| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:42 AM
If you've ever seen Neko Case in concert, you know a sizable portion of her shows are a kind of comedy act, a rolling back-and-forth between Case and Kelly Hogan, her longtime backing singer. You know that Case and Hogan, both of whom worked at one time...
| Jul 18, 2014
Sunday, July 20
River run Kayak the Patuxent at Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian, 11 a.m. Meet at Patuxent Wetland Park and paddle to Chris Swarth Boardwalk at Glendening Preserve. After lunch, there's an optional hike before...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming-climate change are not just "deniers"; we are guilty of a "nihilistic refusal" to address the issue. So says a Washington Post editorial commenting favorably on Monday's Supreme Court...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Pop quiz: Who was the first solo female rapper to have an album go platinum? Missy Elliott? Lil' Kim? Nicki Minaj?
No one would blame you for guessing any of those iconic rappers. You'd be wrong, though. Chicago rapper Da Brat set that benchmark with her...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:59 PM
On a typical school day, Asher Windberry struts like a rock star into the main office at Mariners Elementary School.
Donning his trucker hat and favorite pair of neon shades, he smiles, raising his hand to high-five school staff as he makes his way, mom...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:35 PM
A modest proposal: Considering the volume of music flowing from the brains of musicians everywhere at all times, how about one month out of each year we take a break to reflect by agreeing not to release any new music? In the summer, most acts are touring...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:38 PM
HARRISBURG — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, the former attorney general whose prosecutions drew a strict line between campaign and government activities, met with top campaign advisers in the governor's office on numerous occasions since taking office...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:53 PM
The 49-year-old veteran explained that he suffered from paranoia in crowds, nightmares and unrelenting flashbacks from the Iraq war. He said he needed his handgun to feel secure and worried that he would shoot somebody.
The symptoms were textbook post-...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m.
Zonta Club of Boca Raton
The organization of businesswomen meets for dinner. Holiday Inn, 2809 S. Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach. 561-482-1013 or email@example.com.
Wednesdays from 1 to 2:...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Phil and Dave Alvin, who founded the influential group the Blasters in the late '70s and who have been an integral part of the American music scene ever since, made a special stop when they passed through Chicago earlier this week.
The Brothers Alvin...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:23 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A year after passing sweeping reforms on political lobbying and conflicts-of-interests, proposals to impose even stronger ethical requirements on politicians are languishing in the Florida Legislature.
An eclectic group of organizations,...