| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:23 AM
They say fame changes people, but even after winning “American Idol” and releasing a platinum-selling album, Leesburg, Ga.-based singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips wants nothing more than to be himself.
“I already knew what kind of...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Let's get the bad news out of the way first: Rich Lafleur, a 20-year-old construction and landscaping worker from Clarksville, choked at the mic in the Hollywood Week episode of American Idol that aired last night.
But here's the good news: The brief...
| Feb 21, 2014
Sunday, Feb. 23
Anniversary celebration As part of its 30th anniversary celebration, the Banneker-Douglass Museum presents a gospel concert at 3:30 p.m. at 84 Franklin St. in Annapolis. Admission $10. Information: 410-216-6180.
Monday, Feb. 24
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:16 AM
As I write this, I’m still trying to process the emotional promo I just witnessed for the Cory Monteith tribute episode coming next week. More about that later.
Tonight we were treated to, in my humble opinion, a much better “part two”...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The show opens with Aloe Blacc performing "Wake Me Up." This is one of those songs that I've heard a million times but couldn't have told you the title or the singer.
Now that we've gotten rid of a few couples, we should go back to the individual walk-...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:25 AM
They might be a little snooty, but it would be hard to find a family more welcome in these parts than the Crawleys of “Downton Abbey” — at least in Owings Mills, home of Maryland Public Television.
Just as “American Idol” in...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Jennifer Hudson urged women to chart their own path to better health as she spoke to a gathering of Weight Watchers participants at a West Baltimore senior center Tuesday morning.
"You cannot achieve somebody else's goals," the singer and Oscar-...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Think of it as American Idol meets Shark Tank.
Except its local, meaning no Mark Cuban or Simon Cowell.
The Carroll Biz Challenge, which awards one local entrepreneur $5,000, is now accepting applications for the November competition. Applications are...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The scenario was awkward before the first note was played.
A long-debated scheduling conflict put the Super Bowl-champion Ravens nearly 1,700 miles away from Baltimore on Thursday night — in Denver — for the team's first game of the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The inaugural Laurel Youth Music Showcase, a summer open mic series for local children and teenagers, concluded Thursday evening, Sept. 5, with a finale concert at Granville Gude Park.
Laurel resident NicKayla Tucker, 16, emerged victorious in the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Saturday was Hampdenfest. It was also Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement for Jews, not to mention their weekly Sabbath.
For Liz Baker, of Hampden, it represented a dilemma.
Baker, 41, certainly didn't want to miss the holiest day of the year for Jews....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:05 AM
When 13-year-old Ellicott City resident Rya Holzman entered the Columbia Association's Hear My Voice Teen Idol Competition in September, she didn't expect to win.
"I'm really happy, and I never expected this to happen," said a beaming Holzman, an...