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  • Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world

    Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world
    Classical Movements is the go-to company for ensembles planning concert tours. The firm's who's-who list of clients includes the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Morgan State University Choir and National Symphony Orchestra, not to mention the New York...
  • Colombian orphans will never forget day on the Chesapeake

    Colombian orphans will never forget day on the Chesapeake
    It will be hard to leave the pizza, the pool and the ice cream when Wednesday rolls around for Andres and Duvan, two orphans from Colombia who spent a month soaking up the things we take for granted. But they'll always have the Chesapeake Bay, which...
  • Change the World Bank needs

    Few people on the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical role in the U.S. effort to engage the world through its contribution to economic development in poor and post-conflict societies. As current World Bank President...
  • Carpenter suffers first DNF of season in Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Carpenter suffers first DNF of season in Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Ed Carpenter, the only driver who had finished the previous 13 events on this year's IndyCar Series circuit, did not make it to the end Sunday in the Grand Prix of Baltimore. The same chicane where Carpenter's car went airborne Saturday turned out to...
  • Colombian orphans visit Maryland families

    Colombian orphans visit Maryland families
    Gustavo, a 12-year-old orphan from Colombia, has spent a week at camp, attended the Catonsville July 4th parade and watched an IronBirds baseball game at Ripken Stadium during what he has been told is a vacation to America. In reality, he and nine...
  • What happens in Cartagena …

    What happens in Cartagena …
    Many of us who labor in journalism inevitably have contact with U.S. Secret Service agentsand encounter men and women as devoted to their task, as serious of purpose, and as professional as any of the finest in law enforcement. So it is nothing short of...
  • Secrets of the Service

    Secrets of the Service
    We have learned a secret of the Secret Service: At least a few of those tight-lipped tough guys are not quite as straight-laced and serious as they appear to be. In fact, they apparently love to party like frat boys. Three Secret Service agents have...
  • Secret Service to receive ethics training at Hopkins

    Secret Service to receive ethics training at Hopkins
    About 100 U.S. Secret Service agents will take part in a two-day ethics training this week to be overseen by professors at the Johns Hopkins University — a response to the widening prostitution scandal that began in Colombia, agency and university...
  • Spain, Colombia Link on 'Troubling Monsters'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spain's Piaggiodematei and Colombia's HierroAnimacion are uniting efforts on the project "Troubling Monsters," to be pitched at Toulouse's 25th Cartoon Forum on Thursday 25. Monsters that could be hidden under kids' beds or in...
  • New runway bodes well for growth, airlines say

    New runway bodes well for growth, airlines say
    Top carriers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport say the newly-opened 8,000-foot-long south runway will help in their South Florida growth plans. With just days since opening to aircraft traffic Thursday, jetliners are already putting...
  • 'Don't make children fight your war': ex-child soldier to Colombia rebels

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Juanita Barragan was 13 when she joined Colombia's largest rebel group to escape sexual abuse by her stepfather and beatings by her mother. She spent about a year as a child fighter with the leftist Revolutionary...
  • From narco-wars to urban basketball, making art out of activism

    From narco-wars to urban basketball, making art out of activism
    In 1996, L.A. artist Suzanne Lacy gathered together two teams of players in Oakland for a very unusual basketball game. Part performance art, part social activism, "No Blood/No Foul" brought together a team of cops and a team of Oakland youth for a...