Liz Bark picked up a gun for the first time 1.5 years ago. She now finds herself as one of the best youth shooters in Maryland and will join three others from the state at a national competition in Alabama in June.
Baltimore's two-year commemoration of the War of 1812 began dramatically Saturday at the site of the British bombardment of the city. Students from the Baltimore School for the Arts chose Fort McHenry for their open-air stage and debuted "Fighting for Freedom," a three-scene play that looks at the war's impact on every day life.
Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at the Sunrise Assisted Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88.
Four of Baltimore top arts leaders — choreographer Liz Lerman, Center Stage's Kwame Kwei-Armah, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Marin Alsop and Gary Vikan of the Walters Art Museum — recently got together to brainstorm ideas to take the arts to the next level in Baltimore.
Baltimore Station, a residential recovery program for homeless, addicted men, many of them veterans, stages an art auction and gala as a fundraiser at Church of the Redeemer in Homeland. High school students from Towson, Catonville, Reisterstown and Westminster donated artwork and worked as volunteers.
The Anne Arundel County School System on Tuesday night fielded questions from parents and students about the county's upcoming Performance Visual Arts magnet program for high schools, a first-time endeavor that will offer students a chance to work with arts professionals while extending their school day four times a week.
Nick Mosby, the Democratic nominee for City Council in Baltimore's 7th District, urges city youth to aim higher than the temptations of the streets. He hopes to continue to carry this message as a councilman. First he has to hold off a write-in challenge from Councilwoman Belinda Conaway in Tuesday's general election.
Bay Theatre founder Janet Luby could not conceal her delight as she announced that the first celebratory event of the coming season, a fashion show and fundraiser, had sold out nearly two months in advance.
By By Mary Johnson and Special to The Baltimore Sun
A rare air of controversy has marked the new school year at the prestigious Baltimore of the Arts, with the administrators acknowledging this week that the school's payroll practices have been under investigation for three months.
As nominee for best supporting actor in a drama series, Josh Charles is now going head-to-head with the likes of Andre Braugher of TNT's "Men of a Certain Age" and John Slattery of AMC's "Mad Men" — pretty refined company. And he belongs there
From Faidley's at Lexington Market to the Washington Monument, from Camden Yards to the Inner Harbor, a motorcade will ferry the body of William Donald Schaefer Monday afternoon on a two-hour farewell trip through the hometown that he loved and led.