| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:07 PM
Those who visit the Ellendale Opera House Sunday will have a chance to learn the history of aprons, see a style show and enjoy ice cream.
“Fit to be Tied” is the title of Lana Schaunaman’s presentation, which will feature a variety...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:45 AM
PETOSKEY — Petoskey’s cultural offerings recently helped the community secure a spot on a list of top U.S. small towns to visit.
Smithsonian Magazine profiled Petoskey in its April issue as part of “The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:48 PM
For as long as art historians have been writing about painting in the early South, it's been common to think of the region's artists as relatively independent and even isolated figures.
Many show up in the records as episodic visitors from Europe or...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Carol G. Hjortsberg, former head of Grace Episcopal Day School and author of a history of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, died March 27 from complications of diabetes at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 69.
"Carol was very...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
There are probably people at the Smithsonian Institution who wish they hadn't bothered to hire John Brown to help them research a television documentary.
Brown is a U.S.-educated Australian living in Germany, a project manager for an aircraft...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The Smithsonian Institution exhibit in Ellendale, N.D., which has been seen by more than 800 people since it opened May 4, will close on Sunday.
The exhibit, called “Key Ingredients: American by Food,” is set up in the Ellendale Opera...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The Tewaaraton Foundation today announced the Tewaaraton Award men's and women's nominees, including 2012 winners Katie Schwarzmann (Maryland) and Peter Baum (Colgate). Twenty-five women and 25 men were selected as nominees, from which 10 finalists...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:56 PM
After Jon Spelman got the bad news, he found himself thinking often and at odd moments about "Moby-Dick."
Perhaps that's because the behemoth that was attacking the Baltimore storyteller was as submerged, unreasoning and unpredictable as any great white...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It started as a fleeting thought brought on by cooler temperatures and sunny skies.
"It's interesting how all these museums are so close together," I muse aloud, flipping through a Calendar section.
My editor's head swivels toward me. Her eyes light...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 9:53 PM
A cooking demonstration originally planned for Feb. 10 in Ellendale, N.D., has been rescheduled for Sunday.
Four local women will present the demonstration, called “Let's Dish: Cooking from the Heart.” It runs from 2 to 4 p.m. at the...
| Mar 10, 2013
Ginseng, one of the most sought-after medicinal herbs in the world, once flourished across much of Maryland. It has nearly vanished now, though, from all but the westernmost counties, prompting officials to ponder banning commercial harvest of the...