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  • Lyric Opera gives 'Faust' a modern twist

    Lyric Opera gives 'Faust' a modern twist
    The last time Charles Gounod's "Faust" was staged at the Lyric Opera House, 11 years ago, the work's original medieval-period setting was changed to World War I. That production, devised for the late John Lehmeyer for the old Baltimore Opera Company,...
  • Sherwood Anderson: An American master

    Sherwood Anderson: An American master
    About a dozen years ago, I served as a judge for the PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction. The award ceremony took place in Boston on a windy Sunday afternoon at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (where Ernest Hemingway's personal...
  • Celebrating 12 in 2012

    In an anecdote that sticks to the memory like an overdone cookie on an undergreased cookie sheet — those 2011 holiday baking mishaps still rankle — an American visiting the Sorbonne is accosted by a French student. "You Americans!" the...
  • Elinora Bowdoin Bolton, French teacher

    Elinora Bowdoin Bolton, French teacher
    Elinora Bowdoin Bolton, a former French teacher who had been a celebrated 1940s women's tennis player, died of heart failure in her sleep Tuesday at the Keswick Multicare Center. The former Howard County resident was 93. Family members said she was...
  • Howard County ladies were kept well abreast of the latest fashion trends in 1912

    100 Years Ago Gowns and frowns In the "In Vogue" column of the Times: "Skirts, especially on lingerie dresses are showing more fullness. Double veilings are being used to give lovely iridescent effects. Velour hats are proving strong favorites. The...
  • Rebecca D. Dorsey, cabaret singer

    Rebecca D. Dorsey, cabaret singer
    Rebecca D. Dorsey, a Baltimore-born and -raised chanteuse, died Sept. 14 of ovarian cancer at her home in Sea Cliff, N.Y. She was 54. The daughter of a physician and a public relations executive, Rebecca Devereux Dorsey was born in Baltimore and raised...
  • Stanley Karnow dies at 87; author of epic Vietnam history

    Stanley Karnow dies at 87; author of epic Vietnam history
    Stanley Karnow, an award-winning author and journalist who combined insightful reporting with personal accounts and historical sweep in books on the Vietnam War and the Philippines and the critically acclaimed public television series that accompanied the...
  • Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor

    Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor
    Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
  • UAE: Arrests among apparent precautions to keep a lid on discontent

     
    Five activists are in detention and under investigation for posing a threat to state security as the broad crackdown on dissidents in the UAE continues. It's long been assumed that the authoritarian United Arab Emirates' oil riches would protect it......
  • UAE: Human rights officials condemn government crackdown

     
    Human rights advocates decried what they called a “crackdown on civil society” in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday after authorities replaced the leadership of the country's teachers association, a well-established group that had called for...
  • Orlando Philharmonic gives Carol Stanley Fenner special service award

     
    The Board of Directors of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra has created the John O. Blackburn Distinguished Service Award, which will be awarded to Carol Stanley Fenner, a longtime board member and supporter of the Orlando Philharmonic. The award will be...