| May 22, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Now it's time to say goodbye to the graduates at William McKinley High.
This week's glee club assignment is, appropriately enough, "Goodbye." Mr. Schu asks the underclassmen to perform a song for the seniors and vice versa. Then he delivers a heartfelt...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Nate Allan sat on a four-legged stool, knees bent showing the tear in his gray skinny jeans, naked feet perched on the rungs of the stool. He leaned forward into the microphone.
"Thanks guys for coming out today," he said to the handful of teens...
| Aug 8, 2012
Here are the best things you can say about Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's use of complementary tickets to shows at 1st Mariner Arena: Every mayor has done it, and the number of tickets she and her family used make up a relatively small portion of...
| Aug 17, 2012
Misako Ballet Company presents a free studio concert geared for youngsters featuring Japanese-themed dances and classical ballet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at 5485 Harpers Farm Road. In addition, children from the audience will have an...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:31 AM
The summer season is beginning to wind down, as are the series of free weekly outdoor concerts in the Catonsville area.
Aug. 16: This year's Westview Park Summer Concert Series on Thursday evenings concludes with Mirror Image performing a tribute to...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:37 AM
In the past two years, Mac Miller, a 20-year-old rapper from Pittsburgh, could have signed a number of deals from major labels.
Instead, Miller stayed loyal to his hometown independent label, Rostrum Records. The payoff came in November, when Miller's...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The diversity of the military and of Harford County at large is a sign of how far the country has come since Martin Luther King Jr. made his "I have a dream" speech in 1963, Aberdeen Proving Ground's new commanding general said Thursday.
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:34 PM
The Library of Congress is full of wonderful treasures, and today it released a new chestful: a collection of interviews on topics such as sex, drugs and rock and roll.
Included is Paul McCartney relating how pot and other drugs boosted the Beatles'...
| Mar 12, 2011
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-...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 6:23 AM
When the third Sunday of the month rolls around, Columbia resident Alan Lee knows just where he'll be going. It's to the Arbutus Fire Hall, an unassuming brick building just off the southwestern Baltimore County town's main drag of East Drive.
| Oct 31, 2011
| 11:48 AM
The melody is instantly familiar but the other sounds are not — horns boldly announce their arrival, the patient tempo crawls along and the voice is more Maryland than Liverpool.
When the plea to stay kicks in — "Believe me when I beg you,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 7:13 AM
With a timbre suggestive of Billie Holiday and an intimate style of phrasing that needs only the subtlest twist of a syllable to hook a listener, Madeleine Peyroux has cleared a distinctive path in today's jazz world.
That path does not include a lot...