Not every play strives to deliver profound insights into the human condition. Marc Camoletti's "Boeing Boeing" only seeks to prove that the human condition is silly. Judging from the laughter at the Rep Stage production, the audience gets the point.
If there were a dress code for visitors to the current exhibit in Howard Community College's Rouse Company Foundation Gallery, it would stipulate that people must wear blue jeans when going to see Julie van Hemert's "Peopled Jeans." That's because the artist uses blue jean material for her wall-hanging fabric art.
Sen. Ben Cardin lamented snowballing damage from federal budget cuts in town hall meetings with federal workers and small business leaders Friday, pledging to work toward an alternative budget solution by October.
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Beethoven is such a dominant figure in classical music history that the Hermitage Piano Trio's all-Beethoven program will be heard by eager audience ears on Saturday, April 6 at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman unveiled his fiscal 2014 capital budget proposal Monday, a $442.4 million spending program that includes the most funding for public school projects since Ulman took office in 2006.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman unveiled his fiscal 2014 capital budget proposal Monday, a $442.4 million capital spending program that includes the most funding for public school projects since Ulman took office in 2007.
There was plenty to celebrate when the Howard County Arts Council held its 16th annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard County. Besides the awards handed out in various categories, there was an announcement that wasn't on the scheduled program for this festive event held at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre on March 23.
Besides honoring veterans of the local arts scene, the Howard County Arts Council's Celebration of the Arts at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre on March 23 also honors young performers who are just starting out. Its Rising Stars Emerging Performing Artist Award Competition is for performing artists between the ages of 18 and 35. This year there are 10 contestants competing for a cash prize of $5,000.
When Bruce Nelson accepts his Howie Award as Outstanding Artist, it won't be the first time he has walked across the stage at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This actor, who estimates he has appeared in around 12 Rep Stage productions on various stages at the college, is no stranger to receiving audience applause there.
A plain set is the congenial setting for the home truths imparted by Samm-Art Williams' "Home" at Rep Stage. Like the several wood platforms on which most of the action occurs, this play gets down to basics. The three actors have very few props or costume changes with which to contend, so they have plenty of time for storytelling.
When Irish novelist Colum McCann reads from his work as part of the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society's 35th Irish Evening on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre, the audience has a right to be in a green mood.
You can expect the music to sound fresh during the Leipzig String Quartet's concert on Saturday, March 2, at 8 p.m., at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. Like the sponsoring Candlelight Concert Society, this chamber music quartet often likes to introduce audiences to contemporary classical music.