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  • A new opera, early Tchaikovsky symphony at the Kennedy Center

    A new opera, early Tchaikovsky symphony at the Kennedy Center
    During a quick visit to the Kennedy Center Saturday night, I got to hear a new opera and an under-appreciated symphony by Tchaikovsky. Two hours well spent, I'd say. In one of its most commendable moves, Washington National Opera established the...
  • Thousands celebrate Hogan inauguration at gala

    Thousands celebrate Hogan inauguration at gala
    Thousands streamed into the Baltimore Convention Center on Wednesday evening for a gala celebrating the inauguration of Gov. Larry Hogan. They shrugged off heavy fur coats, stamped road salt off high heels and straightened bow ties emblazoned with the...
  • Natalie L. 'Toby' Mendeloff, activist

    Natalie L. 'Toby' Mendeloff, activist
    Natalie L. "Toby" Mendeloff, a community activist and volunteer, died Jan. 29 at Sinai Hospital of complications of the flu. She was 94. The daughter of Henry Lavenstein, a department store owner, and Bessie Siff Lavenstein, a homemaker, Natalie...
  • Good Tuesday Morning, Baltimore: O'Malley injured, White sentenced, Hampden parking updated

    Good Tuesday Morning, Baltimore: O'Malley injured, White sentenced, Hampden parking updated
    Good Morning, Baltimore. Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Feb. 10: WEATHER There is a winter weather advisory in effect until 9 a.m. and it’s there for a good reason. Overnight freezing rain, sleet and snow have left many of the area&...
  • Catherine B. Doehler

    Catherine B. Doehler
    Catherine Byrne Doehler, who went from a mortgage firm's switchboard operator to become the first woman director and chair of the Baltimore branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, died of heart failure Jan. 12 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium....
  • Cancer and bad luck

    Cancer and bad luck
    Albert Einstein famously said that "God doesn't play dice" with the universe: Everything is by design. But could getting cancer be a random roll of dice? Could it be that cancer is more about bad luck than heredity, unhealthy behaviors or harmful...
  • Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination

    Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination
    After the worst month for measles in more than two decades, public health officials gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Monday to talk about ways to prevent 2015 from becoming the worst year for the disease. Local, state and federal officials...
  • Single payer criticism often untruthful

    Single payer criticism often untruthful
    After discouraging election results, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin abandoned his effort to establish a single payer health system. This is bad news not only for the Green Mountain State but for all Americans. Governor Shumlin had been one of the only major...
  • Baltimore won't buy gunshot detection system

    Baltimore won't buy gunshot detection system
    Baltimore officials have backed off a decision to purchase a gunshot detection system, saying the cost to use the technology would take away from other crime-fighting efforts. Kevin Harris, a spokesman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, confirmed...
  • City skips purchase of gunshot detection system

    City skips purchase of gunshot detection system
    Baltimore officials backed off a decision to purchase a gunshot detection system, saying the cost to use the technology would take away from the city's other crime-fighting efforts. Kevin Harris, a spokesman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, confirmed...
  • JHU alum's book 'The Book of Negroes' is coming to BET as miniseries

    JHU alum's book 'The Book of Negroes' is coming to BET as miniseries
    "The Book of Negroes," based on the award-winning novel from Johns Hopkins University alum Lawrence Hill, has been made into a television mini-series to be shown later this month on BET. American actor Aunjanue Ellis plays the main character, Aminata...