impression of Louis Armstrong. And, of course, an Elvis entered the Cow Palace at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium with a guitar...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 6:23 PM
Decades ago, a trip to segregated Ocean City presented far too many challenges for African-American families. Instead they went to a sandy peninsula near Annapolis, known as "the beach," for a day's outing.
Carr's Beach — its proper name —...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Wedding Day: August 25, 2012
Her story: Emily Farbman, 25, grew up in Owings Mills. She lives in Canton and is in her fourth year of the audiology doctoral program at Towson University. Her father, Howard Farbman, is president of American Lumber Corp....
| Jan 13, 2005
Current members: SONiA Rutstein
Founded in: 1988
Style: Folk and acoustic pop
Influenced by: Phil Ochs; Louis Armstrong, Stevie Wonder
Notable: SONiA recently reconstituted her band Disappear Fear (same name, new members), and...
| Sep 5, 2005
NEW ORLEANS -- Rescue teams searched swamped street after street, house to house yesterday for those still living in this devastated city, as the U.S. health and human services secretary estimated that Hurricane Katrina and the flood that followed...
| Sep 6, 2005
NEW ORLEANS - As rescuers intensified their search yesterday for survivors and bodies in New Orleans and across the Gulf Coast, President Bush returned to the stricken area to thank relief workers and pledge a "huge effort" to help the region recover from...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Dave Brubeck changed the sound of jazz in profound ways, unexpectedly becoming something of a pop star in the process.
Starting in the mid-1950s, in fact, he emerged as a symbol of jazz in America, and well beyond, gracing the cover of Time magazine...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:44 AM
New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre is extending its production of Terry Teachout's "Satchmo at the Waldorf."
The one-actor show is directed by Gordon Edelstein, and stars John Douglas Thompson as legendary jazzman Louis Armstrong. The theater is extending...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:45 AM
For many Connecticut theatergoers, the best show around during a presidential election is not on local stages -- which may account for some disappointing box office figures when expectations were higher for some shows.
"Whenever there's a national...
| Oct 12, 2012
The show: "Satchmo at the Waldorf" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre
First impressions: "People don't know me," says John Douglas Thompson, giving a masterful performance, at the beginning of Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout's one-actor...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In the strait-laced Eisenhower 1950s, Dave Brubeck seemed, on one hand, deeply conventional. He didn't drink, smoke or take drugs. He favored expressions like "baloney!" and "you bet" over ruder alternatives. He had a prodigious work ethic that had been...