| Aug 25, 2011
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| Sep 2, 2011
| 3:10 PM
DAVID 'HONEYBOY' EDWARDS, 96
Delta blues singer, guitarist
David "Honeyboy" Edwards, the once-itinerant Delta blues singer and guitarist who late in life won two Grammy Awards, died Monday of congestive heart failure.
Such was his longevity that, as a...
| Sep 15, 2011
Belvedere Square — at the corner of Belvedere Avenue and York Road, concludes its Summer Sounds at the Square series of free outdoor concerts on Friday evenings with local bands. The final band, Crazy Fish, a Rolling Stones tribute band, performs...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 2:13 PM
He has frequent lapses of memory, the result of a brain aneurysm he suffered as a teen in 1972. He struggled for years to keep jobs at BWI, at a discount store and in an industrial park.
And finally, after his mother died in a Baltimore County nursing...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Yes, there's actually stuff to do this Thanksgiving weekend. Here's our list of happenings for the week of 11/21-11/27.
MOVIES OPENING (Wednesday)
My Week With Marilyn
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Dr. Fray Francis Marshall, a urologist and former Johns Hopkins professor who developed surgical technique for the treatment of kidney cancer, died of cancer Dec. 2 at the Atlanta Hospice. He was 67 and had lived in Ruxton before moving to Georgia in...
| Jul 17, 2011
You knew they were tasty. But did you know crabs were art?
At least they are in the hands of a few area painters. They take those hard, pointy, colorful outer shells, the ones that usually get rolled up in a newspaper and thrown away when the crab...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:25 PM
Since the Community Sports Hall of Fame began, two of the founding members of the Kangaroo Kids — Don Disney and Jim McCleary — have been inducted.
But anyone familiar with the Kangaroo Kids, or jumping rope in general, knows that there has...
| May 19, 2011
| 4:01 AM
U2's June 22 concert at M&T Bank Stadium is inarguably the biggest show Baltimore will have all year. The superlative applies not only because no other headliner approaches the band's supernova-sized star power, but also literally: The show, part of the...
| 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-...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 6:53 PM
The band members met for the first time just two hours ago, but they're already hard at work on a rock classic, and to be honest, it's not sounding half-bad.
A rhythm guitarist pounds out G and F chords. A bass player settles on a solid beat. A singer...