| Feb 29, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Marin Alsop is well known as the music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, but this weekend she will be conducting a different sort of production.
Alsop will lead the three-day Women of the World-Baltimore Festival gathering that is expected to...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:01 AM
Today's forecast calls for early fog before it becomes sunny. The high temperature will be in the lower 60s. Low temperatures will be in the mid-30s tonight.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute....
| Mar 5, 2012
The first Women of the World-Baltimore Festival drew about 1,700 people to the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall during the three-day run that ended Sunday. An additional 1,000 patrons attended a concert Saturday night featuring singer Mary Chapin Carpenter and...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Several months after Nancy S. Grasmick left her job as state superintendent of schools, Michelle Rhee, the former schools chief in Washington, spoke in Baltimore and let a secret slip.
She told the crowd at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall that Grasmick...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The United States has not won a war since 1945. We have been involved in numerous conflicts and our military has performed magnificently — considering the political interference and (mis)direction endured.
This interference has caused us to lose...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Former President Bill Clinton will headline Stevenson University's just-announced speakers series.
He'll open the 2012-2013 series on Oct. 16 with a talk about the challenge of globalization.
Here's the rest of the university's lineup,...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 12:52 PM
Baltimore celebrities will take their best shot at comedy, all in the name of giving back.
The first Chimes Charity Chuckle seeks to raise funds for the Chimes, a Baltimore-based nonprofit group that provides services for the disabled, on Oct. 29 at...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Zagat has released its 2012 America's Top Restaurants Survey, covering 1,578 of the nation's top restaurants across 45 U.S. markets, including Baltimore, which is yoked together in most, but not all, of the survey questions with Washington.
| Oct 31, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Susan Deise, Rodgers Forge Elementary School's longtime principal, announced her retirement at the Oct. 11 meeting of the county's Board of Education.
The retirement is effective Jan. 1, 2012.
Deise has been an educator for 36 years, spending the last...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Louis C.K., the stand-up comic, as if he needs an introduction, performed Friday at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Contributor Lexie Mountain reviews the show.
Louis CK walked out onstage for his second set at the Meyerhoff amazingly enough, at about a...
| 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...