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  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Today Benefit concert The Tanzanian Children's Project presents an Irish music concert featuring the Tanzania Ceili Band, Dileab Phriseal and Ellis Island, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road. Tickets are...
  • Columbia Digest

    Art exhibit An exhibition featuring the fiber artwork of Joan Raciti and the photography of Kathy Glyshaw and Dorothy David is on view through Feb. 23 at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane. A reception with refreshments...
  • Chan Lowe: More fiscal cliff

    Chan Lowe: More fiscal cliff
    It’s all about the three strains in the American character. America was founded on the principle of rugged individualism, the pioneer spirit of self-reliance and “each according to his abilities.” That’s another way of saying...
  • Thomas Jefferson: 1 man, many portraits

    The bronze figure of Thomas Jefferson rises 19 feet in his Pantheon-style memorial in Washington, D.C. It suits the third president's oversize life. And it underscores the ongoing debate about his stature, examined in five new books about him. "Thomas...
  • James Gray brings a film to Cannes five years after divided reaction

    CANNES, France — For the better part of two decades, director James Gray has been making textured dramas about people, often immigrants and their children, who experience all manner of frustration and struggle. It prepared him well for the...
  • Predictions reach high pitch for Cannes awards

    Predictions reach high pitch for Cannes awards
    Unlike the Grammys  or the Oscars, the Cannes Film Festival awards keep things simple and the numbers low. At the 66th closing ceremony tonight, main competition jury president Steven Spielberg and his illustrious colleagues (Nicole Kidman, Christoph...
  • Five questions for Toby Bozzuto

    Five questions for Toby Bozzuto
    Toby Bozzuto seemed headed for a career in the music industry. The son of Thomas S. Bozzuto, a founding partner of developer The Bozzuto Group, Toby Bozzuto interned for Blues Traveler in college, working in the band's management office in Carnegie...
  • Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island Will Not Reopen In 2012 In Wake Of Sandy

    Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island Will Not Reopen In 2012 In Wake Of Sandy
    After suffering significant damage from Superstorm Sandy, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will not reopen to tourists this year, the National Park Service announced Wednesday. According to the NPS, the Statue of Liberty, its pedestal and base...
  • Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources

    Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources
    First of three articles about state ballot issues On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States. But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...
  • A real-life adventurer

    A real-life adventurer
    Listening to novelist and political commentator Mark Helprin recount his life is a bit like listening to Forrest Gump — an eloquent, New York-born Forrest Gump. Helprin is hardly slow-witted, but like the titular hero of the Oscar-winning 1994...
  • Baltimore: More Sailabration, less car racing

    This summer, the citizens of Baltimore and the surrounding region have experienced two special multi-million-dollar events that consumed the Inner Harbor area for days. Each one took a lot of planning and cooperation. Each one was entertaining for...