Think etiquette has gone the way of the dodo? Think again. Learning to mimic Kate Middleton’s grace and style is on the upswing. The Plaza Hotel in New York City recently introduced etiquette classes with topics ranging from networking to dining and social skills. It seems the casual culture of …Read More »
Baltimore photographer and sculptor Helen Glazer has spent the past year engaged in a serious challenge, trying to create relatable art about a place most people will never see and know little about: Antarctica. “I’m going to call it ‘Walking in Antarctica,’” Glazer says of the exhibit she created. As …Read More »
The difference between a giraffe and a canary may just be the best way to explain how technology has changed the classroom. Or to be more precise, a second grade animal report about a giraffe and another about a canary. Megan Shay, director of pre-K to 12th grade English language …Read More »
This month, the frilly fashion conceived by Everyman Theatre costume designer David Burdick will make its stage debut in Intimate Apparel, one of four plays at the theater to feature his work this season. Burdick, a seven-year company member, began researching, designing and fabric-shopping back in July. Here, he shares …Read More »
In Concert Competing musicians collaborate so audiences can take note of a favorite venue, Linehan Hall.
Asgerdur Sigurdardottir greets her competition with an impressive spread: an array of cheeses, gourmet crackers, hummus, caprese salad kabobs and a sheet of nametags. Any moment now, the other women will arrive. Nervous energy practically crackles off her. Tonight’s guest list includes Catherine Cochran of the Shriver Hall Concert Series, …Read More »
FRIDAY 20 Comedy: Chris Rock Enjoy an evening of comedy royalty at Chris Rock: Total Blackout Tour. The unapologetic, inventive winner of four Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards is a comedy wildcard, never backing down from controversy (even when it makes his audience a little uncomfortable). The result? An unpredictable, laugh-til-your-stomach-hurts …Read More »
A Dose of Love Three power couples at Baltimore hospitals reflect on their marriages and shared profession.
Love typically defies logic, but doctors marrying doctors makes perfect sense, particularly in the world of academic medicine. The profession’s challenges — long shifts, the 2 a.m. call to the hospital, grant deadlines, late meetings, early rounds, conferences and on-call duties during holidays — can be hard on any partner. …Read More »
The first piece in Tomás Saraceno’s new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art is entitled: Hybrid solitary semi-social semi-social SAO 90734 built by: a solo Nephilia senegalensis–one week, a duet of Cyrtophora citricola–three weeks, a quartet of Cyrtophora citricola juvenile–two weeks. The name is a mouthful, but the mouths …Read More »
Net Gains 45 years post-Title IX, women’s sports flourish as lacrosse, soccer and other pursuits earn more and more young players.
Drive by nearly any school’s athletic fields in the hours after classes end and you’ll see dozens of boys and girls running laps, dribbling soccer balls or shooting at a lacrosse goal. Playing a team sport is a coming-of-age ritual for many children. But not too long ago, the familiar …Read More »
Breast Practices Stage 0 breast cancer is a lesser-known type that is the current subject of research.
October is filled with inspiring tales of breast cancer survivors and their stories of pain and determination. It’s a month when the country becomes so thoroughly pink ribboned that even the NFL sells pink merchandise and its players don pink cleats in vague awareness efforts—and, one hopes, a lot of …Read More »