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  • Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO

    Ben Folds' 'Orchestra Experience' tour includes BSO
    The worlds of pop and classical music do not meet all that often — or all that well, as a rule — but certain artists have proved quite adept at bridging the gap. Ben Folds is one of them. The Winston-Salem, N.C.-born, Nashville-based...
  • Annapolis Summer Garden gives music lovers something to 'Shout' about

    Annapolis Summer Garden gives music lovers something to 'Shout' about
    Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre's "Shout! The Mod Musical" is a star-studded show that rates a hearty shout of approval. After success with the 1950s-style jukebox musical "The Marvelous Wonderettes" in 2011 and the nostalgic song-and-dance musical...
  • Throwback Thursday, the top 10 songs this week in 1966 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday, the top 10 songs this week in 1966 [Videos]
    During this week 48 years ago, Gemini 10 was launched, "Lost" actor Matthew Fox was born and people were groovin' on the following songs, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "Sweet Pea," Tommy Roe One of four certified Gold records for the...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1965 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1965 [Videos]
    Chances are, you've heard of a few of the names on this list from 49 years ago, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "Crying the Chapel," Elvis Presley Presley originally recorded this solemn track in 1960, but it wasn't released until April...
  • Change across the universe [Commentary]

    Change across the universe [Commentary]
    It's an odd thing. Sometimes, when I speak before high school or college students, someone in the audience, knowing I began my professional life as a pop music critic, will ask what I think of music today. I always demur that I don't listen to a lot...
  • Still the sound of the future [Commentary]

    Still the sound of the future [Commentary]
    Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' official United States debut, when they first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show — the country's most watched television program — and lit a generation on fire. By the end of 1964, John Lennon,...
  • Harford Library celebrates the four British lads who changed America

    Harford Library celebrates the four British lads who changed America
    "One, two, three, FOUR!" Never has a foreign invasion of a country's culture been announced in such a way. But so it was when American disc jockeys began playing the B-side of a 45 rpm record by a popular British rock 'n' roll quartet in January 1964....
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Food drive The center will be accepting donations for the Lighthouse Shelter and Food Link during July. Suggested are...
  • London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony

    London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony
    With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion. The much-...
  • 'The Voice' recap, Competition is getting fiercer

    'The Voice' recap, Competition is getting fiercer
    Spots are getting scant on the teams of NBC's "The Voice" so the coaches are getting pickier and pickier (and sassier and sassier) and competition's getting fierce. But for the contestants, it's still all about singing and dreams. Michelle Brooks-...
  • Olympics opening ceremony makes for fine prime-time TV event

    Olympics opening ceremony makes for fine prime-time TV event
    What plays well in a stadium doesn't always work so well on TV. But if the in-person thumbs-up reviews out of London Friday were accurate, the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics were a winner on both fronts. By and large, the version shown for...
  • New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras

    New Orleans hums with Super Bowl and Mardi Gras
    — In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri. But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...