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  • This 'Sweeney Todd' slices acting to focus on music

    This 'Sweeney Todd' slices acting to focus on music

    For its current production, The Heritage Players invite the audience to “attend the tale of Sweeney Todd.” Featuring a 26 piece orchestra, nine principals and a 17 -member chamber choir, it is not your typical production of “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” the 1979 musical by Stephen...

  • For Ronald McDonald House, art with a heart

    For Ronald McDonald House, art with a heart

    When the doors to the city’s new Ronald McDonald house open in May, its walls will literally be filled with love. Since June, Leslie Landsman has been collecting art for “All You Need is Love,” a display that is meant to bring a sense of happiness and love to the families staying at the home so...

  • Take peaceful journeys for your mind's health

    Take peaceful journeys for your mind's health

    After the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a little peace and quiet might be the best resolution for many. Taking time to relax and clear one’s mind is just as important to one’s health as physical exercise, proponents say. A mind is never “fully resting,” according to Jennifer Garcia,...

  • Win or lose, Super Bowl food can be a hit

    Win or lose, Super Bowl food can be a hit

    It’s Super Bowl Sunday on Feb. 3. Featuring a match-up between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams, Super Bowl LIII also promises new commercials and a half-time performance featuring the musical group Maroon 5. It’s a day for parties and while traditional tailgate grub like beer,...

  • On stage, mystery readings of three whodunits

    On stage, mystery readings of three whodunits

    Last year, Arts Collective, a part of Howard Community College’s drama department along with the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society, presented a reading series of three productions with the theme of revolution. It was a new venture that involved little stage direction, minimal props and...

  • Escape to the Meeting House

    About a year ago, five women artists approached The Meeting House Gallery with an idea for a show The theme was escapism, and Will Krupka, a member of the Meeting House art board, was impressed. “They were probably the most professional artists we’ve had since we opened,”Krupka said. “We get approached...

  • Symphony of Lights a glowing holiday treat

    Symphony of Lights a glowing holiday treat

    There were strollers, wagons and scooters galore as festive souls gathered to see the Symphony of Lights on Dec. 2 at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia. Featuring more than 300,000 light bulbs on over 100 light fixtures, the Symphony of Lights – a fundraiser for Howard County...

  • A winter wonderland at Chrysalis Stage

    A winter wonderland at Chrysalis Stage

    There’s a new holiday attraction in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods and it has nothing to do with lights. Every Saturday since the end of November, the Chrysalis Stage has been transformed into a winter wonderland for Celebration in the Woods. Featuring live music, holiday crafts, food and...

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