For jazz aficionados, news that the Baltimore Jazz Alliance is planning to revive the old Sunday concerts that were sponsored by the Left Bank Jazz Society at the Famous Ballroom for years, will indeed be welcomed.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The Senator Theatre and its adjoining small plates restaurant, Bar Zini, will be authorized to sell alcohol when it reopens in the coming months after a Baltimore licensing board voted Thursday to approve its application.
Twenty-four years after the doors closed on one of Baltimore's most cherished spots, they're back open, with a new set of owners hoping Baltimore warms to its 21st-century update of the clubby classic, which they're calling The Chesapeake.
Baltimore filmmaker Ramona Diaz can't help but chuckle while recounting how she first heard about Arnel Pineda, the unlikely successor to Steve Perry as lead singer for Journey and the subject of her latest documentary, "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey."