WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS
Stop babying criminals
Young people who commit adult crimes, such as the vicious beating of Zach Sowers, should be tried as adults.
Stores mix giving, spending
Now stores and businesses are getting into the act, setting up their signs and donation boxes for charities, and the message is: give, give, give -- as you spend, spend, spend.
Rob Kasper on flipping a frittata -- Taste
Jay Hancock on the fall of Wendys -- Business
Laura Vozzella on Robert Banks -- Maryland
5 THINGS TO DO TODAY
Tim Reynolds -- Guitarist Tim Reynolds, a frequent collaborator with Dave Matthews, performs a solo acoustic show at 8 at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. $23.50. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com.
Tonya Ingersol -- Requiem: Works of Art by Tonya Ingersol showcases larger-than-life works of the local young artist. Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $6-$8. 443-263-1800.
Ravi Shankar -- The legendary sitar player performs at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. His daughter, Anoushka Shankar, accompanies him as he plays Indian classical music. 7:30. $31-$81. 410-783-8000.
Discovery Channel -- The Discovery Channel's new series Storm Chasers follows research meteorologist Josh Wurman, who drives straight into a deadly twister on purpose. 10 p.m.
Dentistry museum -- The exhibit G.V. Black: Father of American Dentistry examines the life of the person who figured out how to fill cavities. Includes a re-creation of his office. National Museum of Dentistry, 31 S. Greene St. $6. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 410-706-0600.
Mudd in your ear
Sun pop music critic Rashod D. Ollison talks music with hard rockers Puddle of Mudd.
Tomorrow in Live
Sun film critic Michael Sragow reviews Rendition, starring Reese Witherspoon as a woman whose Egyptian-born husband disappears on a flight to Washington.
Friday in Movies Today
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'Hairspray' at the Hippodrome
Theater critic Mary Carole McCauley reviews the production of Hairspray currently at the Hippodrome. baltimoresun.com/today
A woman among chiefs
Baltimore's mayor and fire chief will announce the city Fire Department's first female battalion chief. baltimoresun.com/maryland
Hornsby trial begins
Opening statements are to be delivered this morning in a federal court in Greenbelt in the fraud trial of former Prince George's County School Superintendent Andre J. Hornsby. baltimoresun.com/maryland
Chamber music review
Classical music critic Tim Smith reviews the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra's opening performance, which focuses on the struggle against apartheid. baltimoresun.com/criticalmass
Ravens return to practice for Sunday's road game against the Buffalo Bills. baltimoresun.com/ravens
MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8PM
1. Quarterback question -- In allowing injured Steve McNair to rest for another week, the Ravens are adamant about avoiding an unwanted pain -- a quarterback controversy.
2. Hit-and run death -- The man charged in the hit-and-run death of a Towson University student denied being involved in an accident, telling police that his vehicle had been taken in a carjacking, court records show.
3. The hits off camera -- ESPN football crew members frenetic as they try to keep up on all the Sunday games at once.
4. Trooper's car hits man -- An off-duty state trooper driving along Route 198 in Laurel hits and fatally injures a man who stepped into traffic.
5. Dixon aide resigns -- Otis Rolley III, who has served as Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon's chief of staff since she took office in January, resigned his position last week to take a job in the private sector leading a regional transportation organization.