| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Suzy Bogguss says it all started with Garrison Keillor back in 2008. As a guest on his radio show, she realized that everyone loves singing along to "Red River Valley," but children don't seem to know the tune. With music education fading from public...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Baltimore's book festival got here first.
Organizers of the 16th annual Baltimore Book Festival, which opens Friday, say they aren't fazed that a larger, glitzier, more star-studded event is being held on the exact same weekend just 40 miles to the...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Let's face it. Baltimore is ripe for satirizing. We've probably got more offbeat people, more distinctive edifices, more colorful history and habits per block than any metropolitan area in the country. Oh yeah, and some crime.
The folks at Second City...
| May 21, 2011
We're living in an age of prize proliferation. It might not feel like it — especially with so many families hit hard by economic turmoil in the last few years — but it still exists, according to Joel Best's "Everyone's a Winner," a book that...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Last year, the New Haven Review decided to expand into the realm of publishing books. It started with three titles — Rudolph Delson's How to Win Her Love, Gregory Feeley's Kentauros and Charles Douthat's Blue for Oceans.
Douthat's Blue for Oceans...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 6:40 PM
Juan Williams gets nervous when people in Muslim garb board his flight.
Is that admission wrong because it reinforces a stereotype?
Or is this a good thing because it forces us to deal with it?
I can't say I'm immune to a similar sentiment even...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 9:23 AM
The complete schedule of the Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series features
Comedian, actor, and banjo player Steve Martin is on the 2011 Summer Concert Series schedule, live on June 26.
It is the first time Martin has appeared at the venue. Three other...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Bravo, fat lady.
Or rather, bravo, "World of Opera," the public radio show that brought a measure of sanity to the drama surrounding Lisa Simeone, the Baltimore-based public radio host who landed in a controversy over media bias last week over her...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 5:45 PM
No joke: Bernie Mac is the funniest American writer of the past 132 years. Funnier than Woody Allen. Funnier than Lenny Bruce. Funnier than David Sedaris. Funnier than Mark Twain even, and certainly funnier than Dave Barry. At least, the late King of...
| May 29, 2010
If it was a bright sign that plenty of iPads lit up BookExpo America, the publishing industry's annual trade show and convention held at Manhattan's Jacob Javits Center this week, it was equally telling that the hot trend for fall books is dystopian...
| Nov 21, 2006
The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will expand to three days next April, but the bigger news is that the West Coast's premier rock and dance event will also welcome a country cousin: The concert's stages and tents will stay in place for an extra...