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  • Dennis C. Kain, BSO timpanist

    Dennis C. Kain, BSO timpanist
    Dennis C. Kain, longtime Baltimore Symphony Orchestra principal timpanist, whose career spanned more than four decades, died Saturday of colon cancer at his Hamilton home. He was 73. "Dennis was not only a wonderful musician and timpanist, but also a...
  • BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Kaddish'

    BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Kaddish'
    Leonard Bernstein, the brilliant American conductor and composer, did not just wear his heart on his sleeve. All his worries were clearly exposed as well. This comes through in many of his compositions, where there's a palpable sense of struggle —...
  • Frank R. Palmer III, executive

    Frank R. Palmer III, executive
    Frank R. Palmer III, who rose from a plasterer to president of a Remington plastering and drywall firm, died June 18 from complications of lymphoma at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 90. The son of a Baltimore Transit Co. streetcar motorman and a Hutzler'...
  • Coppin State again targeted for transformation

    Coppin State again targeted for transformation
    When Tasha Wilkie helped out in the math department as an undergrad at Coppin State University, she dealt with some students who came in without basic skills. They didn't know their multiplication tables or how to work with fractions. "We have...
  • Hearing the voice behind 'West Side Story'

    Hearing the voice behind 'West Side Story'
    UPDATE: This just in on June 13, 2013: Marni Nixon has had to cancel her scheduled appearance with the Baltimore Symphony this week due to what a press release from the orchestra describes as "a sudden temporary illness."  Read more on the Artsmash blog....
  • John Williams brings down the house in Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut

    John Williams brings down the house in Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut
    Letting out roars that must have been audible in Ocean City, the capacity crowd at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall rewarded film composer John Williams with ovation after ovation Tuesday night, each louder than the one before. It was an extraordinary and moving...
  • The Baltimore Symphony delivers vivid Wagner program

    The Baltimore Symphony delivers vivid Wagner program
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra chose some of Richard Wagner’s most radiant and involving music for a program this weekend to mark the composer’s bicentennial year. The results were pretty radiant, too, Friday night at Meyerhoff Symphony...
  • Students sitting in with the Baltimore Symphony

    The stage at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall stands under a four-story-high ceiling, commanding an auditorium that seats more than 2,400 — bigger than any hall most students in the Howard County Gifted and Talented Orchestra have ever played. Soon after...
  • A genius and an anti-Semite, Wagner

    A genius and an anti-Semite, Wagner
    It takes little effort to find severe problems with the character of Richard Wagner, the man who was born two centuries ago and, as he was the first to acknowledge, became one of history's greatest composers. It's much harder to dismiss his music, which...
  • John Waters' 'Hairspray' keeps its hold on us

    John Waters' 'Hairspray' keeps its hold on us
    "Hairspray" is the product that just keeps giving. In 1988, John Waters added indelibly to his in-a-class-by-itself filmography with this tale of youth, love, race relations, and irrepressible dancing in early-1960s Baltimore. Fourteen years later,...
  • Blizzard of '96 buried Baltimore 17 years ago

    Blizzard of '96 buried Baltimore 17 years ago
    Snowfall records this week date back to the Blizzard of 1996, one of the more memorable storms in a generation for the Baltimore area and across the Northeast. Accumulation topped a foot and a half as far south as Calvert and St. Mary's counties, and...
  • Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Local farm products on sale at Howard County Conservancy

    By now you may be growing of tired of winter and begun dreaming about farmer's markets selling fresh county produce. Good news! Several farmers who provide food for local stands and Community-Supported Agriculture programs will hold a mini-market inside...