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  • Plein air competition draws painters into the streets of Annapolis

    Plein air competition draws painters into the streets of Annapolis
    Some 30 artists set up their easels all over Annapolis this past week, from quiet back alleys to the lawn of the Maryland State House. Intrigued local residents stopped to chat or simply stare. "Need a model in the picture?" one man shouted from...
  • Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses

    Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses
    Lawyers argued for almost two hours Thursday whether the skinny, hollow-cheeked young man from Ellicott City sitting in court was a dangerous al-Qaida plotter or a kid with undiagnosed psychological problems who was led astray by a cabal of bumbling...
  • O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam

    O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam
    Gov. Martin O'Malley left Tuesday for a five-day trip to Europe that includes a "congressional pilgrimage" to northern Ireland and a conference in Amsterdam. The governor, whose Irish heritage inspired his Celtic rock band and his taste in poetry,...
  • Steven Eddy transfixes Rising Star audience

    He had us rapt from the first note of "Largo al factotum" from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville." Hidden in the wings of the Smith Theatre, we first heard the baritone sing the familiar "Figaro, Figaro" before we actually saw Steven Eddy, one of two...
  • Irish author Colm Toibin visits Johns Hopkins University

    Irish author Colm Toibin visits Johns Hopkins University
    For Colm Toibin, the world is full of echoes — ancient stories from different traditions that speak of parents, children and the divine. He sensed the reverberations every time he thought of his childhood in County Wexford, Ireland, where he was...
  • Teelin students step lively toward 2014 World Irish Dancing Championships

    Teelin students step lively toward 2014 World Irish Dancing Championships
    Inside the main studio at the Teelin School of Irish Dance, the fiberglass heels and toes of step-dancing shoes pack a thunderous wallop as they pound the floor in precise rhythm. With motionless arms and erect upper bodies buoyed by high kicks and...
  • Claddagh Pub to open new location near Ocean City

    Claddagh Pub to open new location near Ocean City
    Claddagh Pub and Restaurant, the popular Canton favorite, is opening a new location near Ocean City just in time for summer. Paul Cuda, Claddagh’s general manager, says if construction permits, the bar hopes to open its second outlet in May at...
  • Baltimore's titans of banking have fallen to out-of-state competitors

    Baltimore's titans of banking have fallen to out-of-state competitors
    In recent years, Maryland has seen many local banks acquired by out-of-state rivals. A little over a decade ago, the state had 139 banks based here, with 20 of them separately chartered affiliates of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., according to the...
  • Two actors tackle multiple roles, accents for 'Stones in His Pockets' at Center Stage

    Two actors tackle multiple roles, accents for 'Stones in His Pockets' at Center Stage
    "Stones in His Pockets," a play about an American film company invading a community in rural Ireland, has more than a dozen characters, but only two actors. That means a lot of quick switches between genders, ages and, above all, accents. For its...
  • Authentic Irish charm in Center Stage production of 'Stones in His Pockets'

    Authentic Irish charm in Center Stage production of 'Stones in His Pockets'
    No one can beat the Irish when it comes to spinning a yarn. And when they weave threads of satire and bittersweetness in between the humor, we’re talking a little bit of verbal heaven. "Stones in His Pockets" is a cool example. The witty work from...
  • Annapolis shooting victim opened fire 1st, police say

    Annapolis shooting victim opened fire 1st, police say
    An Annapolis teenager who suffered a gunshot wound to the foot in January had previously attempted to shoot his alleged assailant but missed, police said. And despite not hitting his target, he currently faces more serious charges than the other accused...
  • Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance

    Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance
    Colin Cassady held his violin, ready to take the stage. Only, Cassady is a member of the Baltimore Irish Music Ensemble, and in the world of Irish music, it's not a violin. It's a fiddle. So Cassady, 16, a Towson resident and junior at Calvert Hall...