Susan F. Garten, who brought taste and enthusiasm to vintage jewelry as owner of Heirloom Jewels in Cross Keys, died Feb. 24 from a heart condition at her condominium at the Colonnade in Tuscany-Canterbury. She was 89.
There are ugly sweater parties, celebrity-endorsed lines, a designated "national day" and major-league sports franchises and big-box retailers in on the act. The theme has been adapted to ugly-sweater shirts, hats, leggings, pajamas and attire for pets, often embracing pop culture.
This week, the New York Times devoted two full pages of its print paper to the 280 or so "people, places and things Donald Trump has insulted on Twitter since declaring his candidacy for president." I took the liberty of putting the text of those tweets into a database and crunching some of the associated numbers, assuming it would lead to an insightful analysis of Mr. Trump's psyche. I assumed wrong. What it does show, however, is not without value, albeit mostly entertainment. Here are the
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia is presenting a lively and faithful version of "Sister Act," the tale of a brassy lounge singer who seeks a protective hideaway in a nuns' convent, and find much more.
When David Hart set out to cast his fall and winter menswear collection this month in New York, he knew black models would be key to the show. Hart, a white fashion designer originally from Severna Park, showcased a collection inspired by 1960s jazz — the era of John Coltrane and Miles Davis — and cast exclusively black models for the presentation.
Jonah Goldberg: Personally, I'm opposed to all such forms of guilt by association, but it seems obvious to me that contemporary Christianity is not struggling with a Crusades problem, while Islam is certainly struggling with a jihad problem.
From an elementary school student on the ABC sitcom "Black-ish," to Whoopi Goldberg on "The View," the n-word has been getting a workout on TV this fall. And there's more prime-time use of it to come in the weeks ahead on sitcoms like the new NBC entry "Truth Be Told" debuting Oct. 16.
The storytelling going on in Laurel Mill Playhouse's current production of Ntozake Shange's highly acclaimed "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf" plays a little differently than anything performed at the Playhouse before.
Like Gertude Berg, creator of "the Goldbergs," Moms Mabley is one of those remarkable women artists of the first half of the 20th century that never achieved the mainstream status and success their talent deserved.