| Apr 4, 2010
Riverhead Books: 274 pp., $25.95
From the very first line of the very first page, Anne Lamott defines what's at stake in her new novel, "Imperfect Birds": "There are so many evils that pull on our children. Even...
| May 9, 2010
So, there are these two Muslims, two Christians and a Jew ... It could be the opening line for another corny joke, but it actually describes the members of a local faith club, the Multi-faith Women of Hampton Roads. The group formed in January 2009,...
| Nov 25, 2010
Stop for a moment to absorb this possibility: Rather than dreading a protracted old age, consider that you have been given the gift of an extra phase, what Mary Catherine Bateson calls "Adulthood II." There are no longer three generations in one average...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 6:34 PM
"There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew."
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
| Jun 22, 2011
For a show built around the most important concepts of real life — self-expression, freedom, love, peace — an air of unreality hangs over the Broadway touring production of “Hair.”
That’s not necessarily a bad thing for this...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Some see war and peace as opposites. But at one point, former U.S. Marine Capt. Rye Barcott found himself fully committed to serving both.
In 2000, the ROTC scholarship recipient from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill traveled to Kibera,...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:09 PM
The first degree murder charge has been dropped in the case of the Fourth of July Inner Harbor stabbing, according to court records. A charge of second-degree murder and a count of possession of a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure are still being...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:33 PM
It’s different, all right. In fact, if one knows anything about Amelia Earhart, you might find this fictionalized account of what happens after her disappearance to be confusing, frustrating and possibly offensive.
But “This Is Different,&...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Celebrity lifestyle blogs tend to be little more than bragging and holier-than-thou advice (cough*GwynethPaltrow*cough). But Jenni "JWOWW" Farley's is thankfully a bit different.
The "Jersey Shore" star officially launched her site, jwoww.com, today....
| Sep 23, 2011
Whether to development or disaster, Howard County has lost many of its impressive early farmhouses and manors.
But at least one remnant of the landed gentry has not only survived but found new life by changing from a private home to public use.
| May 12, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Emmaus Area High School's production of "The Phantom of the Opera" led the nominations Thursday for the 2011 Freddy Awards with 16, including best musical, best actress and best actor.
Freedom High School, with its production of "Joseph and The Amazing...