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Here's a big look for a local artist: Current b cover star Dunson said he had a lot of collaborations in the pipeline, and the first one, along with a stylized video, dropped today. R&B singer Chrisette Michele (an underrated talent perhaps best known...
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George Platt, a former New York theatrical producer who became a promotions director for a garden supply firm, died of renal failure Oct. 6 at Envoy Rehabilitation and Nursing in Pikesville. He was 90 and lived in Owings Mills. Born in Baltimore, he...
Carl Leo Dietrich, who had been chairman of the music department at what is now McDaniel College and later was a founder of the Columbia Orchestra, died May 24 of a fall at his Naples, Fla., home. The former Columbia resident was 85. "His influence of...
The Baltimore SunThere is a reason more people watched the Grammys this year than did the Oscars last year: The Oscar telecast has truly come to suck. Sunday night's 84th Annual Academy Awards was actually painful to watch. I cannot think of any major TV franchise that...
From the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Aug. 3, 1961: Water and sewerage was the big news in Harford County 50 years ago this week. The Aegis reported that Harford County received its master plan for providing public water and sewerage facilities...
As a member of the hit girl-group Destiny's Child, Michelle Williams had a backup role to frontwoman Beyonce. But as an actress, Williams has found herself playing the leading lady. With stints in Broadway plays such as "Aida," "The Color Purple" and...
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Frank Remesch's mission was clear, if daunting. Somehow, he had to convince people that the hulking, cavernous 1st Mariner Arena, a 1960s relic that civic leaders had been talking about razing for years, was still a player — could still attract big-...
Picture it: Club Venus, Perring Plaza. One night in 1967, booking agent Bill Bateman brought in Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Responsible for making sure the crowd hears the music at the best possible level is the house soundman, Bob Goldstein. The...
Dining@LargeMy non-Dining@Large duties at The Sun had me busy yesterday with non-dining matters -- pediatric colitis, politicians, pediatric politicians -- and I forgot to give the Sandbox a heads-up to Richard Gorelick's Table Talk column. Sorry about that.For those...
Sun ReporterHometown: Baltimore Current members: Felicia Carter, vocals; Bob Butta, piano; Amy Shook, bass; Eric Kennedy, drums Founded in: 1996 Style: jazz Influenced by: Louis Prima, Judy Garland, Mildred Bailey, Sammy Davis Jr. Notable: In the near future,...
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Dan Shaughnessy, The Boston Globe He wasn't just Cal Ripken. He was Cal Ripken Jr. Like Sammy Davis and JFK, he never lost the Jr., not even when he turned gray, bald, and 41. Not even Saturday night when he played his 3,001st and final game for the...
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