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  • Historic document thief sentenced to 7 years in prison

    Historic document thief sentenced to 7 years in prison
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, was sentenced seven years in federal prison Wednesday for stealing thousands of historic documents from archives and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast. The 64-year-old...
  • Compromise Part Of 'Spirit Of '76'

    Compromise Part Of 'Spirit Of '76'
    The Declaration of Independence, announced 236 years ago today by the Second Continental Congress, is the birth certificate of the United States of America. Its famous words are, or should be, known to all: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that...
  • The gender gap and the GOP's future

    You can bet your Hillary Clinton buttons that one of the biggest chunks of the body politic that political pathologists will be putting under the lab microscope is the gender gap: women’s votes. “Remember the ladies,” Abigail Adams...
  • Wendell Garrett dies at 83; 'Antiques Roadshow' appraiser

    Wendell D. Garrett, a historian and authority on American decorative arts who was widely known for his appearances as an appraiser on the long-running PBS series "Antiques Roadshow," has died. He was 83. Garrett died Nov. 14 of natural causes at a...
  • Thief may have sold more historic documents

    Thief may have sold more historic documents
    Document thief Barry Landau may have sold more of the national treasures he stole from museums — including the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, where his scheme unraveled — than previously thought, according to the National Archives...
  • Letters: Judges' vital role in government must be reflected in compensation

    The independent Judicial Compensation Commission recently reported its findings to the Maryland General Assembly — presented to the Senate and House of Delegates in the form of joint resolutions — regarding judge's salaries Our state's judges...
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel starts off the L.A. Phil year with new beginnings

     
    On the heels of a late-December PBS broadcast of this season’s Los Angeles Philharmonic opening night gala, “Celebración”; an hour-long special on Gustavo Dudamel hosted by Tavis Smiley; the Berlin Philharmonic’s New Year’s Eve concert...
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Phil on the big screen

     
    "Amazing, amazing, amazing, amazing, amazing …" So exclaimed a woman at a Century City cinema Sunday afternoon as the credits rolled by. Maybe the Los Angeles Philharmonic has a hit on its hands with LA Phil Live. Maybe, maybe, maybe,......
  • Early (short) reviews of Dudamel and LA Phil Live from theaters via Twitter

     
    Thousands of people across the United States and in Canada have just finished watching Gustavo Dudamel conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic live in some 450 movie theaters. The first of three planned LA Phil Live transmissions of the orchestra was......
  • Lucinda Childs among choreographers for OCPAC-Bolshoi partnership

     
    Lucinda Childs wants less from her dancers. Commissioned to create a 10-minute solo to composer John Adams’ “Book of Harmony” for “Reflections,” opening Jan. 20 at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the choreographer is working with top-...
  • This could be an expensive day for Gloucester County

     
    Today's Virginia Supreme Court hearing on the Gloucester 40 appeal could potentially hurt Gloucester in the pocketbook. If the 40 Gloucester residents who appealed their $80,000 in sanctions levied by Judge Westbrook J. Parker don't prevail, the...