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firstname.lastname@example.orgIt isn't always a dark and stormy night. There are no fog-covered moors or howling hounds, no trench-coated detectives or suspicious butlers. And, in this particular library, you won't find a Mrs. Peacock, a revolver or candlesticks — just a group...
email@example.comTwo students from Washington County advanced to the state level of the Poetry Out Loud national recitation contest after securing the second- and third-place spots at a regional competition in Hagerstown Saturday. Bryce Boyd, 17, a senior at Heritage...
Tags: Schools, High Schools, Education, Poetry, Arts
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools: Monday, Oct. 17 Barbara Ingram School for the Arts — Parent guild meeting, 7 p.m. Boonsboro Elementary — PTA minibook fair through Thursday...
The Associated PressEdgar Allan Poe fans waited long past a midnight dreary, but it appears annual visits to the writer’s grave in Baltimore by a mysterious figure called the “Poe Toaster” shall occur nevermore. Poe House and Museum Curator Jeff Jerome...
firstname.lastname@example.orgBrianne Wade loves the moment when she gets a "deep connection" with a piece of poetry she is reading on stage. The Boonsboro High School student apparently knows how to do it right, given her first-place finish in the Poetry Out Loud competition held...
Tags: Arts, Washington, DC, Poetry, Teaching and Learning, Arts
Opera was born to be mad. The first great opera concerned the demented Roman emperor Nero. In the nearly three centuries since Monteverdi's "The Coronation of Poppea," mad scene has succeeded mad scene on the lyric stage. They still do, as Long Beach...
In Thomas Dyja's cultural history of Chicago, "The Third Coast," he writes that in Nelson Algren's day, "being Chicago's Famous Writer was like winning the heavyweight title — there was only one at a time, and you kept the belt for as long as you...
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Though it's been 27 years since the Police disbanded, Stewart Copeland, its American drummer, remains best known for his nine years with the seminal British rock band. But that doesn't mean he hasn't been busy beyond the Police's 2007 reunion tour. From...
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At Liam Flynn's Ale House in Baltimore's Station North Arts and Entertainment District, two George Washingtons will get you a can of Natty Boh. But a single Baltimore BNote, with an image of Frederick Douglass on one side and an oriole on the other,...
Gregory J. Alexander and Paul Kelsey Williams have combed through photo archives, and the result of their labors is "Lost Baltimore," which is a painful reminder of notable buildings that fell victim, for the most part, to fire or urban renewal. They...
Andreas Mitisek, the new general director at Chicago Opera Theater, is a man with a mission. He wants audience members to take a flyer on new and unexpected pieces of music theater that make them think, not just entertain them. The Austrian-born...
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Like every other form of art, operas can be inspired by just about anything — historical events, myths, epic poems, plays, even movies. Often, such operas go on to eclipse their inspiration. Puccini's "Tosca," derived from a play by Victorien...
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