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It wasn't scandalous by tabloid standards, but it was a rebellious act for the young women at the Mount Saint Dominic Academy, a small all-girls Catholic high school in New Jersey. Whitney Houston, class of 1981, sometimes wore mismatched socks and rolled...
There's nothing like a good block party to bring the neighbors together. In the case of the 7th annual Convergence Block Party on Sept 18, co-sponsored by Hopkins and the Charles Village Business Association, the neighbors were Johns Hopkins University...
Last season in previewing HBO's "Treme," I said that in 30 years of writing about television, I had never heard music used as organically, wisely and powerfully as it was in the New Orleans-based series created by David Simon and Eric Overmyer. I also...
One of my long-standing life questions is, What makes an Irish pub an Irish pub? Is it dark, moody shadows peopled by whispering conspirators nursing black pints amid the rhythmic phthwacking of darts hitting corkboard? Or is it any old joint that...
Dining@LargeAs I'm reading this fantastic Funtastic Thursday guest post from Owl Meat, I'm trying to decide what I want for dinner, drink and music. This would be the music for some reason, maybe because I'm on vacation, and the food......
Dining@LargeIn this week's Shallow Thought Wednesday post, John Lindner wants to hear about your feelings. Not about Sabor, the restaurant that inspired his post. But about the stroll through the parking lot to the BYOB's front door. Here's John. LV ......
Tags: Death, Restaurants, Dining and Drinking, Breads
Beyonce was serenading upstairs. Marc Anthony was holding court down the hall. And Oprah was reportedly partying across town. Last night's Mid-Atlantic Inaugural Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center might have been a bit lacking in star...
Tags: Death, Joe Biden, Executive Branch, Beyonce, Marc Anthony
Sun StaffHometown: Baltimore Current members: Juanita Paul, vocals; Carl Rosetti, chromatic harmonica; John Seay, guitar; Paul Iwancio; guitar, vocals. Founded in: 1997 Style: Folk/rock/pop Influenced by: Van Morrison, Smokey Robinson, Robbie Robertson....
Tags: Robbie Robertson, Smokey Robinson
Sun StaffThey came out because one chapter in the life and times of Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley is coming to a close - just as another appears to be opening. More than 3,100 tickets were sold for O'Malley's fifth annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration and fund-...
Sun StaffOne in a series of articles about life at a community pool. From the far end of the Cabana Bar, it's easy to forget you're at Padonia Park Club in suburban Baltimore County. Fringed by the bar's grass awning, the view of the twilight beyond conjures...
Tags: Pittsburgh Steelers, Key West, Don McLean, John Bell, Piracy
Sun StaffIt's Saturday night at the Irish Festival in Baltimore, and the headliner needs no introduction. To a chant of "We want O'Malley!" a man in black clambers onstage and strums his six-string, striking a pose like some sort of Gaelic guitar hero. With no...
Sun Pop Music CriticAlthough hardly on the level of combat reporting, music reviewing is not without its perils. Over the years, I've been threatened by musicians, their managers and their girlfriends. I've been denounced from the stage, and ridiculed on the Internet. Once,...
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