| Mar 22, 2011
| 12:05 PM
With loving memories, the family of Jean Denton announce her passing on March 19, 2011.
Jean, wife, mother and Grammy was born on December 15, 1932 in Los Angeles, California to Maxwell and Nancy Gibler. She was the baby of six children and...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:10 AM
This year we had an unusually high number of responses to our readers’ poll which tells us that our readers are more passionate than ever about the businesses and services that are available around town. And though you’ll probably find several...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Artists are doing their part for recycling in the Columbia Art Center exhibit "Art Reinvention." Here the artworks are all made from recycled materials, found objects and raw materials. Seemingly nothing goes to waste here, including waste itself.
| Aug 24, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Summer is a good time to catch professional dancers with Howard County roots on hometown visits between gigs. Some are now dancing professionally in other parts of the country, and others are gearing up for big fall tours.
Ashley Blair Fitzgerald is...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:03 AM
Many people find the holiday season a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use.
Fish of Laurel/Elizabeth House helps needy neighbors in the...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 12:25 PM
3 stars (out of 4)
On his 2010 album, "Love Letter,"R. Kellybegan strolling through his late mother’s record collection, the soul ballads and stepping songs that soundtracked his young life while growing up on Chicago’s South Side. They...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
2 stars (out of 4)
It’s probably unfair to expect more from Alicia Keys, a singer-songwriter who has sold 35 million albums in a decade. But with her prowess as a pianist and flexibility as a singer, her ability to infuse new-school rhythms with...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The fact that David Bowie managed to secretly record his first full album in 10 years suggests that the glam-rock pioneer, who turned 66 on Tuesday, remains a mystery even in the age of Twitter.
The seemingly inevitable leak of pre-release music —...