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  • 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....
  • Schools for everyone

    Schools for everyone
    Baltimore City school officials say the nearly $1.2 billion budget the system unveiled last week will fund a raft of new academic endeavors, among them a new team to upgrade instruction in the sciences to meet the higher standards of the new national...
  • Baltimore School for the Arts earns first Tony nod, for actress Shalita Grant

    Baltimore School for the Arts earns first Tony nod, for actress Shalita Grant
    The Baltimore School for the Arts can boast its first nomination for a Tony Award -- thanks to graduate Shalita Grant, whose debut Broadway bow has won her a nod for Best Featured Actress in a Play. "Graduates have been nominated for Grammys and Emmy...
  • Jada Pinkett Smith returning to Baltimore to connect with fans

    Jada Pinkett Smith returning to Baltimore to connect with fans
    Jada Pinkett Smith sounds maybe a little jealous of her kids? Not really. The Baltimore native is a good mom, and she's happy for the success 15-year-old Jaden and 12-year-old Willow (who turns 13 this month) are realizing. But maybe she can't help...
  • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. takes on a new role in AMC's 'The Walking Dead'

    Lawrence Gilliard Jr. takes on a new role in AMC's 'The Walking Dead'
    Lawrence Gilliard Jr. is going forward and moving back in big ways these days. Sunday night, the 42-year-old actor who played D'Angelo Barksdale in "The Wire" debuts as the newest member of AMC's "The Walking Dead," as TV's most popular series with...
  • J. George Kropp, Calvert Hall educator

    J. George Kropp, Calvert Hall educator
    J. George Kropp, an educator whose career at Calvert Hall College High School teaching social studies and history spanned more than 50 years, died Sunday of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The longtime Loch...
  • 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...