| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:09 PM
"Hold on. I'm in a weird place," said Zach Williams, leader of The Lone Bellow, as he lost reception while passing through a mountain range over the phone on Wednesday.
That "weird place" could also be applied to his music career at the moment. The...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:50 AM
One upside to a reality show running for more than three months is that you get a chance to change your mind.
That’s certainly the case with "The Voice."
With Monday’s performances from the final eight contestants, I think it’s...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:24 AM
After seven albums and nearly 15 years of leading the Baltimore alt-country act June Star, lead singer and songwriter Andrew Grimm finally sounds at ease about his band's place in the city's scene.
The six-piece has a small but loyal following, and can...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Wine is the theme right now at Wit & Wisdom, inside the Four Seasons Baltimore, and assistant general manager Justin Yu, 27, has been there to oversee it all.
As part of Baltimore's 10-day Winter Wine Celebration, which concludes on Sunday, Wit & Wisdom...
| Apr 4, 2012
Ryan Wagner is living proof that your dream job is out there, and it can be yours with hard work and perseverance. The 26-year-old Baltimore native and lifelong Orioles fan was recently hired as Camden Yard's new public address announcer, and cannot be...
| Dec 14, 2011
For Kathryn Carlson, the holidays are not just about family, food and gifts — they're also about dance. The 30-year-old native of Somers Point, N.J., joined the Ballet Theatre of Maryland in 2003 as an apprentice dancer after graduating from the...
| Dec 13, 2011
For Kathryn Carlson, the holidays are not just about family, food and gifts — they’re also about dance. The 30-year-old native of Somers Point, N.J., joined the Ballet Theatre of Maryland in 2003 as an apprentice dancer after graduating from...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
This week, two images of California in drought have gotten lodged in my brain.
The first is the photograph above, from Friday’s heartbreaking Great Read about a pistachio farmer’s dying dreams, and a tree he named Survivor. Writer Diana...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Oklahoma singer and songwriter John Fullbright still comes to just one conclusion about his unlikely Grammy Award nomination for his self-released 2012 debut album, "From the Ground Up."
"I still sort of consider it a mistake," he said of the nomination...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
All aboard the Stankonia Express.
That’s because Outkast tops the just-announced schedule for Lollapalooza 2014 (Aug. 1-3 in Grant Park), which should inspire a city-wide whoop of approval. The reunited duo of Big Boi and Andre 3000—insert...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:49 AM
Since releasing her debut album in 1971, guitarist Bonnie Raitt has played on the back roads of popular music at an historic, but lightly traveled intersection of Deep South blues and rock ‘n’ roll that allowed her plenty of space to be...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:04 PM
"The Day of the Doctor" (BBC America, Saturday), "The Night of the Doctor" and "The Last Day" (online, at your will), "An Adventure in Space and Time" (BBC America, Friday). "Doctor Who," the television show/British national monument about an alien...