Anyone who ever wondered what psychedelic rock, long the province of Western dabblers in Eastern thought and practices, might sound like in the hands of people with bona fides in yoga and music therapy will have the chance to find out Saturday, Oct. 18, when Fractal Cat plays the One World Coffeehouse in Columbia.
It's hard to avoid concluding that the confidentiality clause in Baltimore police brutality settlements is meant to protect those who govern the city, rather than those in whose name the city is governed. And in this regard — as, alas, in so many others — Baltimore embodies in an acute form one of the country's broader failures: the lack of accountability among our leaders for their extensive misbehavior.
If Len Bias could attend his own Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday, he'd do so as a 50-year-old man. That's a heck of a thing to wrap your head around if you grew up as an obsessed ACC basketball fan in the 1980s.
With broad public doubts about the wisdom and tactics of Mr. Obama's new and more muscular initiatives against the Islamic State, a congressional debate seems inevitable, and should be held, even in a demonstrably dysfunctional Congress.
In Mr. Obama's 2009 speech accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, he made a defense of the concept of the just war, which he can reasonably argue he has decided to enter on the grounds of long-range self-defense against this newly sprouting terrorist offshoot of al-Qaida. It now looms as the greatest challenge of his presidency, and to a positive legacy.
Amid festive celebrations marking the weeklong 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner, Maryland's leaders are hammering home the point that if it weren't for Baltimore, American history might have turned out much differently.
Members of the Fort George G. Meade Directorate of Emergency Services gathered Thursday on the anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack in American history to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost that day — and pay tribute to 411 fallen first responders with the unveiling of a stained-glass image that includes a piece of the World Trade Center.
Some organizations in the county are continuing to keep the memory of those lost alive. The Town of Mount Airy lost two of its residents during the attack on the Pentagon. In honor of these two men, the town will be holding its annual Patriot Day Ceremony at 7 p.m. at Pine Grove Chapel on Main Street.
Two mothers of military academy students from Mt. Airy, Rene Sykes and Judy Mullen, talk about how their children got interested in attending service academies as well as their own thoughts and concerns.
The majority of Carroll County law enforcement agencies have taken advantage of a Department of Defense program which offers surplus military equipment at no cost, including everything from weapons to office furniture.
Ships from six foreign countries and all over the East Coast, plus Texas, will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday morning during a press conference.
The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and ships from six foreign countries will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
The redevelopment of a former Army base in the Blue Ridge mountains doesn't initially appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side. Except one thing: "it's at least as big a challenge."
When she's winging it, Beverly Bleything finds herself in the limelight. The South Laurel resident, a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines, is a magnet for commentary from curious passengers whose safety, first and foremost, she is there to emphasize and re-emphasize.