| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:13 AM
This weekend, Artscape (you know, just "America's largest free art festival") will bring an abundance of color and quirkiness to Baltimore for the 33rd year. The annual festival will entertain over 350,000 attendees with a slate of free performances,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A glance at Chesapeake Arts Center's upcoming schedule indicates an exciting season beginning in September, with entertainment to attract audiences with diverse tastes in music, theater and star attractions.
Chesapeake recently received $20,000...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Tana Hicken, a Baltimore actress and teacher who deftly portrayed a wide variety of characters on stage during a professional career that spanned more than four decades, died Aug. 17 at her home in Sparks of myositis, an autoimmune disorder. She was 70....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland.
A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Getting their children into the Patapsco High School for the Arts, a magnet school in Baltimore County, was a dream come true, some Randallstown parents said.
But then came the reality. From the northwest corner of the county to the school near Dundalk,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:23 AM
The year is not even a week old, and there's a contender for highlight of the 2014 music season in Baltimore.
OK, maybe that's too premature and silly a statement. But if, like me, you feel there are few things more perfectly fashioned than a waltz by...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Jazz musicians play gigs all over the place, but some of these concerts emotionally hit home. In the case of Alex Brown, it's an upcoming concert at his former high school that has special meaning for him.
This Wilde Lake High School alumnus is a...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:54 PM
He had us rapt from the first note of "Largo al factotum" from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville." Hidden in the wings of the Smith Theatre, we first heard the baritone sing the familiar "Figaro, Figaro" before we actually saw Steven Eddy, one of two...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Darius Johnson says he's just an ordinary student, presented with an educational opportunity in his freshman year of high school that led him to extraordinary choices: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Duke, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Washington...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Philip C. Cooper, a retired design executive who had been president of a New York fabric and furniture house, ended his life in Baltimore on April 3. He was 78 and had lived on Mount Royal Avenue.
Born in Denton, he was the son of Gail F. Cooper, a...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The Baltimore school board voted against a tuition increase next year for students who aren't city residents, amid a push from district officials to make its rates more competitive.
Currently, the district charges $5,900 for middle/high school tuition...