| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:46 PM
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'...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
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.
| Jun 8, 2013
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....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2013
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...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:33 AM
"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,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:55 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:35 AM
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...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:47 AM
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
The Bain Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acting Up! Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club....
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Otis B. Read III, a Boys' Latin School teacher and coach and former head of its middle school, died of cancer Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 75 and lived in Mays Chapel in Timonium.
Born in Ipswich, Mass., he was the son of a...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:04 PM
J. Ernest Green's masterful conducting of the Annapolis Chorale, Chamber Orchestra and soloists in two performances of Richard Einhorn's "Voices of Light," an oratorio set to Carl Dreyer's 1928 silent film "The Passion of Joan of Arc," brought a unique...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Appropriately, given the prominent TV references, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opens its 2012-2013 SuperPops season this weekend with a rerun — a program called "The Golden Age of Black and White."
This celebration of 1950s television and...