| Jul 12, 2011
| 10:24 AM
After a couple of slow weeks, this one is again packed with events and concerts. The big one is Artscape, which lasts kicks off Friday with performers in three different stages. Matisyahu, E Major, and Fantasia are the headliners this year.
But that same...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:13 AM
When he was in his early teens, Andrew Grams saw the sci-fi hit "Jurassic Park." The visual side of the movie wasn't the only thing that left an impression.
"The trumpet theme from the score stuck in my head for the entire summer," said Grams, the...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:22 AM
This free festival, which takes place on Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street, is one of America's largest celebration of the arts. Expect tons of arts and crafts, dozens of live music performances and several other performing and visual arts...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 8:51 PM
Baltimore likes to bring new life to old buildings. That has happened at Dionysus.
Over the years, the rowhouse at 8 E. Preston St. has been home to many restaurants. Torremolinos, La Cantina and Center City Restaurant have occupied this spot just east...
| Jun 2, 2012
There are unexpected perks that can come with receiving a Pulitzer Prize, as composer Kevin Puts discovered last Tuesday.
"It was 'Kevin Puts Day' here," he said by phone from his home in Yonkers, N.Y. "There was a nice ceremony with the mayor. I got a...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:30 PM
When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home.
And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 7:20 PM
With a giant flag of 15 stars and stripes as a backdrop inside Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, a celebratory concert Sunday night drew a packed house to cap the weekend's commemoration of the War of 1812 bicentennial.
As if to underline that there are no hard...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:18 PM
Shrieking children covered their ears and adults flinched as the Blue Angels made a low pass over Fort McHenry, only to stretch their necks and shade their eyes to track the Navy jet fighters as they soared into the sun.
At the Inner Harbor, crowds lined...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 11:46 AM
The sounds of the season in Howard County always prominently include Columbia Pro Cantare performing portions of Handel's "Messiah." Of course, there are other Christmas-oriented concerts in the Baltimore area to consider adding to your classical shopping...
| Dec 3, 2011
A bevy of Santas will not tap-dance their way into Rockette-style formations onstage to help the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra celebrate the Christmas season this year.
That cute tradition, and the rest of the Holiday Spectacular presented by the BSO...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 10:12 AM
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5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acting Up! Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
| Dec 15, 2011
Composer Bob Christianson is nothing if not versatile.
He wrote a lot of pulsating music that accompanied episodes about several, um, energetic women in New York on the HBO series "Sex and the City." He has provided themes for Travel Channel's "Mysteries...