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American Idol (tv program)

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  • Phillip Phillips moves beyond 'Idol'

    Phillip Phillips moves beyond 'Idol'
    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...
  • Datebook

    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 Photo...
  • 'Glee' recap: 'Tina in the Sky with Diamonds'

    'Glee' recap: 'Tina in the Sky with Diamonds'
    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”...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Night 5 shocker!

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Night 5 shocker!
    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-...
  • Clarksville resident Rich Lafleur appears on 'American Idol's' Hollywood Week

    Clarksville resident Rich Lafleur appears on 'American Idol's' Hollywood Week
    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...
  • 'Downton Abbey' halo effect can be heavenly for PBS affiliates

    'Downton Abbey' halo effect can be heavenly for PBS affiliates
    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...
  • Jennifer Hudson makes Baltimore appearance to aid city's weight loss program

    Jennifer Hudson makes Baltimore appearance to aid city's weight loss program
    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-...
  • Columbia Association crowns teen idol

    Columbia Association crowns teen idol
    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...
  • 'We Will Rock You' launches its U.S. tour in Baltimore

    'We Will Rock You' launches its U.S. tour in Baltimore
    They were the champions, dominating airwaves in the '70s and '80s with their distinctive brand of pomp and romp. And now they're back, making the same bold promise: "We Will Rock You." That's the title of a jukebox musical filled with about two dozen...
  • Urban valiantly tries to entertain real fans during TV performance

    Urban valiantly tries to entertain real fans during TV performance
    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...
  • Laurel teen wins showcase with Adele cover, original song

    Laurel teen wins showcase with Adele cover, original song
    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...
  • Family finds way to celebrate Hampdenfest and observe Yom Kippur

    Family finds way to celebrate Hampdenfest and observe Yom Kippur
    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....