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  • Music Box: Smoky, spicy Jane Monheit returns to Rams Head On Stage

    Music Box: Smoky, spicy Jane Monheit returns to Rams Head On Stage
    Two-time Grammy nominee Jane Monheit returns to Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis tonight for an evening of jumpin' jazz and smoky cabaret ballads along with plenty of spicy Brazilian and Latin rhythms to stretch and soothe away the stress of a long work week (8 p.m.).
  • Review: 'A City Called Heaven' by Robert Marovich

    Review: 'A City Called Heaven' by Robert Marovich
    Chicago gospel had an unexpected moment this Grammy season when, late into the awards telecast, Beyonce and an all-male choir reprised "Take My Hand, Precious Lord," a song Mahalia Jackson recorded in 1956, the lyrics of which were written by Thomas...

    Ledisi tries to sing the truth

    Ledisi tries to sing the truth
    Not too many years ago, when she was already well into a 15-year recording career, R&B singer-songwriter Ledisi had to pass out cards explaining how to pronounce her name (it's "LED-uh-see"). Until a year ago, Ledisi, born Ledisi Anibade Young and...

    Dolphins DT Anthony Johnson hitting all the right notes

    Dolphins DT Anthony Johnson hitting all the right notes
    Not long after Dolphins defensive tackle Anthony Johnson finished singing the national anthem at Dolphins Cycling Challenge on Sunday, an onlooker approached and told him it was the best rendition of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" he's ever heard. He...

    In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life

    In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life
    Growing up in the Soviet Union, Emilia Tynes-Mensah did the same things other children did. She read the classics of literary master Alexander Pushkin, listened to the symphonies of Peter Tchaikovsky and heard the propaganda that life here was better than...