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  • Next season at Center Stage: 'Jazz,' Sondheim, Mamet

    Next season at Center Stage: 'Jazz,' Sondheim, Mamet
    The theme of Center Stage's 2011-2012 season might be summed up as rhythm — from the distinctive beat of "Jazz," a world premiere adapted from the Toni Morrison novel of that name, to the percussive profanity of David Mamet's "American Buffalo";...
  • Circus vs. Cirque du Soleil

    Circus vs. Cirque du Soleil
    The circuses are coming to town! That's right, we're talking plural. Over the next week, both the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Cirque du Soleil will be landing in Baltimore for extended stays. Barnum & Bailey, in fact, is already here &#...
  • Study: Md. among best in results of transportation spending

    Maryland ranks among the best states in measuring the results of transportation spending, according to a report released Wednesday by two important think tanks. The state was one of five to be classified as "leading the way" in all categories rated by...
  • Baltimore remains a violent city

    Regarding Justin Fenton's article "Man slain downtown; three hurt in Westport (May 12), I am a 17-year old junior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute who thinks gun violence is becoming an all too common story. What caught my attention the most was Mr....
  • Murders still too common in Baltimore

    As a 17-year-old junior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, I am increasingly concerned that gun violence is becoming too common of a story as in the recent drive-by incident ("Main slain downtown; 3 hurt in Westport," May 12). A deadly driver rode around...
  • Twelve days without a murder — is this an accomplishment?

    Your article "Man slain downtown; 3 hurt in Westport," May 12) noted the killing "broke a streak of nearly 12 days without a homicide in Baltimore, one of the longest stretches in years." I don't know whether to snicker or cry regarding that tidbit....
  • Charts and graphs become art at Stevenson University

    Charts and graphs become art at Stevenson University
    Viewers see first the beast's ravenous mouth, with six fangs increasing in size and as pointed as daggers. The fiend is wearing a "Vote" button with an image of the American flag, and its tail snakes into a dollar sign. Even before gallery-goers scan the...
  • Md. projects seek foreign dollars from would-be immigrants

    The private developers of two high-profile state projects are seeking financing through a visa program that lets wealthy foreigners go to the front of the line for green cards and possible U.S. citizenship in return for a $500,000 investment....
  • Irene weaker but still dangerous

    Irene weaker but still dangerous
    Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula. The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • In city, Republicans, Greens, Libertarians push for the polls

    In city, Republicans, Greens, Libertarians push for the polls
    Members of the Republican, Green and Libertarian parties are often divided by strong ideological differences in national politics. But in Baltimore, their candidates emphatically agree on at least one thing: They're fed up with the Democratic dominance of...
  • Will the promise of Baltimore slots be fulfilled this time?

    Will the promise of Baltimore slots be fulfilled this time?
    If we've learned anything so far in the effort to bring slot machine gambling to Maryland — and especially to downtown Baltimore — it's not to get too excited by early promises and glitzy artist's renderings. The gap between promise and...