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  • Former Baltimorean's article inspired Oscar-winning documentary

    Former Baltimorean's article inspired Oscar-winning documentary
    Former Baltimorean Craig Strydom intentionally attended the 85th Academy Awards wearing his father-in-law's tuxedo, the one with the tiny tear in one leg. The music journalist chose not to mend the small rip. He figured it would keep him grounded if the...
  • Baltimore's James Blue helps BET get more socially relevant

    Baltimore's James Blue helps BET get more socially relevant
    BET has a mixed history when it comes to news, documentaries and public affairs — and much of it is for the worse. With a former programming emphasis on music videos and a record of little or no serious commitment to news, questions have...
  • Mission Improbable: Dayton woman sets off on mission trip around the world

    Mission Improbable: Dayton woman sets off on mission trip around the world
    It took some effort, but Katherine Davis was able to pare down her possessions for the coming year so they fit in one backpack. The 2004 Glenelg High School graduate sold most of her furniture and clothes. She gave her television and Prius to her...
  • 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap: Episode 14, 'No Bones About It'

    'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap: Episode 14, 'No Bones About It'
    After two weeks of helping the needy, it looks as though these peaches are starting to have a change of heart. They've been spending their free time delivering goods to orphanages and schools. To bond more, the ladies host a pajama party that reveals...
  • High school students converge at UM for National Brain Bee

    High school students converge at UM for National Brain Bee
    Forty-four of the nation's brightest high school students are in Baltimore to test their brains about the brain — in a two-day neuroscience competition that started Sunday morning with a visit to the cadaver laboratory in the University of...
  • Just as divestment helped end apartheid, it could help bring peace to Israel

    As someone who was involved in the divestment movement against apartheid in South Africa, I read with interest the Rev. James W. Dale's recent commentary ("Choosing to stay engaged," May 4). I was appreciative of the author's recognition that the...
  • BWI airport becomes art gallery to celebrate human rights

    BWI airport becomes art gallery to celebrate human rights
    Some of the bravest people in the world can be found at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic. Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa. The Dalai Lama. These and many other figures are featured in a photo exhibit organized to...
  • Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world

    Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world
    Classical Movements is the go-to company for ensembles planning concert tours. The firm's who's-who list of clients includes the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Morgan State University Choir and National Symphony Orchestra, not to mention the New York...
  • Gingrich isn't Scrooge; he's a closet progressive

    Gingrich isn't Scrooge; he's a closet progressive
    Newt Gingrich wants to pay poor kids to clean toilets. And all of the right people are horrified. The Nation says Mr. Gingrich is running on "a platform that seems to have been written by the unreformed Ebenezer Scrooge." The editors of the Newark Star-...
  • Africa offers big-game hunters exotic options

    Africa offers big-game hunters exotic options
    If fiftysomething basketball players can spend thousands of dollars on fantasy camps with the likes of Coach K and MJ, if golfers make similar pilgrimages to the sport's birthplace in Scotland, why shouldn't hunters do the same at exotic venues in Africa?...
  • The Ron Paul campaign turns a new Page

    The Ron Paul campaign turns a new Page
    When Jordan Page was a boy of 11 with a yen for acting, his greatest thrill was playing the Crown Prince in '"The King and I" onstage. Two decades later, in the middle of an odyssey that began on Maryland's Eastern Shore, he's starring in a real-life...
  • Lira and Rashida Jolley are setting the music world on fire

    Two singers I had never heard in concert performed in the area last month, and I was so glad I changed my plans at the last minute to go to the shows because they were amazing. One is South African singer Lira who performed at Ramshead in Annapolis...