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  • Incoming artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has bold plans for Center Stage

    Incoming artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has bold plans for Center Stage
    Kwame Kwei-Armah has a way of pulling others into his gravitational field, whirling them around and then depositing them in a place at some distance from where they started out. People leave an encounter with Center Stage's incoming artistic director...
  • Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers

    Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers
    Historically speaking, Orlando got a late start in golf. The sport didn't arrive in Central Florida until 1893, when English businessman Leslie Pell-Clarke had six holes carved out around the northwest shore of Lake Eola. It only lasted a decade or so,...
  • History Maters: Spring was the time for social calls in 1912

    100 Years Ago Sunday best From the county social column: Miss Carrie Hewitt of Sykesville is visiting her brother, Mr. David Hewitt of Portland Oregon. Mr. Herbert Hausenfluck of Virginia is visiting his uncle, Mr. Simon Hausenfluck of Savage. Mr....
  • 'Going to St. Ives' at Colonial Players has many layers

    In "Going to St. Ives," Colonial Players offers a powerful story about two women becoming acquainted over tea — a discussion that touches on dictatorships in post-colonial Africa while offering insights into the plight of two grieving mothers...
  • Amateurs' hour is here

    For the record, John Peterson never has played a PGA Tour event. When he does, the reigning NCAA men's champion might find a little extra scrutiny. Hey, that's what happens when you draw attention to yourself. And Peterson certainly did that after...
  • Marian Shriver McSherry

    Marian Shriver McSherry
    Marian Shriver McSherry, long-time devotee of Maryland's Catholic aristocracy and mother of 12 children, died on July 24 of breast cancer at her home in Frederick. She was 85. A second cousin of R. Sargent Shriver, Marian Macsherry was born in...
  • Peers select Elkridge man to carry Olympic torch in England

    Peers select Elkridge man to carry Olympic torch in England
    The 2012 summer Olympics is still two months away, but Elkridge resident Frank Collins is getting an early dose of the Olympic spirit to share with residents of Gloucester in England. Collins, 43, was selected as one of the 8,000 torchbearers who will...
  • Judge rules that indicted document collector can go home pending trial

    A federal judge rejected Friday a last-ditch effort by prosecutors to keep Barry H. Landau behind bars while the New York collector awaits trial on charges he pulled off one of the country's biggest theft of national memorabilia over a span of years. The...
  • Edith S. Willard, owner of Annapolis shop, dies

    Edith S. Willard, former owner of the ETC. Shop in downtown Annapolis, died July 30 of leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Hereford resident was 86. Edith Stockton Mays was born in Baltimore and raised on her family's farm in Hereford....
  • Brendan Rodgers will lead once-great Liverpool franchise in friendly at M&T Bank Stadium

    Brendan Rodgers will lead once-great Liverpool franchise in friendly at M&T Bank Stadium
    For decades, Liverpool soccer fans at the team's 120-year-old stadium, Anfield, have been singing their adopted anthem, "You'll Never Walk Alone." Brendan Rodgers, who was named the team's new manager June 1, is hoping that the partisans of the former...
  • London rioters and Mideast demonstrators have a lot in common

    In the hand-wringing commentary that has characterized the recent rioting in London and other English cities, I have heard only one news pundit suggest a direct parallel between the "uprisings" in Britain and the popular demonstrations in Egypt, Tunisia...
  • Unmourned: The Queen's English Society

    Suddenly, in Britain, of attenuated interest, the Queen's English Society. The organization of crotchet collectors was forty. After the failure of the society's much-ridiculed project for an Academy of English, will waned quickly. The Independent...