| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day, might well be...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:50 AM
By the time they got to Woodstock, they weren't exactly half a million strong. More like 300.
But it was still a party.
And, musician John Sebastian, who played at the original Woodstock in 1969, was the headliner.
The Woodstock Maryland Music...
| May 2, 2014
Sunday, May 4
'Annapolis Idol' The finals of the Annapolis Opera's 25th anniversary vocal competition will be held beginning at 3 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Eight finalists will compete for prizes from $600...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
[Back for its second year, "Down the Stretch" is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.]
About last night
Jim Johnson's error and...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:38 PM
It is only a media footnote to the larger story of three young women who were horribly victimized looking as if they are successfully reclaiming control of their lives.
But it was nevertheless fascinating to see how successfully Amanda Berry, Gina...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Live, the York-based band that rose to prominence in the mid-1990s with songs like "Selling The Drama" and "Lightning Crashes," will headline the Grand Prix of Baltimore's music offerings.
Organizer Race On LLC announced its lineup Monday.
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Outkast remains arguably the greatest rap duo of all time, even though its members — Antwan "Big Boi" Patton and Andre Benjamin, aka Andre 3000 — haven't released an album together since 2006's "Idlewild" soundtrack. While Big Boi continues to...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Shirley Reingold, who managed the early R&B vocal group The Orioles and wrote their 1948 hit song "It's Too Soon to Know," died of heart disease Oct. 10 at Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Fla. The native Baltimorean was 89.
She was known professionally as...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Tom's intro reminds us that last week it was "Wagner who got jacked." They tell us that it's "Rock Week" and the reanimated corpses of KISS are on the ballroom floor to get us pumped up with "Rock and Roll All Nite" - "Nite" is their spelling not mine. ...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Don't try to convince Jason Siemer that Wednesday's U2 concert is only a rock show. He knows better.
"For me, U2 is about a spiritual connection," says Siemer, 36, who runs a video production company out of his Locust Point home. "I literally cry at...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 4:22 PM
From Sarah Kelber Janell: Before I tell you what Steven Tyler is wearing tonight, I want to have a sit-down, homey, fireside chat with you all. You see, this is the first show I've recapped that people on the internet......
| May 11, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Frequent Midnight Sun contributor Evan Haga caught the Red Hot Chili Peppers show in Washington last night. Here's his take:
The most impressive thing about the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ sold-out show last night at D.C.’s Verizon Center had more...