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  • 'Game of Thrones' Q&A: Alfie Allen talks Season 2 finale

    'Game of Thrones' Q&A: Alfie Allen talks Season 2 finale
    In the course of a year, English actor Alfie Allen, 25, has gone from being best known as pop singerLily Allen's little brother to one of the main actors on the HBO hit show,"Game of Thrones." Playing the hero-turned-villain Theon Greyjoy, Allen has...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Adella 'Alli' Russel, travel agent

    Adella 'Alli' Russel, travel agent
    Adella "Alli" Russel, a retired Pikesville travel agent who made her way out of Nazi-controlled Germany in the 1930s, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 3 at the North Oaks retirement community. She was 96. Born Adella Zipser in Leipzig, Germany, she...
  • It's official: It's English.

    The commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland, are solemnly considering a measure to make English the official language of their county, following the examples of Frederick County and Queen Anne's County.  Perhaps the best that can be said of the measure...
  • Carroll may become third county to make English official

    Carroll may become third county to make English official
    The Carroll County commissioners introduced a proposal Thursday to make English the county's official language and will schedule an evening public hearing to give all residents the opportunity to speak. "We need good public input on this issue,"...
  • 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...
  • A prize specimen

    You know they're out there, but you seldom come across them. The ones torturing scientific data to prove that the earth is only about six thousand years old. The ones laboring to eliminate critical thinking from the public school curriculum. The ones...
  • Columbia Rep Stage's 'Mary Rose' appears after a long absence

    Columbia Rep Stage's 'Mary Rose' appears after a long absence
    The name of playwright J.M. Barrie is so closely associated with "Peter Pan" that his other plays are neglected. Rep Stage has been doing its part to change that. It produced an evening of two one-act Barrie plays, "The New Word" and "The Old Lady...
  • London calling?

    London calling?
    As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London. But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
  • Towson attorney, 2 sons-in-law killed on trip to England

    Two Catonsville residents were killed, along with another man, Monday night in a car accident in England, police said. Stephen J. Hughes, 57, a partner in the Towson firm of Treanor, Pope and Hughes; Gregory Brooks, 39, a graphic designer who lived in...
  • Towson lawyer killed in England crash recalled for quick wit, love for his kids

    Towson lawyer killed in England crash recalled for quick wit, love for his kids
    The Cardinal Gibbons High School class of 1972 thought about canceling its 40th reunion after learning of the sudden loss of the man who organized the event. Instead, they picked up where Stephen J. Hughes left off and turned the gathering Sunday into a...