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  • Md. Historical Society wants to identify subjects of Civil Rights era photos

    Md. Historical Society wants to identify subjects of Civil Rights era photos
    Images of nearly 6,000 Baltimoreans are the life's work of a photographer who documented racial segregation and early civil rights protests, and also captured candid moments of now-anonymous brides, classmates, football players and black residents of...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places and things

    Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things. It's known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
  • Obama's next four years: Tune in to jazz

    Obama's next four years: Tune in to jazz
    Any president's second term offers another shot at fulfilling dreams that got away the first time around. So while President Barack Obama is strategizing on immigration, unemployment, the deficit and, oh yes, the fiscal cliff, I'd like to add one more...
  • Renowned jazz guitarist, bassist to play area tribute show to third member of trio

     
    A renowned guitarist and bassist will give a show March 25 at East Stroudsburg University to honor a master pianist with whom they formed a famous New York trio. Guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli and bassist Jay Leonhart will perform a concert......
  • 'Gump,' 'Bambi' among 2011 National Film Registry selections

     
    he 1994 Oscar-winning best film, “Forrest Gump,” Walt Disney’s 1942 classic animated family film, “Bambi,” Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy “The Kid” and a 1912 silent comedy “A Cure for...
  • Musical moments with U.S. presidents

     
    President Obama sang the blues on Tuesday with B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Buddy Guy for a White House blues concert. The President is one of many chief executives who have shown their musical talents in office....
  • Weekend Movie Pick: Hal Ashby's lost gem 'The Landlord'

     
    Larry Karaszewski has a day job that keeps him busy, having written (with his writing partner Scott Alexander) a host of movie delights, including "Ed Wood" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt," as well as the upcoming "Percy Jackson and......
  • Jasper Johns is first studio artist in 34 years to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

     
    Obama to confer 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday; arts honorees are Yo-Yo Ma and Jasper Johns, the first visual artist to win since 1977....
  • Tony Bennett: An American icon in Daytona Beach

     
    You might think that atĀ age 84, Tony Bennett has sung those old standards so many times that there's not much nuance left to wring out of them. You'd be wrong. Bennett, a legitimate American icon in world littered with too many phony ones, returned to...
  • People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more

    Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things. Its known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
  • 10 Peninsula women who made a difference

    10 Peninsula women who made a difference
    Women helped shape the Peninsula we know today, but their contributions are sometimes overlooked or obscured. Here are ten women who contributed to the physical, spiritual and cultural growth of this community. Some managed to make a mark on the world....
  • Five ways to spend spring break in Hampton Roads

    Five ways to spend spring break in Hampton Roads
    So Disney World was outside of the family budget this year. But spring break doesn't have to be a somber, stay-at-home pity party. Here are a five ways to spend your time off in Tidewater — including a few suggestions for those of us whose...