Rona Sue London is the children’s book curator at The Ivy Bookshop. She has some recommendations for summer reading. Another book that Rona is very excited about, which we didn’t have time to discuss in the above interview, is a moving debut novel—The Benefits of Being an […]
One of Shakespeare’s great tragedies, Romeo and Juliet, and one of his roaring comedies, The Merry Wives of Windsor, make up the BSF’s 2019 summer series. The directors are Anne Hammontree (R&J) and Tom Delise (Merry Wives).
Award winner author, D. Watkins, is out with a new book, We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from Forgotten Black America. He speaks to Booknotes.
International, Grammy-nominated, celebrated and yet-to-be celebrated artists will converge on Havre de Grace for the inaugural jazz and blues fest from June 7-9. Singer-committee director, Suzanne Chadwick, has more.
Ever wondered about the provenance of the famous Earl of Oxford’s March by the Elizabethan composer, William Byrd? He wrote it for the 17th Earl of Oxford, Edward de Vere, about whom I got some inside information when I visited my ailing sister in England last month. Evidently, the research bug hasn’t left me since […]
The Mitchell Gallery on the campus of St. Johns College in Annapolis is presenting their Bi-Annual Juried Exhibition: Image & Imagination. Here is the gallery’s Art Educator, Lucinda Edinberg.
The BSO’s OrchKids, modeled after Venezuela’s El Sistema, is hosting a concert as the capstone to a day of fundraising on May 16. Here is the Executive Director of OrchKids, Raquel Whiting Gilmer.
Poet and essayist, Lia Purpura, has come out with a new essay collection from Sarabande Books. She is our guest this month.
The Music Series at St David’s in Roland Park is closing this season’s First Friday Concert Series with their current Ensemble in Residence, the Washington Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble. Director of the series, Douglas Buchanan, and Director of the ensemble, Michael Holmes, came to talk about the concert.
The Clipper Mill String Quartet, made up of musicians from the BSO and Peabody, will play a trio of quartets at St. John’s Church northwest of Baltimore city on Sunday. Artistic Director of the Music in the Valley Concert Series, Benjamin Buchanan, and cellist, Daniel Levitov, have details. […]