| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The veteran songwriting team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David has been chosen to receive the Library of Congress' fourth Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, which will be presented at an all-star tribute ceremony in the spring in Washington. The creators of...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Donald F. Munson grew up around politics, but it wasn't until he became a congressional page in the early 1950s that he decided to make a career of it.
The Washington County Republican, who served 36 years in the Maryland General Assembly, met Gerald R....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:00 AM
If you're jonesing for an art fix, the months of October and November are sure to satisfy your craving.
From October 12 to 30, for three consecutive weekends, New Haven itself becomes an exhibition space as part of Artspace's 14th Annual City-Wide Open...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Nearly a decade ago, Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith, a Frederick-born playwright, actor and musician who called Baltimore home for several years, began digging into the life of Woody Guthrie. The fruits of that exploration are now onstage in New York....
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Leaders of Congress have announced they are ending the venerable page program in the U.S. House of Representatives to save money. That makes a senior at Blue Springs High School one of the last to serve. Reaching 4 Excellence Young Achiever Amanda...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2011
Patti Smith: Camera Solo
October 21 – February 19
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford, (860) 278-2670, thewadsworth.org.
Rock-and-roll-band-fronting poet Patti Smith, who turns 65 at the end of the year, has been...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Crisply marching drill teams of youths launched the National Baptist Congress today, a conference with three days of music, sacred dance and seminars.
The 105th annual Congress, meeting at the Broward Convention Center and the nearby Hilton Fort...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:45 PM
1600 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale
Broward General Medical Center is part of the Broward Health system, and it houses the Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, which provides care for newborns, neonates, children...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A key document in the transition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from popular song to national anthem is coming home to Fort McHenry.
A draft of the song's arrangement, drawn up in the early 20th century by a committee that included composer and bandleader...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:52 AM
It’s a Saturday afternoon, and your daughter turns an ankle on the soccer field. Or the earache your son has been fighting all week is suddenly worse, and now he has a fever. It’s a predicament almost every parent has found themselves in at...