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  • D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' draws on history, sublime grooves

    In a brief forward in the liner notes for "Black Messiah," the great new album from the soul artist known simply as D'Angelo, the creator declares his intentions with a dose of humility. "'Black Messiah' is a hell of a name for an album," he writes,...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium

    Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium
    Neil deGrasse Tyson is that rarity: a scientist who has become, in recent years, virtually a household name. The host of "Cosmos" on TV last year and the director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, he'll be appearing Jan. 27 at the Auditorium Theatre, a...
  • Paul Greenberg: Icarus falling

    Take care, we say as casually as we do Bye or See Ya Later -- and then we're off. We've got things to do, places to go, work to do -- and today some new waxen wings to test. There's always something on the to-do list, you know how it is. And then, in...
  • 2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...

    2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...
    The countdown of one fan’s view of the most intriguing local sports stories of 2014 continues/concludes today with the ranking of the top five. To review, Nos. 6-10 included Grant High senior track star Jonathan Wells; North Chicago football...
  • Four children's books introduce African American experiences

    Four children's books introduce African American experiences
    Picture books are often the primary means through which young children in the United States first learn about our nation's history. Telling stories about traumatic past events can prove challenging, though. How can we inspire young people from all...
  • Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year: Munster's Ryan Kritzer

    Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year: Munster's Ryan Kritzer
    Ryan Kritzer came from a football family. His older brother Chris graduated from Munster in 2012 after playing football under coach Leroy Marsh. Kritzer’s father and several of his uncles also played high school football. So, of course, Kritzer...
  • Broncos announce Gary Kubiak as 15th head coach in franchise history

    The Denver Broncos announced Monday that they've hired former Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak as their 15th head coach in franchise history. Kubiak agreed to terms on a four-year contract with the Broncos on Sunday night, returning to the...
  • John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma'

    John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma'
    The role of art in our society is not to reenact history but to offer an interpretation of human experience as seen through the eyes of the artist. The philosopher Aristotle says it best: “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of...
  • Empty Bowls fundraiser returns in March to Hampton

    The popular Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula fundraiser returns on Friday, March 20, to the Hampton History Museum. Tickets are now on sale, and they tend to go quickly. Sponsored in partnership with the museum and Metro Productions, the event allows...
  • Foes of Maitland 'park' development pleased city refused to sell

    Foes of Maitland 'park' development pleased city refused to sell
    It may not technically be a "park," but that didn't stop the Concerned Citizens of Maitland from enjoying a warm, sunny morning in the green space they worked so hard to save. "Some people say, 'You've got all the parks you want around here'," said...
  • Folly Quarter Manor and Equestrian Estate's next owners have big shoes to fill

    Folly Quarter Manor and Equestrian Estate's next owners have big shoes to fill
    Maryland lays claim to an abundant share of American history, much of it preserved in our homes and the very land on which they stand. In few places is that more evident than in Ellicott City’s Folly Quarter Manor and Equestrian Estate, a piece of...