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  • Church of Nativity to host Easter Mass at Towson U.

    For many Christians, Easter morning is a time when churchgoers flock to their places of worship to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. One church in Timonium, however, is sending its parishioners away — specifically, 3 miles south along York...
  • Easter events across Hampton Roads

    Easter events across Hampton Roads
    Here's list list of Easter events across Hampton Roads: Newport News Audible Easter-Egg Hunt. Saturday, April 12, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Lions Clubs of Region 1 on the Peninsula and other community agencies are sponsoring the 2nd Annual Audible Easter-...
  • NEA dishes out arts grants, encouraging music, dance, theater

    WASHINGTON The National Endowment for the Arts announced Wednesday that it's awarding $74.85 million in grants for the second half of the fiscal year for a wide variety of projects, from the avant-garde to traditional folk art. According to NEA Acting...
  • Paucity of whitefish mars Passover meals

    Paucity of whitefish mars Passover meals
    In balmy Southern California this week, the polar vortex is putting a chill on Simon Baitler's Passover meals. On Monday night, 21 people dined at his Santa Monica house to celebrate the Jewish holiday. Another 10 were scheduled to be there Tuesday...
  • Ohio artist's eggs carry on Ukrainian tradition

    AKRON, Ohio Casual observers might call Vera Kap's eggs beautiful or intricate or even exquisite. But Kap knows they're so much more. The West Akron, Ohio, resident is a pysanky artist, who decorates Easter eggs using methods and motifs that have been...
  • A year after explosion, West is on the mend

    WEST, Texas Two flags, tattered by an explosion blocks away, have flown at half-staff at the Emergency Medical Services station since shortly after a fertilizer mixing operation blew up April 17, 2013, devastating this quiet Central Texas town and killing...
  • Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools

    Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools
    Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot — their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows. Now in college, even though they are of opposite sexes, the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: A Musical Smorgasbord From Old Time Fiddling To Rock And Roll

    A "musical smorgasbord" will be presented by the South Windsor Historical Society May 8 at 7 p.m. at the Unity Church, 919 Ellington Road, South Windsor. Known as "Perfect Partners, Chuck and Noreen Morgan are Connecticut entertainers who have been...
  • Orchestra Hall's 2014-15 jazz season lineup released

    Orchestra Hall's 2014-15 jazz season lineup released
    Orchestra Hall has presented jazz since the early days of the 20th century, but only in the past two decades has the music been championed as part of a bona fide series. Major and emerging stars have been booked for the series' 21st annual season,...
  • Kol HaLev hosts Passover seder in its church home

    Traditional rituals of Passover — the stories, the questions, the food — get a modern spin when Rabbi Geoff Basik presides over Kol HaLev's community seder. The second night observance, held this year on April 15, has become a tradition for...
  • Charm City Tribe restoring tradition to Baltimore's young Jewish community

    Charm City Tribe restoring tradition to Baltimore's young Jewish community
    Following religious values taught as a youth can be difficult for many when entering adulthood, but Charm City Tribe, a two-year-old program in the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, aspires to reconnect people in their 20s and 30s to Judaic...