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  • Mizeur addresses "sloppy transition" to Common Core

    After rolling out a four-phase, early-childhood education plan, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Del. Heather Mizeur addressed what she called the state's "sloppy transition" to the Common Core this year. The Montgomery County delegate called the...
  • Maryland roots in new 'Ali' opera

    Maryland roots in new 'Ali' opera
    In his typical rhyming style, Muhammad Ali might call it something like "a whopper of an opera." The legendary boxer, who floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, has inspired "Approaching Ali," a chamber opera with music by Carroll County...
  • Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'

    Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'
    In John Logan's heralded play "Red," the brilliant, suffered-no-fools painter Mark Rothko doesn't have much patience for his new assistant, Ken. "You have a lot to learn, young man," the artist says. "Philosophy. Theology. Literature. Poetry. Drama....
  • Holmgren's first job as headmaster is at prestigious Calvert School

    Holmgren's first job as headmaster is at prestigious Calvert School
    A moving truck was parked outside the headmaster's house as Andrew Holmgren started his new job as leader of the prestigious Calvert School on July 16. "I'm a firm believer in doing things when you're ready," said Holmgren, 40, who is a headmaster for...
  • Donald L. Symington, Broadway actor

    Donald L. Symington, Broadway actor
    Donald L. Symington, a career feature actor whose classic patrician good looks earned him roles on Broadway and in movies, television, soap operas and regional theaters, died Wednesday of Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The...
  • Andrew Grams conducts Baltimore Symphony in stylish Viennese program

    Andrew Grams conducts Baltimore Symphony in stylish Viennese program
    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...
  • Jazz band lends helping hand to Wilde Lake High

    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...
  • Lynda Ames, jewelry designer and fundraiser

    Lynda Ames, jewelry designer and fundraiser
    Lynda Ames, a retired jewelry designer who later headed medical and other charity events, died of cancer Nov. 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 74 and lived in Owings Mills. Born Linda Thema Reubens in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Ben...
  • Contemporary Museum resurfaces with new name, revived mission

    Contemporary Museum resurfaces with new name, revived mission
    After an 18-month hiatus, the Contemporary Museum resurfaced Tuesday with a shortened name -- The Contemporary -- and a return to its original, nomadic model. Founded in 1989 and "dedicated to redefining the concept of the museum," the organization...
  • A random act of holiday kindness [Letter]

    It was the night of a monumental occasion and people were piling into Mount Vernon Place to watch the 43rd annual lighting of the Washington Monument. I was there with six fine young people from Baltimore. Although they had lived in the city all their...
  • Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13

    Two free arts-related speaking series kick off in Baltimore on Jan. 13
    This winter, Baltimore is shaping up to be a place where talk is cheap — and enlightening. Two new free speaker series are in the works: The Contemporary museum will present artists with national reputations talking about their creative process....