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  • Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere

    Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere
    John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney. If the...
  • From Sun Magazine: Christian Siriano's style pervades his Chelsea flat

    From Sun Magazine: Christian Siriano's style pervades his Chelsea flat
    The massive round metal mirror in the foyer was one of the first purchases Christian Siriano made after winning the fourth season of "Project Runway." The two small framed Victorian paintings in the living room were passed down from his mother. And a...
  • Amy Schumer talks about her journey from Towson to TV and concert stardom

    Amy Schumer talks about her journey from Towson to TV and concert stardom
    Amy Schumer can tell a story. Knowing how to craft a short narrative and make it pay off with a laugh has, after all, helped make her one of the hottest comedians on TV and the concert circuit these days. So, let the star of Comedy Central’s...
  • Terps women top Stony Brook, 11-3, to advance to NCAA lacrosse quarterfinals

    Terps women top Stony Brook, 11-3, to advance to NCAA lacrosse quarterfinals
    For the second time this season, Stony Brook forced a Maryland women's lacrosse offense that loves to run and gun into a more deliberate attack. The strategy slowed the Terps, but it wasn't enough to beat them. After giving up an early goal and...
  • History matters

    100 Years Ago Watches and Watchter From the Laurel social column: "Mrs. Mayor George W. Waters, Jr. visited relatives in Baltimore during the past week. "Dr. Millard M. Wachter of Long Island, Kansas, a brother of Mr. J. W. Wachter , manager of the...
  • Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator

    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator
    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, a veteran educator who had served as acting superintendent for Baltimore public schools in the early 1970s and later held positions with the New York State Department of Education, died Nov. 8 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist...
  • Helaman Ferguson's sculpture blends the artistic, mathematic

    Helaman Ferguson's sculpture blends the artistic, mathematic
    The marriage of two disciplines, mathematics and art, may seem an unlikely union given an artist’s innate desire for free expression. Meet Helaman Ferguson, whose sculpture is known for its root in mathematical design. Ferguson, of North Laurel,...
  • Kaleikau, Dalton among Bayhawks' 15 picks in MLL supplemental draft

    Kaleikau, Dalton among Bayhawks' 15 picks in MLL supplemental draft
    The Chesapeake Bayhawks strengthened their offense with attackman Grant Kaleikau as their first pick (16th overall) in Wednesday's Major League Lacrosse supplemental draft. Unlike most other teams in the league, the Bayhawks acquired an offensive-...
  • Columbia 'pioneer' has plan for Haiti

    Columbia 'pioneer' has plan for Haiti
    Three years after a devastating earthquake left much of Haiti in ruins, a new effort has been launched to help the long-suffering island nation — an effort based in Howard County and spearheaded by a well-known Haitian with close ties to Columbia....
  • Phoenix residents flavor first Michigan women's lacrosse team

    Phoenix residents flavor first Michigan women's lacrosse team
    Despite shivering during a recent photo shoot on a chilly afternoon, Phoenix residents Allison Silber and Amanda Sutor insist that braving the elements was not much of a factor when choosing a Division I college lacrosse program. Silber was primarily...
  • O'Malley sharply critical of GOP at convention

    O'Malley sharply critical of GOP at convention
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley offered pointed criticism of Republicans in an address to the Democratic convention on Tuesday, arguing that President Barack Obama is best suited to right the U.S. economy while GOP nominee Mitt Romney's policies would...
  • Robert T. Brown, Veterans Administration executive

    Robert T. Brown, Veterans Administration executive
    Robert T. Brown, a retired Veterans Administration executive, died Aug. 25 at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson after suffering a fall earlier in the summer. He was 96. Born in Jamaica on Long Island, N.Y., he attended the St. Paul's School...