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  • Tubman for the 20? A City Councilman launches a social media blitz

    Tubman for the 20? A City Councilman launches a social media blitz
    Baltimore is pushing hard to put abolitionist and underground railroad icon Harriet Tubman's portrait on the 20-dollar bill, replacing the War of 1812 hero, Indian-remover, central-bank-vetoer, Democratic Party-founder, and no longer stylish Andrew...
  • Finding Harriet Tubman's spirit

    Finding Harriet Tubman's spirit
    March is a good month to think about the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Eastern Maryland, the first national park site named after an African American woman. Harriet was born in March, made up her mind to flee slavery in...
  • Farmington Valley Chorale To Honor Civil War Anniversary

    Farmington Valley Chorale To Honor Civil War Anniversary
    FARMINGTON — One hundred and fifty years after the end of the Civil War, a local group is planning to celebrate the Farmington Valley's connections to the Abolitionist movement. The Farmington Valley Chorale is partnering with the Emerson...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, March 22 Concert series Congregation Kneseth Israel presents "Moments of Clarity," featuring sopranos Katherine Riddle and Melanie Anderson accompanied by pianist Diane Kinsley, at 4 p.m. at 1125 Spa Road in Annapolis. There is a reception at 3:...
  • A makeover for the Dow: Adios, AT&T. Hello, Apple

    Friday's fun, fun, fun Consumer Confidential segment from KTLA-TV: Changing Dow. The Dow Jones industrial average is making a big change. Beginning March 19, AT&T is out and Apple is in. It's a prudent change. The Dow still has telecom representation...
  • St. Charles Arts Council hosts student art show

    St. Charles Arts Council hosts student art show
    The St. Charles Arts Council is partnering with Northern Illinois University to present a student art show, Charlie's Center for the Arts. The goal of the event is to engage the community with arts of all kinds. The showcase will feature a juried art and...
  • Job No. 1, you must be fearless: Alonzo King LINES Ballet

    Job No. 1, you must be fearless:  Alonzo King LINES Ballet
    "People dance who they are," says choreographer Alonzo King. "Moving is thought in action. So when you see great movers, you're actually seeing great thinkers." Long before 1982, when he founded Alonzo King LINES Ballet in San Francisco, King was...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activities are offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Income tax help Assistance for seniors through VITA is available Mondays through April 10. Bates Alumni Day...
  • With new governor, Maryland gets new, cheesy greeting

    With new governor, Maryland gets new, cheesy greeting
    "We're Open For Business" is now Maryland's official state greeting. That cheesy expression appears on 20 yellow-and-white welcome signs on roads leading into the state. The words were added a couple of weeks ago, at the same time State Highway...
  • Hampton University Museum showcases Elizabeth Catlett's landmark talent

    When curator Vanessa Thaxton-Ward began putting together a new exhibit marking the 100th birthday of the late African-American artist Elizabeth Catlett, she knew it would be a good chance for the Hampton University Museum to flex some muscle. Since...
  • Supporters applaud Obama move to make Pullman national monument

    Supporters applaud Obama move to make Pullman national monument
    Advocates of preserving the Pullman Historic District praised President Barack Obama's decision to designate the Far South Side district a national monument. House Democrat Robin Kelly, who represents the Pullman area, was "thrilled" at the news, her...