| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:41 PM
He was a nationally-renowned forecaster of stock and bond markets who chose to stay put in his home town of Newport News, a serious student of statistics whose sense of the ridiculous led to his lighthearted discovery of the women's hemlines indicator...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:38 AM
On a hot, arid, mid-August evening at the small but splendid Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights, the tower's sonorous bell rang. Red double-doors opened wide, and a few hundred people filed inside, filling the pews in the handsome English...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:05 AM
This week's releases feature great action, smart writing, dumb idea.
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier," Grade A: Chris Evans returns to the role of All-American hero Captain America. His efforts to adjust to the modern world are disrupted when S.H.I....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Priscilla Fuller Menzies, an equine painter whose subjects included the fabled thoroughbreds Native Dancer and Secretariat, died of complications from a stroke Aug. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former Butler resident was 94.
Born in Baltimore and...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:25 AM
I don't understand the Middle East. I don't even try.
I've led an examined life. My radio job obliges me to master a lot of information about a vast array of subjects, and I feel entitled to a few exemptions. This week, I had to get up to speed on the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The Rev. Bruce Shipman asked a pertinent question amid his messy departure recently as Episcopal chaplain at Yale University.
"If it" — the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — "can't be discussed in good faith on a university campus, why not?" he...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:18 AM
With choral groups of every size, description and professional status vying for attention in and around Chicago, standing out from the pack often depends on how distinctive a niche each is able to carve out for itself.
The Chicago-based chamber chorus...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:26 PM
The struggling Church of the Intercession in South Middle River was sold Friday to a local developer who will allow a community garden and food pantry to continue there while plans are put together for the site.
Officials said the Episcopal Diocese of...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Looking back over the past 16 years, Father Roger Hamilton noted that he arrived at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in College Park at a unique time.
The church members were looking for a new pastor to replace the one who had just retired.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:05 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The intricate workings of a rare and remarkable mind are rendered in simple, accessible terms in "The Theory of Everything,". Striving to pay equal tribute to Hawking's first wife, Jane (on whose memoir the film is based),...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Frank J. Russell, the former owner of a carpet company who was a longtime Salvation Army volunteer and an accomplished portrait artist, died of pneumonia Aug. 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79.
"He was a very gifted artist, and there is...