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  • With bird's-eye view of rebirth of World Trade Center, Bucks artist captures 'Downtown Rising'

    With bird's-eye view of rebirth of World Trade Center, Bucks artist captures 'Downtown Rising'
    Todd Stone was in his Tribeca studio six blocks from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, working literally in the shadow of the twin towers in downtown Manhattan. Stone, a well-known abstract artist, ran to his rooftop when the first plane hit,...
  • His own words help bring down New Orleans prosecutor

    Sal Perricone always had something to prove. Growing up poor and Italian in a city dominated by Creoles and Anglos, Perricone found respect on the streets after high school by becoming a cop. He pulled graveyard shifts to put himself through college and...
  • O, say can you still see? [Editorial]

    O, say can you still see? [Editorial]
    Whether "Baltimore — Birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner" is destined to become the city's official motto, as the City Council recently endorsed, is less important than a troubling bit of information that arose during the council's debate over...
  • Steve Dawson back with jazz hybrid

    Steve Dawson back with jazz hybrid
    To hear Steve Dawson tell it, the thing he needed most to launch his new musical project, a jazz-Americana hybrid band called Funeral Bonsai Wedding, was courage. Dawson had the band name in the back of his mind from seeing those words in a North Avenue...
  • Related story: 'Star-Spangled Banner': Anthem was once a song of drinking and sex

    Related story: 'Star-Spangled Banner': Anthem was once a song of drinking and sex
    Americans this weekend will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the poem that became the nation’s national anthem, a bit of verse written by a pro-slavery lawyer put to the melody of a British song┬áthat praised drinking and sex. Oh, say what?...
  • When rap lyrics become evidence

    When rap lyrics become evidence
    Like many artists of his genre, East Baltimore rapper Young Moose uses his lyrics and music videos to depict the harsh reality of his surroundings, with images of men flashing guns, drugs and cash. But as his career seemed to be taking off this summer,...
  • Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House

    Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House
    Books about auto racing, baseball and cats will be discussed at programs at the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, and writing workshops and courses are being offered there. >>On Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m., five experts from...
  • Theater: 'Mercy Killers' questions U.S. health care system

    A one-man play written and performed by Broadway actor Michael Milligan takes on the state of health care in the United States. "Mercy Killers," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Friday at Zoellner Arts Center, takes an unblinking look at the ends to...
  • Caetano Veloso's songs of freedom

    Caetano Veloso's songs of freedom
    Imagine a musician who is as iconic as the Beatles, as enduring as the Rolling Stones and as political as Bob Dylan. In Brazil, that's Caetano Veloso, the 72-year-old singer-songwriter, one-time political dissident and famously confrontational...
  • Nicki Minaj blasts CBS after 'Fashion Rocks' performance

    Nicki Minaj blasts CBS after 'Fashion Rocks' performance
    Looks like CBS didn’t want any of Nicki Minaj’s buns. The rapper is peeved at the network for obscuring a chunk of her performance of her latest hit "Anaconda" during Tuesday’s “Fashion Rocks” special. “My darlingz,...
  • 7-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Epic sailing from Miami from $419

    7-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Epic sailing from Miami from $419
    Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 7-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Epic for as little as $419 per person, based on double occupancy. The Norwegian Epic sails out PortMiami on a Sunday-Sunday itinerary with stops in Ocho Rios, Costa Maya...