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  • Orioles minor league spotlight for July 19

    Orioles minor league spotlight for July 19
    Triple-A Norfolk IF Ivan De Jesus played all nine innings of the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday and went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the International League's 7-3 win. … RHP Tyler Wilson, who joined the Tides earlier this month, entered...
  • Local Masses, celebrations mark double canonization

    Local Masses, celebrations mark double canonization
    Hundreds of local Catholics streamed up the aisles of Holy Rosary Church in Baltimore Sunday, through incense-sweet air, to venerate the relic of a pope who visited 38 years earlier. The relic — a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood given to the...
  • Harford residents recall meeting, seeing newly-sainted John Paul II

    Harford residents recall meeting, seeing newly-sainted John Paul II
    Kathleen Schenking thought meeting a saint sounded like something from ancient times, but it happened to her, unknowingly, a quarter century ago. The Street resident received a blessing from then-Pope John Paul II on her 22nd birthday, during a 1988...
  • Center Stage presents Baltimore premiere of 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'

    Center Stage presents Baltimore premiere of 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'
    Nothing like a hefty bout of Chekhovian depression to lift the spirits. You can't help but feel better after spending time with "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," the 2013 Tony Award-winning comedy by Christopher Durang currently receiving a snappy...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'The Gladiators are Here!'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'The Gladiators are Here!'
    Episode 7 of the All-Star season took the teams from Sri Lanka to the Eternal City, which the contestants had to figure out meant Rome. They all knew that - eventually. Rachel's first thought was Ethiopia.  After another non-elimination leg, the...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Donkeylicious'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Donkeylicious'
    Episode 8 of the All-Star season sent the six remaining teams from Rome to the Italian countryside. It was a fine, fine episode, with plenty of decicious eye candy, fun tasks and, finally, some inter-team crankiness. The teams have been so very kind...
  • Five Questions for John Ciambruschini

    Five Questions for John Ciambruschini
    John Ciambruschini began learning to handcraft garments as a teenage apprentice to his father in Rome, tailoring made-to-order suits, slacks, dresses and skirts. After immigrating to the United States in 1958 at age 20, Ciambruschini worked at the now-...
  • It wasn't on December 25 or in Bethlehem

    A colleague writes to complain about a point of AP style: the insistence that A.D. should precede rather than follow a year, which he finds outrageously archaic. It is the traditional usage. A.D. is an abbreviation for "in the year of the Lord,", so...
  • Pope Francis faults Catholic Church's focus on gay marriage, abortion

    Pope Francis faults Catholic Church's focus on gay marriage, abortion
    ROME — In an extraordinary, wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis expressed frustration that the Catholic Church is “obsessed” with issues such as abortion, homosexuality and contraception, and called instead for a focus on healing and...
  • 'American Horror Story Asylum' recap, 'The Coat Hanger'

    'American Horror Story Asylum' recap, 'The Coat Hanger'
    What is it about guys named Morgan turning into serial killers? First there was Dexter Morgan and now Johnny Morgan, the modern-day Bloody Face, played by Dylan McDermott. At least Dexter saves his dark passenger for deserving victims. As Johnny tells...
  • America is exceptional, and that includes the way we treat immigrants

    America is exceptional, and that includes the way we treat immigrants
    Dear Scholar, It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them. It was good of you to rehearse some classical history for...
  • The time is right for USNA Masqueraders' 'Titus Andronicus'

    The time is right for USNA Masqueraders' 'Titus Andronicus'
    Showing her knack for timing, director Christy Stanlake has announced the U.S. Naval Academy Masqueraders will bookend Halloween with weekend performances of "Titus Andronicus" — "Shakespeare's first and bloodiest play" is the way she describes it...