| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:35 PM
It's not often in judging the biography of a great artist that you can just pick up the phone and call one of the people who knew him best — and remains a principal keeper of the historical flame.
But that is exactly the case with Cab Calloway, the...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:54 PM
"History is the greatest narrative," the Rev. Heber Brown III told more than 20 people in the pews Feb. 17 at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church.
The church held a Black History Month event that was billed as "a celebration of north Baltimore's black history,"...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Without Cab Calloway, it is hard to imagine there would have been a Michael Jackson or a Prince or hip-hop moves.
If that sounds like hyperbole, tune in to PBS' "Cab Calloway: Sketches," an "American Masters" presentation airing Monday, Feb. 27 (check...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet?
Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Poncho Sánchez ha recorrido el mundo como embajador del jazz latino. Pero últimamente se ha convertido en un historiador que busca llevar a sus seguidores a donde todo comenzó.
Eso sería la ciudad de Nueva York en 1947, poco después del encuentro entre...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Women helped shape the Peninsula we know today, but their contributions are sometimes overlooked or obscured.
Here are ten women who contributed to the physical, spiritual and cultural growth of this community. Some managed to make a mark on the world....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:10 AM
"The All Night Strut!" is really more of a stroll. The revue of 1930s and 1940s standards playing through April 29 at Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs just doesn't have the gait of a strut. At times, it even slows down to a promenade.
This isn't to...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:32 AM
The Winter Park Playhouse will continue its tradition of offering lighthearted musical theater in its upcoming 10th-anniversary season.
And, as a thank-you to series subscribers, season tickets will be offered at the original 2002 prices.
| May 10, 2012
| 4:40 AM
Seven decades later, retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Thomas Ward still remembers the details of his Baltimore Sun paper route, calling the Windsor Hills terrain "horrible."
For $2.40 a week, 4 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., Monday through Saturday, he walked. His...
| Sep 22, 2012
Saturday @ 8:30am 3rd Annual Strut Your Mutt Pan Pacific Park 7600 Beverly Boulevard Los Angeles www.strutyourmutt.org Strut Your Mutt to raise money for local animal rescue groups Saturday during a leisurely one mile group dog walk followed by a festival...