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  • Vagabond Players presents vibrant production of 'The Foreigner'

    Vagabond Players presents vibrant production of 'The Foreigner'
    In the canon of stage comedies, Larry Shue's "The Foreigner" may not rank in the uppermost percentile, but there sure is something awfully likable about it. The work has been widely and frequently performed since its off-Broadway premiere in 1984, a...
  • STX goes global, expands into ice hockey

    STX goes global, expands into ice hockey
    Athletes associate STX with lacrosse, but the Baltimore-based brand began appearing last month in stores on ice hockey sticks and plans to launch a line of men's field hockey sticks in the United Kingdom. For the 44-year-old inventor of the modern...
  • Lutherville man travels to England where uncle died a hero in WWII

    Lutherville man travels to England where uncle died a hero in WWII
    On a wall calendar in their Lutherville kitchen, the Blum family keeps various appointments and relatives' birthdays jotted down in fairly small, neatly written Magic Marker script. But for the week of May 25 to 29, the words "London," "Cambridge" and...
  • D. Watkins finds stories in the streets

    D. Watkins finds stories in the streets
    By the time D. Watkins was in his early 20s, he had filled a shoe box with obituaries. Kids he had grown up with in East Baltimore. Classmates, neighbors, guys from the corners. His uncle. And, eventually, his older brother. The brief paragraphs and...
  • Senseless waste of human life

    If you had seen the announcement of the Idler Academy's Bad Grammar Awards in Britain, you could have predicted what would turn up: the less/fewer distinction, it's/its, homonym confusions, errant apostrophes. The same trivial items that crop up regularly...
  • Looking Out: South Carolina House votes to punish colleges for assigning LGBT-themed books

    Looking Out: South Carolina House votes to punish colleges for assigning LGBT-themed books
    Some South Carolina lawmakers weren't thrilled to learn that two public universities assigned books with gay and lesbian themes as reading for students.   So, in a state budget approved Wednesday by the South Carolina House of Representatives, ...
  • "Grammar Never Takes a Holiday," the complete text

    GRAMMARNOIR 6: GRAMMAR NEVER TAKES A HOLIDAY   Part 1:  Trouble wears cheaters On one of those gray afternoons when the coffee’s worn off and you begin to wonder why you ever got into the paragraph game, he tapped gently at the office door....
  • Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery

    Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery
    You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery. Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what...
  • Wells of English defiled

    Write about language, as about climate change or evolution, and what do you get? A strident chorus of denial. I wonder why. Last week Tom Chivers wrote about English grammar at The Telegraph, patiently explaining why a good deal of what has been...
  • This 'Ghost' carries a tune

    This 'Ghost' carries a tune
    Bruce Joel Rubin, who won an Academy Award for his screenplay for the 1990 hit movie "Ghost," did not feel a compelling need to revisit the work. Not long after the film's release — it went on to earn half a billion dollars worldwide —...
  • Arbutus teen originally from Myanmar wins Carson scholarship

    Arbutus teen originally from Myanmar wins Carson scholarship
    Thi Dar Aye is one of thousands of people who have left Myanmar (Burma) hoping to find a better life. On Monday she learned she is one of only 510 students from across the United States who have been awarded Ben Carson scholarships. The award honors...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...