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  • Inner Harbor ice rink set to open by Nov. 21

    Inner Harbor ice rink set to open by Nov. 21
    An Inner Harbor ice rink is set to open by Nov. 21, and an ongoing fundraising effort will determine how large it will be, according to the Waterfront Partnership. The organization has hired Virginia-based Rink Management Services Corp. to construct and...
  • Edgar Arceneaux reflects on King's legacy at Susanne Vielmetter

    Edgar Arceneaux reflects on King's legacy at Susanne Vielmetter
    In his latest exhibition at Susanne Vielmetter, Edgar Arceneaux takes on the hefty legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and filters it through the lens of pop culture and the urban decay of Detroit. It’s a lot to digest, and the array of...
  • High expectations for impoverished students

    To the editor: As Garret Keizer points out, some students manage to overcome the effects of poverty and do well in school. But not many. ("A level playing field at school can't make up for a broken democracy," Op-Ed, Sept. 27) Grit, determination and...
  • Glastonbury To Hold Community Conversation On Modern Slavery

    Glastonbury To Hold Community Conversation On Modern Slavery
    The Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community Initiative will hold a community conversation on modern slavery Oct. 9 - "Riding the Turnpike: Modern Slavery in Our Neighborhood, Our State" GLASTONBURY — The Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community...
  • '@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz' a powerful meditation on repression

    '@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz' a powerful meditation on repression
    Ilham Tohti, an economist and writer at Minzu University in Beijing, hosted the website Uighur Online, meant to encourage understanding between Han Chinese and ethnic Uighurs in the sprawling but remote northwestern region between Mongolia and Kazakhstan....
  • CRA set to host job fair

    CRA set to host job fair
    Pompano Beach's Community Redevelopment Agency Business Resource Center is hosting a job fair for local job seekers. The fair will feature about 20 companies from a variety of industries seeking local applicants to fill full-time, part-time, and...
  • Temporary ice-skating rink to return to Burbank

    Temporary ice-skating rink to return to Burbank
    A temporary ice-skating rink that took over the parking lot behind City Hall last holiday season will return this year and stick around a little longer. The Burbank City Council approved an agreement Tuesday night that allows a section of the parking...
  • Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days

    Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days
    Blood smeared the white door and concrete slab outside a rowhouse where a teenager was gunned down early Thursday, the second 17-year-old killed in Baltimore in as many days. The killings of Keith Powell in Northeast Baltimore early Thursday and Adrian...
  • What freshmen are reading

    A sampling of colleges' common readings for this year's freshman class: Occidental College: "The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream," by Gary Younge. Cal State Bakersfield and University of Maryland, Baltimore County:...
  • Columbia native Kevin Frazier debuts as 'Entertainment Tonight' co-anchor tonight

    Columbia native Kevin Frazier debuts as 'Entertainment Tonight' co-anchor tonight
    Kevin Frazier’s latest gig starts this evening, Sept. 9, as he takes over as co-anchor of the syndicated entertainment news show “Entertainment Tonight.” Formerly of TV’s “The Insider,” Frazier, 50, will share hosting...
  • Gospel music highlights community festival

    Gospel music highlights community festival
    To Luther Barnes, the show is always about two things – the music and the message. The popular gospel singer and producer from North Carolina will headline the musical portion of this weekend's Southeast Community Day Festival and Parade in...