| Jan 28, 2015
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Though it's hard to beat Baltimore for holiday cheer, that suburb to the south — also known as the District of Columbia — puts its own distinctive spin on the season. Below are a few activities in the nation's capital that are worth checking...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:12 AM
One way to tell a city's cultural strength is by the level of musicians who choose to live there. Pianist Michael Sheppard is among those boosting Baltimore's worth.
The Philadelphia native, who studied at Peabody Conservatory with two of the best, Leon...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Molly Shattuck, the former Ravens cheerleader and ex-wife of onetime Constellation Energy CEO Mayo A. Shattuck III, will appear in a Delaware court in January to address charges of raping a 15-year-old boy.
A pretrial hearing scheduled for Dec. 3 in...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:21 AM
It's back. The holiday season. All those alternately warming and wearing weeks with family and friends, all those seasonal entertainments you can take them to (or use as a way to escape from them).
The usual mass of "Messiahs" and inevitable...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Dominic C. "Nick" Selvi, an instrumental music teacher and accomplished saxophonist who taught in Harford County elementary schools, died Friday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of Stage 4 rectal cancer. The Abingdon resident was 36.
"He was embraced...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Everybody has heard of the actor Will Smith. Most will know of his wife, the actress Jada Pinkett Smith. Some will know that she was trained at the Baltimore School for the Arts, now celebrating its 35th anniversary. She is but one of many successful...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Molly Shattuck, the former Ravens cheerleader who was married to onetime Constellation Energy CEO Mayo A. Shattuck III, was arrested Wednesday and charged with third-degree rape and unlawful sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy, Delaware State Police...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Molly Shattuck, a former Ravens cheerleader and estranged wife of multimillionaire Mayo A. Shattuck III, has been arrested and charged with rape and unlawful sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy, Delaware State Police said Wednesday morning.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
As a young man, Kevin Plank may have been a middling football player with a big future in sportswear, but these days, he is showing the potential to be a top-ranked cheerleader. The message from the Under Armour CEO is as uplifting as the company's TV ads...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake paid part of her ALCS bet with Kansas City Mayor Sly James with a rendition of a baseball-centric cover of Lorde's hit song, "Royals."
This one's about to get very meta. Preakness infield performer Lorde wrote...