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  • Datebook

    Sunday, March 25 Fundraiser The Goshen Farm Preservation Society's annual "Java & Jazz Event," a fundraiser to benefit the restoration and preservation of Goshen Farm in Cape St. Claire, will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Margaret's Episcopal...
  • PASSINGS: Dyer Brainerd Holmes, T.S. Cook, Joel Schaeffer

    Dyer Brainerd Holmes NASA manned space flight director Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...
  • Fantasy of Flight: Tuskegee Airmen set for symposium

    Fantasy of Flight: Tuskegee Airmen set for symposium
    Members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen are returning to Fantasy of Flight next month to kick off the attraction's Legends and Legacies symposium. "They Dared to Fly" sessions, tied to Black History Month, features Q&As with several of the original...
  • Artist confronts opposition to same-sex marriage

    It is not unusual to see art that tackles social and political issues, but there's still something startling about Jeffrey Kent's solo show "Preach!" at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park. The Baltimore artist zeros in on opposition by some...
  • Compass Rose Diner at Fantasy of Flight has a new chef

     
    Compass Rose Diner at Fantasy of Flight has a new chef. Chef Cory Reynolds spent two years under the direction of the award-winning chef David Tallent at Restaurant Tallent in Bloomington, Ind. and received an Associate's degree from the Chef's Academy in...
  • Movie Preview: Red Tails

     
    Here's the long-promised Tuskegee Airmen bio-drama that George Lucas is putting into theaters next Jan. 20. “Red Tails” has some decent digital dogfight footage, a corny-weepy speech or two by Terrence Howard, a bit of swagger from Cuba...
  • Influences: Trumpet player, bandleader, composer Terence Blanchard

     
    Influences: Trumpet player, bandleader and film composer Terence Blanchard by Nate Jackson...
  • A&H Maitland gala, Evening in the Grove, is Sunday, Oct. 16

     
    Evening in the Grove, the annual benefit for the Art & History Museums-Maitland, is this Sunday, Oct. 16. Community leader Dick Batchelor will host the citrus-themed gala, which honors U.S. Congressman John Mica. “An inspirational community leader,...
  • Give pioneering Marines rightful props

     
    It’s a seductive recruiting slogan: The Few. The Proud. The Marines. Yet, prior to 1941, the words bespoke a damnable irony. The few who served in the Marines were white. And the Corps stood proud of it. Even after President Franklin D. Roosevelt&#...
  • Terrence Howard on the 'Red Tails' Tuskegee Airmen: 'These guys were real heroes'

     
    "I'd written reports about them in 1974, 1975, for my dad. That's how my daddy would discipline us," Howard says. "My dad was big on education, so I grew up knowing about the black pilots who shot down Nazi jets, and flew the P-51 Mustang."...
  • Box Office: Fourth 'Underworld' film is No. 1 on strong weekend [Updated]

     
    The vampire film starring Kate Beckinsale, "Underworld: Awakening" opened to $25.4 million in ticket sales The George-Lucas produced "Red Tails" -- about the Tuskegee Airmen -- exceeded industry expectations, selling $19.1 million worth of tickets....