| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Harry L. Rosenzweig, an influential mathematics professor who had been chairman of the math department at McDaniel College, died Friday of pancreatic cancer at his Westminster home.
He was 72.
"Harry was very popular with math majors and, in general,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Robert, Earl of Grantham and Cora, Countess of Grantham
The kind-hearted Robert (Hugh Bonneville) originally married American heiress Cora (Elizabeth McGovern) for her money, but the relationship blossomed into true love (they even sleep in...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
The most towering figure in Hollywood history wore ill-fitting clothes, including shoes several sizes too big, and never said a word. Beginning Saturday, he'll be spending a year at Baltimore's Charles Theatre.
Charlie Chaplin, a British expatriate who...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:25 AM
The Greater Baltimore Medical Center's semi-annual Nearly New Sale will begin on Saturday, May 5, kicking off an event that benefits both the hospital and the community it serves.
Mary Kay LePage, a Towson resident who serves as publicity chair for the...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The Hippodrome's 2012-2013 Broadway Series will have tried-and-true crowd pleasers such as "Wicked" and "Beauty and the Beast" alongside newer musicals "American Idiot" and "Billy Elliot."
"From a consumer perspective, this is a juggernaut season,"...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A key document in the transition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from popular song to national anthem is coming home to Fort McHenry.
A draft of the song's arrangement, drawn up in the early 20th century by a committee that included composer and bandleader...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:50 AM
The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:18 PM
It was evident from watching Annapolis Shakespeare Company's director and cast members rehearse Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" that this young company is making astonishing strides — not small steps, but artful leaps. It was also clear that...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:40 AM
100 Years Ago
Candidates in Baltimore
From the Times political news: "Wednesday last at Sea Girt, N.J., Hon. Woodrow Wilson, the present governor of New Jersey, was notified of his nomination by the recent Democratic National Convention held in...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon Square is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks, a classical Doric column towering 178 feet above its elegant surroundings. But nearly 200 years after its completion in 1829, the building and its...
| Apr 21, 2012
Everyman Theatre will split its 2012-2013 season between two venues, but a common thread unifies the plays — all are Baltimore premieres.
There will be six works in all, up from the usual five. The lineup includes recent works by such notable...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Kevin Puts, a composer who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, won the Pulitzer Prize in music Monday for his first opera.
Puts, a member of the Peabody faculty since 2006, was honored for "Silent Night," a two-act work commissioned by the...