| Oct 7, 2012
| 7:30 AM
People passing through the intersection at Charles and Centre streets recently may have noticed an intriguing banner hanging from the wall above the entrance to the Walters Art Museum. The oversize image depicts a black woman dressed in the manner of a...
| Oct 13, 2012
The view of a 16th-century Lisbon street is such a teeming hodgepodge of races, social classes and religions and has so much life on display — much of it mischievous — that's it hard not to smile.
Slightly to the right of center, an African...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:00 PM
As we approach the November elections, it is very clear that there is a stark contrast in the vision, principles, and philosophy of the two major parties. Both clearly have major differences in the direction they wish to take our country and...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Annapolis Opera opened its 40th season with Giuseppe Verdi's 26th opera, "Aida," a performance that emphasized the music of this grand opera in an intimate setting that made a full staging impossible.
Marking his 30th season as artistic director,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Beginning Sunday, Harford County's Christian and Jewish residents will usher in a week of some of the most important observances of their respective faiths.
For Christians, Sunday is Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week, when the last...
| Mar 22, 2013
President Barack Obama will sign a proclamation Monday creating a Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument on the Eastern Shore, a designation long sought by advocates and a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
The designation protects the land...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 5:46 PM
President Barack Obama set aside 480 acres on the Eastern Shore on Monday as a national monument to honor Harriet Tubman — a victory for advocates who have long sought to memorialize the abolitionist's role in leading dozens of slaves to freedom....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:03 PM
The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will welcome Dr. Alan Taylor on April 8 as part of the College's commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.
Taylor will offer a public lecture at the Chesapeake Center at 10 a.m. His talk,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 10:59 AM
President Barack Obama's designation Monday of a new national monument to Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery on a Dorchester County plantation in 1849, then helped guide scores of other slaves to freedom in the North during the decade before the Civil...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Congress' inability to agree on matters of import isn't exactly a new phenomenon, but the Colonial Players' current production of the musical "1776" reminds us that fiery debate has been a part of our nation from the outset.
Sherman Edwards' 1969 Tony...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad was remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor.
An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in bondage...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:45 AM
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