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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals 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....
  • Otis B. Read III, Boys' Latin teacher

    Otis B. Read III, Boys' Latin teacher
    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...
  • J. Ernest Green's 'Voices of Light' resonate brilliantly

    J. Ernest Green's 'Voices of Light' resonate brilliantly
    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...
  • BSO SuperPops returns to fabulous '50s

    BSO SuperPops returns to fabulous '50s
    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...