| May 11, 2013
| 2:24 PM
They filed in the lobby of Martin's Valley Mansion in Cockeysville, some ramrod straight, others on canes and bent over walkers.
They came poised to crack open fragrant memories of their days at School No. 59, more intimately known as Louisa May...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A ruthlessly self-aware political wife reconsidering her choices. A sensual socialite facing down an oppressive age with informed good humor. A group of young women so busy defying social expectations they've forgotten to have any of their own. A...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:37 AM
"Little Women": Ann Noble made her mark as a playwright with 1995's Irish family melodrama "And Neither Have I Wings to Fly." So it's fitting that she turns her hand to a beloved — if also decidedly melodramatic — American family novel in this...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:12 PM
After watching South Coast Repertory's "A Christmas Carol" usher in the holiday season for the past 32 years, it was singularly gratifying to see my (almost) 6-year-old granddaughter enraptured by her first visit to the local tradition.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:00 AM
CONCORD, Mass. - The "Shot heard round the world" hit and killed someone. The man who wrote that line decades later desired a simple burial and instead rests under a massively gaudy headstone.
Concord is best known as the site of the first battle of...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:01 AM
BOSTON - I'm always amazed by how many people who consider themselves travelers have never visited Boston. True, having lived there for most of my formative years, I'm a bit prejudiced, but I've been to almost every city worth visiting and I can...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The uniqueness of Harford County lies within the people who strive to make it great. So many residents reach out daily to improve the lives of others. We have chosen six extraordinary individuals who have chosen causes that support the success of the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:23 AM
A few years ago, the Newport Theatre Arts Center produced Donald Margulies' "Sight Unseen," a play about a famous artist returning to his roots that had premiered at South Coast Repertory.
Currently, NTAC is offering Margulies' "Brooklyn Boy,"...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Last Friday Book Club
We became known as the Last Friday Book Club because we meet on the last Friday of the month at the Huntley Public Library.
We have one rule: no food or drink. This rule was broken when we read "Chocolat," by Joanne Harris, and...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Word to your mother.
Or is that word to your Marmi?
Marmi – matriarch of the March family in Louisa May Alcott’s beloved literary classic, Little Women – is part of an inventive hip-hop adaptation of the tale produced by Orlando...