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  • Witch hunt thankfully not a Halloween tradition in Carroll [Eagle Archives]

    Witch hunt thankfully not a Halloween tradition in Carroll [Eagle Archives]
    Get ready: Next Thursday is Halloween! Celebrated in much of the western world for centuries, its observance in the United States is celebrated as a part of pop culture. Carroll County oral and written traditions are full of references to ghouls and...
  • Harford students travel to Germany at German-American Day

    Flying 125 Harford County students to Germany would be quite pricey, so instead McDaniel College opened its doors Oct. 15 for its annual German-American Day. During the day-long event, about 1,000 middle and high school students from the Maryland and...
  • Back Story: Spinning the tale of the snallygaster

    Back Story: Spinning the tale of the snallygaster
    Since we're on the cusp of Halloween, better beware of the possible return of the dreaded snallygaster, which has periodically been scaring the dickens out of Marylanders since the mid-1700s. The what? The snallygaster is a half-bird, half-reptile...
  • Conductor Jun Markl, cellist Johannes Moser in lyrical Baltimore Symphony program

    Conductor Jun Markl, cellist Johannes Moser in lyrical Baltimore Symphony program
    The latest program from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is as safe as it comes — an old-fashioned mix of 19th-century fare. But with one of the BSO's regular guests, German-born conductor Jun Markl, back on the podium, you can count on...
  • European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on

    European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on
    President Obama has been busy this week taking calls from European leaders who seem really upset that the United States has been spying on them, perhaps to the point of tapping their cellphones. First Obama heard from French President Francois Hollande....
  • Looking Out: Poll finds overwhelming support for LGBT employment nondiscrimination law

    Looking Out: Poll finds overwhelming support for LGBT employment nondiscrimination law
    Due to the government shutdown, progress on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) -- which would ban discrimination in hiring based on gender identity or sexual orientation -- has stalled. But when things get back to normal in Washington, LGBT...
  • Charm City Fringe Fest revels in being out of the ordinary

    Charm City Fringe Fest revels in being out of the ordinary
    During next week's Charm City Fringe Fest, audiences will be able to ponder a nuclear holocaust drama starring Charlie Chaplin, meet a young German girl who used to mistake the Nazi salute for a friendly greeting, and throw tomatoes at actors performing...
  • A judge, a portrait and a toast across time

    A judge, a portrait and a toast across time
    In the courtroom where Baltimore Circuit Judge Timothy J. Doory metes out justice, he has a steadfast if silent companion, Maj. German H.H. Emory, a lawyer killed in World War I whose portrait hangs to the right of his bench. "He's looking at me every...
  • New opera links Jewish, German legacies of Holocaust

    New opera links Jewish, German legacies of Holocaust
    On the night of Nov. 9, 1938, a well-orchestrated anti-Jewish pogrom erupted throughout Germany and Austria. Synagogues, businesses and homes were attacked, lives were lost. The vicious destruction continued into a second night. The amount of broken...
  • 'I Am My Own Wife' wears a dress to address German history

    'I Am My Own Wife' wears a dress to address German history
    If you want proof that truth can be stranger than fiction, check out Doug Wright's "I Am My Own Wife." It's a documentary-style play based on interviews the contemporary American playwright did with an elderly transvestite who lived openly during the...
  • Polish repertory played by musicians who know the score

    Polish repertory played by musicians who know the score
    If you are not familiar with the Meccorre String Quartet, you are not alone. This Polish classical music group is coming to Columbia as part of its first tour of North America. It performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m....
  • Gottfried Wagner on the Holocaust opera 'Lost Childhood'

    Gottfried Wagner on the Holocaust opera 'Lost Childhood'
    Gottfried Wagner, author, director, musicologist and great-grandson of Richard Wagner, had a significant role in the development of "Lost Childhood," an opera about the Holocaust and its aftermath. The work, composed by Janice Hamer to a libretto by...