| Jun 4, 2012
| 12:48 PM
This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Columbia Festival of the Arts. This popular annual Howard County event showcases music, dance, theater, visual arts, film and outdoor activities for the entire family. The event runs from June 15 through June...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
This is some sort of cruel joke, right? The old weather guy goes out with not just a farewell cake, but an October snowstorm, too? Really?!?Alas, that appears to be the case. The National Weather Service has posted a Winter......
| Sep 6, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Virgin Mobile FreeFest is finally here. And unlike last year, when only High Zero conflicted with the festival, there are a ton of other things happening on Saturday. We'll have a blog post later this week on alternatives to Virgin FreeFest for Saturday....
| Sep 10, 2011
| 10:08 AM
Some 35,000 people are expected to convene at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia today to watch performances by the Black Keys, Cee-Lo Green, and an eccentric millionaire. No, not Sir Richard Branson, Virgin's founder - Deadmau5, the Canadian DJ...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:03 AM
Direct from Beijing
The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, one of the largest acrobatic and circus acts in the world, are making a stop at George Mason University's Center for the Arts this weekend as part of their North...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 3:01 PM
As a new chief executive at Clifton T. Perkins investigates what led to two recent slayings at the state's maximum security mental hospital, he will confront a facility full of patients who have become increasingly hardened and troubled.
The system of...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:47 PM
BET has a mixed history when it comes to news, documentaries and public affairs — and much of it is for the worse.
With a former programming emphasis on music videos and a record of little or no serious commitment to news, questions have...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 1:01 PM
The holiday season is upon us. Why stay in this Christmas when there's so much to do? Quit roasting chestnuts and get old Jack Frost off your nose. Bundle up, pack your overnight bag and take a quick trip. We've found some of the best places in and around...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:13 AM
The most distinctive piece of the National, an indie-rock quintet from Brooklyn, N.Y.-via-Cincinnati, is lead singer Matt Berninger's slurred baritone.
It's a smooth, low purr that, when combined with the band's circular guitars and Bryan Devendorf's...
| Aug 31, 2011
David Walters, a 2005 River Hill High School graduate, is approaching the single-season saves record for the low Class A South Atlantic League's Delmarva Shorebirds. The team record is 33, set by Derek Brown in 1998. Walters had 30 saves through Aug. 21....
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Check out these great getaways for the fall, including a mouthwatering weekend at the NYC Food Film Festival and a "Dirty Dancing" themed stay at Mountain Lake Hotel.
If you can't afford the trip to Munich to toss...