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  • H.R. Giger dies at 74; Swiss artist designed 'Alien' creatures

    Swiss artist H.R. Giger, whose otherworldly imagery was prized by science-fiction aficionados, was plagued by nightmares as a child. As an adult, his nights were more peaceful. "I could heal myself," he said in a 2011 CNN interview, "through doing my...
  • Bach Week Festival's marathon man back for another run

    Bach Week Festival's marathon man back for another run
    He may not have composed more than 1,100 musical works, nor has he fathered 20 children. Otherwise, Richard Webster has much in common with Johann Sebastian Bach. Like the German Baroque master, Webster is an active church musician, choral conductor,...
  • 'The Voice' recap: The Top 12 take it live

    The first live show of the season on "The Voice" on Monday night was not without glitches. There was the usual minor stuff: the coaches talking over one another or having to rush through their notes because of time constraints. And then there was one...
  • Street artist Jay Shells returns to L.A. with @TheRapQuotes

    Street artist Jay Shells returns to L.A. with @TheRapQuotes
    On this warm Easter Sunday morning, New York street artist Jason Shelowitz (a.k.a. Jay Shells) is on the streets of Inglewood. He pulls over his rented silver Chevy at the bustling intersection of Imperial Highway and Western Avenue, hip-hop prattling...
  • Highland Park show puts spotlight on mysterious photographer

    Many Highland Park residents might recall noticing a woman walking around with a Rolleiflex camera during the 1950s and 1960s. Some can even cite memories of this person as their nanny, a role she held for various Highland Park families. Very few,...
  • William Voss Elder III, White House curator

    William Voss Elder III, White House curator
    William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....
  • In the Arts

    The Festival of Arts' latest exhibit, "Sculptures by Miriam Shelton," will be on display at downtown Laguna Beach's Wells Fargo building until May 12. "Miriam's sculpture is a significant part of the festival's permanent art collection," exhibit...
  • Seven Design Maximizes Huge Acts By Letting Stars Shine

    He can laugh about it now, but Seven Design Works co-founder LeRoy Bennett's career as a stage designer got off to a precarious start. It was 1980 and a very exacting Prince hired Bennett to design his tour. "I worked very hard to make that show for him,...
  • Ellicott City

    Plant sale Whipps Garden Cemetery will hold its annual plant sale Friday and Saturday, May 9-10, at First Lutheran Church, 3604 Chatham Road in Ellicott City. The sale will feature plants donated from the gardens of Howard County Master Gardeners. For...
  • Columbia Digest

    Quilt show The Faithful Circle Quilters presents "Birds of a Feather Quilt Together" Thursday through Saturday, May 1-3, at First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9535 Presbyterian Circle. The event features more than 300 quilts on display,...
  • Film Review: 'For No Good Reason'

    Ralph Steadman, the painter, illustrator, longtime Rolling Stone contributor and Hunter S. Thompson foil, was not a typical 20th-century art figure. In "For No Good Reason," director Charlie Paul attempts to construct a fittingly off-center documentary...