| Jan 27, 2013
| 1:08 AM
Steve Schapiro wants to photograph President Barack Obama, and there is little doubt that he will one day do so. In his lengthy and star-studded career, he has photographed so many famous and influential people that one can almost believe he has Zelig-...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Two veteran Hampton Roads blues performers -- Bobby "BlackHat" Walters of Newport News and Michael Clark of Norfolk -- will add musical spice to Town Point Ribfest, a free festival happening Saturday.
Barbecue and blues belong together, so I can see...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Eric Hutchinson's success as a singer-songwriter could be measured by the Baltimore venues he's played.
After honing his skills on smaller, now-defunct stages such as Fletcher's and the Funk Box, the 32-year-old Takoma Park native headlined the...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:26 AM
About a decade ago, Cody ChesnuTT surprised and thrilled music lovers with "The Headphone Masterpiece," an ambitious, low-fi album that reminded listeners of the psychedelic soul classics of the 1970s.
Some considered it an over-hyped oddity. Others were...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:20 AM
After the disappointing culling last week, we're down to the final 12, and from here on out, only audience votes will help our favorites move through -- no more coaches' saves.
I’m running out of things to say about these musicians, so here’s...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers reader questions on the Ravens' 16-13 overtime win ove the San Diego Chargers.
Eric in Jacksonville: Mike, give it to us straight: Did the San Diego defense just play inspired or did the Ravens offense...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:30 PM
NBC billed the second-to-last battle rounds on “The Voice” as one of the most unique and memorable performances in the show’s history. Well, they were right. Pity the weirdness – or predictability? – came in the form of the...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Welcome to Week 2! Given that all the dancers last week were either good dancers or good sports or both, I'm particularly happy this is a season that didn't have a week 1 elimination. I'm looking forward to seeing everybody dance again.
Brooke's dress is...
| Apr 8, 2012
In the run-up to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which starts Friday, we've been anticipating not just the music and art but also the independent sense of style that will be on display. Here are some of the standouts who will hit the...
| Jul 3, 2011
Day one of Essence Music Festival. Fantasia, Usher command largely empty crowds...
| Jul 25, 2011
At the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday night, the Tonight Show's Ricky Minor presented Global Soul, featuring Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae, Sharon Jones, Mia Doi Todd and others....