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  • Art review: Scot Heywood's serene paintings are islands of calm

    Art review: Scot Heywood's serene paintings are islands of calm
    Stillness, silence and calm are probably not the first features that come to mind when contemporary art is mentioned. Scandal is far more likely to make the headlines. But if you spend any time with Scot Heywood’s slow paintings, you might get...
  • It takes savvy and market research to sell a collection intact

    Q: I have an extensive and rare collection amassed over years of collecting, all related to Judy Garland. I want to sell it all. There are 150 albums, 40 books, and countless song sheets, magazines, photos, posters, etc. There has to be someone out...
  • John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer

    John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer
    John C. Stidman, an artist and pioneer of WMAR-TV who spent 38 years at the city's first television station as a director and producer, died Wednesday of complications from a fall at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The longtime North...
  • Dollar figures-- sometimes surprising -- assigned to family heirlooms

    Dollar figures-- sometimes surprising -- assigned to family heirlooms
    James Callear flipped back and forth between his laptop and a fat stack of books as he tried to assign a value to a set of Hull pottery for Bonnie Crabbs at an American Legion post in Westminster. Crabbs was among dozens who brought their antiques to be...
  • A Governor's Portrait: Let's Picture A New Scenario

    A Governor's Portrait: Let's Picture A New Scenario
    The unveiling Wednesday of former Gov. M. Jodi Rell's official portrait in the state library is a reminder that a regular protocol needs to be established for paying for this legacy going forward. Two years ago, we were among those wondering why the...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    'My Perspective' Landscape paintings in watercolor and oil by Barbara Stepura are on view through Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Benfield Gallery, 485 Jumpers Hole Road in Pasadena. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-...
  • What you need to know when taking down a wall

    DEAR TIM: I'm bound and determined to remove a wall between my kitchen and dining room to make the space more open. My husband says it can't be done because there are too many things in the wall, and that it could be a bearing wall. I'm frustrated....
  • Summer is the perfect time to spruce things up

    There's no better time than the summer months for getting certain small jobs done around the house. PAINT PROFITABLY Summer is the busiest time of the year for painting, and that means paint is on sale, so snag a few gallons while prices are down....
  • Give your ceilings some style

    Give your ceilings some style
    Today's houses have reached new heights -- in ceilings. Popular designs for "the fifth wall" range from tray ceilings and crown mouldings to beams and coffering. Some ceilings soar to dizzying heights, suffused with light or accented with stained glass or...
  • Paint exterior wood siding

    Paint exterior wood siding
    A coat of paint on wood siding provides a protective coating on the surface, but for strict aesthetics, the paint can transform an ordinary house into one that stops traffic. Any professional painter will tell you the devil is in the details, and the best...
  • Lead poisoning cases continue to decline

    Lead poisoning cases continue to decline
    The number of Maryland children poisoned by lead fell to a new low again last year, even as state officials expanded their effort to deal with a much larger pool of youngsters harboring lower levels of the harmful substance in their blood. A report...